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Home of the Day: 'Mad Men' style on Tuxedo Terrace

If this Hollywood Hills home were a drink, it would be a double old fashioned in a rocks glass. The 1960s pad, with its midcentury style and streamlined sheen, offers an updated spin on a classic design with plenty of natural light. Modern conveniences include renovated bathrooms, meticulously...

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  • Chef of the moment: GC Marketplace's Gary Arabia loves pork belly Benedict

    Chef of the moment: GC Marketplace's Gary Arabia loves pork belly Benedict

    Gary Arabia is the founder and chef of the new GC Marketplace, a food hall that includes a French-style boulangerie, house-made pizza and sandwiches, a cheese and charcuterie counter, coffee and a retail wine space. Best known for his large-scale event production and catering company, Global Cuisine...

  • Where to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau on Thursday

    Where to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau on Thursday

    Each November, on the third Thursday of the month, the French giddily celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau. That’s when the fresh, fruity Gamay from the new vintage is rushed from the vineyards into shops and wine bars in Paris and elsewhere across France. On that day, it’s almost obligatory to pick up...

  • Lady Gaga buys $23-million Malibu estate with stables, bowling alley

    Lady Gaga buys $23-million Malibu estate with stables, bowling alley

    Lady Gaga has shelled out $23 million to bowl in Malibu. Set on an ocean-view six acres, the gated Mediterranean-style villa she hooked was built in 2005 and features open-concept living and dining rooms, high ceilings with exposed beams, numerous chandeliers and, yes, a two-lane Brunswick bowling...

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  • Hot Property | Derek Connolly

    The modern-style home in the Los Feliz Oaks area features walls of glass, a loft-style floor plan and panoramic city and ocean views.

  • 'Jurassic World' screenwriter Derek Connolly sells his home in Los Feliz Oaks

    'Jurassic World' screenwriter Derek Connolly sells his home in Los Feliz Oaks

    Screenwriter Derek Connolly, who gained fame for his work on the 2012 dramedy “Safety Not Guaranteed” and the 2015 blockbuster “Jurassic World,” has sold his home in the desirable Los Feliz Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles for $2.2 million Set up from the street, the modern-style home is distinguished...

  • 'Teen Mom' Farrah Abraham sets down roots in Hollywood Hills with townhouse buy

    'Teen Mom' Farrah Abraham sets down roots in Hollywood Hills with townhouse buy

    Reality television personality and quasi adult-film actress Farrah Abraham has bought a townhouse in the Hollywood Hills area for $845,000. Part of a two-house structure built in 2011, the Mediterranean-style residence features an open floor plan with four gas fireplaces in more than 2,700 square...

  • Hot Property | Farrah Abraham

    Hot Property | Farrah Abraham

    The townhouse in Hollywood Hills has four bedrooms, four bathrooms and four fireplaces in more than 2,700 square feet of space.

  • 'Glee's' Dianna Agron puts her charming Hollywood Hills home up for sale

    'Glee's' Dianna Agron puts her charming Hollywood Hills home up for sale

    Dianna Agron is hoping her home in Hollywood Hills hits the right note with a buyer. The actress-singer-dancer of “Glee” fame is asking $1.595 million for the turreted French Normandy-style compound that she’s called home for more than three years. Set behind gates and privacy hedges, the renovated...

  • Hot Property | Dianna Agron

    Hot Property | Dianna Agron

    The turreted 1920s home has an Old World elegance with beamed and barrel-rolled ceilings, tall picture windows and a living room with an oversized fireplace.

  • 'Scorpion' star Eddie Kaye Thomas parts with his character-filled bungalow in Hollywood Hills
    'Scorpion' star Eddie Kaye Thomas parts with his character-filled bungalow in Hollywood Hills

    It seems that “Scorpion” star Eddie Kaye Thomas got a pretty good bite. He has sold his home in Hollywood Hills for $900,000 — $50,500 more than his asking price.

    The modest 1950s bungalow is set up from the street. If the place is lacking in size at 987 square feet, the interiors make up for it...

  • Jazz great George Duke's storied recording studio estate sells in Hollywood Hills
    Jazz great George Duke's storied recording studio estate sells in Hollywood Hills

    The Hollywood Hills estate containing the late jazz legend George Duke's Le Gonks West recording studio has sold for $2.35 million.

    Looking like something straight out of the 1970s, the studio has a control room, a live room with sound isolation booths, office space, a bathroom and its own entrance....

