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February 18, 2014 | By Todd Martens
Devo founding guitarist Bob Casale died Monday after medical complications unexpectedly led to heart failure, his brother Gerald said. Bob Casale was 61.  Bob had recently been hospitalized due to stomach ailments, his brother said when reached by phone Tuesday, but had been thought to be recovering. Gerald said his brother was otherwise in good health and had been working on numerous Devo-related projects. "During testing, he de-stabilized. They were a little flummoxed," Gerald said.
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February 18, 2014
Bob Casale Guitarist with '80s group Devo Bob Casale, 61, guitarist for Devo, whose commercial success peaked in the early '80s with the MTV hit "Whip It," died unexpectedly Monday of heart failure in Marina del Rey, his brother Gerald said. Bob had recently been hospitalized because of stomach ailments, his brother said Tuesday, but had been thought to be recovering. Gerald said his younger brother was otherwise in good health and had been working on numerous Devo-related projects.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 25, 1997
How do you spell quagmire: Bosnia or Clinton? GERALD W. WRIGHT Los Angeles
ENTERTAINMENT
February 18, 2014 | By Todd Martens
Devo founding guitarist Bob Casale died Monday after medical complications unexpectedly led to heart failure, his brother Gerald said. Bob Casale was 61.  Bob had recently been hospitalized due to stomach ailments, his brother said when reached by phone Tuesday, but had been thought to be recovering. Gerald said his brother was otherwise in good health and had been working on numerous Devo-related projects. "During testing, he de-stabilized. They were a little flummoxed," Gerald said.
HOME & GARDEN
October 18, 2008
Beverly Hills architect: An Oct. 11 article about Gerard Colcord misspelled his first name as Gerald.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 13, 1994
If term limits are right for members of Congress, then shouldn't they be right for members of the Supreme Court? GERALD J. BROWN Fullerton
OPINION
April 25, 1999
With its $6-billion price tag, "Saving Private Clinton" will be the most expensive epic ever filmed. GERALD W. WRIGHT Los Angeles
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 2000
Does Richard Jewell come to mind when reading about the Wen Ho Lee matter? GERALD A. VAN VLEET Santa Barbara
OPINION
February 16, 1997
From Bill Clinton on the left to Newt Gingrich on the right, Diogenes would find it tough sledding in today's Washington. GERALD W. WRIGHT Los Angeles
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1998
The MTA is simply remarkable (June 21). The subway isn't even running, and they've already taken us for a ride. GERALD W. WRIGHT Los Angeles
SPORTS
November 1, 2013 | By Sam Farmer
The wheels officially have come off for Coach Greg Schiano and his 0-7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The micro-managing Schiano clearly has lost the locker room, and former Buccaneers defensive end Michael Bennett, now with Seattle, told NFL Network playing for him is "like being in Cuba. " Now this: Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, in an interview with 620 WDAE-AM in Tampa, said assistants Bryan Cox and Randy Melvin got angry at him for helping an opponent to his feet. "I had my D-line coaches get on to me the other day," McCoy said, via JoeBucsFan.com.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 26, 2013 | By Inkoo Kang
In the Filipino crime drama "On the Job," two hit men evade suspicion in the safest haven imaginable: a prison cell. Middle-aged Tatang (Joel Torre) and young upstart Daniel (Gerald Anderson) are two members of an informal prison-labor program in which convicts are temporarily released by high-ranking politicians to take out the latter's opponents. The horrifying thing about "On the Job" is its basis on actual events in the Philippines, a country where ballots and bullets are both common instruments of democracy.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 7, 2013 | David Colker
Somewhere in Newport Beach is a two-story warehouse with no sign on the door or any other clue as to what it holds. But inside is the core of a vast art collection that has been seen by only a few select people in the art world. It includes original works by numerous contemporary artists who are world-famous - such as Richard Diebenkorn , Robert Irwin , Helen Lundeberg , Carlos Almaraz and Edward Kienholz - as well as lesser-known figures. But the artists all have one thing in common: They all worked in California.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 2013 | By Christopher Megerian
A videotape in which President Gerald Ford discussed a 1975 assassination attempt by a follower of Charles Manson was made public this week. "It fills in the last gap of the case and explains from the president's perspective what it was like to have someone attempt to assassinate you," said Michael Vinding, secretary of the Eastern District Historical Society, which chronicles stories from the federal courthouse in Sacramento. In newly released testimony ordered before the trial of Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme , Ford recalled how she pointed a handgun at him outside California's Capitol on Sept.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 2, 2013
Maybe it's a byproduct of bandleader Gerald Wilson having spent much of his career as an educator, but seeing Wilson perform is a little like having an audience with jazz history itself. Now 94, Wilson has been a fixture on the L.A. scene since arriving with the Jimmie Lunceford Band in 1940, and his sense of melody and swing remained undiminished as evidenced by his Grammy-nominated 2011 album "Legacy. " Catalina Jazz Club, 6725 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles. 7:30 p.m. Sun. http://www.catalinajazzclub.com
SPORTS
September 24, 2012 | By Broderick Turner
The Clippers made it official Monday, announcing the hiring of Gerald Madkins as the team's director of basketball operations. The Clippers also announced three other front-office personnel moves. They hired Eric Miller to be the director of basketball administration, Fabrizio Besnati returns for his eighth season as the director of international scouting and Jason Piombetti was promoted to the position of director of scouting. Madkins, a former UCLA Bruins player and assistant coach, spent the last two seasons as the vice president of player personnel for the New Orleans Hornets.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 14, 1999
If we had told the Chinese that the embassy bombing resulted from a failed weapons guidance system, they might think twice before using our stolen technology. GERALD W. WRIGHT Los Angeles
SPORTS
September 21, 2012 | By Broderick Turner
In their quest to continue to change the team's culture, the Clippers have hired highly-thought-of Gerald Madkins to be the team's director of basketball operations, said NBA executives Friday who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. Madkins, who has worked in the NBA for 10 years, will work in the front office alongside Gary Sacks, who was recently named the Clippers' general manager. Madkins spent the last two seasons with the New Orleans Hornets as their director of player personnel.
BUSINESS
June 27, 2012 | By Andrew Tangel, Los Angeles Times
NEW YORK — "Wheels of Fortune," the Los Angeles Times series that exposed the world of Buy Here Pay Here car dealers, was honored with a Gerald Loeb award at a ceremony here Tuesday night. The Wheels series by Business reporter Ken Bensinger won in the Large Newspapers category, eclipsing two entries from the Wall Street Journal and one from the New York Times in that competition. Bensinger's stories explained the shrewd business model that underpins Buy Here Pay Here. The buyers are people who need cars to get to work but whose credit is so poor they can't qualify for traditional loans.
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