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  • Brendan Collins to open Birch in Hollywood

    Brendan Collins to open Birch in Hollywood

    If you've been spending your nights eating chicken liver toast and downing pints at Waterloo & City, mourning its closing, cheer up. Although that Culver City restaurant will have its last service on Friday, chef Brendan Collins will be opening his new restaurant soon enough. Quite soon, really....

  • Events: Charm City cake classes, Wirsthaus World Cup, wine tasting at Andaz

    Events: Charm City cake classes, Wirsthaus World Cup, wine tasting at Andaz

    Duff Goldman’s West Coast cake shop, Charm City Cakes West, is holding cake-decorating classes led by the bakery’s team of professional decorators. The first class is at 11 a.m. Saturday and will teach students ages 14 and up how to make cakes with a quilted monogram design. Each class has a different...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

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  • The Weeknd and Belly cancel 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' performance because of Trump appearance

    The Weeknd and Belly cancel 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' performance because of Trump appearance

    Amid a tempestuous swing through Southern California on Wednesday, Donald Trump made a stop in Hollywood for a taping of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” drawing a small crowd of protesters and prompting singer the Weeknd and rapper Belly to cancel their performances on the show. Outside the El Capitan Theatre...

  • Selena Gomez and French Montana make a connection in Calabasas

    Selena Gomez and French Montana make a connection in Calabasas

    Calabasas residents, wave goodbye to one celebrity and say hello to another. Singer-actress and Justin Bieber obsession Selena Gomez has sold her home in a gated community for $3.3 million. The buyer? Rapper French Montana. Reached by a long driveway, the estate has a Mediterranean-style main house...

  • Home of the Week: Dressed to the nines in Hollywood Hills West

    Home of the Week: Dressed to the nines in Hollywood Hills West

    Resting on a knoll above the Sunset Strip, this contemporary showplace is visually dramatic, with offset wings and walls of glass designed to offer city-to-ocean views from multiple perspectives.  Designed for entertaining, the multilevel house features such amenities as a 10-person theater, a...

  • Jean-Claude Van Damme knocks out a sale on the Westside

    Jean-Claude Van Damme knocks out a sale on the Westside

    In a celebrity connection straight outta the Westside, actor and martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme sold his home in Marina del Rey to rapper-actor Ice Cube for $7.25 million. The custom three-story with cityscape and ocean views came up for sale a year ago for about $10 million and was more...

  • Celebrity architect unveils colorful Malibu creation

    Celebrity architect unveils colorful Malibu creation

    Architect to the stars Richard Landry has put his traffic-stopping beach house in Malibu on the market at $11.995 million. The three-story home was compartmentalized and the interior spaces dark when he bought the property five years ago for $3.95 million. Landry reworked the house to create open-plan...

  • No suspect found after intense manhunt in Hollywood neighborhood

    No suspect found after intense manhunt in Hollywood neighborhood

    Hollywood got an unusual wake-up call Wednesday, when Los Angeles police officers swarmed the neighborhood in a predawn manhunt that ended with no sign of the man they were looking for.A police helicopter buzzed over the apartments and houses along Franklin Avenue, circling in the cloudy sky. Officers...

  • Wes Craven's last home in Hollywood Hills sells for above the asking price
    Wes Craven's last home in Hollywood Hills sells for above the asking price

    The Hollywood Hills home of late horror filmmaker Wes Craven proved to be one in-demand property.

    Listed for sale in April by his widow, producer and production manager Iya Labunka, the Midcentury compound went pending in about a week and sold for $3.525 million —  $230,000 above the asking price.

    ...

  • Home of the Day: Ivy & elegance in Hollywood Hills West
    Home of the Day: Ivy & elegance in Hollywood Hills West

    Calling all location scouts: Manicured, ivy-covered walls adorn the front of this traditional Georgian-style estate in the heart of Los Angeles. Featuring a marble fireplace in the formal living room, this glamorous address offers more than just a pretty face.

    The gourmet kitchen boasts professional...

  • Atticus Ross lists rustic Laurel Canyon home with a pair recording studios for sale
    Atticus Ross lists rustic Laurel Canyon home with a pair recording studios for sale

    Oscar-winning composer and music producer Atticus Ross and his wife, composer Claudia Sarne, are looking to drum up interest for their longtime home in Hollywood Hills West. They’ve put the rustic three-story, which features a pair of recording studios, among other things, up for sale at $1.695...

  • Home of the Day: Finessing a French accent
    Home of the Day: Finessing a French accent

    Flowering vines twine above the garden entrance to this Hollywood Hills West home inspired by the south of France. Provencal interpretation is evident in a range of details: French doors that line upper and lower decks, classic hand-hewn beams and a living-room fireplace lined with 200-year-old...

  • L.A.'s luxury market shows signs of life
    L.A.'s luxury market shows signs of life

    After slow sales to start the year, the market for L.A.'s high-end homes may finally be picking up steam. Recent sales have included a pair of $20-million-plus deals and a high-water transaction in Venice.

    Here's a look at the most expensive homes sold in the last two weeks.

    $23 million — Beverly...

  • For Betye Saar, there's no dwelling on the past; the almost-90-year-old artist has too much future to think about
    For Betye Saar, there's no dwelling on the past; the almost-90-year-old artist has too much future to think about

    Betye Saar is an artist whose life's work has consisted of creating careful arrangements of objects. So it should come as no surprise that her Laurel Canyon studio is also a careful arrangement.

    Vintage clocks of all shapes and sizes line its walls. One table holds a graceful cluster of antique...

