These are the most recent obituary items from LA Observed.
900 or so friends gathered Sunday night at the Wilshire Ebell.
KPCC posted a little while ago that Julian, the station's longtime morning host, has died of brain cancer.
The original Filthy McNasty's occupied the Sunset Strip spot now the Viper Room. He also ran FM Station in the Valley.
"Maybe the greatest combination country singer and songwriter of his generation," Robert Hilburn said today.
Hennessy spent 27 years as the staff columnist at the Long Beach Press-Telegram, and another six years writing occasional pieces.
The longtime Westside councilman and television host entered hospice care last month.
Rogers grew up in the Hollywood PR business and launched his own firm, The Rogers Group, in 1978.
O'Donnell, 47, pushed Gov. Brown to sign California's new right-to-die act, which won't take effect until later this year.
Not many top bands with more certifiable Los Angeles roots than the Eagles, who met Linda Ronstadt at the Troubadour, became her band and with her blessing went out and dominated the 1970s.
Bowie's social media accounts posted tonight that the musician and actor has died after an 18-month fight with cancer.
Michael Hamilburg was the book agent for Jim Morrison, Jackie Robinson, Vincent Bugliosi and many other writers — as well as a number of Los Angeles journalists through the years....
His career included work with David Alfaro Siqueiros, illustrating for "Sleeping Beauty" and "Fantastic Voyage," and murals for Disneyland and other Disney parks.
Flick survived the attack on journalists covering Jonestown that killed Rep. Leo Ryan in 1978 and helped to start "Entertainment Tonight."
The father of City Attorney Mike Feuer died today. His talks with students at Castle Heights Elementary School were featured in a Steve Lopez column this year.
"If Los Angeles had another 100 Leonard Shapiros we'd be in a lot better shape than we are today," his wife wrote in a 1984 letter to the editor.