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Miriam Seegar Whelan Actress became an interior designer Miriam Seegar Whelan, 103, an actress from the early days of talking films who was married to director Tim Whelan, died Sunday of age-related causes at her home in Pasadena, said her daughter-in-...
Money & CompanyAttacking the University of California is a perennial political sport -- who can forget that Ronald Reagan's heckling of Berkeley students was as important in launching his conservative political career as was the support of General Electric Co.? But the....
William Trombley, a veteran journalist and education analyst who wrote for Life magazine and The Times during a five-decade career, died Sunday at a Davis hospital. He was 80. Trombley had respiratory and other problems and died after a heart attack in...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterOver the years, California legislators have repeatedly meddled with the independence of the University of California. That doesn't make California unique, but in a system dedicated to the highest academic and scholarly standards, the meddling can badly...
Just when the University of California Board of Regents finally saw one of its most scandal-dogged figures, UC President Robert Dynes, ride off into the sunset, another UC bigwig has put the board in the hot seat again. Erwin Chemerinsky, a professor from...
Times Staff WriterIT was a bold, utopian vision, a plan for higher education that offered hope, opportunity and -- most significant -- a place in college to all within the Golden State. It was also a treaty, negotiated in tough, months-long talks aimed at quelling an...
Herbert York, a leading physicist in the development of the atomic bomb during World War II who later became an arms-control advocate and founding chancellor of UC San Diego, has died. He was 87. York died Tuesday at Thornton Hospital in San Diego, the...
Times Staff WriterRonald Reagan, the Hollywood actor who became one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century and transformed the political landscape of an era with his vision of conservative government, died Saturday at his home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los...
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