  • 'Shark Tank' star Robert Herjavec makes a profitable deal in West Hollywood
    'Shark Tank' star Robert Herjavec makes a profitable deal in West Hollywood

    Canadian entrepreneur and investor Robert Herjavec, who appears on the reality series “Shark Tank,” has sold a condo at the Sierra Towers in West Hollywood for $4.15 million.

    Chalk it up as a pretty solid return on investment for the television personality, who bought the 1,672-square-foot unit...

  • TV giant Fred Silverman changes channels on the Westside
    TV giant Fred Silverman changes channels on the Westside

    Fred Silverman made an indelible mark on American television in the 1970s, programming such hits as "All in the Family," "The Waltons" and "Charlie's Angels." Now the TV producer and exec is making a change to his own lineup, listing his Westside compound for sale at $30 million.

    Set on more than...

  • AIDS nonprofit sues L.A. over planned Hollywood towers
    AIDS nonprofit sues L.A. over planned Hollywood towers

    A nonprofit that has launched a campaign to crack down on “mega-developments” is suing the city of Los Angeles over its approval of two residential towers next to the Hollywood Palladium.

    The AIDS Healthcare Foundation wants the courts to invalidate city approval of the Palladium Residences, which...

  • Construction of donated basketball court at Runyon Canyon Park halted
    Construction of donated basketball court at Runyon Canyon Park halted

    Construction of a controversial basketball court at Runyon Canyon Park will be halted, according to Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu.

    The Department of Recreation and Parks also agreed to Ryu's proposal "to have the Board of Recreation and Parks commissioners reconsider its prior approval...

  • Runyon Canyon neighbors file lawsuit to stop construction of basketball court
    Runyon Canyon neighbors file lawsuit to stop construction of basketball court

    Neighbors of Runyon Canyon Park filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court this week, seeking to halt construction of a basketball court at the popular recreation area.

    The suit was brought by several individuals who live near the park and a newly formed "unincorporated association" calling...

  • Bird Streets action may signal a takeoff
    Bird Streets action may signal a takeoff

    So far this year, we've seen more than 20 home sales of $10 million or more, only a slight uptick from the previous year, plus just a handful of $20-million-plus sales. Safe to say, the market for higher high-end homes in the Greater Los Angeles area has yet to cut loose in 2016.

    But that could...

  • Britney Spears looks to get in tune with a home buyer; she's asking $8.995 million
    Britney Spears looks to get in tune with a home buyer; she's asking $8.995 million

    Oops, she's at it again.

    Pop princess and Las Vegas headliner Britney Spears has put her home in the Lake Sherwood area of Thousand Oaks up for sale at $8.995 million. Not the 21-acre spread she picked up last year, but rather another property in the affluent Ventura County area.

    Built in 2010...

  • John Gilbert Getty parts with palm-topped retreat in Hollywood Hills West
    John Gilbert Getty parts with palm-topped retreat in Hollywood Hills West

    John Gilbert Getty of the J. Paul Getty oil family has sold his home in Hollywood Hills West for $1.575 million.

    Hidden from the street, behind tall palms and hedges, the single-story house has an laidback vibe with wide glass doors opening to various canopy-topped decks and patios. Lush tropical...

  • Home of the Day: Hollywood Hills West in living color
    Home of the Day: Hollywood Hills West in living color

    Sometimes more is more. Premium denim designer Adriano Goldschmied of AG Jeans and his wife, interior designer Michela Goldschmied, definitely think so.

    Tucked into the Outpost Estates neighborhood in Hollywood Hills West, the creative couple used a bold brush and a vibrant palette to design a...

  • Benji Madden sells his Hollywood Hills bachelor pad to drummer Chris Cester
    Benji Madden sells his Hollywood Hills bachelor pad to drummer Chris Cester

    Guitarist and singer Benji Madden of the pop-punk band Good Charlotte has handed off his Hollywood Hills West bachelor pad to another musician, drummer Chris Cester of Jet fame.

    Cester landed the secluded bungalow for $1.55 million — slightly above its $1.495-million asking price.

    The one-story...

  • Wes Craven-Steve McQueen house in Hollywood Hills is up for a cast change
    Wes Craven-Steve McQueen house in Hollywood Hills is up for a cast change

    A Hollywood Hills compound that horror filmmaker Wes Craven owned at the time of his death last year is for sale at $3.295 million. The seller is his widow, producer and production manager Iya Labunka.

    Craven and Labunka weren’t the only Hollywood forces to call the single-story MidCentury Modern...

  • Bright modern showplace in the Doheny Estates fetches $20 million
    Bright modern showplace in the Doheny Estates fetches $20 million

    A newly built home in the Doheny Estates area of Hollywood Hills West has sold for $20 million, one of the priciest transactions historically for the affluent pocket within the Bird Streets neighborhood, according to sources with knowledge of the sale.

    The 8,290-square-foot modern designed by architect...

  • Hot Property | Doheny Estates
    Hot Property | Doheny Estates

    The modern-style home in the Doheny Estates area of Hollywood Hills West features walls of glass, a 130-foot infinity-edge swimming pool and an interior reflecting pool.

  • JLo opens up and prices down in Hidden Hills
    JLo opens up and prices down in Hidden Hills

    More than a year in, Jenny From the Block's house is still on the block.

    Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is now asking $12.5 million for her work-live estate in Hidden Hills, down from $14.5 million. She's also offering an updated peek inside the place, which has been on and off the market since...

  • Getting a last hike in before Runyon Canyon Park trail closes
    Getting a last hike in before Runyon Canyon Park trail closes

    Runyon Canyon Park is one of the spots many Los Angeles transplants learn about right away.The 130-acre expanse in the heart of the city has wildflowers and cacti for nature lovers and seriously steep climbs for six-pack seekers. Dogs are allowed to romp its trails off leash.It also possesses a...

