Friday Mar 27 | via Pasadena Star-News
Christopher Slatoff worked with Ray Bradbury to create "The Illustrated Man", a bronze sculpture representing the author's life. The statue will be at the California Art Club's 104th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art March 29-April 19. When: Opens March 29. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through April 19. Extended hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 29 and April 19. The California Art Club will offer several events in conjunction with the 104th Annual Juried Gold Medal Exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via Pasadena Weekly
Eugene Patton, the stagehand who shot to fame as Gene Gene the Dancing Machine on "The Gong Show" and later lost both of his legs to diabetes, has died due to health complications from that disease. Patton, who worked off-camera on "Laugh-In" and several other popular NBC shows, was introduced to television audiences during an episode of "The Gong Show" that was running short on material. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via Whittier Daily News
It was evident in his time with the Tournament of Roses, where he served many roles including president twice, and the numerous organizations in and around his Pasadena hometown, which he gave his time and energy. “He loved being involved in the city,” said Linda Ward, his wife of 33 years. Comment?
Saturday Mar 14 | via New York Daily News
'Gene Gene the Dancing Machine, a legendary presence on NBC's 'The Gong Show,' has passed away at the age of 82. Gene Patton suffered from diabetes. Gene Patton, the beloved dancing stagehand on the hugely popular 70s series "The Gong Show," has died in Pasadena, Calif. Comment?
Saturday Mar 14 | via Dayton Daily News
News Death Notice ORTMAN, Audrey J. Passed away on Friday March 13 which was her 86th birthday. Audrey was a successful independent businesswoman, Realtor and celebrated author. Comment?
Thursday Mar 12 | via Home
Fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, creator of the "Discworld" series and author of more than 70 books, has died. He was 66. Pratchett, who suffered from a rare form of early onset Alzheimer's disease, had earned wide respect in Britain and beyond with his dignified campaign for the right of critically ill patients to choose assisted suicide. Comment?
Friday Mar 6 | via Visalia Times-Delta
Virginia A. Loar Feb. 22, 2015 7:30 PM Virginia A. Loar was born in Cleveland, Oh. on April 28, 1919. Comment?
Thursday Mar 5 | via NBC Los Angeles
A driver died after crashing his car into a parked big rig and plowing into a Pasadena building Thursday, March 5, 2015, police said. A man in his 20s died after crashing his car into a parked big rig and plowing into a Pasadena building early Thursday, police said. Comment?
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