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  • Ellie Greenwich dies at 68; co-wrote 'Da Doo Ron Ron,' 'Chapel of Love' and other '60s hits

    Ellie Greenwich, the New York songwriter behind a string of 1960s hits that gave effervescent voice to unbridled teen romance including "Da Doo Ron Ron," "Chapel of Love" and "Be My Baby," many of them in collaboration with producer Phil Spector, died...
  • Marilyn French dies at 79; author of feminist classic 'The Women's Room'

    Marilyn French dies at 79; author of feminist classic 'The Women's Room'
    Marilyn French, a writer and feminist scholar whose provocative 1977 novel "The Women's Room" captured the frustration and fury of a generation of women fed up with society's traditional conceptions of their roles, died Saturday at a hospital in New...
  • Skip Miller dies at 62; former Motown Records president

    Skip Miller, a Los Angeles music industry veteran who rose from stock clerk to president of Motown Records and helped rejuvenate the black music division at RCA Records, has died. He was 62. Miller, who also managed Lionel Richie's solo career, was being...
  • August Coppola dies at 75; professor was father of Nicolas Cage and brother of Francis Ford Coppola

    August Coppola dies at 75; professor was father of Nicolas Cage and brother of Francis Ford Coppola
    August Coppola, a former literature professor who was the father of actor Nicolas Cage and brother of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, has died. He was 75. Coppola died Tuesday in Los Angeles after suffering a heart attack, Cage'...
  • 'Beyond Uncertainty' by David C. Cassidy

    'Beyond Uncertainty' by David C. Cassidy
    Beyond Uncertainty Heisenberg, Quantum Physics, and the Bomb David C. Cassidy Bellevue Literary Press: 480 pp., $27 In June 1925, while recuperating from hay fever on the pollen-free island of Helgoland in the North Sea, Werner Heisenberg conceived...
  • From the archives: Blackwater guards are to be arraigned

    Ask attorney Hassan Jabbar Salman what should happen to five Blackwater Worldwide guards accused of killing 17 unarmed Iraqis and wounding 20 others, including himself, and his answer is simple: They should be hanged. Salman watched helplessly from his...
  • The Defense Attorneys: Michael D. Schwartz, 42; William Hadden, 55

    Since 2001, Michael D. Schwartz has been an associate attorney at Silver, Hadden, Silver, Wexler and Levine in Santa Monica, where he has represented police officers, firefighters and other public employees in administrative, criminal and civil...
  • Everybody loves Phil Rosenthal's movie night

    Everybody loves Phil Rosenthal's movie night
    IT'S THE hottest day of the year -- 91 degrees -- and Phil Rosenthal is stacking almond wood kindling in the pizza oven of his Hancock Park home. In little more than an hour, a cook from Pizzeria Mozza will arrive, as he does most Sunday nights, and begin...
  • April 6 - Author Vincenza Scarpaci

    The Journey of the Italians in America To purchase a copy of the book: The Journey of the Italians in America Upcoming events: Meet and greet the author; coffee reception & autographing Monday, April 6 2 PM Casa Italia Library 1621 N. 39th Ave. Stone...
  • Martin Tankleff Graduates From Hofstra University

    Martin Tankleff Graduates From Hofstra University
    Clad in a black cap and gown, Martin Tankleff looked like any other graduate on the Hofstra University football field, where a blustery wind and light rain quickened the pace of Sunday's commencement. Yet for Tankleff, 38 - who spent 17 years in prison...
  • Hofstra Law Dean Honored To Be Mentioned For Supreme Court

    Hofstra Law Dean Honored To Be Mentioned For Supreme Court
    Much to her surprise, the dean of Hofstra University Law School woke Sunday morning to find she had just been thrust into the national political conversation as a possible contender for a seat on the United States Supreme Court. National Public Radio...
  • Community Pays Tribute to Slain NYC Officer Killed in Friendly Fire

    Community Pays Tribute to Slain NYC Officer Killed in Friendly Fire
    Community leaders and members of the Brooklyn neighborhood where slain New York City cop Omar Edwards lived, paid tribute to the officer Sunday, after he was gunned down in friendly fire in East Harlem. A 200-car motorcade memorial made its way through...