  • 'Futurama' voice actor Billy West sells his home in Hollywood Hills West
    'Futurama' voice actor Billy West sells his home in Hollywood Hills West

    Good news, everyone! Billy West, the voice of Professor Farnsworth, Philip J. Fry, Dr. Zoidberg and others on the animated series “Futurama,” has sold his longtime home in Hollywood Hills West for $1.18 million.

    That’s quite a windfall for West, who bought the property in 1998 for $480,000, public...

  • 'Thicker Than Water,' a sitcom with a side of spaghetti at Theatre West
    'Thicker Than Water,' a sitcom with a side of spaghetti at Theatre West

    Fifteen years ago, Roy Battocchio’s “Thicker Than Water” had its world premiere at Theatre West and quickly became one of the most popular offerings in the now-53-year-old theater’s history.

    The play has returned to test its durability as a crowd pleaser. There's little denying that “Thicker” is...

  • Delta Goodrem puts her Hollywood Hills home up for sale at $4.2 million
    Delta Goodrem puts her Hollywood Hills home up for sale at $4.2 million

    Australian singer-songwriter and television personality Delta Goodrem has put her home in Hollywood Hills on the market for $4.199 million.

    She bought the house six years ago from “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” performer Brad Sherwood for $3.1 million, records show.

    The Mediterranean-style home, built...

  • Hot Property | Delta Goodrem
    Hot Property | Delta Goodrem

    The Mediterranean-style home, built in 2003, has five bedrooms and four bedrooms in 5,072 square feet of living space.

  • With these Evan Holloway sculptures, the possibilities are almost infinite
    With these Evan Holloway sculptures, the possibilities are almost infinite

    At a time when too much half-baked art takes itself too seriously, it’s refreshing to see some serious art behaving as if it’s half-baked. The relationship between brains and gags takes smart shape in Evan Holloway’s six sculptures at David Kordansky Gallery.

    Holloway's robust understanding of...

  • Actor Charlie Hunnam buys a vintage estate in Hollywood Hills
    Actor Charlie Hunnam buys a vintage estate in Hollywood Hills

    Actor Charlie Hunnam, who starred as the leader of an outlaw biker club in the series “Sons of Anarchy,” has bought a house in the Outpost Estates area of Hollywood Hills for about $2.76 million.

    Part of a housing tract developed by Charles E. Toberman in the 1920s, the two-story Mission Revival-style...

  • Hot Property | Charlie Hunnam
    Hot Property | Charlie Hunnam

    The restored Mission Revival-style home in Hollywood Hills features classic 1920s details, a modern kitchen and swimming pool.

  • Actor Eddie Kaye Thomas lists his Hollywood Hills bungalow for sale
    Actor Eddie Kaye Thomas lists his Hollywood Hills bungalow for sale

    Actor Eddie Kaye Thomas, known for the “American Pie” films, has put his home in Hollywood Hills on the market at $849,500.

    Set raised from the street, the 1950s bungalow was once owned by actor Don Mantooth of “Earthquake” (1974) fame.

    White-walled interiors feature vaulted ceilings with exposed...

  • Hot Property | Eddie Kaye Thomas
    Hot Property | Eddie Kaye Thomas

    The 1950s bungalow in Hollywood Hills was once owned by actor Don Mantooth.

  • Jeff Lynne's ELO will play the Hollywood Bowl for three nights in September
    Jeff Lynne's ELO will play the Hollywood Bowl for three nights in September

    At last, it's a livin' thing.

    Months after Electric Light Orchestra sparked talk of a comeback with the release of its first studio album in more than a decade, the veteran British group announced Thursday that it will play three concerts at the Hollywood Bowl in September.

    See more of Entertainment’s...

  • Puddle of Mudd lead singer accused of vandalizing his foreclosed home
    Puddle of Mudd lead singer accused of vandalizing his foreclosed home

    Rock stars are known for trashing hotel rooms, but in the case of Puddle of Mudd frontman Wesley Scantlin, it was his former Hollywood Hills West home that bore the musician's rage, according to Los Angeles County prosecutors.

    Scantlin, 43, is charged with felony vandalism and misdemeanor trespassing...

