| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Police and prosecutors moved too slowly to investigate charges that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had molested young boys, but there is no evidence that the delays were politically motivated, according to a state report...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Efrem Zimbalist Jr., the elegant actor with the mellifluous baritone who costarred as the suave private eye Stuart Bailey on TV's "77 Sunset Strip" beginning in the late 1950s and later starred as the buttoned-down Inspector Lewis Erskine on "The F.B.I.,"...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:02 AM
John Louis Bourquin died peacefully on June 16, 2014, after a valiant, 13 month battle with lung cancer. He was 68 years old.
Born in Glendale and raised in La Canada, he moved to the Bay Area in 1989. He is survived by his wife of thirty-six years,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:22 PM
In late 1948, before the bulldozers came, 19-year-old photography student Don Normark stumbled upon a tranquil enclave of poor Mexican Americans in the hills above downtown Los Angeles.
Its residents eyed him curiously at first, this skinny man with a...
| May 31, 2014
The U. S. Preventive Services Task Force, made up of 16 medical experts appointed by the federal government's Department of Health and Human Services, has recently recommended that former and current smokers, ages 55 to 80, receive annual CT scans to test...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:20 PM
When radio executive Ben Hoberman took over the operation of KABC radio in Los Angeles in 1960, the station's amiable fare included shows like Don McNeill's "Breakfast Club" with music and gentle comedy.
Hoberman launched a new format. And in doing so,...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Marilyn Beck, prominent Hollywood columnist who led the way for a hard news approach to celebrity journalism, died Saturday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after a three-year battle with lung cancer. She was 85.
A straight-shooter who was...
| May 1, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Dennis Kamakahi, a prolific songwriter and master of slack key guitar whose music helped propel a renaissance of traditional Hawaiian culture in the 1970s and 1980s, died of lung cancer Monday in Honolulu. He was 61.
His death was confirmed by his close...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Low Spark Films and Jean Doumanian Productions have completed financing for "Galveston," written by "True Detective" creator Nic Pizzolatto.
Embankment Films is handling foreign sales at Cannes. Shooting is set to begin in October with Matthias...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather, Ron passed away at the age of 79, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was born in Los Angeles, the son of Ira Dwight Smith and Carolyn Jule Smith. Raised in North Hollywood, he graduated...
| Apr 17, 2014
Gene Estess, a broker who gave up the pay and perks of Wall Street for a second career helping New York City's homeless, has died. He was 78.
He died April 9 at his home in Brooklyn, N.Y., according to his wife, Pat Schiff Estess. The cause was lung...