Archive for June 27th, 2012

George Randolph Hearst Jr. Obituary

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012


George Randolph Hearst Jr. dies at 84; L.A. Herald-Examiner publisher



Hearst oversaw the merger of the morning Examiner with the afternoon Herald-Express in 1962. The paper folded in 1989. He later became chairman of Hearst Corp.


By Valerie J. Nelson
Los Angeles Times
June 27, 2012


The demise of the Hearst newspaper empire in Los Angeles began in 1962 when publisher George Randolph Hearst Jr. abandoned the morning newspaper market. Hearst and the company that owned the Los Angeles Times made what some viewed as a back-room deal: At almost the same time, they folded editions that directly competed with each other.


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Kardashians at Hollywood Forever

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012


The Kardashian family go shopping for a burial plot




There are reports that the Kardashian family visited Hollywood Forever Cemetery in search of a family plot or possibly “a giant mausoleum” (I don’t know where that would be at H4E unless they would build their own). Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, and Rob; step-dad Bruce Jenner and  mother Kris were all spotted at the cemetery. Their father/OJ defense lawyer Robert Kardashian (who died in 2003) is buried in the Park Terrace Section of the Inglewood Park Cemetery. 



Nora Ephron Obituary

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012


Nora Ephron dies at 71; writer of sharp-edged romances



An author and the screenwriter of the smart, romantic comedies ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ and ‘When Harry Met Sally,’ Nora Ephron drew upon her marriage to Carl Bernstein for the novel ‘Heartburn.’


By John Horn and Rebecca Keegan
Los Angeles Times
June 26, 2012


Nora Ephron, who cast an acerbic eye on relationships, metropolitan living and aging in essays, books, plays and hit movies including “Sleepless in Seattle,” “When Harry Met Sally…” and “Julie & Julia,” died Tuesday in New York. She was 71.


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