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Prolific Award-Winning Producer Arnold Kopelson Dies At Age 83

Kopelson served on the executive committee of the Producer’s branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and on the board of USC’s Peter Stark Motion Picture Producer’s Program.

Alex Spanos, Chargers Owner, Dead at 95

Chargers owner Alex Spanos, the protagonist of a rags-to-riches story, died Tuesday, his family announced. He was 95.

‘Queen Of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Dead At 76

Aretha Franklin, the music icon, legendary singer and "Queen of Soul" loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died on Thursday, her longtime publicist announced. She was 76.

1930s Starlet Mary Carlisle Dies at MPTF in Woodland Hills

Mary Carlisle, a 1930s film starlet who shared the screen with notables including Bing Crosby, Will Rogers and Greta Garbo, died Wednesday at the Motion Picture Television Fund retirement community in Woodland Hills.

Joe Jackson, Jackson Family Patriarch, Dead at 89

  Joe Jackson, the patriarch of the Jackson family, died Wednesday at the age of 89.

Mitzi Shore, Comedy Store Legend, Dead at 87

Mitzi Shore, the mother of actor Pauly Shore and longtime operator of The Comedy Store -- where many of the biggest names in comedy launched their careers -- died Wednesday at age 87.

Dorothy Sherwood, Beverly Hills Cultural Leader, Dies At Age 86

After her husband’s death, she established the Richard E. Sherwood Award for emerging theater artists at the Center Theatre Group of the L.A. Music Center and was actively involved in selecting recipients of this prestigious annual prize.

Update: Community Mourns, Borderline Shooting Victims Identified

A Pepperdine University student was identified Thursday as one of 13 people who died in an overnight shooting at a Thousand Oaks nightclub crowded with patrons, including 16 students from the Malibu college and three off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officers.

Renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Norman P. Rotenberg Dies At Age 91

The renowned orthopaedic surgeon, who eventually became chief of orthopaedic surgery, served on the staff of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for more than 60 years. He was the physician for the Los Angeles Raiders football team for 17 years.

Prolific Award-Winning Producer Arnold Kopelson Dies At Age 83

Kopelson served on the executive committee of the Producer’s branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and on the board of USC’s Peter Stark Motion Picture Producer’s Program.

Alex Spanos, Chargers Owner, Dead at 95

Chargers owner Alex Spanos, the protagonist of a rags-to-riches story, died Tuesday, his family announced. He was 95.

Author/Concert Producer Joy Lona Parnes Dead At Age 96

She married her husband of 45 years, concert manager Irwin Parnes, and began publicizing his concerts, including series presented at Beverly Hills High School and El Rodeo.

Aretha Franklin Funeral is Set for Aug. 31 in Her Hometown of Detroit

The funeral of legendary singer Aretha Franklin will be held in her hometown Detroit on August 31, after a two-day public viewing at a city museum to allow fans to mourn, her publicist said Friday.

‘Queen Of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Dead At 76

Aretha Franklin, the music icon, legendary singer and "Queen of Soul" loved by millions whose history-making career spanned six decades, died on Thursday, her longtime publicist announced. She was 76.

1930s Starlet Mary Carlisle Dies at MPTF in Woodland Hills

Mary Carlisle, a 1930s film starlet who shared the screen with notables including Bing Crosby, Will Rogers and Greta Garbo, died Wednesday at the Motion Picture Television Fund retirement community in Woodland Hills.

Nancy Sinatra Sr, First Wife of Frank Sinatra, Dead at 101

Nancy Sinatra Sr, Frank Sinatra's first wife and mother to his three children, has passed away at the age of 101.
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