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  • James Gammon dies at 70; craggy character actor excelled on stage and screen

    James Gammon dies at 70; craggy character actor excelled on stage and screen
    James Gammon, a character actor whose gravelly voice and craggy face made indelible memories in Sam Shepard plays, a spate of western TV shows and films, plus a comic turn in the baseball movie "Major League," has died. He was 70. Gammon died Friday...
  • Robert Byrd dies at 92; U.S. senator from West Virginia

    Robert Byrd dies at 92; U.S. senator from West Virginia
    Robert Carlyle Byrd, the West Virginia Democrat who was often called the conscience of the Senate for his devotion to the system of constitutional checks and balances and the prerogatives of power, died early Monday. He was 92. Byrd, who served longer...
  • Marvin Saul dies at 82; longtime owner of Junior's deli in Westwood

    Marvin Saul dies at 82; longtime owner of Junior's deli in Westwood
    Marvin Saul was a uranium miner who had gone bust when he flipped a coin in the late 1950s to decide where to strike out next from Utah. Heads meant Los Angeles; tails Dallas. Heads, and generations of future deli-goers on the Westside, won out. With 35...
  • Charles Brittin dies at 82; photographer who chronicled movements of 1950s and '60s

    Charles Brittin dies at 82; photographer who chronicled movements of 1950s and '60s
    His unblinking yet compassionate photographs in the 1950s and '60s documented Los Angeles' beat culture and emerging art scene, the civil rights movement here and in the Deep South, the Black Panthers and antiwar protests. Yet Charles Brittin was...
  • Jean Wilkinson dies at 96; one of the first Los Angeles teachers to be fired during Red Scare

    Jean Wilkinson dies at 96; one of the first Los Angeles teachers to be fired during Red Scare
    Jean Benson Wilkinson, who became one of the first Los Angeles public school teachers to be fired for refusing to cooperate with McCarthy-era investigators, died Dec. 28 in Berkeley. She was 96. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Jean Wilkinson: In the...
  • Rock 'n' Reubens in the Kibitz Room at Canter's

    Rock 'n' Reubens in the Kibitz Room at Canter's
    Rock 'n' roll is to the Kibitz Room at Canter's what onions are to chopped liver. The two have been closely aligned since the little bar opened just off the beloved Fairfax Avenue deli's annex dining room in 1961. Only now, instead of a bunch of hippies...
  • Restaurant review: Short Order

    Restaurant review: Short Order
    The sign is easily visible as you drive north on Fairfax toward 3rd Street and the original Farmers Market, the name Short Order spelled out in cheerful green neon. Great name, great concept: a burger joint with frills, including a full bar, fresh-baked...
  • Evan Kleiman closing Angeli Caffe on Jan. 13

    Evan Kleiman closing Angeli Caffe on Jan. 13
    A deluge of supportive customers has breathed a few extra days of life into Angeli Caffe, the Hollywood trattoria that radio personality and chef-restaurateur Evan Kleiman opened in 1984. The restaurant was expected to shut its doors for good on Sunday,...
  • Best meals of 2011

    Farmshop. 225 26th St. (at San Vicente Boulevard), Brentwood, (310) 566-2400, http://www.farmshopla.com. Short Order. 6333 W 3rd St. (at Fairfax Avenue), Los Angeles, (323) 761-7970, http://www.shortorderla.com. Asador Etxebarri. Plaza San Juan, I 48291...
  • 50 places to eat for $5 or less

    50 places to eat for $5 or less
    Dining out for $5 or less may seem like a fantasy, but Southern California has much to offer for those on a tight budget. For affordable Vietnamese fare, for example, venture to Garden Grove or Westminster. Or look to food trucks for unique, inexpensive...
  • Lindy & Grundy: Female butchers with a sustainable philosophy

    Lindy & Grundy: Female butchers with a sustainable philosophy
    To the connected diner, it may seem that Erika Nakamura and Amelia Posada arrived in Los Angeles ages ago. The larger-than-life personas behind Lindy & Grundy are practically household names among local foodies, though their butcher shop selling locally...