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  • L.A.'s leaders in learning

    L.A.'s leaders in learning
    Five families from across the San Fernando Valley set up camp for three nights by the front door of Wilbur Avenue Elementary School in 2009, intent on getting a spot for their children in one of the best-regarded schools in Los Angeles. Others hired...
  • Who's teaching L.A.'s kids?

    Who's teaching L.A.'s kids?
    The fifth-graders at Broadous Elementary School come from the same world — the poorest corner of the San Fernando Valley, a Pacoima neighborhood framed by two freeways where some have lost friends to the stray bullets of rival gangs. Many are the...
  • Paul Conrad dies at 86; Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist helped bring The Times to national prominence

    Paul Conrad dies at 86; Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist helped bring The Times to national prominence
    Paul Conrad, whose fiercely confrontational editorial cartoons made him one of the leading political provocateurs of the second half of the 20th century and who helped push the Los Angeles Times to national prominence, has died. He was 86. Conrad died...
  • Robert B. Radnitz dies at 85; Hollywood producer of distinguished family films

    Robert B. Radnitz dies at 85; Hollywood producer of distinguished family films
    Robert B. Radnitz, an English teacher turned movie producer who made some of Hollywood's more distinguished family fare, including "Sounder" and "Island of the Blue Dolphins," has died. He was 85. Radnitz died Sunday at his Malibu home from complications...
  • Jack Friedman dies at 70; toy maker

    Jack Friedman dies at 70; toy maker
    For years, Jack Friedman's New York license plate read, "Thanx ET," a public wink at the movie-related merchandise that marked his first big success in the toy industry. He went on to establish THQ Inc., a Calabasas video game maker, and in 1995, co-...
  • Alice Miller dies at 87; psychoanalyst explored effects of child abuse

    Alice Miller dies at 87; psychoanalyst explored effects of child abuse
    Alice Miller, a Swiss-trained psychoanalyst who won a wide American audience with provocative books about the pervasiveness of child abuse and its legacy of physical and emotional suffering, has died. She was 87. Miller, who died April 14 at her home...
  • Cammie King Conlon dies at 76; actress played Bonnie Blue Butler in 'Gone With the Wind'

    Cammie King Conlon dies at 76; actress played Bonnie Blue Butler in 'Gone With the Wind'
    Cammie King Conlon, who jokingly lamented that she was famous for an experience she barely remembered, portraying Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler's ill-fated young daughter in the film "Gone With the Wind," has died. She was 76. Conlon, whose brief...
  • PASSINGS: Ronald W. Walters, Kathleen Fetzer, Jill Jackson

    PASSINGS: Ronald W. Walters, Kathleen Fetzer, Jill Jackson
    Ronald W. Walters Scholar, author and political analyst Ronald W. Walters, 72, a longtime political analyst and scholar at Howard University and the University of Maryland who was a leading expert on race and politics, died Sept. 10 at a hospital in...
  • PASSINGS: Prescott S. Bush Jr., Deborah Jo White, Vince O'Brien

    PASSINGS: Prescott S. Bush Jr., Deborah Jo White, Vince O'Brien
    Prescott S. Bush Jr. President George H.W. Bush's brother Prescott S. Bush Jr., 87, the brother of one U.S. president and another's uncle, died Wednesday in Hingham, Mass., after a long illness, according to his family. A retired insurance executive,...
  • Varnette P. Honeywood dies at 59; artist whose work was featured on 'The Cosby Show'

    Varnette P. Honeywood dies at 59; artist whose work was featured on 'The Cosby Show'
    Varnette P. Honeywood, an artist who gained fame when her vivid and joyful portraits of everyday lives of African Americans were prominently featured on TV's "The Cosby Show," has died. She was 59. Honeywood, who was diagnosed with cancer at least two...
  • Army Staff Sgt. Michael David P. Cardenaz, 29, Corona; killed by rocket-propelled grenade

    Army Staff Sgt. Michael David P. Cardenaz, 29, Corona; killed by rocket-propelled grenade
    Army Sgt. Michael David P. Cardenaz was a larger-than-life figure, those who knew him say. A bald, bull of a guy, Cardenaz told a Colorado reporter in 2009 that he was an "old-school" soldier. By then, he said, he had twice been hit by shrapnel, and had...
  • Dr. James Tanner dies at 90; doctor developed charts that define normal human growth

    Dr. James M. Tanner, a British pediatrician who was among the first to study the growth of adolescents, developing charts that are still used by many physicians to define normal growth, died of a stroke Aug. 11 in Wellington in southwestern England. He...