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September 29, 1998
Robert H. Brown, 81, of Ventura died Friday after a lengthy illness. Born Sept. 2, 1917, in Oswego, Kan., Brown had lived in Ventura County for the past 60 years. A staunch union supporter and Democrat, Brown "loved to bait you into debating union versus nonunion with him," said his son, Jerry of Somis. In his retirement, Brown made daily visits to the Ventura Avenue Senior Citizens Center for games of pool and cards.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 29, 1998
Robert H. Brown, 81, of Ventura died Friday after a lengthy illness. Born Sept. 2, 1917, in Oswego, Kan., Brown had lived in Ventura County for the past 60 years. A staunch union supporter and Democrat, Brown "loved to bait you into debating union versus nonunion with him," said his son, Jerry of Somis. In his retirement, Brown made daily visits to the Ventura Avenue Senior Citizens Center for games of pool and cards.
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NEWS
October 23, 1991 | JOSH GETLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert H. Brown, the embattled executive director of the American Foundation for AIDS Research, has disclosed that he will resign his post next month, sources familiar with the organization said Tuesday. The decision was reached by "mutual agreement" between Brown and members of the turmoil-ridden group's executive board, according to the sources. Brown announced his decision in a private meeting with staff members Monday.
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October 23, 1991 | JOSH GETLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert H. Brown, the embattled executive director of the American Foundation for AIDS Research, has disclosed that he will resign his post next month, sources familiar with the organization said Tuesday. The decision was reached by "mutual agreement" between Brown and members of the turmoil-ridden group's executive board, according to the sources. Brown announced his decision in a private meeting with staff members Monday.
NEWS
October 8, 1991 | JOSH GETLIN and VICTOR F. ZONANA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Amid the swirl and hype surrounding Elizabeth Taylor's eighth wedding, a brief press release about Sunday's event unveiled a bitter controversy that is rocking the AIDS community. The announcement by Taylor's publicist, Chen Sam, said proceeds from the sales of the wedding pictures--expected to net millions of dollars--would be "directed to Elizabeth Taylor's AIDS charity." On the surface, it seemed plausible enough.
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August 18, 1985
Seven incumbents are running unopposed for reelection this fall to three water boards in southeast Los Angeles County. The election for the four-year terms is Nov. 5. In the Whittier area, Frederick Hodgson, Harry W. Jansen and Clifford Lee are unopposed for the Orchard Dale Water District, which serves about 4,000 commercial and residential customers in an unincorporated county area southeast of Whittier. The district is about 2.2 square miles. On the La Habra Heights County Water District, W.
SCIENCE
December 13, 2006 | John Johnson Jr., Times Staff Writer
The Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn has found a mile-high mountain range on the giant moon Titan, scientists said Tuesday. The range, in the moon's southern hemisphere, is nearly 100 miles long. It is the tallest range on Titan found by Cassini, which has been investigating the Saturnian satellite for the last two years. Cassini scientists have dubbed the mountains Titan's Sierra Nevada.
NEWS
October 10, 1991 | GARRY ABRAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actress Elizabeth Taylor will set up her own fund to distribute her contributions to AIDS causes and will channel proceeds from the sale of her wedding photos to the new fund, according to an announcement Wednesday. But at the same time, she will continue to serve as founding national chairwoman of the country's most prominent AIDS charity.
SCIENCE
October 27, 2004 | John Johnson, Times Staff Writer
The closest images ever of Saturn's moon Titan began arriving from the Cassini spacecraft late Tuesday at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, presenting scientists with as many new questions as insights into the makeup of one of the solar system's strangest objects.
SCIENCE
October 26, 2004 | John Johnson, Times Staff Writer
Space scientists hope to get their first close-up view of one of the solar system's most confounding objects today as the Cassini spacecraft passes within 745 miles of Saturn's smoggy moon Titan. Using an array of infrared and radar imaging instruments, Cassini will attempt to peer through methane clouds to glimpse a landscape that has always been shrouded from Earth-based observers.
NEWS
October 8, 1991 | JOSH GETLIN and VICTOR F. ZONANA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Amid the swirl and hype surrounding Elizabeth Taylor's eighth wedding, a brief press release about Sunday's event unveiled a bitter controversy that is rocking the AIDS community. The announcement by Taylor's publicist, Chen Sam, said proceeds from the sales of the wedding pictures--expected to net millions of dollars--would be "directed to Elizabeth Taylor's AIDS charity." On the surface, it seemed plausible enough.
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March 19, 1993 | MICHAEL ARKUSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John Taylor lost his wife and two sons to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis--ALS--and has feared for years that his twin daughters would be the next victims. Two weeks ago, doctors identified the gene believed to carry the disease in some cases, which results in muscle wasting, paralysis and death. Taylor read the news with mixed emotions. "I'm very happy about what this means for the people who could get ALS," said Taylor, 68, of Chatsworth.
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