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Martin Sklar, Key Designer in Disney Theme Parks, Has Died

July 28, 2017

July 28, 2017

Martin Sklar, a pioneering Walt Disney Co. imagineer who played a key role in the design of Disney theme parks,...

R.I.P. Sir Roger Moore (1927-2017)

May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017

By Whitney Scott Bain   It with deep, sad regret to report that Sir Roger Moore who made an indelible...

Former Congressman Anthony Beilenson Dies at 84

March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017

Former congressman Anthony Beilenson was remembered on March 7 for his decades of service in state and national politics, including...

OBITUARY: Joel Hubert Coler

March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017

Joel Coler, 85, a long-time former vice-president of advertising and publicity for 20th Century Fox International, died at the Motion...

Bill Paxton, Actor in Films Such As “Aliens”, “Apollo 13”, Dead at 61

February 27, 2017

February 27, 2017

Bill Paxton, a four-decade-long star on broadcast and cable TV and the big screen has died at age 61, his...

Obituary: David Horowitz

July 24, 2016

July 24, 2016

David Horowitz, regarded by many as the dean of Hollywood publicists, and a political adviser best known for twice helping...

Man Who Created Rodeo Drive Into Luxury Retail Destination Dies at 90

April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016

Fred Hayman, the stylish entrepreneur who turned the Beverly Hilton into a center of high society then transformed Rodeo Drive...

Remembrance Service Former City Councilman Bill Rosendahl Livestreamed

April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016

A Catholic mass will be held in Santa Monica today to remember the life of former City Councilman Bill Rosendahl,...

Comedian Garry Shandling Dies of Heart Attack at Age 66

March 24, 2016

March 24, 2016

Comedian and actor Garry Shandling, best known for his work on the parody late-night talk show series “The Larry Sanders...

Richard Del Belso, Pioneer of Modern Movie Market Research, Was 76

March 20, 2016

March 20, 2016

Richard Del Belso, who helped revolutionize movie-market research and whose unique ability to explain data often influenced a film’s final...