  • Kerry Washington, ex-NFL pro Nnamdi Asomugha sell in Hollywood Hills West
    Kerry Washington, ex-NFL pro Nnamdi Asomugha sell in Hollywood Hills West

    Actress Kerry Washington of “Scandal” and her husband, retired NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, have sold their home in Hollywood Hills West for $2.68 million — just under the $2.695 million asking price.

    The fenced-and-gated French Country-style house, built in 1926 and since updated, sits up from...

  • The new stARTup Art Fair comes to L.A. this weekend, transforming hotel rooms into galleries
    The new stARTup Art Fair comes to L.A. this weekend, transforming hotel rooms into galleries

    Art fair weekend has come to Los Angeles. The glitzy Art Los Angeles Contemporary opens Thursday at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, showing works by more than five dozen international galleries. Across town, at the L.A. Convention Center, the L.A. Art Show features another 120 galleries from...

  • Home of the Day: A classic Mediterranean Revival in Hollywood
    Home of the Day: A classic Mediterranean Revival in Hollywood

    Built in the 1920s, this well-maintained Mediterranean Revival-style house in Hollywood Hills features a cathedral-style ceiling, outdoor entertainer’s spaces and tree-topped grounds backing Griffith Park.

    Front-facing picture windows and a gallery entry take in views of the city, canyon and Hollywood...

  • Home of the Day: A classic Mediterranean Revival in Hollywood
    Home of the Day: A classic Mediterranean Revival in Hollywood

    The 1920s Mediterranean Revival-style house in Hollywood Hills features period details, outdoor entertainer's spaces and views of the Hollywood sign.

  • Police shoot, kill man suspected of wielding knife; 2 other people found dead in Valley
    Police shoot, kill man suspected of wielding knife; 2 other people found dead in Valley

    A man allegedly wielding a knife was shot and killed by police in North Hills on Sunday.

    Los Angeles police officers responded to a call about 5:50 p.m. in the 8800 block of Norwich Avenue, said Sgt. Darren Holst of the West Valley Division.

    The man was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was...

  • Adam Carolla sells his Hollywood Hills villa and pub for $4.8 million
    Adam Carolla sells his Hollywood Hills villa and pub for $4.8 million

    Adam Carolla will have to find a new bar to belly up to in the coming year.

    The comedian and his wife, Lynette Paradise, have sold their home in Hollywood Hills, which features a vintage pub with its own entrance, among other things, for about $4.8 million.

    The Spanish Revival-style villa, called...

  • Singer-songwriter Charlie Puth lands an Italianate home in Whitley Heights
    Singer-songwriter Charlie Puth lands an Italianate home in Whitley Heights

    Singer-songwriter Charlie Puth has purchased a home in Hollywood Hills’ historic Whitley Heights neighborhood for $1.9 million.

    Built in 1956, the three-story Italianate-style house features beamed ceilings, rows of French doors and an open-plan design. Multiple terrace balconies take in views...

  • Hot Property | Charlie Puth
    Hot Property | Charlie Puth

    The Italianate-inspired home, built in 1958, features rows of French doors, a custom wine cellar and a swimming pool.

  • Onetime haunt of writer Nathanael West is for sale in the Hollywood Hills
    Onetime haunt of writer Nathanael West is for sale in the Hollywood Hills

    A Hollywood Hills residence that was once home to writer Nathanael West is on the market at $1.099 million.

    The two-bedroom, two-bathroom Mediterranean was built in 1924. There’s another bedroom and bathroom in the detached guest quarters.

    Beamed ceilings, skylights and terra cotta paver floors...

  • Police investigate man's shooting death in Hollywood Hills
    Police investigate man's shooting death in Hollywood Hills

    Police are searching for the driver of a white or silver sedan that sped away from the shooting death of a man in the Hollywood Hills on Sunday night.

    Los Angeles police say 27-year-old Henry Estrada was shot dead just after 8:30 p.m. at a residence in the 2000 block of Sycamore Avenue. When police...

  • Aaron Curry's cosmic canvases: A trip through outer (and inner) space
    Aaron Curry's cosmic canvases: A trip through outer (and inner) space

    In his latest exhibition at David Kordansky Gallery, Aaron Curry has taken his paintings intergalactic. Known for his freewheeling mash-ups of abstract painting tropes with references to the body and pop culture, Curry here applies the same logic to starbursts, aureoles and black voids. Executed...

  • How much house does $850,000 buy in Los Angeles County?
    How much house does $850,000 buy in Los Angeles County?

