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Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed the ever-logical Mr. Spock in “Star Trek” on television and on the silver screen, died today at his Bel-Air home at age 83. Nimoy’s wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed his death, saying the cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy revealed in recent months he had […]

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Famed architect and Brentwood resident Jon Jerde dies

The Los Angeles Times reports: Architect Jon Jerde, 75, who also helped oversee the design of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, died Monday at his home in Brentwood, according to an announcement from his wife, architect Janice Ambry Jerde. He had cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. The article also says that: Architect Jon Jerde spent 10 years […]

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City Hall to hold memorial for reporter Rick Orlov

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A public memorial service will be held at City Hall today for longtime Daily News reporter Rick Orlov. Orlov, who covered City Hall for the Daily News for nearly 30 years, died Feb. 2 at age 66 from complications of diabetes. City Council President Herb Wesson and several San Fernando Valley […]

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Veteran Hollywood Reporter Bob Thomas Dies

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Longtime Associated Press entertainment writer Bob Thomas died at his Encino home today. He was 92. Thomas covered 66 Oscar ceremonies and reported on generations of stars - - from Clark Gable to Tom Cruise, according to the Associated Press, which described him as a last link to Hollywood’s studio age […]

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