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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 2005 | From a Times Staff Writer
Eric Woythaler, who owned and operated Van Nuys' landmark Taylor's Fine Furniture Trends for half a century, has died. He was 94. Woythaler died Monday in Los Angeles of natural causes, according to his son Julius. He had suffered a stroke in 1987. A native of Bromberg, Germany, Woythaler immigrated to the United States in 1938 after designing department store window displays in Paris.
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January 11, 1988 | Associated Press
World War II flying ace Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, the Marine aviator who led the famous Black Sheep Squadron, shot down 28 Japanese planes and won the Medal of Honor, died today at the age of 75. He died about 4 a.m., said Nancy Hinds, operator of a hospice for terminal cancer patients.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 28, 2002 | Dennis McLellan, Times Staff Writer
William T. Orr, the Warner Bros. executive who launched the movie studio's entry into television production in the mid-1950s and for nearly a decade presided over a string of hit shows that included "Cheyenne," "Maverick" and "77 Sunset Strip," has died. He was 85. Orr, a former actor who became studio head Jack L. Warner's executive assistant in the mid-1940s, died of natural causes Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles. As the head of Warner Bros.
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June 10, 1995 | DAVID KRONKE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Earlier this year, a little trifle called "Extreme" came and went on the ABC schedule without anyone seeming to notice. It starred James Brolin as the leader of a rescue team of sexy young hotheads in a ski resort town. Now, NBC is uncorking "High Sierra Search and Rescue" on Sunday. There are only three differences between this and "Extreme": no snow, a more cumbersome title and Robert Conrad as its star (although, technically, that may not really qualify as a difference).
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