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L.A. Mourns the Death of Preacher and AIDS Activist Carl Bean

The South L.A. spiritual leader, who created a space for LGBTQ churchgoers and inspired a Lady Gaga hit, passed away this week after a lengthy illness
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The Crypt Next to Marilyn Monroe’s Is on the Market for a Cool $2 Mil

If you've got the dough, you can be fame-adjacent in the afterlife
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California Is Considering Legalizing Composting the Dead

A bill introduced by a local legislator could give folks in the Golden State a greener alternative to burial or cremation
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Venice Kundalini Yoga Leader Guru Jagat Has Passed Away at 41

The celebrity yogi and serial entrepreneur suffered a pulmonary embolism following surgery over the weekend
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Billionaire Philanthropist and Art Collector Eli Broad Has Passed Away at 87

One of L.A.’s wealthiest and most influential figures, Broad is widely credited with reshaping the city
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Tommy Lasorda’s Name Is Permanently Tattooed on L.A.’s Heart

Even if you didn’t care about the Dodgers, you knew Lasorda. A look back at the legacy of the quotable, ubiquitous star who bled blue to the end
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No One Loved Los Angeles Like Tom LaBonge Loved Los Angeles

The incomparable former city councilman and civic fixture dies at the age of 67
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Pasadena Considers Options for an Eddie Van Halen Memorial

On Monday, Pasadena City Council will discuss how best to honor the late SGV-bred rocker
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Pasadena’s Own Guitar God Eddie Van Halen Has Passed Away at 65

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee battled with cancer for a decade
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The First Person to Be Cured of HIV Passes Away from Cancer

Before his death, Timothy Ray Brown, known as "the Berlin Patient," told people to keep fighting for a cure that works for everyone