Hollywood Local News Obituaries

Longtime bartender at Musso and Frank’s dies

HOLLYWOOD — Ruben Rueda, who worked as a bartender at Hollywood’s Musso and Frank Grill for 52 years, died April 26 of natural causes at Whittier Hospital Medical Center. He was 67. The announcement was made by Mark Echeverria, the restaurant’s proprietor, and a fourth generation family member and owner. “Ruben always knew just what Read More…

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Rock Hudson’s death woke the nation up to AIDS

It promised to be a quiet afternoon of old friends reminiscing. Rock Hudson and Doris Day, the screen team of late 1950s-early 1960s comedies, were reuniting to publicize a TV series on pets for the Christian Broadcasting Network. Day, a staunch animal rights advocate, had come out of retirement as the program’s host, and her Read More…