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Times Staff WriterKellie Lim knows all too well what it is like to be a very sick child. Struck with a ravaging bacterial infection that destroys limbs, she became a triple amputee at age 8 and soon faced a life of prosthetics, wheelchairs and often-painful...
I am 62 years old,I work out with weights and do a lot of walking with my lovely wife. I feel fine and am told that I look younger than my age. Nevertheless, I've noticed that the skin on my neck and arms appears to have wrinkles. Can anything be done...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIN the opening chapter of Jerry Heller's new memoir "Ruthless," the most pilloried music executive in hip-hop history acknowledges his controversial reputation by beating his detractors to the punch. He quotes various disses aimed at him by a who's who of...
Tags: Suge Knight, Music Industry, Berry Gordy, History, Ice Cube
Special to The TimesThis is the story of a dog-ophobe, a dog-ophile and the parasite that brought them together. The dog-ophobe (for want of a better word) is a patient. The dog-ophile is her doctor -- me. My story is simple. At the end of the day, I look forward to two...
Tribune staff reportersSen. Barack Obama tapped everyone from small Internet donors to Hollywood stars and industry titans to raise a towering $25 million in the first three months of this year. The eye-catching total is a far cry from his first bid for elected office a...
Tags: New Hampshire, Chicago, Employees, Elections, African Americans
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSen. Edward M. Kennedy, hospitalized Saturday after apparently suffering a seizure at his home on Cape Cod, Mass., was awake and joking with family members later in the day, a spokeswoman said. The Democratic senator is undergoing tests at...
Tags: Health, John Kerry, Family, Brain, Elections
THE BIG PICTUREIT'S hard to imagine New Line Cinema without Bob Shaye, its prickly paterfamilias. The company is being absorbed into Time Warner's Warner Bros. film division, with Shaye and most of the employees being cast adrift. Long after he'd sold his company in...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersWASHINGTON -- Long before the fractious public airing of their poisoned relations, the political friendship between David Geffen and Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton was an unconventional alliance with a cloudy future. The outspoken Hollywood mogul Geffen...
Three billionaires hoping to buy the Los Angeles Times expressed their interest in separate letters this month to the paper's owner, Tribune Co. But each was told the newspaper was not for sale--at least for now, according to several people who have...
Times Staff Writer1880s Isaac Newton Van Nuys, entrepreneur and member of the homesteading Lankershim group, has built the San Fernando Valley's first wood-frame house, its curb appeal immediately driving up prices in an area of adobe structures. Van Nuys' house, which...
Times Staff WriterFor a select group of Angelenos, the route to grandma's didn't go over the river and through the woods, but along Sunset to a 32-story Modernist block of stucco and glass built in 1964, a singular apartment house set back from and above the storied...
Tags: Academy Awards, Matthew Perry, Condos, Vincent Gallo, Doris Day
Times Staff WriterJohn S. Carroll was at the pinnacle of his career. The editor of the Los Angeles Times had just led the newspaper to two Pulitzer Prizes, the 12th and 13th of his five-year tenure. The coveted public-service award that spring of 2005 seemed...
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