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

Dorothy “Dee” Sherwood, who helped build and strengthen many of the area’s cultural institutions for more than six decades, died on Nov. 8 at her Beverly Hills home. She was 86.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Funeral Services Tomorrow For Actress Sandra Giles

The Hollywood glamour girl from the 1950s through the ’70s died on Christmas Day at age 84.  

Robert Vaughn, A.K.A. Napoleon Solo, The Man from U.N.C.L.E, Dead at 83

Robert Vaughn, best known for his role as Napoleon Solo on the hit US television spy series "The Man from U.N.C.L.E" died Friday of acute leukemia aged 83, his manager said.

Beverly Hills News – Norman Brokaw, Influential and Legendary Super-Agent, Dead at 89

Norman R. Brokaw, an agent who represented cultural icons such as Clint Eastwood, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley and Bill Cosby, died Saturday in Beverly Hills.

60’s Radical Leader Tom Hayden, Dead at 76

Former 1960s radical and longtime California lawmaker Tom Hayden died in Santa Monica after a lengthy illness at age 76, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.

Israel’s Perez in Critical Condition after Major Stroke

 Former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres, the last of Israel's founding fathers, showed improvement Wednesday following a major stroke, but remained in critical condition, doctors said.

Stanley Sheinbaum, Peace Activist and Liberal Organizer, Dead at 96

Stanley Sheinbaum, an influential liberal figure, fundraiser and peace activist who once orchestrated a meeting between Palestinian movement leader Yasser Arafat and Jewish American leaders and played a key role in ousting LAPD Chief Daryl Gates, died today at his Brentwood home. He was 96.

Former LA County 3rd District Supervisor Ed Edelman Remembered

Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Edmund D. Edelman died today at the age of 85 following a long illness.

Longtime Elected Official, Community Leader Frank Fenton Passes Away

Frank Fenton, a community leader and longtime Beverly Hills elected official, passed away Thursday at age 78.    
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