  • 'Saw' director James Wan makes an off-market exit in the Bird Streets
    'Saw' director James Wan makes an off-market exit in the Bird Streets

    Hollywood filmmaker James Wan has gone off-script in a recent transaction, parting with his home in the Bird Streets area of Hollywood Hills West for $13.125 million in a deal that closed outside the Multiple Listing Service. Talk about your flair for the dramatic.

    Built in 1962 and since updated...

  • Hot Property | James Wan
    Hot Property | James Wan

    The 7,550-square-foot home in the Bird Streets area of Hollywood Hills West features a kidney-shaped swimming pool, a separate gym and a wine cellar.

  • Hot Property: Vince Vaughn sells La Cañada Flintridge home
    Hot Property: Vince Vaughn sells La Cañada Flintridge home

    He's so money.

    Fresh off his run on HBO's "True Detective" crime series, actor Vince Vaughn is keeping busy working on the upcoming war movie "Hacksaw Ridge" and taking care of some housekeeping. He just sold his La Cañada Flintridge home for $4.8 million.

    The buyer? Michael Wright, the chief executive...

  • Home of the Day: Sophisticated new home debuts above Sunset Boulevard
    Home of the Day: Sophisticated new home debuts above Sunset Boulevard

    Glass walls disappear with the push of a button at this newly constructed contemporary home  above Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood Hills West. Natural elements, minimalist design and refined urban details create a sexy, screen-worthy home ready for its close-up.

    Address: 1709 Rising Glen Road, Los...

  • Celine Dion waters down her asking price on Jupiter Island
    Celine Dion waters down her asking price on Jupiter Island

    In the world of ultra-luxury features, home water parks might be more campy than covetable.

    Singer Celine Dion has been seeking a buyer for her estate on Jupiter Island, Fla. — which includes a 500,000-gallon water park — for more than two years now, ever since she listed the place for $72.5 million....

  • 'American Beauty' writer Alan Ball lists his beautiful spot in Hollywood Hills for $8.5 million
    'American Beauty' writer Alan Ball lists his beautiful spot in Hollywood Hills for $8.5 million

    Screenwriter Alan Ball has listed his compound in Hollywood Hills for sale at $8.5 million, public records show, and it’s a true beauty.

    More than an acre of grounds surround the wood-clad 1954 Craftsman house and detached guesthouse. A two-story gym with a steam room, a studio/pool house, a swimming...

  • Man's body found in vehicle parked outside high school in Hollywood
    Man's body found in vehicle parked outside high school in Hollywood

    A man was found dead Tuesday morning inside a van parked outside Helen Bernstein High School in Hollywood, police said.

    Police received a call about 7:30 a.m. about someone being inside a van for several days in the 1300 block of North Wilton Place, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

    ...

  • Actor Vince Vaughn dons the role of landlord in Hollywood Hills West
    Actor Vince Vaughn dons the role of landlord in Hollywood Hills West

    It’s hard to keep up with actor Vince Vaughn’s real estate doings. The “True Detective” star is looking for new tenants for the Hollywood Hills West home he bought a couple of years back from “Superman Returns” actress Kate Bosworth. The asking price is $12,500 a month.

    He recently sold a house...

  • Stage and film actress Stockard Channing is taking this show out of Hollywood Hills West
    Stage and film actress Stockard Channing is taking this show out of Hollywood Hills West

    Stage and screen star Stockard Channing, who is on the current series “The Good Wife” and “The Mysteries of Laura,” has listed a Hollywood Hills West home for sale at $1.895 million.

    If that price seems modest for a veteran actress of her stature, property records peg this as an investment house....

  • Westside home of Al Martino sells in all-cash deal
    Westside home of Al Martino sells in all-cash deal

    The homes of a medical entrepreneur, a film executive and a professional matchmaker were among the most expensive real estate sold in

    Greater Los Angeles the last two weeks.

    $9.7 million — Malibu

    George Rapier, the founder and chairman of WellMed Medical Management, and his wife, Kymberly, sold...

  • Fashion designer Bob Mackie sells his simply '60s house in Hollywood Hills West
    Fashion designer Bob Mackie sells his simply '60s house in Hollywood Hills West

    Fashion-designer-to-the-stars Bob Mackie has sold his '60s style home in Hollywood Hills West for $2.137 million.

    Set on a third-acre corner lot in the Laurel Hills area, the one-story ranch house is roomy for its 1962 vintage, with 3,448 square feet of living space.

    A midcentury-vibe rock fireplace...

  • Johnny Galecki of 'Big Bang Theory' sells his Hollywood Hills home for 25% above the asking price
    Johnny Galecki of 'Big Bang Theory' sells his Hollywood Hills home for 25% above the asking price

    “The Big Bang Theory” star Johnny Galecki has sold his house in Hollywood Hills West for $2.501 million. That’s 25% above his asking price of $1.995 million. Hmm … can you say bidding war?

    The hideaway sits on more than a third of an acre screened by hedges, bamboo and mature palms.  An angular...

  • Producer John Goldwyn and hotelier Jeffrey Klein sell pedigreed Hollywood Hills home
    Producer John Goldwyn and hotelier Jeffrey Klein sell pedigreed Hollywood Hills home

    Talk about a house steeped in all things Hollywood. Film and TV producer John Goldwyn and hotelier Jeffrey Klein have sold their Hollywood Hills home for $5.35 million.

    The restored house, built in 1951, was once part of a compound owned by early filmmaker George Cukor. He directed the 1940 version...

