| Nov 4, 2010
Monica Johnson, a film and television writer best known for her screenwriting partnership with writer-director Albert Brooks on "Modern Romance," "Lost in America" and other comedies starring Brooks, has died. She was 64.
Johnson, a Palm Springs...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 8:33 PM
The Newport-Mesa community rallied in grand spirit Nov. 12 to officially welcome the Oasis Senior Center. The Friends of Oasis Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing quality services to the senior population, invited local citizens to...
| Nov 29, 2010
Leslie Nielsen, a serious actor who became a comic star with his career-changing roles in "Airplane!" and the "Naked Gun" comedies, died Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84.
Nielson died of complications from pneumonia at a hospital near his home,...
| Sep 24, 2010
Eddie Fisher, one of the most popular singers of the 1950s who made headlines with marriages to — and divorces from — some of the most famous Hollywood starlets of that era, has died. He was 82.
Fisher died Wednesday at his home in Berkeley...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:00 AM
BERKELEY-- Entertainer and 50s pop icon Eddie Fisher has died at the age of 82.
According to his daughter, Tricia Leigh Fisher, the singer died in his Berkely home due to complications from hip surgery Wednesday night.
Fisher sold millions of records in...
| Sep 25, 2010
As Eddie Fisher once put it, by the time he was 33, "I had been married to America's sweetheart and America's femme fatale, and both marriages had ended in scandal.
"I'd been one of the most popular singers in America and had given up my career for love....
| Dec 12, 2010
What's the difference between a standup concert and a one-person show? See for yourself in two showcase performances this week on HBO.
Carrie Fisher's autobiographical "Wishful Drinking" (HBO, 9 tonight), recorded before an audience in New Jersey in...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 10:33 AM
Carrie Fisher, wearing all black, can't quite stay seated in a hotel room. Her people fuss over her, but when left alone, she focuses.
She focuses on a life that seems created for tabloids. She focuses on the gossip frenzy that was her parents'...
| Aug 7, 2010
| 8:05 PM
City cuts Corona del Mar business district funds
The Corona del Mar Business Improvement District will be getting more than $10,000 less this fiscal year from city's matching funds, according to city sources and online B.I.D. budget documents.
| Oct 20, 2010
Tom Bosley, a Tony Award-winning actor who was best known for playing Howard Cunningham, the amiable father on the hit TV series "Happy Days," has died. He was 83.
Bosley died early Tuesday at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage after a brief...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 1:30 AM
NEW YORK - What's more delicious than reading one of those bizarrely self-centered, poorly written autobiographies by a celebrity? The answer may be adding more stars: Get another celebrity to read it aloud.
That's the premise behind ''Celebrity...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 10:13 AM
Mary Jeanette and Don Boles
Long time Burbank resident, Mary Jeanette Boles, died peacefully on March 3rd at age 90 in Burbank. She followed her husband, Don Boles, by under two years. He died at age 91 in 2009. Mary Jeanette (Goodwin) was known as...