| Aug 10, 2012
Dale Olson, an elder statesman of the Hollywood publicity corps whose assignments over a four-decade career included representing Rock Hudson during the last months of the actor's struggle with AIDS, died Thursday of complications of liver cancer. He...
| Nov 28, 2012
Nothing about Marvin Miller seemed feisty or controversial at first glance; the soft-spoken economist was a smallish man with gray hair and a tidy mustache.
But as a union leader, it was Miller who took on baseball's establishment in the late 1960s,...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Bob Turley, 82, a hard-throwing right-handed pitcher who won the Cy Young Award in 1958 after rallying the New York Yankees past the Milwaukee Braves in the World Series, died of liver cancer Saturday in Atlanta, his family told the Baltimore Sun....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Ed Miller, who served as San Diego County district attorney for 24 years and, beginning in the scandal-ridden 1970s, was a major figure in reforming the city's political, business and law enforcement establishment, has died. He was 87.
| Jul 20, 2012
Decades after writer-director Nelson Lyon released the X-rated sex comedy "The Telephone Book" in 1971, the film was hailed as a neglected masterpiece. By then Lyons was a former "Saturday Night Live" writer long known for a darker connection: He went...
| Oct 17, 2012
Former U.S. senator from New Hampshire
Former U.S. Sen. John Durkin, 76, a New Hampshire Democrat who won his seat in 1975 in one of the closest elections in Senate history, died Tuesday at Franklin Regional Hospital in Concord, N.H.,...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 4:46 PM
“‘You make Machiavelli look like Mother Teresa.” The speaker was a paramour of J.R. Ewing, the time was 1996, and the backdrop was a shoddy TV movie called “Dallas: J.R. Returns.” Of course, J.R. never really left. He looms...
| Aug 28, 2012
Dr. R. Palmer Beasley, an epidemiologist whose pivotal research on hepatitis B in Taiwan first linked the virus to liver cancer, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his home in Houston. He was 76.
His death was announced by the University of Texas...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Co-star Eva Longoria writes on Friday, "I'm deeply saddened at the news of my dear friend Lupe Ontiveros passing. She was more than a colleague to me, she was my family. My heart is with your family Lupe..."...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:46 PM
It looks like the sun returned in time to shine on Saturday's CD release show for “Vision of Heaven,” a collection of the final studio recordings of blues hero Ronnie Byrd Foster. It will be a year this weekend since Foster died of liver...
| May 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Robin Gibb dead: Bee Gees singer-songwriter, who with his brothers made up one-third of one of the disco era's biggest acts, has died at 62 after a long battle with cancer....
| May 17, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Orange County Health Department is recognizing May as National Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19 as National Hepatitis Testing Day. The intent of these annual observances is to raise awareness about the global impact of viral hepatitis and the...