  • 'Thor's' Chris Hemsworth looks to hammer out a deal
    'Thor's' Chris Hemsworth looks to hammer out a deal

    Actor Chris Hemsworth, who plays the mythological superhero Thor in the Marvel films, has put his mortal realm in Malibu's Point Dume on the market for $6.5 million.

    He and wife, Elsa Pataky, are selling because they moved back to Hemsworth's native Australia last year.

    Set behind gates on a full...

  • Hot Property | Andrew Getty & Miklos Rozsa
    Hot Property | Andrew Getty & Miklos Rozsa

    The Hollywood Hills home on roughly seven acres was owned by Andrew Getty and, before that, Academy Award-winning film composer Miklos Rozsa.

  • L.A. hikers' beloved Runyon Canyon is closing for four months starting in April
    L.A. hikers' beloved Runyon Canyon is closing for four months starting in April

    Runyon Canyon, the popular hiking and dog-walking park in the Hollywood Hills with sweeping views of Los Angeles, will be closed for four months starting in April, city officials said.The cause for the temporary closure is an aging 6-inch water main that stretches a mile through the park, according...

  • Gary Magness and Sarah Siegel-Magness buy a rock-worthy home in the Bird Streets
    Gary Magness and Sarah Siegel-Magness buy a rock-worthy home in the Bird Streets

    Billionaire investor and film producer Gary Magness and his wife, director-producer Sarah Siegel-Magness, have bought a home in the Bird Streets area of Hollywood Hills West for $6.875 million.

    The seller was musician Keith "Lucky" Lehrer, drummer for such punk bands as the Circle Jerks, Bad Religion...

  • Hot Property | Gary Magness & Sarah Siegel-Magness
    Hot Property | Gary Magness & Sarah Siegel-Magness

    The multilevel contemporary in the Bird Streets area of Hollywood Hill West was recently remodeled and features a music studio and a yoga room.

  • LACMA curator emeritus lists modern home for lease in Hollywood Hills West
    LACMA curator emeritus lists modern home for lease in Hollywood Hills West

    The artful modern home of Los Angeles County Museum of Art curator emeritus Maurice Tuchman is up for lease in Hollywood Hills West at $14,900 a month.

    The spectacular hilltop estate, designed by museum architect Brent Saville for Tuchman, draws inspiration from the superellipse with a curved design...

  • Burt Sugarman and Mary Hart pick up another condo at the Sierra Towers
    Burt Sugarman and Mary Hart pick up another condo at the Sierra Towers

    Producer Burt Sugarman and his wife, television host Mary Hart, have bought another condominium in West Hollywood for $4.65 million in an off-market deal. The seller was Evan Metropoulos, the son of billionaire C. Dean Metropoulos.

    Found within the Sierra Towers, the celebrity-popular high-rise...

  • Countdown to Oscars: Expect numerous street closures, increased LAPD presence at this year's show
    Countdown to Oscars: Expect numerous street closures, increased LAPD presence at this year's show

    Days before the 88th Academy Awards show kicks off and celebrities start lining the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre, authorities are clamping down on road access to the Hollywood and Highland Center and preparing for anticipated protests.

    After months of preparation for Hollywood’s most glamorous...

  • Ashley Benson puts her remodeled home in Hollywood Hills West up for sale
    Ashley Benson puts her remodeled home in Hollywood Hills West up for sale

    Ashley Benson of “Pretty Little Liars” fame has put her remodeled home in Hollywood Hills West on the market for $2.995 million.

    Purchased by the actress three years ago, the gated French Normandy-style house offers classic 1930s features and subdued-tone interiors designed to evoke a more modern...

  • Home of the Day: Inspired Hollywood Hills West home with rock 'n' roll roots
    Home of the Day: Inspired Hollywood Hills West home with rock 'n' roll roots

    A framed photo of Morrison hangs in the powder room of this two-story contemporary home once owned by Danny Sugerman, legendary rock and roll manager behind the Doors and Iggy Pop. Perched above Sunset Boulevard in the Bird Streets neighborhood, abundant natural light pours into the minimalist...

  • Hot Property | Ashley Benson
    Hot Property | Ashley Benson

    Listed for $2.995 million, the 1930s French Normandy-style house sits behind gates in Hollywood Hills West.

  • 'The Killing's' Joel Kinnaman puts his Hollywood Hills home up for sale
    'The Killing's' Joel Kinnaman puts his Hollywood Hills home up for sale

    Actor Joel Kinnaman, who will appear in the upcoming fourth season of “House of Cards” and the summer blockbuster “Suicide Squad,” has put his home in the Hollywood Hills West area on the market for $2.795 million.

    Offering a mix of contemporary and Mediterranean style, the multilevel home has...

  • Hot Property | Joel Kinnaman
    Hot Property | Joel Kinnaman

    The Mediterranean-inspired contemporary in Hollywood Hills West has three bedrooms and three bathrooms in more than 2,500 square feet of space.

  • 'Big Bang Theory's' Johnny Galecki ready to say goodbye to old home
    'Big Bang Theory's' Johnny Galecki ready to say goodbye to old home

    It's in with the new and out with a bang for Johnny Galecki.

    "The Big Bang Theory" star, who bought a pedigreed home from action film star Jason Statham last year, has put his old house in Hollywood Hills West on the market for $1.995 million.

    The 1950s bungalow sits on more than a third of an...

  • Datebook: An artist flea market, art of the noir and the iconic woodwork of Sam Maloof
    Datebook: An artist flea market, art of the noir and the iconic woodwork of Sam Maloof

    An artist flea market. An exhibition that explores the nature of the color black. And a show devoted to the legacy of an iconic California woodworker. Plus: New paintings, art inspired by rats and a talk about the Blaxicans of Los Angeles. Here are six events not to miss this week:

    “Noir: The Romance...

  • Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green decouple from Toluca Lake home
    Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green decouple from Toluca Lake home

    Actors Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green, who are in the process of divorcing, have begun to unload their real estate assets. The estranged couple recently sold a home for $2.6 million in an off-market deal and put another on the market for $1.299 million.

    On the sale side, Fox and Green parted...

  • 'Big Bang's' Johnny Galecki puts his Hollywood Hills bungalow up for sale
    'Big Bang's' Johnny Galecki puts his Hollywood Hills bungalow up for sale

    It’s in with the new and out with a bang for Johnny Galecki.

    “The Big Bang Theory” star bought the Los Angeles estate of action film star Jason Statham and model Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley last year. Now he’s put his old house in Hollywood Hills West on the market for $1.995 million.

    Hedged...

  • Swastika is spray-painted on Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star
    Swastika is spray-painted on Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been a polarizing figure in American politics, drawing both cheers and outrage for his comments about immigrants, Muslims and prisoners of war — among other topics. 

    For all the controversy however, his polished star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame...

  • Hot Property | Joe Jonas
    Hot Property | Joe Jonas

    The restored Midcentury Modern house sits on a knoll in Hollywood Hills West.

  • Napa estate of the late Robin Williams sells in all-cash deal
    Napa estate of the late Robin Williams sells in all-cash deal

    Four years after it first listed for sale, the Napa estate of late actor and comedian Robin Williams has sold for $18.1 million in an all-cash deal.

    The 640-acre property, called Villa Sorriso for "villa of smiles," returned to market two years ago for $29.9 million and was more recently listed...

  • Hot Property | Bob Mackie
    Hot Property | Bob Mackie

    The updated ranch-style house in Hollywood Hills West has five bedrooms in more than 3,400 square feet of space.

  • Bob Mackie, designer to the stars, puts his Hollywood Hills West home up for sale
    Bob Mackie, designer to the stars, puts his Hollywood Hills West home up for sale

    Renowned fashion designer Bob Mackie has put his home of more than a decade in Hollywood Hills West on the market for $2.175 million.

    The ranch-style house on a corner lot was built in 1962 and has five bedrooms and four and a half baths in more than 3,400 square feet of living space.

    Among common...

  • CHP officer injured in northbound 170 Freeway crash; 4 lanes closed for hours
    CHP officer injured in northbound 170 Freeway crash; 4 lanes closed for hours

    A California Highway Patrol officer on a motorcycle was injured in a collision Monday morning on the northbound 170 Freeway, prompting a four-lane closure near Burbank Boulevard.

    The extent of the officer’s injuries was not immediately known, CHP Officer Tony Polizzi said. Live TV footage showed...

  • Home of the Day: Outdoor entertaining in Hollywood Hills West
    Home of the Day: Outdoor entertaining in Hollywood Hills West

    This newly built contemporary in Hollywood Hills West invites year-round outdoor entertaining with such amenities as a saltwater swimming pool and a 700-foot viewing deck with a built-in bar. Sliding walls of glass in the living and dining rooms bring the action inside, while floor-to-ceiling windows...

  • Home of the Day: Outdoor entertaining in Hollywood Hills West
    Home of the Day: Outdoor entertaining in Hollywood Hills West

    The newly built contemporary, listed for sale in Hollywood Hills West for $7.5 million, has walls of glass, open-plan living areas and a 700-square-foot viewing deck.

  • Police kill two men in weekend shootings; first fatal LAPD shootings of 2016
    Police kill two men in weekend shootings; first fatal LAPD shootings of 2016

    Los Angeles police shot and killed two men in unrelated incidents over the weekend, the first fatal shootings by LAPD officers this year, according to officials.

    In one episode, officers shot and killed a man who was carrying a pellet gun in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood, authorities said. In...

  • Slowing investment, Unmute and Grindr's moves are among week's L.A. tech highlights
    Slowing investment, Unmute and Grindr's moves are among week's L.A. tech highlights

    More than 300 companies across Los Angeles and Orange counties received venture capital funding in 2015, totaling about $5 billion in investment in the biggest year for deal-making in the region and nationwide since 2000.

    Technology start-ups often rely on cash from venture capitalists for rapid...

  • Emily Blunt and John Krasinski continue real estate shake-up
    Emily Blunt and John Krasinski continue real estate shake-up

    Actors Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are on the move again.

    The couple — who have had their rural retreat in Ojai up for sale since November — have put their contemporary-style house in Hollywood Hills West on the market for $8 million.

    Set behind gates on more than a third of an acre, the renovated...

  • DJ Calvin Harris spins his Hollywood Hills West home onto the market
    DJ Calvin Harris spins his Hollywood Hills West home onto the market

    Scottish DJ and record producer Adam Wiles, who goes by the stage name Calvin Harris, has put his sleek home in Hollywood Hills West up for sale at $9,995,000.

    Set above the Sunset Strip, the two-story contemporary-style house is accessed by a double-gated driveway.

    Fronting a 10-car motor court,...

  • Hot Property | Calvin Harris
    Hot Property | Calvin Harris

    The renovated contemporary-style house in Hollywood Hills West has white-walled interiors, a theater room and a detached guesthouse with a separate entrance.

  • Sarah Palin seeks candidate for loaded desert retreat
    Sarah Palin seeks candidate for loaded desert retreat

    Former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has listed her gated estate in Scottsdale, Ariz., for sale at $2.499 million.

    The nearly 8,000-square-foot home, built in 2001, is set at the end of a wraparound driveway. The main house is a blend of Santa Barbara, Tuscan and Spanish...

