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Jon B. Lovelace, who led the Los Angeles-based American Funds mutual fund company as it became one of the country's largest money management firms, has died. He was 84. His family said Lovelace died of natural causes at his home in Santa Barbara on...
firstname.lastname@example.orgEighty-eight year old Louise Dean of Mercer County is handed a photograph of Harrodsburg’s Main Street from the 1930s. She embraces the snapshot as if it were a picture of a lost loved one and, after a brief pause, the memories shoot forth like...
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesDining alfresco on the famed River Walk has its risks. Trust me. I know. One pleasantly temperate afternoon not long ago, while gearing up to ravage a plate of chicken enchiladas slathered in verde sauce, I unrolled my cloth napkin to fetch the...
Money & CompanyThe question of why the Angelides Commission, which just released its report on the financial meltdown of 2007-08 and is the subject of my Sunday column, doesn't resemble the groundbreaking 1933 Pecora investigation into the 1929 crash is one of......
Staff reporterFrank Jemsek is the President and CEO of Cog Hill Golfcourse. Three brothers moved to the Chicago area in 1920. John W., Martin J., and Bert Coghill bought the McLaughlin farm on the east side of Lemont Illinois in 1926 to build a golf club. They then...
Los Angeles Times"A Secret Gift How One Man's Kindness — and a Trove of Letters — Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression" Ted Gup Penguin Press: 368 pp., $25.95 On Dec. 18, 1933, an ad appeared in the Canton, Ohio, paper offering financial...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesReporting from the Providence Mountains State Recreation Area, Calif. There's Down Under, like the story on New Zealand on the left side of this page, and then there's down under. I chose the latter. Like that journey, my trip to the Providence...
Special to the Tribune"The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism" By Joyce Appleby WW. Norton, 494 pages, $29.95 In 'The Relentless Revolution' Professor Joyce Appleby, a past president of the American Historical Association, offers a sweeping new history of...
Art Linkletter, the radio and television talk-show pioneer who was best known for eliciting hilarious remarks from the mouths of babes and who late in life was a popular motivational speaker and author, challenging seniors to live as zestfully as he did,...
Tags: Death, Radio Industry, Television, NBC (tv network), Arts
Money & CompanyStop with the Great Depression comparisons, already! So argued economist Allan Meltzer of Carnegie Mellon University in a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed piece that caused a stir in the economics community. Meltzer???s central point was that...
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