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February 2, 1989
Sylva Weaver Rowland, 83, fashion editor of the Los Angeles Times in the 1930s, died Jan. 21 in a Pasadena convalescent hospital. She was the widow of John Rowland, a member of the family that inherited the land grant that today is Rowland Heights, and the daughter of Sylvester L. Weaver Sr., the former Chamber of Commerce president credited with extending the railroad to what is now Los Angeles Harbor. Her survivors include a brother, Sylvester L.
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March 18, 2002 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sylvester L. "Pat" Weaver, a visionary television executive whose programming innovations, including NBC's "The Tonight Show" and "Today" show, continue to flourish half a century after their introduction, has died. He was 93. Weaver died Friday night of pneumonia at his home in Santa Barbara, but his death was not reported until late Saturday.
OPINION
September 5, 1993 | Steven D. Stark, Steven D. Stark, who has written for the Atlantic and the Washington Post, is a commentator for National Public Radio
So the most hyped debut in television history is over and the David Letterman-Jay Leno ratings struggle has begun. But in retrospect, why all the ads, the magazine covers and the commotion over what is, after all, an hour of TV when more than half of America has gone to bed? Sure, network profits and prestige are at stake, but it's more than that.
NEWS
October 18, 1985 | Jody Jacobs
The ladies sipping tea--hot and cold--in the Beverly Wilshire's El Padrino were all wearing Cheshire cat grins. And justifiably so. With still a week to go, their efforts on the Rodeo Drive Committee's International Gala (Nov. 1 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel) are already well on the way to being the best of the best.
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