  • Marvel Comics wizard Stan Lee sees action in the Bird Streets
    Marvel Comics wizard Stan Lee sees action in the Bird Streets

    Stan Lee of Marvel Comics fame has started the year off with a bang, selling his home in the Bird Streets area of Hollywood Hills West for $3.23 million.

    The ivy-wrapped traditional-style house, built in 1939, sits on a corner lot and is entered through a garden courtyard.

    Nearly 5,000 square feet...

  • Hot Property | Stan Lee
    Hot Property | Stan Lee

    The traditional-style home in the Bird Streets area of Hollywood Hills West has five bedrooms and six bathrooms in nearly 5,000 square feet of space.

  • Emily Blunt and John Krasinski price Hollywood Hills West home at $8 million
    Emily Blunt and John Krasinski price Hollywood Hills West home at $8 million

    Actors Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are on the move for the second time in as many months.

    Following the November listing of their country home in Ojai, the couple has put their contemporary-style house in Hollywood Hills West on the market for $8 million.

    Set behind gates on more than a third...

  • Hot Property | John Krasinski and Emily Blunt
    Hot Property | John Krasinski and Emily Blunt

    The Midcentury home was renovated and expanded and features a rooftop patio, walls of floor-to-ceiling glass and a swimming pool.

  • Home of the Day: A polished contemporary in Hollywood Hills West
    Home of the Day: A polished contemporary in Hollywood Hills West

    A floating-style walkway entry and cascading waterfall set the stage for this dramatic contemporary in Hollywood Hills West. Features of the 7,500-square-foot home, completed last year, include a lower-level lounge, a glass-enclosed wine cellar and an infinity-edge swimming pool and spa. Walls...

  • Home of the Day: A polished contemporary in Hollywood Hills West
    Home of the Day: A polished contemporary in Hollywood Hills West

    A lower-level lounge and an infinity-edge swimming pool are among features at this newly built contemporary in Hollywood Hills West.

  • Sylvester Stallone puts La Quinta home into the ring
    Sylvester Stallone puts La Quinta home into the ring

    Sylvester Stallone has put his desert home in a gated La Quinta community into the ring for $4.199 million.

    Set on nearly half an acre, the 2008 villa combines Spanish and Mediterranean elements. Details include interior wood shutters, wood ceilings and granite slab counters.

    A great room, an entertainment...

  • Hollywood Hills home where Harrison Ford did carpentry work finds a buyer
    Hollywood Hills home where Harrison Ford did carpentry work finds a buyer

    A Hollywood Hills house once owned by “MASH” star Sally Kellerman has sold for $4 million.

    During the actress’ ownership, she hired a young Harrison Ford to do construction work on the 4,412-square-foot home. Ford would go on to star in the “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” film series.

    Since early...

  • 'Arrow's' Stephen Amell lands a wooded Tudor home in Hollywood Hills
    'Arrow's' Stephen Amell lands a wooded Tudor home in Hollywood Hills

    Actor Stephen Amell, who stars on the CW series “Arrow,” has bought a Hollywood Hills home for $3.62 million.

    Built in 1981, the Tudor-style two-story is on the site of a 1930s house that burned to the ground when Rolling Stones musician Keith Richards was in residence. Richards was a renter at...

  • Metro worker killed in crash after driver flees Hollywood traffic stop
    Metro worker killed in crash after driver flees Hollywood traffic stop

    Two men were killed in a fiery crash early Monday after a driver fled from a police traffic stop in Hollywood and crashed into a Metro van, authorities said. 

    The crash at Hollywood Boulevard and Gower Street occurred just before 2 a.m., police said.

    A patrol unit had pulled over a silver Chevrolet...

  • Throwback Thursday: Onetime Keith Richards hideaway sells in Laurel Canyon
    Throwback Thursday: Onetime Keith Richards hideaway sells in Laurel Canyon

    Rolling Stones musician Keith Richards once brought a house on this Laurel Canyon site to the ground.

    The original 1930s home was part of a two-house compound that served as a center for the Laurel Canyon rock 'n' roll movement in the 1960s and ’70s. Richards was renting the place, and a party...

  • Clipper Chris Paul buys Calabasas estate for $8.995 million
    Clipper Chris Paul buys Calabasas estate for $8.995 million

    L.A. Clipper Chris Paul may be moving his basketball shoes from the Westside to Calabasas.

    The star point guard, who bought the Bel-Air home of singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne three years ago, has paid $8.995 million for an estate in a guard-gated community popular among celebrities and professional...

  • Which California and Las Vegas hotels are the best in the world? Conde Nast Traveler has the list
    Which California and Las Vegas hotels are the best in the world? Conde Nast Traveler has the list

    At Conde Nast Traveler, the editors and writers have spoken. And they're plenty careful when they're asked to recommend their favorite hotels in the world for 2016.

    Their collective voice has been compiled in the magazine's Gold List 2016, which includes hotels and resorts on six continents in...

  • Turnout for 'Star Wars' premiere forces closure of Hollywood Boulevard
    Turnout for 'Star Wars' premiere forces closure of Hollywood Boulevard

    The Force may be strong in Hollywood on Monday night, but it's a more earthly force that will be keeping traffic in check during a highly awaited motion picture premiere.

    Die-hard “Star Wars” fans began congregating around TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood weeks ahead of the scheduled premiere of...

  • Scott Disick keeping up with NBA star Russell Westbrook
    Scott Disick keeping up with NBA star Russell Westbrook

    In an off-court pass of sorts, reality television personality Scott Disick has sold a contemporary-style home in the Beverly Crest area to Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook for $4.65 million outside the Multiple Listing Service.

    Disick bought the residence, rebuilt and expanded by the...

