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June 7, 1991
Sylvia Porter, whose columns on finance reached 25 million readers in 150 newspapers across the land, making her the most widely read reporter in her field, has died at her home in Pound Ridge, N.Y. Her husband, James Fox, said Thursday that his wife was 77 when she died Wednesday of the complications of emphysema. Miss Porter's New York Daily News column on personal finance was syndicated three times each week by the Los Angeles Times Syndicate to newspapers nationwide.
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NEWS
June 7, 1991
Sylvia Porter, whose columns on finance reached 25 million readers in 150 newspapers across the land, making her the most widely read reporter in her field, has died at her home in Pound Ridge, N.Y. Her husband, James Fox, said Thursday that his wife was 77 when she died Wednesday of the complications of emphysema. Miss Porter's New York Daily News column on personal finance was syndicated three times each week by the Los Angeles Times Syndicate to newspapers nationwide.
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TRAVEL
March 18, 1990
As a travel bonus today, The Times presents the spring issue of Traveling in Style magazine, with articles by Garrison Keillor, Michael Jackson, Sylvia Porter, Patricia Wells, Paul Prudhomme, Barnaby Conrad, Shirley Slater and Charles F. Ehret. In addition, Times Travel Editor Jerry Hulse introduces readers to a "palace where service is king;" Times columnist Al Martinez goes on a search for his roots and Times staff writer Paul Dean steers a Rolls-Royce across Britain.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 22, 1995 | F. KATHLEEN FOLEY
A lot of money and effort have gone into "First Couple," Jefferson Beeker's new comedy at the Tiffany about the first gay President of the United States and his "First Gentleman." The physical production is handsome. The play's director, Jules Aaron, has a long history of impressive credits, as does his seasoned cast.
REAL ESTATE
June 3, 1990 | ROBERT J. BRUSS
'A Home of Your Own," by Sylvia Porter (Published by Avon Books, New York, 1989, 163 pages, $7.95), available in stock or by special order at local bookstores. If you are thinking of buying your first home, or perhaps a second or third home, read this book first. It is simple and filled with many examples to illustrate the topics discussed. An evening or two of studying Sylvia Porter's new book can be a very profitable time investment.
NEWS
July 18, 1995
"There cannot be found in the animal kingdom a bat, or any other creature, so blind in its own range of circumstance and connection, as the greater majority of human beings are in the bosoms of their families." -- Helen Fiske Hunt Jackson (1830-1885) * "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights describes the family as the natural and fundamental unit of society.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1989 | LISA MASCARO
Those in the Nonaca family's small welcoming party said they had no doubt that the woman running through the airport corridor toward them Wednesday was their newly found half-sister. Like all the earlier events that eventually united their family with this woman, who has lived her life on the other side of the globe, mutual instinct, they say, guided the way.
NEWS
July 5, 1990 | By DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Laguna Beach author Sherwood Kiraly spent 16 years at a national newspaper syndicate, serving as comics editor and editor for Ann Landers, Erma Bombeck, Roger Ebert, Sylvia Porter, and Evans and Novak. But in 1988, when the ownership of the syndicate changed for the third time in a decade, he decided it was time to do something different: He would write a novel.
NEWS
May 4, 1989 | GREGORY SOKOLOWSKI, Sokolowski is a Times staff editor
Long a retirement center, Southern California supports numerous not-for-profit services available to persons over 50. In recent years, an equal number of for-profit agencies and businesses have appeared to serve a growing clientele. To provide an idea of the resources offered, we've identified a few of the more prominent groups, resources and government services available to area residents. Many more resources are accessible through senior citizen centers located in individual communities throughout Southern California.
NEWS
December 20, 1989 | LYNN SIMROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When those holiday checks for the children and teen-agers start arriving from far-away grandmas and uncles, will your youngsters know how to manage the gifts of money and save them? It depends whether you've taught them the benefits of stashing cash and how the banking system works, or if your youngsters have been lucky enough to get some practical money management lessons in school or through local saving institutions.
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