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Shirley Boone, philanthropist and wife of Pat Boone, dies at 84

Shirley Boone, philanthropist and wife of Pat Boone, dies at 84
  • Shirley Boone, philanthropist and wife of Pat Boone, dies at 84 FWC: Shirley Boone, philanthropist and wife of Pat Boone, dies at 84

    Shirley Boone, longtime wife of singer Pat Boone as well as a philanthropist, has died. She was 84. She passed away on Friday surrounded by her four daughters, Cherry, Lindy, Debby and Laury, who sang to her, Milt Suchin, Pat Boone’s manager, said in a statement. Shirley and Pat Boone had been…

  • Travis Scott, Big Boi to Perform with Maroon 5 at Super Bowl Halftime Show FWC: Travis Scott, Big Boi to Perform with Maroon 5 at Super Bowl Halftime Show

    It’s official. Travis Scott and Big Boi are going to the Super Bowl with Maroon 5. Following months of speculation, the NFL confirmed that Adam Levine and his Grammy-winning band will headline the Pepsi Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Feb. 3. They will be joined by the Houston rapper and OutKast member, an Atlanta native.…

  • The latest motion picture academy drama: Will there be an Oscars host? FWC: The latest motion picture academy drama: Will there be an Oscars host?

    Ladies and gentleman, your host for this year’s Oscars will be … no one. Or maybe someone. Or maybe everyone! Normally at this point, with just six weeks to go until the 91st Academy Awards, the planned emcee would be starting to huddle with the show’s writers and producers. Potential monologue…

  • Excision announces Bass Canyon and Lost Lands dates FWC: Excision announces Bass Canyon and Lost Lands dates

    Excision recently announced the 2019 dates of his monstrous bass festivals: Bass Canyon and Lost Lands. Along with touring year-round, Jeff Abel successfully launched two festivals in the past two years that catered to massive amounts of watts, amplifying low-end sound frequencies. Lost Lands launched in 2017, while Bass Canyon debuted in 2018. Both have called for sequels as headbangers…

  • French Montana on R. Kelly: ‘Whatever Happened, Happened’ FWC: French Montana on R. Kelly: ‘Whatever Happened, Happened’

    While many celebrities are speaking out against R. Kelly, French Montana has a different take. Following his halftime performance at the Rams game on Saturday (Jan. 12), the “Unforgettable” rapper was asked what he thinks of the embattled singer amid his sex abuse scandal. He responded by quoting lyrics from Kelly’s 1994 hit “Bump n’ Grind.” “He already told you,…

  • Rams’ glory days, and a city’s Super Bowl dreams, return in win over Dallas Cowboys FWC: Rams’ glory days, and a city’s Super Bowl dreams, return in win over Dallas Cowboys

    After more than two decades of midwinter silence, a city’s football soul came alive again, cutting through the winter chill with a roar that shook the Coliseum down to its soggy ankles. The Rams are 60 minutes from a Super Bowl. In only their third season back, the city’s prodigal football sons…

  • Rams defense able to run down Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott FWC: Rams defense able to run down Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott

    The Rams’ defense entered Saturday’s NFC divisional-round playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys with one challenging goal — stop Ezekiel Elliott. The NFL’s rushing leader had run for more than 100 yards seven times during the regular season. In last week’s wild-card victory over the Seattle Seahawks…

  • Laguna Beach girls’ water polo bounces back for third at Santa Barbara TOC FWC: Laguna Beach girls’ water polo bounces back for third at Santa Barbara TOC

    The Laguna Beach High girls’ water polo team came into the Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions top-ranked and undefeated, but that didn’t really guarantee the Breakers anything. It’s a year of parity in CIF Southern Section Division 1 and 2. And after suffering its first loss of the season Saturday…

  • Robokid recruits Manila Killa and AOBeats for new track, ’17’ FWC: Robokid recruits Manila Killa and AOBeats for new track, ’17’

    At the start of the SoundCloud’s future bass explosion, Moving Castle was putting forth some of the most intriguing takes on electronic music seen since the EDM explosion that preceded them. Created by Robokid, Manila Killa, and AOBeats, the three acts and their fellow producers built a name for themselves and have been working together for more than four years…

  • Measles case in L.A. County is confirmed and others may have been exposed, health officials say FWC: Measles case in L.A. County is confirmed and others may have been exposed, health officials say

    Health officials are warning that shoppers and diners in Los Angeles County may have been exposed to measles in late December. Officials confirmed one case of measles in a person who visited several locations in Malibu, Pasadena and Santa Monica while infectious. There is no longer any risk of…

  • “Being jaded is lame,” The Black Madonna comments on her experience on Holy Ship! FWC: “Being jaded is lame,” The Black Madonna comments on her experience on Holy Ship!

    The Black Madonna might be a little more of a believer in EDM after her experience on the most recent sailing of Holy Ship!. The floating festival, which just anchored its 12th and 13th editions, booked its annual lineup of dance and hip-hop’s best for two weekends of cruise ship revelry. The lineup featured The Black Madonna within a well-rounded…

  • What we learned from the Kings' 5-2 victory over the Penguins FWC: What we learned from the Kings’ 5-2 victory over the Penguins

    It’s not very often that a team gets well against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The winners of two of the last three Stanley Cups do not fit that prescription, even on the second of back-to-back games, but the Kings erased the embarrassment of their previous loss with a 5-2 win at Staples Center on…