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Public memorial planned for director Garry Marshall

BURBANK — A public memorial service is being planned in November for film and television writer, director and actor Garry Marshall, who died July 19 at age 81. Marshall died at a hospital in Burbank from complications of pneumonia following a stroke, according to Michelle Bega, a vice president with Rogers & Cowan. Marshall created Read More…

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Custom carmaker George Barris dies at 89

LOS ANGELES — George Barris, the custom carmaker who designed the Batmobile made famous in the mid-1960s “Batman” television series, died Nov. 5 at his Los Angeles home at age 89. Barris’ son, Brett, announced his father’s death via a Facebook posting. “Sorry to have to post that my father, legendary kustom car king George Read More…