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2008-12-07 21:59:31

Elmer Valentine, a former Chicago police officer who helped start the go-go dancing craze as owner of Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles, has died at 85. Valentine died at his home in Los Angeles Wednesday, producer Lou Adler -- Valentine's business partner and friend -- said.

2008-06-28 00:02:24

By Lisa Brenner Six sexy clubs on the rockin'-est strip of Sunset Boulevard open their doors tonight for a three-day festival aimed at preserving the indulgent, influential and important musical legacy of L.A.'s Sunset Strip.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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