• Television Academy
    In late 2018, I went to have lunch with Robert Conrad, a man I once thought might kill me on national TV. Conrad was a fiery guy, and we'd had a few words on-and off-camera on ABC's first Battle of the Network Stars. Our controversy has been the subject of countless mentions over the last 40 years, but this would be the first time we'd ever broken bread. I'd always had questions for him. I assume he felt the same way, given his immediate "yes" when I asked through an intermediary if he would like to finally get together. Lunch was at his house.
  • The Malibu Times
    One person has died in a house fire that sparked a brush fire in the Malibu Hills. The LA County Fire Department was alerted to a brush fire at the 2000 block of Rambla Pacifico at 3:33 a.m. Sunday morning.
  • Los Angeles Times
    Basketball Hall of Famer Paul Westphal, the legendary player from Aviation High in Redondo Beach who became an All-American at USC before a professional career as a player and coach, has died, it ...
  • The Malibu Times
    Ron Coleman was born in Culver City on Jan. 27, 1935, and died on Oct. 30, 2020. Ron went to be with the Lord, his loved ones shared. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Trude Coleman; son, Ron Coleman Jr;
  • The Malibu Times
    Thomas G. Bos, husband, father, step-father, grandfather, businessman, Rotarian and captain passed away at his home in Malibu, Calif., at the age of 81 on July 27, 2020. Tom was
  • The Malibu Times
    Thousands of Malibu families are mourning the death this week of Phil Cott, the beloved former principal of Webster Elementary School. Cott served as principal from 1990 until his retirement in 2013. He was 68. SMMUSD Board of Education member Craig Foster, eulogizing Cott at a board meeting last Thursday, reminded those gathered that through ...
  • TheWrap on MSN.com
    Television star Robert Conrad, who was the star of the 1960s TV series "Wild Wild West," has died at the age of 84. "He lived a wonderfully long life and while the family is saddened by his passing, he will live forever in their hearts,
  • Evening Standard on MSN.com
    Monty Python star Terry Jones has died at the age of 77, his agent has said. A statement from the family of Monty Python star Terry Jones said: “We are deeply saddened to have to announce the passing of beloved husband and father,
  • The Malibu Times
    Typed obituaries must use sentence case (please avoid submitting correspondence typed entirely in capital letters or in cursive). Obituaries may be 350 words maximum and include one photograph. Members of the editorial team will edit for newspaper style ...
  • The Malibu Times
    Well, think of it this way—when you read the obituary of some guy who had just turned 93, and the paper runs his high school photo, you my loyal reader can extrapolate that the photo you see each week is of a younger me. Believe me when I tell you I have no intention of providing The Malibu Times with a more current photo.