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  • Rocco "Rocky" J. Mongelli June 21, 1929 - March 10, 2014

    Rocco "Rocky" J. Mongelli  June 21, 1929 - March 10, 2014
    Rocco Mongelli, known by family and friends as “Rocky,” passed on Monday, March 10, at 11:30 am. Rocky was the son of Joseph and Antonia Mongelli, the spouse of Julia Mongelli, and the father of Antoinette (Greg Critser), Madeline (Doug...
  • Funeral of LAPD officer to cause freeway, road closures

    Funeral of LAPD officer to cause freeway, road closures
    Officials are warning commuters to avoid the northbound 101 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday between 10:30 a.m. and noon as funeral services are held for a motorcycle officer who died several days after he was struck by an SUV. Chris Cortijo,...
  • Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014

    Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders<br/> May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014
    Passed peacefully in his home on April 14, 2014.  Dick was born May 31, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were Arthur and Bessie (Mangum) Saunders. Dick was raised along with his older brother Arthur, in Auburn, New Hampshire by his paternal...
  • Mickey Rooney's body goes unclaimed as family feuds over burial site

    For decades in Hollywood, Mickey Rooney led a charmed life. He acted opposite Judy Garland and Elizabeth Taylor, collecting award nominations for performances praised by the likes of Cary Grant, Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams. He married starlets and...
  • Verdugo Views: The word on St. Mark's history

    Verdugo Views: The word on St. Mark's history
    When Bruce Merritt, a longtime member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, volunteered to research the church’s history in preparation for its 125th anniversary, he didn’t realize that it would turn into a multiyear project. “I’...
  • Feng-shui-friendly Rose Hills cemetery cultivates Chinese clientele

    Feng-shui-friendly Rose Hills cemetery cultivates Chinese clientele
    Bruce Lazenby remembers the spring morning when the management staff of Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier gathered in a boardroom, baffled by the events of the weekend. In two days, the cemetery had seen Dodger Stadium-size crowds of Chinese...
  • Artists Drew Struzan and Bob Peak: Hollywood's poster boys

     Artists Drew Struzan and Bob Peak: Hollywood's poster boys
    Artists Drew Struzan and the late Bob Peak may not be household names, but their movie posters have graced the walls of museums and galleries as well as countless homes and college dorm rooms. Struzan's more than 150 posters include ones for "Blade...
  • Community: Former Burbank Mayor Al Dossin will be missed

    Community: Former Burbank Mayor Al Dossin will be missed
    Former mayor Al F. Dossin lived his life the way he wanted to live it. He never said much, even while he served on the City Council. But he was devoted to his wife, Lorraine and family. About 20 people came to his graveside service last Wednesday at...
  • Vittoria M. JardiniNovember 12, 1918 - June 1, 2014

    Predeceased by her husband, Allesandro Jardini M.D. Survived by her sons Albert Jardini (Jolanta), Andre Jardini (Gwen Freeman), Mark Jardini, Daniel Jardini (Sonia Rodriguez), Edward Jardini (Pamela), her grandchildren Tristan Jardini (Jennifer),...
  • Viewing Tuesday evening, services Wednesday for former Mayor Al Dossin

    Al F. Dossin, a longtime Burbank resident and former mayor, died on Feb. 28 in the Media City. He was 84.  Viewing is from 5 to 9 p.m. tonight at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills and graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Lawn. Among the...
  • Update: Firefighters knock down brush fire near Forest Lawn in Glendale

    Several homes were evacuated Sunday when a brush fire started in the Adams Hills neighborhood, charring a roughly two-acre hillside near Forest Lawn in Glendale, officials said.  The fire that broke out southeast of Forest Lawn was reported about 11:...