These are the most recent obituary items from LA Observed.
Steve Lopez has written a lovely column on his friend, the Skid Row organizer and housing advocate and co-founder of the LAMP Community.
Durslag wrote about sports for the Hearst newspapers in Los Angeles from the time he was a freshman at USC in 1939 until the HerEx closed in 1989.
See was "the defining voice for a certain kind of California experience in the mid-’70s and 1980s."
Coming, goings, awards and Donald Trump. Plus that LAT photographer pleads no contest and gets community service.
Cunningham created the genre of street fashion photography and was featured in a 2010 documentary.
Lamb was "the consummate newspaperman in the glory days of the profession," his LAT obit begins.
Muhammad Ali, who died today at age 74, had a lot of connections to Los Angeles.
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.