    How much home does about $850,000 buy in greater Los Angeles? In Tarzana, a two-house property on about half an acre, and in Sunland, an eclectic contemporary with four bedrooms. Here’s an expanded look at homes for sale at about that price point around L.A. County.

    RANCHO PALOS VERDES: The updated...

  • Three noted architects shaped a Midcentury Modern in Hollywood Hills
    Three noted architects shaped a Midcentury Modern in Hollywood Hills

    This Midcentury Modern house in Hollywood Hills is named the Millard Kaufman residence for its one-time owner, who was a screenwriter, an author and the co-creator of the cartoon character Mr. Magoo. A trio of notable architects left their marks on the two-story post-and-beam house, which features...

  • Actress Taraji P. Henson offers up a piece of her empire
    Actress Taraji P. Henson offers up a piece of her empire

    Actress Taraji P. Henson, who plays the scheming ex-wife of Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) on the Fox series “Empire,” has put her home in Hollywood Hills on the market for $3.25 million.

    The Moorish-inspired contemporary, built in 2009, is entered through ornate double doors.

    Three floors featuring...

  • Hot Property | Taraji P. Henson
    Hot Property | Taraji P. Henson

    Built in 2009, the three-story home in Hollywood Hills features Moorish arches, ornate details and an outdoor lounge.

  • 'Pretty Little Liars'' Ian Harding sells his secluded retreat in Hollywood Hills
    'Pretty Little Liars'' Ian Harding sells his secluded retreat in Hollywood Hills

    “Pretty Little Liars” actor Ian Harding has sold his house in Hollywood Hills for $995,000.

    The secluded bungalow in the Laurel Canyon area was built in 1948. Vaulted ceilings, built-in shelves and wood accents are among the interior details of the bohemian-vibe home.

    Some 1,240 square feet of...

  • Home of the Day: A classic and colorful look in Hollywood Hills
    Home of the Day: A classic and colorful look in Hollywood Hills

    A stairway dressed in bright Malibu tile leads up to this Spanish-style residence on a cul-de-sac in Hollywood Hills. Original details of the 1930 home include coved ceilings, handsome built-ins and a Batchelder artistic tile fireplace. In the kitchen, bright red countertops, stainless steel cabinets...

  • Home of the Day: A classic and colorful look in Hollywood Hills
    Home of the Day: A classic and colorful look in Hollywood Hills

    Eye-catching details and original features highlight this Spanish-style house for sale in Hollywood Hills.

  • Longtime Hollywood Hills estate of late writer Gore Vidal is for sale
    Longtime Hollywood Hills estate of late writer Gore Vidal is for sale

    The longtime home of writer Gore Vidal is on the market in Hollywood Hills at $5.695 million.

    Set on close to half an acre in Outpost Estates, the 1929 Mediterranean features hand-carved fireplaces, decorative ironwork and original tiles. A two-story entry topped with a wood-beam ceiling leads...

  • Adam Carolla lists Hollywood Hills villa with a vintage pub
    Adam Carolla lists Hollywood Hills villa with a vintage pub

    Comedian Adam Carolla and his wife, Lynette Paradise, have listed a Spanish Revival home for sale in Hollywood Hills at $5,299,995.

    Called Vista del Lago, the estate features a vintage pub with its own entrance. Porthole windows look out to the swimming pool.

    The courtyard-style villa retains its...

  • Top sales: Nerdist host Chris Hardwick buys a storied estate in Los Feliz
    Top sales: Nerdist host Chris Hardwick buys a storied estate in Los Feliz

    A storied estate in Los Feliz, a Hidden Hills Traditional and a modern Mediterranean in Arcadia were among the most expensive residential real estate sales in the greater Los Angeles area last week.

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  • Home of the Day: Grand details and Mediterranean style in the Hollywood Dell
    Home of the Day: Grand details and Mediterranean style in the Hollywood Dell

    A fountain set behind bronze gates and flanked matching tiled stairways mark the entrance to this grandiose Mediterranean in the Hollywood Dell. Built in the 1920s, the three-story residence retains its Old Hollywood ambiance with arched doors and windows, original stained glass and wrought iron...

  • Home of the Day: Grand details and Mediterranean style in the Hollywood Dell
    Home of the Day: Grand details and Mediterranean style in the Hollywood Dell

    Listed for $2.595 million, the 1920s Mediterranean-style home features original stained glass, a custom library and a writer's retreat.

