| Jul 13, 2008
From Del Mar's upper grandstand levels, you can see the glistening Pacific. During turf races, you can marvel from the infield at the grace of the Thoroughbreds racing toward you, the afternoon sunlight bringing out every sparkle in the jockeys'...
| Dec 17, 2009
Yvonne King Burch, one of the singing King Sisters, an accomplished swing-era vocal group that later starred with their extended family in a television variety show, has died. She was 89.
Burch, who was injured in a fall, died Sunday at a hospital in...
| Jan 21, 2010
Anyone familiar with James Ellroy's "L.A. Confidential," or the razor-sharp film adaptation, will recall the sleazy magazine whose insatiable desire for nasty stories about Hollywood celebrities drove the plot.
Ellroy called it Hush-Hush, but his model...
| Jan 21, 2010
Bart Andrews, a prolific author of TV trivia tomes who wrote "The 'I Love Lucy' Book," an early definitive appreciation of the classic sitcom, has died. He was 64.
Andrews died Dec. 26 at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center following a heart attack,...
| Feb 27, 2000
PALM SPRINGS -- At a cemetery on Ramon Road, where the Crayola-green lawns of this desert community yield to sand and tumbleweeds, Frank Sinatra is buried. His plain, flat gravestone bears an epitaph taken from the title of an early '60s song he recorded:...
| Apr 27, 1989
Lucille Ball, the leggy showgirl, model and B-grade movie queen whose pumpkin hair and genius for comedy made her an icon of television, died early Wednesday, a week after undergoing emergency heart surgery.
The co-creator and star of " I Love Lucy," a...