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Paulina Wants to Be Like Mike
By Mariela Rosario | 07/08/2009 - 10:15

Paulina Rubio held a press conference in Mexico yesterday to promote her new album, Gran City Pop, and (of course) could not avoid questions about the biggest news story of the day, Michael Jackson's memorial service.


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Mayor Villaraigosa Asks Fans to Pay for MJ Memorial
By Mariela Rosario | 07/07/2009 - 18:00

The mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa, has reached out to Michael Jackson fans and L.A. residents to ask for tax-deductible donations to help cover the costs of the memorial service that took place today at the Staples Center. The city provided security for the massive motorcade that transported the pop star's body, shutting down tons of L.A.'s busiest thoroughfares and erecting massive screens to give fans who were unable to make it into the Staples Center a view of the ceremony, not to mention the hundreds of additional police officers deployed for the memorial.


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Mariah Carey to Perform at Michael Jackson's Memorial Service
By Mariela Rosario | 07/07/2009 - 09:45

Mariah Carey will perform today at the public memorial service for Michael Jackson, to be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California today at 10AM PST. Announcement of Jackson's memorial service created a huge outpouring from fans, with more than 1.6 million people applying for the  8,750 free tickets given away for the event.


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