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  • Jerry Ragovoy dies at 80; songwriter had hits with Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin

    Jerry Ragovoy dies at 80; songwriter had hits with Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin
    Soul songwriter Jerry Ragovoy wrote one of his more famous tunes – "Time Is On My Side," which turned into a massive hit for the Rolling Stones — under the pseudonym of Norman Meade.
  • John Callahan dies at 59; politically incorrect cartoonist was a quadriplegic

    John Callahan dies at 59; politically incorrect cartoonist was a quadriplegic
    John Callahan, the quadriplegic cartoonist whose famously politically incorrect humor generated both praise and criticism, has died. He was 59. Callahan died Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Ore., after undergoing surgery and treatment...

    Wallace Turner dies at 89; journalist won Pulitzer for local reporting

    Wallace Turner dies at 89; journalist won Pulitzer for local reporting
    Wallace Turner, a tenacious investigative reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1957 with the Portland Oregonian and later became a bureau chief in San Francisco and Seattle for the New York Times, has died. He was 89. Turner died Saturday at Sacred Heart...

    Wally Boag dies at 90; gave more than 40,000 performances at Disneyland

    Wally Boag dies at 90; gave more than 40,000 performances at Disneyland
    When he auditioned for a starring role in Disneyland's Golden Horseshoe Revue before the Anaheim theme park opened in 1955, comedian Wally Boag thought he was trying out for just another two-week booking. It was anything but. By the time he retired from...

    Norbert Olberz dies at 86; Sport Chalet founder, CEO for 4 decades

    Norbert Olberz dies at 86; Sport Chalet founder, CEO for 4 decades
    Norbert Olberz, founder of the Southern California-based Sport Chalet chain of outdoor recreational equipment stores, died of natural causes Friday at his home in La CaƱada Flintridge, the company announced. He was 86. As chief executive for four...