  • Elad Lassry turns to sculpture, but still asks the same question
    Elad Lassry turns to sculpture, but still asks the same question

    Sculpture is relatively new to Elad Lassry’s work, which to date has focused primarily on performance, film and photography. But six recent -- and decidedly strange -- examples are of a piece with his provocatively developing art.

    At David Kordansky Gallery, where the sculptures are shown with...

  • Home of the Day: Old Hollywood intrigue in Whitley Heights
    Home of the Day: Old Hollywood intrigue in Whitley Heights

    As the legend goes, silent screen star Rudolph Valentino commissioned this Spanish-style residence in Whitley Heights for his mistress, stage and film actress Pola Negri, in the early 1920s.

    The main house retains its “Old Hollywood” vibe from its antique limestone fireplaces, barrel-rolled ceilings...

  • Home of the Day: Old Hollywood intrigue in Whitley Heights
    Home of the Day: Old Hollywood intrigue in Whitley Heights

    This Spanish-style home behind gates in Whitley Heights was said to have been built by silent film actor Rudolph Valentino for his mistress, Pola Negri, in the early 1920s.

  • Live: Blur lovingly sends up L.A. in its long-awaited Hollywood Bowl show
    Live: Blur lovingly sends up L.A. in its long-awaited Hollywood Bowl show

    Blur’s “Parklife” is one of the most essentially English rock singles ever put to tape. But during Tuesday night’s show at the Hollywood Bowl, the band revisited the rambling 1994 tune with an appropriately L.A. twist.

    The band brought out comedian Fred Armisen to update the song — originally a...

  • Bob Barker trips on L.A. sidewalk and injures his head
    Bob Barker trips on L.A. sidewalk and injures his head

    Bob Barker, longtime host of "The Price Is Right," tripped and fell Tuesday, resulting in several cuts to his head and a visit to the hospital, authorities said.

    Barker was walking outside his home in the 1800 block of Outpost Drive in the Hollywood Hills when he tripped on a sidewalk and tumbled,...

  • Longtime home of famed prisoner of war and Olympian Louis Zamperini finds a buyer
    Longtime home of famed prisoner of war and Olympian Louis Zamperini finds a buyer

    The Hollywood Hills home of the late Louis Zamperini, whose life story was the subject of the 2014 film “Unbroken,” has sold for $2.19 million. That was 9.5% above the listing price of $1,999,500.

    The Olympic runner and former World War II prisoner of war left his mark on his longtime residence,...

  • The $2,500 culture club: Global art party rolls into the Magic Castle
    The $2,500 culture club: Global art party rolls into the Magic Castle

    In the dimly lit cellar of Hollywood’s membership-only Magic Castle, 20 or so art-adventure seekers gathered for cocktails and magic-inspired, experimental performance art by Glenn Kaino and Derek DelGaudio. The chitchat at the castle’s bar, however, was less focused on sleight of hand and more...

  • Alleged Charlize Theron stalker arrested after bringing flowers to her Hollywood home
    Alleged Charlize Theron stalker arrested after bringing flowers to her Hollywood home

    A man was arrested on suspicion of stalking Academy Award-winning actress Charlize Theron after he went to her Hollywood Hills home Sunday, carrying flowers.

    Los Angeles police detectives found Stanislav Sonseadec, 54, of Illinois, standing in front of the “Mad Max: Fury Road” star’s home at 7:43...

  • 'Breaking Bad' Emmy winner Anna Gunn lists her Hollywood Hills home for sale
    'Breaking Bad' Emmy winner Anna Gunn lists her Hollywood Hills home for sale

    Actress Anna Gunn of “Breaking Bad” fame has listed her home in Hollywood Hills for sale at $2.1 million.

    The remodeled Midcentury Modern house centers on an atrium courtyard entry with a raised wood-burning fireplace and a live tree. An open floor plan, high ceilings and walls of glass are among...

  • Guitarist Steve Vai sells Hollywood Hills home and its storied recording studio
    Guitarist Steve Vai sells Hollywood Hills home and its storied recording studio

    Accomplished rock guitarist Steve Vai has sold his home with its legendary Mothership Studio in the Hollywood Hills for $1.5 million, public records show.

    The recording equipment inside the 1,400-square-foot studio, which has been used by such musicians as Ozzy Osbourne, Eddie Van Halen, The Yardbirds...