  • Home of the Day: A Regency-inspired Traditional in Hollywood Hills West
    Home of the Day: A Regency-inspired Traditional in Hollywood Hills West

    A koi pond entry set within a manicured garden sets the stage for this Regency-inspired Traditional in Hollywood Hills West. Built in the 1930s and since updated, the two-story house retains a hint of Old Hollywood glamour with features such as detailed wainscoting and a den with a wet bar. Splashy...

  • Home of the Day: A Regency-inspired Traditional in Hollywood Hills West
    Home of the Day: A Regency-inspired Traditional in Hollywood Hills West

    Listed for $6.995 million, the Regency-inspired Traditional in Hollywood Hills West features a koi pond entry, Old Hollywood details and a swimming pool and spa.

  • Singer-actor Joe Jonas lets go of Traditional home in the Hollywood Hills
    Singer-actor Joe Jonas lets go of Traditional home in the Hollywood Hills

    Actor-singer Joe Jonas of Jonas Brothers fame has sold his Hollywood Hills home for $2.88 million.

    The charming Traditional-style house, built in 1923, has a steep gabled roof. Some 2,900 square feet of living space include living and dining rooms, an eat-in kitchen, an office, an atrium, four...

  • Football: Belmont wins first City Section Division III championship

    Led by running back Isaiah Chatman, Belmont capitalized on four Hollywood turnovers to win the City Section Division III championship at Cerritos College and earn a berth in a CIF regional bowl game next week. 

    The 24-7 victory gave Belmont its first City football title in the school's 93-year...

  • Home of the Day: Bird Streets traditional has ties to 'Inspector Gadget'
    Home of the Day: Bird Streets traditional has ties to 'Inspector Gadget'

    Formerly owned by Andy Heyward, co-creator of the “Inspector Gadget” cartoon series, this Paul R. Williams traditional sits at the end of a long gated drive in the star-studded Bird Streets neighborhood.

    A hand-carved front door, original crown molding and handsome built-ins are among details of...

  • Adam Perry Lang returns to the 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' backlot with more barbecue
    Adam Perry Lang returns to the 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' backlot with more barbecue

    Barbecue king and cookbook author Adam Perry Lang is back, and he's bringing short ribs. Lang will return to the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" backlot, where he's popped up the last two years — with a Texas pit and more barbecue.

    Lang will be cooking certified Angus beef prime rib and sliced beef ribs...

  • Home of the Day: Bird Streets traditional has ties to 'Inspector Gadget'
    Home of the Day: Bird Streets traditional has ties to 'Inspector Gadget'

    The ivy-wrapped traditional-style home by architect Paul R. Williams was once owned by Andy Heyward, the co-creator of the "Inspector Gadget" cartoon series.

  • Filmmaker Peter Chan lists his sleek contemporary in Hollywood Hills West
    Filmmaker Peter Chan lists his sleek contemporary in Hollywood Hills West

    Chinese filmmaker Peter Chan has put a dramatic contemporary-style in home in Hollywood Hills West on the market for $6.295 million.

    Built in 2007, the gated two-story sits on a secluded drive and has 270-degree views of the Sunset Strip and the downtown Los Angeles cityscape.

    Through glass entry...

  • Hot Property | Peter Chan
    Hot Property | Peter Chan

    Chinese filmmaker Peter Chan has listed his striking contemporary-style home in Hollywood Hills West for sale at $6.295 million.

  • Man impersonating officer fondles two women, threatens one with gun, police say
    Man impersonating officer fondles two women, threatens one with gun, police say

    An armed man impersonating a police officer stopped two women in Hollywood, fondled them and threatened to shoot one of the victims if she screamed, police said.

    The brazen incidents prompted Los Angeles police to issue a public warning Tuesday and released surveillance video images of the man's face.

    ...

  • Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars sells Hollywood Hills house in off-market deal
    Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars sells Hollywood Hills house in off-market deal

    Grammy winner Bruno Mars has sold a house along the border of Studio City and Hollywood Hills West for $3,347,500 in an off-market deal.

    The Hollywood Regency-style Contemporary features 11-foot-tall frosted-glass entry doors and retractable walls of glass that bring in expansive cityscape and...

  • Football: Backups lead Belmont, Hollywood to City Section Division III title game

    The two best players in City Section Division III all season have been running back Erik Diaz of Belmont and quarterback David Rothenberg of Hollywood.

    Incredibly, both went down with injuries in the first quarter on Friday night in their respective semifinal games and their teammates somehow found...

  • Singer Sarah McLachlan lists her custom retreat in Canada
    Singer Sarah McLachlan lists her custom retreat in Canada

    Singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan has listed her retreat in Whistler, Canada, for sale at about $10.1 million or 13.5 million in Canadian dollars.

    The mezzo-soprano and pianist was involved in the building, design and finish selections for the custom house, which sits on 4.3 acres in the Stonebridge...

  • Hot Property | Maverick Carter
    Hot Property | Maverick Carter

    Maverick Carter, the brand and marketing manager for LeBron James' growing business empire, has purchased a home in Hollywood Hills for $3.465 million.

  • NBA's LeBron James expands his empire westward
    NBA's LeBron James expands his empire westward

    When LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers makes a move — on or off court — people notice.

    The hoops superstar recently purchased an estate in Brentwood for $20,986,500 to augment his Ohio real estate holdings.

    Built in 2011 and designed by architect Ken Ungar, the 9,440-square-foot Traditional-style...

  • Comedic actor Tim Allen lists home in Hollywood Hills West
    Comedic actor Tim Allen lists home in Hollywood Hills West

    Actor Tim Allen, who stars in the sitcom “Last Man Standing,” has listed a home in Hollywood Hills West for sale at $1.95 million. Set among pine trees, the 1963 ranch-style house features open-plan living areas, wide-plank pine floors, a stone fireplace, a den, three bedrooms, three bathrooms...

