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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.

Tickets Go Quickly for Nipsey Hussle Memorial at Staples Center

Free tickets for a public memorial at Staples Center for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle were quickly distributed Tuesday through an online system, with all tickets gone within minutes.

Nike Air Shoe Inventor Robert C. Bogert Dies At Age 98

Bogart teamed with Marion Franklin Rudy to develop and patent the Air Sole and a number of other footwear products for the sports powerhouse that became Nike. Subsequently, more than 100 million of the shoes have been sold by Nike in the last 45 years.

President George H.W. Bush Visits the Capitol for the Last Time

The body of 41st US president George H.W. Bush was placed in the US Capitol to lie in state Monday as mourners gathered to remember a hero who kept America "flying high."

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.

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.
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