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Ray Bradbury

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  • Downtown L.A. intersection may be named 'Ray Bradbury Square'

     
    The Los Angeles City Council is considering renaming the intersection at Fifth Street and Flower Street “Ray Bradbury Square” as a tribute to the late science fiction writer who called Los Angeles and its libraries home....
  • La Cañada History: La Cañada Presbyterian Church celebrates 25 years

    La Cañada History: La Cañada Presbyterian Church celebrates 25 years
    Ten Years Ago Destructive winds battered La Cañada for a 36-hour period in early January 2003, uprooting trees and downing power lines. Two homes, one on Lombardy Drive and the other on Angeles Crest Highway, sustained heavy damages when large trees...
  • Smith: Selling the idea of opportunity

    My first real job out of college was at a wholesale hardware company. I started out as the sales manager, though at 25 I knew nothing about sales or managing. The scuttlebutt around the office was that the owner hired me because he thought I was a...
  • Banned book club a real-time lesson in censorship

    Banned book club a real-time lesson in censorship
    Four Hundred Fifty-One Degrees is not a boy band. The group was founded by a boy, and it is led by a boy, but its ranks are primarily girls. It came together just 18 months ago and, depending on the week, it claims 15 to 20 members. That fluctuation...
  • Nicholas Tremulis book 'For the Baby Doll' celebrates life and love

    Nicholas Tremulis book 'For the Baby Doll' celebrates life and love
    It may not rank with literature's greatest opening lines — “Call me Ishmael”; “It was a pleasure to burn”; or “Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant...
  • New will.i.am Song Transmitted from Mars Curiosity Rover

    New will.i.am Song Transmitted from Mars Curiosity Rover
    PASADENA -- The Curiosity rover transmitted the first-ever feature song from the surface of Mars on Tuesday -- a track penned by singer and producer will.i.am to celebrate the NASA robot's successful landing on the Red Planet. The song, called "Reach for...
  • Stephen R. Covey, '7 Habits of Highly Effective People' author, dies

     
    Stephen Covey, author of the book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," died months after a devastating bicycle accident....
  • 'Encyclopedia Brown' author Donald Sobol has died

     
    RIP Donald Sobol, author of the Encyclopedia Brown series....
  • Ray Bradbury dies at 91; author lifted fantasy to literary heights

    Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91. Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles,...
  • Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West

    Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West
    Margaret Tante Burk, a businesswoman, publicist and book enthusiast who co-founded one of the country's largest literary lunch groups, died Oct. 6 in Los Angeles of natural causes, her son, Harry, said. She was 93. For 30 years, until 2007, Burk ran...
  • Norman Corwin dies at 101; radio's 'poet laureate'

    Norman Corwin dies at 101; radio's 'poet laureate'
    Norman Corwin, the legendary writer, director and producer of original radio plays for CBS during the golden age of radio in the 1930s and '40s when he was revered as the "poet of the airwaves," has died. He was 101. Corwin, a journalist, playwright,...
  • Science fiction pioneer Ray Bradbury, 91, has died

    Science fiction pioneer Ray Bradbury, 91, has died
    Ray Bradbury, an iconic science fiction author who helped bring the genre into the mainstream, has died, his family confirms. He was 91. Bradbury was the recipient of many awards, including a National Medal of Arts, a special citation from the Pulitzer...