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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.

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.

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.

Charles Manson, Cult Leader and Convicted Murderer, Dead, at 83

Charles Manson, the man convicted of murdering Sharon Tate and six other people in the notorious summer of 1969, has died of natural causes in a California hospital.

Liz Smith, Famed NY Gossip Columnist, Dead at 94

With her syndicated column appearing in over 70 newspapers, Liz Smith covered the glitterati with a sharp sense of humor and a cutting wit since 1976 when she began her career with the New York Daily News. Smith died today of natural causes.

Beverly Hills News – Emmy-Winning Actor Robert Guillaume Dead, at 89

Robert Guillaume, who rose to fame portraying sharp- witted butler Benson DuBois on the 1970s sitcom "Soap" and again in the spinoff "Benson," died Tuesday at his Los Angeles home at age 89.

Man Killed Falling or Leaping from Helicopter in Malibu

A man died Saturday after apparently jumping from a private helicopter in the waters off Malibu.

Legendary Actor Martin Landau Dead At 89

Celebrated actor Martin Landau, an Oscar winner and longtime television star, has died, his publicist announced Sunday.

James Bond Star Roger Moore Dead At 89

British actor Roger Moore, who played James Bond over two decades with a suave wit, died Tuesday aged 89, drawing tributes for his portrayal of the womanising superspy and his charity work.

Funeral Services Pending For Local Philanthropist Marion Anderson

Funeral services were pending Tuesday for businesswoman and philanthropist Marion Anderson, who along with her late husband donated millions of dollars to UCLA's management school and Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Body Found on Mt. Baldy Confirmed as Famed Hiker

Authorities Wednesday confirmed that a body found on the north side of Mount Baldy was that of famed hiker Suek "Sam" Kim, who had scaled the mountain nearly 800 times.

Realtor Harold Lazner Dies At Age 90

Lazner and his wife Doris operated Lazner Realty Company in Beverly Hills for 35 years.

Beverly Hills’ Anne Cole, Icon Of The Fashion Swimwear Industry, Dies At Age 90

The fourth generation Californian was born into a family that manufactured apparel. In the 1920’s her father Fred Cole founded Cole of California, makers of swimsuits worn and endorsed by Hollywood stars such as Esther Williams.
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