| Nov 19, 2011
Walt Hazzard, a stellar point guard who helped John Wooden win his first national championship at UCLA and became the fifth coach to follow the college basketball legend, died Friday. He was 69.
Hazzard, who suffered a stroke in 1996, died at Ronald...
| Mar 2, 2012
Andrew Breitbart, the pugnacious, conservative Internet entrepreneur who took on the left and what he called the "media bully cabal" with a series of exposes that were explosive and sometimes flawed, died early Thursday after collapsing near his home in...
| Jun 18, 2011
"Wanna buy a song for a dime?" For many startled UCLA students and Sunset Strip sightseers in the 1960s, that was the way Larry "Wild Man" Fischer introduced himself.
Anyone who took him up on his offer was rewarded with a brief, bellowing burst of...
| May 6, 2010
For years, Jack Friedman's New York license plate read, "Thanx ET," a public wink at the movie-related merchandise that marked his first big success in the toy industry.
He went on to establish THQ Inc., a Calabasas video game maker, and in 1995, co-...
| Feb 26, 2011
Helen B. Landgarten, a Los Angeles artist and pioneering art therapist who established a clinical art therapy program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and graduate departments in art therapy at Immaculate Heart College and Loyola Marymount University, has...
| Aug 1, 2010
Keith Richman, a three-term Republican state assemblyman who fought for pension reform and was a leader in the San Fernando Valley secession movement, has died. He was 56.
Richman died of brain cancer Friday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said his...
| Jan 4, 2011
Gil Garfield, a member of the 1950s trio the Cheers, who had a top 10 hit with "Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots," has died. He was 77.
Garfield, who also was an artist and songwriter, died Saturday of cancer at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical...
| Jan 8, 2011
Aron Kincaid, an actor who appeared in 1960s "beach" movies such as "The Girls on the Beach" and "The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini" and later had careers as a model and an artist, has died. He was 70.
Kincaid, who lived in Beverly Hills, died of heart-...
| Nov 19, 2010
William Self, a producer and television executive who was in charge of television production at 20th Century-Fox during the 1960s and early `70s when its list of successful shows included "Peyton Place," "Batman" and " MASH," has died. He was 89.
| Jul 1, 2010
Dr. Arthur L. Rosenbaum, a prominent UCLA pediatric eye surgeon known for innovative research on eye- muscle disorders who late in life was targeted by animal-rights extremists, has died. He was 69.
FOR THE RECORD: In an obituary...
| May 22, 2010
Ronald Gottesman, a retired USC English professor who co-edited the "Norton Anthology of American Literature: Volumes I and II" published in 1979, died May 10 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center of complications from pneumonia, USC announced. He was 77....