News

September 2008

Los Angeles, CA – Carole King performed at a charity event last night in Los Angeles, in support of the Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, aka "Prop 2." Prop 2 is sponsored by the Californians for Humane Farms and ensures humane treatment for all animals, including those raised for food. The event, which was hosted by Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, took place at a private residence in Los Angeles. Besides Ellen and Portia, stars in attendance included Jared Leto, Tobey Maguire and Heather Graham.

Studio City, CA - All of us at CaroleKing.com are deeply saddened by the loss of Paul Newman (January 26, 1925 ­ September 26, 2008). His passing took from the world a talented actor, a visionary entrepreneur, a generous spirit, a loving family man, and a dear friend.

Carole King had her first professional encounter with Newman when she wrote and recorded the title song for the 1972 film, "Pocket Money," starring Paul Newman and Lee Marvin, written by John Gay and Terrence Malick from the novel, Jim Kane, by J.P.S. Brown, and directed by Stuart Rosenberg.

Philadelphia, PA - After three days of campaigning in Indiana and Ohio, Carole King arrived in Pennsylvania in support of Democratic Presidential Nominee Barack Obama.

In Indiana, King made stops in Greenwood, Muncie and Richmond. Ohio included visits to Springfield, Urbana, Sidney, Celina, Wapokoneta, Lima, Bellefontaine, Marysville, Columbus, Ahsland, Barberton and Mentor.

San Diego, CA - Carole King was included to the Frosted Pink with a Twist event that took place at the San Diego Sports Arena on Sunday, September 14, 2008.