Actress Naya Rivera Presumed Dead in Drowning Accident

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Former Glee actress Naya Rivera, 33, is presumed dead after an eighteen-hour search through the murky waters of Lake Piru, after her son was found alone on the lake in a boat she had rented earlier.

Authorities were notified by a passing boater of child sleeping alone in a boat that had been rented to Ms. Rivera. In what authorities called a "challenging interview" they discovered Ms. Rivera and her son, Josey Hollis Dorsey, 4, both "jumped into the lake" he crawled back into the boat and she never surfaced. He was wearing a life vest, she was not.


Glee Fans Get A Final Goodbye For Beloved Character


According to Ventura County Sheriff twitter, "Multiple teams of professional search & rescue personnel are actively searching Lake Piru for clues to the location of Naya Rivera. With over 80 people involved in the search right now, we are using helicopters, boats, ATV vehicles, and ground personnel to try and locate her. We have mutual aid for specialized dive teams en route from Los Angeles County, San Luis Obispo County, and Tulare County. We will keep you posted with any updates as we learn them. Our hearts and prayers go out all of the family and friends of the Rivera family."

Naya Rivera @Naya Rivera

Rivera began her entertainment as a child actress and model with guest appearances on The Royal Family, which she received a nomination for Young Artist Award. Her breakthrough came as Santana Lopez on Fox's Glee which ran from 2009-2015. 


Luke Perry, Film and Television Star, Dies at 52


Rivera received notice and award nominations as early as 1992. As a member of the Glee ensemble she received four Screen Actors Guild Awards, wining in 2010. Her role on Glee propelled her into the public's heart and she received multiple nomination for People's Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards

An accomplished entrepreneur she created a children's clothing line JoJo & Izzy, after the birth of her son.

She is the third regular Glee cast member who has died. In 2013 Cory Monteith who played Finn, died of a drug overdose. Mark Salling who played Puck died of suicide after child pornography was found on his home computer.


Carrie Fisher, Star Wars Princess Leia, Dies


Lake Piru, in Ventura County, the lake has 12000 miles of shoreline and a maximum depth of 130 feet, and is popular with boaters, swimmers, and others water sports enthusiasts. Located in Los Padres National Forest, fifty miles north of Los Angeles, it is usually a great escape during the sweltering temperatures of Los Angeles summers.


Debbie Reynolds, Actress, Author, Humanitarian, Legend, Dies One Day After Daughter Carrie Fisher


The lake will be closed to the public while search operations continue.

Pictures from Naya Rivera @Naya Rivera

Haute Tease

  • Five Great Family-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    All around Las Vegas lie areas of breathtaking natural beauty, offering families with young children the easy opportunity to explore unspoiled wilderness without traveling great distances. To compose this list, I tapped the memories of three experts: my children.

     
  • OCEANA Hosts Celebrity Studded Benefit

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    OCEANA, the international oceanic conservation organization, recently launched the opening of its New York office with a celebrity packed benefit on posh Manhattan's Upper East Side.

     
  • A Hologram For The King Review – Finding An Oasis in the Desert of Life

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    A Hologram for the King, from Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions, presents a new take on the proverbial fish out of water scenario, as ageing salesman Tom Hanks attempts to navigate the changing world of IT, break cultural barriers and maintain life.

     
  • state Presents Object Action: The “F” Word in a Post-Truth Era

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Object Action: The “F” Word in a Post-Truth Era marks the inauguration of Collect For Change™—an initiative which collaborates with artists across disciplines, offering artwork with a portion of sales benefiting a charity personally selected by each artist.

     
  • This is Not Just A Painting Review - A Scholarly Examination Reveals Truths Beneath the Canvas

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    This is Not Just a Painting, an Inquiry into Art Domination, Magic and the Sacred from Bernard Lahire and Polity Books, investigates the rediscovery of a national treasure by examining societal truths behind artistic expression.

     
  • Punxsutawney Phil Sees Shadow

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Punxsutawney Phil, the Pennsylvania Groundhog who, since 1887, has become the annual predictor for winter’s end, popped his head out of his hole-in-the-ground home and promptly saw his shadow, the indicator of another six more weeks of winter, snow, cold, ice and slush, sad news for those of us who are ready for winter’s end. 

     
  • Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa Review – A Splendid Hypnotic Escape

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano, a luxurious beach-front paradise halfway between Palm Beach and Miami, sits directly on the sand making it a destination for those who long for the ocean, and walks along the shoreline at any hour.

     
  • Op/Ed: Healthcare is this Year’s Political Football

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Healthcare is the political football of the midterm elections. But unlike the game of football, there are no rules. And the goal is to win – not for the benefit of the team (the voters) but to gain status and power.

     
  • The International Art Festival Category Winners' Exhibition to Hold Opening Reception

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The opening reception for the 2013 International Art Festival Winner’s Exhibition will be held on Wednesday, August 14, beginning at 6:00pm at the Museum of Russian Art.                                 

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama/Syrian Policy Failure; Gun Violence; Election 2016; Bill Cosby

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    President Barack Obama has returned to Washington from his Holiday and is eager and energized to begin his last year in office moving ahead with the Gun Violence issue he has indicated the intent to announce Executive Order action.

     
  • Election 2020: Biden To Noticias Telemundo: "Sleepy Joe Is Going to Wake Him (Trump) Up Really Quickly"

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Joe Biden speaks with Spanish-language television for the first time since announcing his candidacy. The Presidential hopeful talks about the El Paso Massacre, Immigration, the Campaign, his choice for Vice President and Trump in an Exclusive Interview with Noticias Telemundo´s Senior Correspondent Vanessa Hauc.

     
  • Naked Princess Bridal Collection - Monogrammed Intimates for Bride and Wedding Party

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    For brides searching for that special gift to present to the bridal party silk charmeuse monogrammed robes, a sentimental and unique gift, is becoming a distinctive gift for brides wishing to express more than simply thank you.

     
  • World-Class Orchestra Announces Next Year’s Exciting Summer Line-Up Beginning June 28, 2014

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    August 26, 2013 – It was a Cal Phil weekend full of awe-inspiring performances, music magic and a string of standing ovations that marked the conclusion of another successful summer season for the world-class orchestra and the building excitement for next year’s series.  

     
  • Ten Game-Changing Cocktail Trends - From Whimsical To Wild

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Mix up your spirit selections and take your soirées to an unforgettable new level this season with libations that eradicate expectations. There’s no need to hit the bar for a stellar craft cocktail, as killer concoctions are a snap to make at home!

     
  • Money News: Retirement Solutions for the Affluent

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Having a comfortable nest egg is not a guarantee that retirement worries will vanish. According to a recent Gallup Poll, the majority of Americans, low income as well as the more affluent, report to be “very” to “moderately” concerned about their retirement savings.