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Oenophiles gather, Bob Dale dies and Hollywood Forever Cemetery on life support -- it's last links *

May 29, 2008 |  5:35 pm

Forever_isnt_as_long_as_you_thinl Forever after at Hollywood Forever? Don't count on it. The glam cemetery, final resting place of such old-school celebs like Peter Lorre, is in big trouble and may not have the cash to carry out up to 100,000 pre-paid funerals, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. (Big thanks to LAist for the link.)

More than 100 dead birds were found outside Lake Arrowhead high school. San Bernardino Sun

Chatsworth charter school closes after cash runs out. Daily News

Time for a new name? Two more furniture stores close at the South Coast Home Furnishings Centre. OC Register

Salud! Wine experts gather in Pomona. SGV Tribune

The man with the bow tie: Longtime San Diego TV personality Bob Dale dies. Union Tribune

Inland Empire remembers 40th anniversary of Robert Kennedy’s visit. San Bernardino Sun

-- Veronique de Turenne & Jesus Sanchez

Photo: Los Angeles Times

* Updated: A previous version of this post said Marilyn Monroe is buried at Hollywood Forever. She is not.