  • Benji Madden of Good Charlotte puts his Hollywood Hills bachelor pad on the market
    Benji Madden of Good Charlotte puts his Hollywood Hills bachelor pad on the market

    Guitarist and singer Benji Madden of the pop-punk band Good Charlotte has put his bachelor pad in Hollywood Hills West up for sale at $1.495 million.

    Madden, who this year married actress Cameron Diaz, bought the secluded bungalow almost three years ago for $1.124 million.

    A gated driveway crosses...

  • Hollywood Hills home has a whole cast of notable names in its past
    Hollywood Hills home has a whole cast of notable names in its past

    A Hollywood Hills home with a cast of characters in its history is for sale at $4.199 million.

    Built in 1940, the Traditional-style home was redesigned by architect Frank Gehry in the 1980s to add loft-like contemporary spaces with windows bringing in natural light and looking out onto the swimming...

  • New York parolee sentenced to 56 years to life for killing L.A. pen pal, 82
    New York parolee sentenced to 56 years to life for killing L.A. pen pal, 82

    A New York parolee who exchanged letters from prison with a retired Hollywood teacher was sentenced to 56 years to life in prison Wednesday for killing his pen pal after he was freed.

    Scott Kratlian, 46, was convicted of first-degree murder last month for killing former Hollywood High School teacher...

  • Police give all-clear after suspicious package closes section of Sunset Strip
    Police give all-clear after suspicious package closes section of Sunset Strip

    Streets around a major shopping center on the Sunset Strip were closed for several hours Wednesday as police investigated a suspicious package, but the area was reopened after no threat was found, authorities said.

    Sunset Boulevard between Laurel Canyon and Crescent Heights boulevards in the Hollywood...

  • Transient denies attacking 'NCIS' actress Pauley Perrette in Hollywood Hills
    Transient denies attacking 'NCIS' actress Pauley Perrette in Hollywood Hills

    A homeless man has denied attacking “NCIS” actress Pauley Perrette outside her Hollywood Hills home last week, prosecutors said.

    David Merck, 45, was charged with felony criminal threats and imprisonment by violence for allegedly attacking Perrette on Thursday evening in the 6000 block of Cahuenga...

  • Carole King ready to part with Idaho ranch she's owned for more than 30 years

    Carole King has some earth she'd like to move in Stanley, Idaho. The singer-songwriter, who penned the early '70s hit "I Feel the Earth Move," has her Robinson Bar Ranch for sale at $9.9 million.

    Set within the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, the 128-acre spread has belonged to King for more...

  • 'NCIS' actress Pauley Perrette attacked by homeless man in Hollywood Hills, police say
    'NCIS' actress Pauley Perrette attacked by homeless man in Hollywood Hills, police say

    A homeless man with a criminal history attacked actress Pauley Perrette outside her Hollywood Hills home Thursday evening, holding her arm and punching her repeatedly before he was arrested, police said.

    The attack occurred in the 6000 block of Cahuenga Terrace about 5 p.m., not far from where...

  • Nicole Richie and Joel Madden sell their compound in Hollywood Hills
    Nicole Richie and Joel Madden sell their compound in Hollywood Hills

    Fashion designer/reality star Nicole Richie and singer Joel Madden have sold their compound in Hollywood Hills for $2.67 million.

    Their more than one-third acre property sits behind gates and walls. The main house, described as “architectural” in the listing, was built in 1914 and has been extensively...

  • Home of the Day: Bucking tradition in Hollywood Hills West
    Home of the Day: Bucking tradition in Hollywood Hills West

    This vision in aqua and white is an artsy standout in its Hollywood Hills West neighborhood. Rounded corners, a circular window and an arched front door add curve appeal. A checkerboard garage door sets off the front of the house. Inside, a massive skylight crowns the loft-like living space, painted...

  • Dave Stewart of Eurythmics fame lists his recording studio loft in Hollywood
    Dave Stewart of Eurythmics fame lists his recording studio loft in Hollywood

    One-time Eurythmics member Dave Stewart has listed his recording studio and offices in Hollywood for $1.2 million.

    The two-story penthouse is in an Art Deco building with views of the Capitol Records building, the Hollywood sign and the cityscape.

    Near the W Hotel, entertainment options and restaurants,...

  • Restored Midcentury Modern home boasts a round living room
    Restored Midcentury Modern home boasts a round living room

    A round, sunken living room takes center stage at this adeptly restored Midcentury Modern home set on a knoll in Hollywood Hills West. One curved wall swings open to reveal a bar. Expansive patios, a lawn and a swimming pool extend the space for entertaining outdoors.

    Location: 2744 Cardwell Place,...

  • Hollywood Hills home of singer Johnny Mathis damaged in fire
    Hollywood Hills home of singer Johnny Mathis damaged in fire

    The longtime Hollywood Hills home of crooner Johnny Mathis was damaged in a fire Monday evening, authorities said.

    The home on Stebbins Terrace, which Mathis has owned for more than 50 years, caught fire shortly after 5:30 p.m., said Brian Humphrey, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

    ...

  • Busy actor Goran Visnjic sells his romantic hideaway in Hollywood Hills
    Busy actor Goran Visnjic sells his romantic hideaway in Hollywood Hills

    Goran Visnjic of the series “Crossing Lines” and “Extant” has sold his romantic Mediterranean-style showplace in Hollywood Hills for $4.56 million.

    Built in 1937, the gated home in the Bird Streets area retains its vintage vibe. Nearly 4,000 square feet of living space include a spacious formal...

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