Steve Marble is the obituaries editor at the Los Angeles Times. He was previously an editor on the World & Nation desk and an assistant city editor on the Metro desk, where he was part of a team that won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for public service for a series of stories that uncovered massive corruption in the city of Bell.
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Starting with a 10-acre plot, Don Christopher’s ranch became the largest garlic grower in the nation and the offbeat Garlic Festival its signature promoter.
Robert Toth, L.A. Times reporter who in 1977 was arrested by KGB on trumped-up spying charges and questioned for days in a Moscow prison, dies at 93.
Producer Michael Butler brought the counterculture musical ‘Hair” to Broadway, where it ran for years.
An auto workers union leader who introduced Robert F. Kennedy to Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, Schrade was injured when Kennedy was assassinated.
Synanon leader Charles Dederich and two of his followers were sentenced for the snake attack, which came after Morantz prevailed against the group in court.
Sylvia Wu, restaurateur who served L.A.'s stars from Frank Sinatra to Robert Redford at her famed Madame Wu’s Garden, dies.
Tim Rutten dies; widely admired Times columnist and editor
Attorney Richard Borow dies; fought for Angela Davis’ right to teach at UCLA
One of the first women signed by Motown, Mable John later became a minister and an advocate for homeless people in Los Angeles.