| Aug 10, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Eydie Gorme, the popular nightclub vocalist and half of the longtime musical partnership Steve & Eydie, died in a Las Vegas hospital Saturday after an undisclosed illness. She was 84 years old.
Together with her husband, Steve Lawrence, Gorme was...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Actress Lisa Robin Kelly, who was known to most people as the promiscuous older sister on the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show," has died at age 43.
Kelly's agent, Craig Wyckoff, confirmed her death, saying that the actress had been dealing with her...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:28 AM
David Frost may be best remembered for his post-Watergate interviews with former President Richard Nixon, but the veteran British broadcaster was equally at ease as a satirist, game show host and serious political journalist.
In a television career that...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:53 PM
J.J. Cale, a laconic, Oklahoma-born musician who shunned the spotlight but gained fame by penning such hits as "After Midnight" and "Cocaine," has died. He was 74.
His death from a heart attack Friday at a La Jolla hospital was disclosed on his...
| Jul 28, 2013
Delfin Santos Jr. was in Army basic training when his father died.
His father was himself an Army veteran, a prisoner of war during World War II who died in his 90s. Santos listened — really listened — to his father's stories as a child...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Returning to his native Mexican village after many years, the artist was startled by what he didn't see.
"Where are my friends, my relatives?" Alejandro Santiago asked the remaining residents of the town, Teococuilco de Marcos Perez, in a remote...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Mimi Clar Melnick, an author and former Los Angeles Times writer who was the host of jazz salons in her Encino home for more than 17 years, has died. She was 77.
Melnick died June 14, a few months after having open-heart surgery, her family announced...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:42 PM
Natalie de Blois' pioneering path through the male-dominated world of architecture was laden with sexist barriers.
Despite her status as an associate partner at the Chicago powerhouse Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in the 1960s, de Blois invariably was left...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:16 PM
Leon Whiteson, a Zimbabwe-born architect-turned-critic and novelist who wrote about architecture for publications such as Architectural Digest, the Toronto Star and the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, died of cancer Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 82.
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Robert N. Wold, an innovator in the use of satellite technology for the distribution of television programming, died Saturday in Irvine of complications from dementia, his family said. He was 87.
Born in Minneapolis on Sept. 11, 1925, Wold served in the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Boomers, say goodbye to another piece of childhood: The man who created Dancing Bear on "Captain Kangaroo" has died.
Cosmo Allegretti, a set painter who became a puppeteer and voice artist on the children's TV classic, died of emphysema at age 86 on...