Doobie Brothers percussionist Bobby LaKind died following a long battle with cancer and just two months after reuniting with the band for a pair of concerts to benefit his two sons.
Saxophonist Curtis Peagler, who played with jazz greats Ray Charles and Count Basie, died in Los Angeles Dec. 19 following heart surgery.
Wayne Satz, an award-winning and controversial TV reporter who broke the McMartin Pre-School molestation story in 1984, was found dead at his Studio City home, authorities said. He was 47.
Jerry Hartman has been promoted to senior vice president of Universal Pay TV.
Set decorator Jay Garvin died Dec. 15 of complications arising from AIDS at his Shadow Hills home.
John Dreyer, previously manager of press and publicity for the Walt Disney World Resort, was named VP-corporate communications for the parent.
It appears that the Michael Jackson mural lives again.
Ken Lerner and Patti Klein Lerner, a boy, Samuel Bryce, Sept. 27, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.