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July 3, 1998
Robert George, 74, White House Santa Claus from the Dwight D. Eisenhower through George Bush administrations. A Nebraska barber, George had a vision in 1949 that he was to become Santa Claus. He assumed the identity year-round and in 1956 was invited to join the White House Christmas tree-lighting ceremonies. The yearly visits became a habit. Each December, he also helped local firefighters distribute toys to needy children.
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March 2, 2013
. George A. Roberts Helped transform Teledyne Corp. George A. Roberts, 93, who was a pioneer in the field of steel manufacturing and helped turn the Southern California-based Teledyne Corp. into a Fortune 500 firm, died Feb. 15 of heart failure at a Dallas hospital, his family said. Trained as a metallurgist, Roberts became president of Teledyne in 1966 when the Pennsylvania company he ran was merged with Teledyne, which was founded by his friend Henry E. Singleton.
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December 19, 1987
Robert George, Glendale's self-styled Santa Claus, was denied a request Friday to be released from a court order he signed last month curtailing his efforts to make his home a year-round "Santa's Dream House." Glendale Superior Court Judge Joseph Kalin denied a motion by George to vacate the order that prohibits him from advertising his rented home as "Santa's residence" or letting the public visit. George's attorney, Clifford N.
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July 8, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
Clad in his familiar red jacket with his long white beard resting on his chest, Robert J. George was remembered Tuesday by hundreds of family, friends and admirers at his funeral service as the man who was Santa Claus. Until his death from congestive heart failure on July 1 at age 74, George lived full time as Santa Claus for nearly 50 years.
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March 30, 1989 | DOUG SMITH, Times Staff Writer
The Glendale city attorney who argued the case thought the ruling was nothing short of vindication. So did his opponent, Santa Claus. The two were squared off over a consent decree that Glendale's self-styled Santa, Robert George, who keeps his home decorated for the holidays all year, had signed in November, 1987. In it, George gave up, among other things, his right to have visitors come to his home, except "bona fide" friends and deliverymen.
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July 8, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
Clad in his familiar red jacket with his long white beard resting on his chest, Robert J. George was remembered Tuesday by hundreds of family, friends and admirers at his funeral service as the man who was Santa Claus. Until his death from congestive heart failure on July 1 at age 74, George lived full time as Santa Claus for nearly 50 years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1987 | STEPHANIE O'NEILL, Times Staff Writer
Self-styled Santa Claus Robert L. George hoped the complaints would end after he removed 10,000 blinking lights, a 14-foot-tall fiberglass reindeer and dozens of other decorations from the outside of his Glendale home. But the fake snow on the roof and the remaining 30,000 lights, strung along the side and back eaves of the red and white house, were still a bit too much for neighbors and city officials. So now they're battling in court over the year-round Christmas on Alameda Avenue.
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March 26, 1991 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Reputed underworld figure Robert (Fat Bobby) Paduano, accused of trying to take over the Newport Beach drug trade, pleaded guilty Monday to 43 felony counts of residential robberies, extortion, conspiracy to sell cocaine and false imprisonment. As part of an agreement with county prosecutors, Paduano was sentenced to eight years in state prison. Paduano's guilty plea came after a lively and unusual exchange between the defendant and Deputy Dist. Atty. Christopher J. Evans.
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July 23, 1998 | From a Times Staff Writer
Robert Young, the handsome leading man of films of the 1930s and 1940s who parlayed his considerable charm into television stardom in "Father Knows Best" and "Marcus Welby, M.D.," has died. He was 91. The ideal father for a generation, Young, who said he merely played the dad he yearned to have himself, died Tuesday night at his Westlake Village home. He had earlier undergone heart surgery and died of causes related to old age, according to his physician, Dr. John Horton.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 2, 2013
. George A. Roberts Helped transform Teledyne Corp. George A. Roberts, 93, who was a pioneer in the field of steel manufacturing and helped turn the Southern California-based Teledyne Corp. into a Fortune 500 firm, died Feb. 15 of heart failure at a Dallas hospital, his family said. Trained as a metallurgist, Roberts became president of Teledyne in 1966 when the Pennsylvania company he ran was merged with Teledyne, which was founded by his friend Henry E. Singleton.
NEWS
July 3, 1998
Robert George, 74, White House Santa Claus from the Dwight D. Eisenhower through George Bush administrations. A Nebraska barber, George had a vision in 1949 that he was to become Santa Claus. He assumed the identity year-round and in 1956 was invited to join the White House Christmas tree-lighting ceremonies. The yearly visits became a habit. Each December, he also helped local firefighters distribute toys to needy children.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1989 | DOUG SMITH, Times Staff Writer
The Glendale city attorney who argued the case thought the ruling was nothing short of vindication. So did his opponent, Santa Claus. The two were squared off over a consent decree that Glendale's self-styled Santa, Robert George, who keeps his home decorated for the holidays all year, had signed in November, 1987. In it, George gave up, among other things, his right to have visitors come to his home, except "bona fide" friends and deliverymen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 19, 1987
Robert George, Glendale's self-styled Santa Claus, was denied a request Friday to be released from a court order he signed last month curtailing his efforts to make his home a year-round "Santa's Dream House." Glendale Superior Court Judge Joseph Kalin denied a motion by George to vacate the order that prohibits him from advertising his rented home as "Santa's residence" or letting the public visit. George's attorney, Clifford N.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1987 | STEPHANIE O'NEILL, Times Staff Writer
Self-styled Santa Claus Robert L. George hoped the complaints would end after he removed 10,000 blinking lights, a 14-foot-tall fiberglass reindeer and dozens of other decorations from the outside of his Glendale home. But the fake snow on the roof and the remaining 30,000 lights, strung along the side and back eaves of the red and white house, were still a bit too much for neighbors and city officials. So now they're battling in court over the year-round Christmas on Alameda Avenue.
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