Posted Sep. 14, 2014, 9:04 am
Joe Sample, an iconic jazz and keyboard artist and composer whose music transcended genres and defied easy labels, has died at age 75.
Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 12:18 pm
Santa Monica College Executive Vice President and Chief Instructional Officer Randal “Randy” Lawson died unexpectedly on Aug. 19, 2014. He was 66.
Posted Jun. 15, 2014, 9:04 am
The voice of Sunday morning top 40 radio for generations of people around the world has been stilled, as Casey Kasem died today. He was 82.
Posted Jun. 6, 2014, 9:12 am
Santa Monica resident James Kohfeld passed away on Sunday, June 1, after attending a “Celebration” of his life on Saturday that included a review of his life and a musical program presented by family and friends. Heartfelt tributes were gathered in a “Collection of Memories.”
Posted May. 31, 2014, 12:14 pm
Pneumonia has reportedly claimed the life of oceanographer and big-wave surfer Ricky Grigg, according to multiple news reports. He was 77. G...
Posted May. 27, 2014, 10:18 am
The director of 'Mannequin' and 'Mr. Nanny' was the motorcyclist reported killed last weekend.
Posted May. 21, 2014, 7:59 am
Dorothy Green, beloved mother and grandmother, died peacefully in her home in Malibu, surrounded by her family, on April 7, 2014, at the age of 94
Posted May. 19, 2014, 9:17 am
A memorial service will be held for Porter I. Leach on May 31.
Posted Apr. 30, 2014, 9:09 am
Lee Marshall, the longtime voice of "Tony the Tiger" passed away in Santa Monica Saturday, April 26 due to complications arising from his battle with esophageal cancer.
Posted Apr. 11, 2014, 9:31 am
A standing-room-only remembrance was held Sunday, April 6 at Lincoln Middle School to honor the life of James Scott “Jimmy” Bromberg, a Santa Monica native who died March 29 after fighting cancer. He was 28.
Posted Apr. 6, 2014, 9:07 am
James Scott (Jimmy) Bromberg, 28, died in the early morning hours of March 29, 2014 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Posted Mar. 8, 2014, 8:03 am
John M. (Jack) Blanchette Jr. -- president and owner of Blanchette & Associates Public Relations in Santa Monica -- died Tuesday, March 4. He was 68.
Posted Feb. 18, 2014, 9:13 am
Former child star Shirley Temple, who was born in Santa Monica, passed away Monday, Feb. 10 in her Northern California home. She was 85.
Posted Jan. 10, 2014, 9:20 am
Daniel William Schast, 25, formerly of Malvern and residing in Los Angeles, passed away on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 in Santa Monica.
Posted Jan. 3, 2014, 8:50 am
One of Hollywood’s most prolific actors passed away of natural causes at Santa Monica-UCLA Hospital last month.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:55 am
A man who worked as an engineer at the RAND Corporation in the 1960s who forecast the role personal computers would play in our lives and the challenges they posed to individual privacy passed away just days before Thanksgiving. According to RAND, Willis Ware passed away Nov. 22 at his home in Santa Monica. He was 93.
Posted Oct. 12, 2013, 9:13 am
Mark Benjamin was a guy with an easy going manner and a work-hard ethic. He began in the construction business as an apprentice carpenter at Morley Builders, a family company started by his father in the 1950s to meet the post WWII housing boom. Mark Benjamin went on to become the CEO of Morley and to be the founder of Benchmark Contractors.
Posted Aug. 21, 2013, 9:15 am
Well-known Santa Monica home builder, Robert “Bob” Meyers, died on June 21, 2013 at his home in Lake San Marcos, CA after bravely battling cancer for the past year.
Posted Aug. 7, 2013, 9:08 am
Walter (Walt) Diamond, the and iconic decorative kitchen and bath retailer and long term Santa Monica businessman who co-founded Snyder Diamond over 64 years ago, has died. He was 85.
Posted Jul. 23, 2013, 12:47 pm
Assistant director and line producer Brent Bowman of 20th Street in Santa Monica passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013.
Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:35 am
Donald Harry Brandsen passed away in Santa Monica, survived by his daughter and granddaughters. Don's tireless efforts and fight to save the Santa Monica Airport was his life for the last 35 years as the self-anointed "Warlord" and Chairman of the Santa Monica Airport Association Political Action Committee.
Posted Apr. 7, 2013, 9:15 am
Pastor David Andrew Lopez (1932-2013), former Senior Pastor of the Alpha & Omega Christian Center, passed away on Holy Thursday, March 28, 2013.
Posted Mar. 31, 2013, 6:00 am
Mary Louise Bowman passed away March 28, 2013 while visiting family in Philadelphia, PA. She was a lifelong resident of Santa Monica, having moved to Santa Monica with her parents during the great depression. She was born Jan. 1, 1924 in Auburn, New York.
Posted Feb. 27, 2013, 10:43 am
Funeral Services will be held this Saturday, March 2 for long time Santa Monica resident Colby West Evett, who passed away aged 92 on Feb. 16.
Posted Feb. 22, 2013, 9:12 am
Leo Bourget, a former Santa Monica businessman and Pacific Palisades resident, passed away February 5, 2013 at the age of 87. He was born in Santa Monica, California, on August 10, 1925 to August and Celina Bourget.