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  • Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric

    Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric
    That guy Jack, of beanstalk fame? He was small potatoes. If you want real magic from beans, look no further than what has become of the lima bean and dairy empire of Orange County's Segerstrom family. It morphed into the gold of commercial real estate,...
  • PASSINGS: Larry Totah, Rita Bronowski, Thomas Guinzburg

    PASSINGS: Larry Totah, Rita Bronowski, Thomas Guinzburg
    LARRY TOTAH L.A. architect and designer Larry Totah, 55, a Los Angeles architect and designer who created the look of retail boutiques, restaurants, furniture and home furnishings, died Sept. 3 at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. He had...
  • Geoff Miller dies at 74; a founder of Los Angeles magazine

    Geoff Miller dies at 74; a founder of Los Angeles magazine
    At UCLA in the late 1950s, the concept for a magazine celebrating an "unruly young city" started to take off after grad student Geoff Miller happened upon David Brown, an ad executive with an "ambitious scheme," Miller later wrote. Miller put aside plans...
  • PASSINGS: Arthur Bernard Lewis, Eugene S. Goodwin

    ARTHUR BERNARD LEWIS Writer, editor and producer on 'Dallas' Arthur Bernard Lewis, 84, a veteran TV writer who wrote 69 episodes of "Dallas" and also served as executive story editor and supervising producer for the long-running CBS prime-time soap...
  • PASSINGS: Giorgio Baldi, Gene Shefrin, Ty Jurras

    PASSINGS: Giorgio Baldi, Gene Shefrin, Ty Jurras
    GIORGIO BALDI Santa Monica trattoria owner Giorgio Baldi, 66, whose Santa Monica trattoria was a favorite among celebrities such as Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn and Rihanna, died Monday while on vacation in Mexico, his family said. The cause of death was...
  • Max Palevsky dies at 85; computer magnate and philanthropist

    Max Palevsky dies at 85; computer magnate and philanthropist
    Reporting from Los Angeles In certain well-connected circles, Max Palevsky was known as the billionaire patron of Los Angeles' first black mayor, Tom Bradley. But his portfolio resembled a conglomerate's. A baron of the early computer industry, he...
  • PASSINGS: Betty Ticho, Stuart Gavert, Peter Brunette, Sue Avery, Bill Dixon, John Bucalo

    PASSINGS: Betty Ticho, Stuart Gavert, Peter Brunette, Sue Avery, Bill Dixon, John Bucalo
    Betty Ticho Co-founder of L.A. County epilepsy group Betty Ticho, 89, a social worker who co-founded the Los Angeles County Epilepsy Society and served as its executive director for 30 years, died May 29 at Santa Monica Hospital of complications from...
  • PASSINGS: Paul Picerni, Guy Greengard, Romulus Linney

    PASSINGS: Paul Picerni, Guy Greengard, Romulus Linney
    Paul Picerni Prolific character actor Paul Picerni, 88, a prolific character actor who costarred in the television series "The Untouchables" and was featured in the 1953 horror movie "House of Wax," died Jan. 12 of a heart attack at his home in the...
  • Helen Chaplin dies at 97; longtime senior executive at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel

    Helen Chaplin dies at 97; longtime senior executive at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel
    Helen Chaplin, a sprightly senior executive at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel for more than 40 years who won the hearts of European royalty, heads of state, political pundits and A-list celebrities by attending to their whims as guests, has died. She...
  • Elsa Rady dies at 67; leading contemporary ceramic artist

    Elsa Rady dies at 67; leading contemporary ceramic artist
    As a leading contemporary ceramic artist, Elsa Rady created elegantly simple porcelain vessels and often controlled how they were presented by bolting the refined pieces into place. "She really forged her own path and became a force," said Jo Lauria,...
  • The Review: South Beverly Grill

    The Review: South Beverly Grill
    This is Beverly Hills?, I wondered, oh so many years ago when a friend took me to lunch in a sweet little house with a fireplace on South Beverly Drive. Chez Mimi later moved to Santa Monica, and Urth Caffé now dispenses soy lattes and iced green tea from...
  • Dr. Jack Kevorkian dies at 83; 'Dr. Death' was advocate, practitioner of physician-assisted suicide

    Dr. Jack Kevorkian dies at 83; 'Dr. Death' was advocate, practitioner of physician-assisted suicide
    He was known as Dr. Death, a Michigan physician who helped his patients kill themselves. In doing so, Jack Kevorkian inflamed a nationwide debate in the 1990s over a terminally ill patient's right to die. And he served eight years in prison for second-...