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  • Gaylord Campbell dies at 81; U.S. marshal served subpoenas on Nixon

    Gaylord Campbell dies at 81; U.S. marshal served subpoenas on Nixon
    Gaylord L. Campbell, a U.S. marshal who was appointed by President Nixon and then served two subpoenas on him dealing with the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 81. Campbell died Thursday at Tarzana Health and Rehabilitation Center, said his daughter,...
  • Marian L. Gore dies at 95; antiquarian bookseller

    Marian L. Gore dies at 95; antiquarian bookseller
    Antiquarian bookseller Marian L. Gore, who specialized in tomes about food and wine, once opened a book on ancient cookery and started to read a 15th century recipe for "Goos in Hochepot." "Take a goos not fully rofted. . . ," she began, then expressed...
  • Frank Ramirez dies at 88; owner of Panchito's Restaurant in San Gabriel

    Frank Ramirez dies at 88; owner of Panchito's Restaurant in San Gabriel
    Frank Ramirez, known to generations of customers as Mr. Panchito in honor of the Mexican restaurant he owned for more than 35 years in San Gabriel, has died. He was 88. Ramirez died Dec. 18 at a San Gabriel hospital a week after having a heart attack,...
  • Tips for finding restaurants near cultural venues in L.A. and Orange County

    It's long been a logistical nightmare trying to partner dinner and a movie or any kind of cultural event in one evening in Southern California. Yet a burgeoning sophistication about the importance of good food to accompany good culture is spreading across...
  • Michael San Miguel dies at 70; ornithologist and conservationist

    Michael San Miguel dies at 70; ornithologist and conservationist
    Michael San Miguel, an ardent conservationist known for his accomplishments in Southern California field ornithology and bird banding, died late Wednesday while conducting a spotted owl survey in the San Gabriel Mountains. He was 70. San Miguel was...
  • A win for wilderness

    A win for wilderness
    An omnibus public lands bill that would, among other things, designate more than 700,000 acres of California land as wilderness has finally received approval from the Senate and will now go to the House for a vote. Though it contains a few questionable...
  • Beyond the water bond

    As California contemplates its water future, one simple principle should guide its choices: Any 30-year investment in water infrastructure must take into account what California's water supply situation will be 30 years from now. If population and warming...
  • Local measures

    Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District, Measure V: What it would do: Allow officials to borrow $46.2 million in construction bonds to build classrooms, a gymnasium and a media center, among other projects Who supports it: Citizens in Support of...
  • O.C., L.A. County lack a reverse-911 system

    Los Angeles County lacks the type of automatic emergency telephone system that San Diego authorities used this week to deliver evacuation orders to nearly 600,00 households and businesses threatened by fast-moving wildfires. Several local cities have...
  • Climbing a ladder made of lipstick

    Altagracia Valdez is dreaming of a perfect pink Cadillac. All she has to do to win it, according to her boss at Mary Kay Inc., is expand her list of conocidos. Those familiar connections, she says, can adorn Valdez's 60-year-old hands with diamond rings,...
  • Now it's a road to somewhere

    Now it's a road to somewhere
    The long-awaited final stretch of the 210 Freeway opened Tuesday morning with a traditional Southern California formula: a glut of government officials, impatient drivers and a standstill traffic jam. After decades of lobbying, four years of construction...
  • Huntington Library's new garden celebrates Chinese culture

    Far from the frenetic pace of modern China, hidden behind a Wall of the Colorful Clouds in suburban San Marino, a placid garden links botany with poetry and a scattered ethnic community with the elegant grandeur of its ancient civilization. In the 12-...