A Watts native considered LA’s unofficial poet laureate has died.
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Saul Landau, who profiled political leaders like Cuba’s Fidel Castro and Chile’s Salvador Allende, has died at age 77.
“The Young and the Restless” will air a special two-day tribute for the character Katherine “Kay” Chancellor on Sept. 3 and Sept. 4.
Eydie Gorme — legendary singer and half of the duo Steve and Eydie — died Saturday in Las Vegas.
Justin Miller, a pitcher for four teams during a major league career that spanned seven seasons, has been found dead. He was 35.
Richard Matheson, the prolific sci-fi and fantasy writer whose “I Am Legend” and “The Shrinking Man” were transformed into films, has died. He was 87.
The woman who intervened when an officer pulled over one of her sons, leading to a racially-charged scuffle that set off the 1965 Watts riot, has died.
Longtime radio broadcaster Harry Birrell has died at the age of 85, KNX 1070 Newsradio announced Sunday.
Ken Venturi, who overcame dehydration to win the 1964 U.S. Open and spent 35 years in the booth for CBS Sports, died Friday afternoon. He was 82.
Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo Kris Kross who made one of the decade’s most memorable songs with the frenetic “Jump,” has died, according to authorities. He was 34.
Joe Weider, the legendary bodybuilding impresario Arnold Schwarzenegger has often cited as his key mentor, has died at age 93.
Bobby Rogers, a founding member of Motown group The Miracles and a songwriting collaborator with Smokey Robinson, died Sunday at his suburban Detroit home. He was 73.
Dale Robertson, an Oklahoma native who became a star of television and movie Westerns during the genre’s heyday, died Tuesday. He was 89.
Shadow Morton, a 1960s pop-song writer and producer whose biggest credits include “Leader of the Pack” and “Remember (Walking in the Sand),” has died. He was 71.
A popular lifeguard died Saturday after falling from his bike, according to officials.