| Nov 16, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Harold Hofmann, who served as mayor of the South Bay city of Lawndale for more than two decades, died Saturday. He was 81.
One of California's longest-serving mayors, Hofmann died of natural causes at his home, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:02 AM
"The Simpsons" farewell to its longtime cast member Marcia Wallace was simple but touching. During the opening sequence of Sunday night's episode, "Four Regrettings and a Funeral," Bart was spotted writing the farewell message, "We'll really miss you Mrs....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:45 AM
JERUSALEM -- Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, one of Israel's most influential religious and political leaders, died Monday at age 93.
In recent weeks, the aging rabbi had hospitalized for a series of medical conditions including back surgery, respiratory problems...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:19 PM
"Breaking Bad" is finally over. What, you hadn't heard? The show may be gone, but one Albuquerque-based fan group has said goodbye in style. They've purchased an obituary announcement in Mr. White's hometown paper, the Albuquerque Journal.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Longtime Universal Pictures executive Rick Finkelstein died Tuesday night from cancer, the studio said Wednesday.
He was 64.
"Last night, after a long and difficult battle with cancer, our own Rick Finkelstein passed away," Ron Meyer, NBCUniversal's...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Tom Clancy died Tuesday in Baltimore at age 66, his publisher, Penguin Group, told the Associated Press. No cause was given.
The bestselling author sold 50 million copies of his thrillers, beginning with "The Hunt for Red October" in 1984.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:50 AM
A.C. Lyles, a producer whose affiliation with Paramount Studios spanned more than 85 years, has died. He was 95.
Lyles died Friday night at his home in Los Angeles, said his assistant Pam Gibson.
His long association with the studio began when Lyles...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Sir Anthony Caro, the renowned British sculptor whose abstract creations have been hugely influential, has died. The 89-year-old artist suffered a heart attack and died on Wednesday, said the Tate Museum in London.
Caro is recognized widely for...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Ed Lauter, 74, a character actor who carved out a niche in the 1970s playing mostly heavies in movies and TV and kept up a busy schedule in recent years with appearances in Clint Eastwood’s “Trouble With the Curve” and Oscar winner...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Marcella Hazan, whose many cookbooks introduced Americans to the true food of Italy, died Sunday morning at her home in Longboat Key, Fla., according to her husband, Victor Hazan. She was 89 and had been in failing health for several months.
| Sep 28, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Long before today's motor-racing crew chiefs employed laptop computers, engine dynamometers and other high-tech gear in search of more speed, there was George Bignotti.
Bignotti, who died Friday at 97, reigned supreme among chief mechanics -- that's...