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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.

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.

Slain Long Beach Fire Captain Honored at Memorial Service

Relatives, friends and firefighters from across the region flocked to the Long Beach Convention Center Tuesday to hail the life and service of Fire Department Capt. Dave Rosa, who was shot and killed while responding to a report of an explosion at a senior living facility.

Annapolis Mourns Victims of Capital Gazette Shooting

Flowers, a notebook, a newspaper tied with white ribbon: these are some of the items placed at a makeshift memorial near the newsroom where a gunman shot dead five people in the US city of Annapolis.

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.

Beverly Hills News – Kerkorian Widow Seeks Late Billionaire’s Medical Records in Will Contest

  Citing privacy concerns, lawyers for Kirk Kerkorian's estate want a Los Angeles judge to block his widow from having access to his medical records for use in her bid for her claim to a third of the billionaire's assets, amounting to about $600 million based on the estate's $1.8 billion value at the time of his death.

Slain Long Beach Fire Captain Honored at Memorial Service

Relatives, friends and firefighters from across the region flocked to the Long Beach Convention Center Tuesday to hail the life and service of Fire Department Capt. Dave Rosa, who was shot and killed while responding to a report of an explosion at a senior living facility.

Annapolis Mourns Victims of Capital Gazette Shooting

Flowers, a notebook, a newspaper tied with white ribbon: these are some of the items placed at a makeshift memorial near the newsroom where a gunman shot dead five people in the US city of Annapolis.

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.

Television Icon Steven Bochco Dead, at 74

Steven Bochco, the writer and producer behind the iconic 1980s and '90s TV shows "Hill Street Blues," "L.A. Law" and "NYPD Blue," died Sunday morning at the age of 74 after a long battle with leukemia.

Kalman Aron, Renowned Artist And Holocaust Survivor, Dies At 93

When Kalman Aron first started drawing at age three in his Latvian hometown of Riga, he never dreamed that his particular art skill would enable him to survive another nine decades in a very hectic life.  

Stephen Hawking, Genius Physicist, Passing Mourned Throughout the World

 World dignitaries, celebrities and academics on Wednesday mourned Stephen Hawking, the British physicist who died aged 76 after a cosmic career in which his mental genius transcended his physical disability to probe the secrets of the universe.
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