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  • Donald M. Koll dies at 78; Orange County real estate developer

    Donald M. Koll dies at 78; Orange County real estate developer
    Donald M. Koll, a real estate developer who pioneered high-rise office building in Orange County and among other projects helped turn Los Cabos, Mexico, into a premier resort destination, has died. He was 78. Koll died Tuesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA...
  • Norma 'Duffy' Lyon dies at 81; Midwestern butter sculptor

    In the high-cholesterol world of Midwestern state fairs, where dairy cows crowd 4-H barns and no food can escape the deep fryer, Norma "Duffy" Lyon was a giant. For more than four decades, she was the queen of the butter sculpture. Cows. Elvis. John...
  • Ann Rutherford dies at 94; actress was in 'Gone With the Wind'

    Ann Rutherford, an actress whose small role as Scarlett's younger sister Carreen in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind" was her most enduring, has died. She was 94. Rutherford, who also portrayed Mickey Rooney's teenage girlfriend in the Andy Hardy...
  • Gen. John M. Shalikashvili dies at 75; former Joint Chiefs chairman

    Gen. John M. Shalikashvili dies at 75; former Joint Chiefs chairman
    Retired Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, who became the first foreign-born chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and guided military and humanitarian efforts in the post-Cold War era of the 1990s, has died. He was 75. Shalikashvili died Saturday...
  • PASSINGS: Doe Avedon Siegel, Dan Frazer

    PASSINGS: Doe Avedon Siegel, Dan Frazer
    Doe Avedon Siegel Model and stage, film, TV actress Doe Avedon Siegel, 86, a model, actress and young muse for photographer Richard Avedon, died of pneumonia Sunday at Encino Hospital Medical Center, said her daughter-in-law Annette Siegel. Born...
  • Bill Skiles dies at 79; half of the comedy team Skiles and Henderson

    Bill Skiles dies at 79; half of the comedy team Skiles and Henderson
    Bill Skiles, the wacky half of the Skiles and Henderson comedy duo, who entertained audiences for five decades with his sound effects, mimicry and improvised musical instruments, died Monday at his home in St. Cloud, Fla. He was 79. The cause was...
  • Bruce Surtees dies at 74; cinematographer worked with Eastwood and Fosse

    Bruce Surtees dies at 74; cinematographer worked with Eastwood and Fosse
    Early in his career as one of Hollywood's top cinematographers, Bruce Surtees became known for his artful use of low-level, moody lighting in films such as Don Siegel's "The Beguiled" and "Dirty Harry" and Bob Fosse's "Lenny." Surtees, 74, who received...
  • Christopher Trumbo dies at 70; screen and TV writer whose father was blacklisted

    Christopher Trumbo dies at 70; screen and TV writer whose father was blacklisted
    Christopher Trumbo, the screen and television writer son of Oscar-winning screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who was blacklisted and imprisoned during the Red Scare as a member of the Hollywood 10, has died. He was 70. Trumbo died Saturday from complications of...
  • Dale Earnhardt's legacy stays strong a decade after death

    Dale Earnhardt's legacy stays strong a decade after death
    The brokenhearted still wrestle with the pain 10 years later. It stings in so many different ways: a mother overcome by grief after burying a son. A best friend mustering the strength to rev the engines again because quitting would sully the man's...
  • Midwest events

    Midwest events
    Illinois May 28-29: Mackinaw Music and International Wine & Beer Fest, Mackinaw. Wine and beer tasting, along with a variety of musical entertainment at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard. Fee applies; 309-359-9463; tinyurl.com/3gofqou. Miles from Chicago: 160...
  • Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels

    Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels
    "Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...
  • Stepping back in time in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico

    Stepping back in time in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico
    MOAB, Utah — The doorknob had smashed a sizable hole in the wall of our room at the Apache Motel. The rusty bathroom ceiling fan made a harsh scraping sound, and the industrial carpet sported several suspicious stains. We loved the place. The neon...