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  • PASSINGS: James McClure, Richard Lee Atkins, Juaneita Marie Veron, Frank Bare, Jack D. Forbes, Necmettin Erbakan

    PASSINGS: James McClure, Richard Lee Atkins, Juaneita Marie Veron, Frank Bare, Jack D. Forbes, Necmettin Erbakan
    James McClure Longtime U.S. senator from Idaho Former U.S. Sen. James McClure, 86, a conservative Republican who spent 24 years in Congress representing Idaho and while chairman of the Energy Committee fought to keep Idaho's wilderness areas...
  • Tracing Coliseum's fiscal decay

    Tracing Coliseum's fiscal decay
    Month after month, the financial forecasts for the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum seemed as sunny as could be. General Manager Patrick Lynch would tell his bosses on the Coliseum Commission that the box office from rave concerts was brisk and a...
  • Coliseum commissioner Ridley-Thomas tied to questionable expenditure

    Coliseum commissioner Ridley-Thomas tied to questionable expenditure
    By the time the NFL's Carolina Panthers took the field for the 2009 season, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum had been out of the pro football business for more than a decade. But that didn't stop a member of the Coliseum's governing commission, Los...
  • Coliseum probe brings three arrests

    Coliseum probe brings three arrests
    Two former Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum executives and the head of a prominent rave company have been arrested in connection with a corruption scandal involving millions of dollars in questionable financial transactions at one of the nation's most...
  • Coliseum case widens; six are charged

    Coliseum case widens; six are charged
    In a public corruption scandal that has tarred one of the city's most treasured landmarks, six men were charged Friday with bilking the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum out of millions of dollars during a six-year spree of embezzlement, bribery and...
  • Services for football star Ollie Matson set for March 12

    Services for football star Ollie Matson set for March 12
    A memorial service for Hall of Fame football player Ollie Matson will be held at 11 a.m. March 12 at the First Baptist Church of Los Angeles, 760 S. Westmoreland Ave. Matson, who played for the Los Angeles Rams from 1959 to 1962 and also won a silver and...
  • Ray Aghayan dies at 83; award-winning costume designer

    Ray Aghayan dies at 83; award-winning costume designer
    Ray Aghayan, an Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated costume designer whose credits included more than a dozen Oscar shows and the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, has died. He was 83. Aghayan, the...
  • Ricardo Legorreta dies at 80; Mexican modernist architect

    Ricardo Legorreta dies at 80; Mexican modernist architect
    Ricardo Legorreta, the architect who introduced Mexican modernism to a global audience and who brought his crisp, brightly colored aesthetic to downtown Los Angeles with a controversial 1993 redesign of Pershing Square, has died. He was 80. Legorreta...
  • Norman Barker Jr. dies at 88; former executive with First Interstate Bank of California

    Norman Barker Jr. dies at 88; former executive with First Interstate Bank of California
    Norman Barker Jr., a top executive with First Interstate Bank of California and, before that, United California Bank, from the 1960s until the mid-1980s, died of natural causes Saturday at his Los Angeles home, said family spokeswoman Elizabeth Douglass....
  • Eiko Ishioka dies at 73; graphic designer and art director

    As Japan's preeminent graphic designer and art director in the 1970s and early '80s, Eiko Ishioka helped build her reputation by heading media campaigns for Parco, a major boutique shopping complex chain. But instead of focusing on fashion or other...
  • Ollie Matson dies at 80; NFL Hall of Famer played on some of the worst Rams teams

    Ollie Matson dies at 80; NFL Hall of Famer played on some of the worst Rams teams
    Ollie Matson, a remarkably versatile football player who had the misfortune during a 14-year career in the National Football League to play on mostly bad teams, among them some of the worst Los Angeles Rams clubs in history — and made it to the Hall...
  • Mark Whitehead dies at 50; cyclist was part of U.S. team that participated in blood doping during 1984 Summer Olympics

    Mark Whitehead dies at 50; cyclist was part of U.S. team that participated in blood doping during 1984 Summer Olympics
    Mark Whitehead, a member of the U.S. track cycling team that participated in blood doping during the 1984 Summer Olympics, creating a scandal that led to the practice being banned from the sport, has died. He was 50. Whitehead died in Frisco, Texas,...