  • Ricky Swallow sculpture: Where zero plus zero equals eight
    Ricky Swallow sculpture: Where zero plus zero equals eight

    The 10 sculptures in Ricky Swallow's show at David Kordansky occupy their spacious gallery quietly but potently, releasing their force and intelligence over slow deliberation rather than at a glance.

    Swallow works in bronze, casting objects he has fashioned from cardboard, wood and rope. The casual,...

  • Datebook: Works from cut paper, abstractions of maps, a documentary about land art
    Datebook: Works from cut paper, abstractions of maps, a documentary about land art

    Elaborate sculptures made of cut paper. Photographs that function as everything but photographs. And early color field abstractions embedded with the profiles of continents. Plus: a conversation with Frank Gehry's biographer, a pair of visiting artists in Pomona and a documentary about land art...

  • 'Bling Ring' leader charged with soliciting rape of West Hollywood skin-care guru
    'Bling Ring' leader charged with soliciting rape of West Hollywood skin-care guru

    One of the leaders of the "Bling Ring" burglary crew -- which drew headlines for the celebrity home burglaries and inspired a movie of the same name -- has been charged along with another man with stalking a West Hollywood skin-care guru and trying to hire a man to rape her, authorities said.

    Nicholas...

  • A majestic estate in Los Feliz
    A majestic estate in Los Feliz

    The Victor Rossetti Residence was designed in the 1920s by "architect to the stars" Paul Williams for one of Los Angeles' premier bankers. No expense was spared. Gated, with a long private driveway and roomy motor court, the opulent Los Feliz estate retains Williams' signature Corinthian columns...

  • Thomas Middleditch of 'Silicon Valley' lands a fixer in Hollywood Hills
    Thomas Middleditch of 'Silicon Valley' lands a fixer in Hollywood Hills

    Thomas Middleditch, who stars in “Silicon Valley,” has bought a Hollywood Hills house for $849,000.

    The split-level California bungalow was built in 1920 and sits on a sloped lot with mature trees in the Beachwood Canyon area. The 1,662-square-foot house has beamed ceilings in the family room,...

  • Datebook: A Frank Gehry retrospective, art of death and rebirth, images from YouTube
    Datebook: A Frank Gehry retrospective, art of death and rebirth, images from YouTube

    It is the official beginning of the arts season and Los Angeles is awash in exhibitions — from a Frank Gehry retrospective to the latest epic video by Matthew Barney to a show of Japanese ceramics curated by Takashi Murakami. Plus: a fine art film festival, African spirits reconceived, and an L.A.-born...

  • The Philharmonic dances through Bach and bluegrass at the Bowl
    The Philharmonic dances through Bach and bluegrass at the Bowl

    Bluegrass has its roots in Appalachian music. Appalachian ballads have their roots in European dance music. No composer elevated dance music to higher spiritual grounds than Bach did. For all the off-putting genrefication of music these days, this has never been an art form suitable for a silo...

  • 'Twilight' vampire Nikki Reed sells vintage compound in Hollywood Hills
    'Twilight' vampire Nikki Reed sells vintage compound in Hollywood Hills

    Nikki Reed, who played a vampire in the “Twilight” films, has sold a compound in Hollywood Hills for $1.31 million.

    The 1920s Spanish-style villa, guesthouse and swimming pool sit on a knoll in the Lake Hollywood area. Views from the house and roof patio take in the cityscape and mountains.

    Fronted...

  • Hollywood Bowl getting a new caterer starting in 2016
    Hollywood Bowl getting a new caterer starting in 2016

    Dining under the stars at the Hollywood Bowl will come with a new flavor starting next summer.

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic, which manages the summer venue, announced Monday a 10-year contract with Sodexo Leisure, in partnership with Los Angeles-based culinary company the Lucques Group, to provide...

  • Singer Charli XCX buys a Hollywood Hills Tudor that breaks the design rules
    Singer Charli XCX buys a Hollywood Hills Tudor that breaks the design rules

    Singer-songwriter Charli XCX, who will launch a clothing line this fall, has bought a vintage Tudor-style house in Hollywood Hills for $2.815 million.

    The restored 1920s home has such fanciful handcrafted details as a brick façade in which some stones are turned in different directions.

    The eccentric...

  • Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit lists 1920s house with Spanish details in Hollywood Hills
    Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit lists 1920s house with Spanish details in Hollywood Hills

    Fred Durst, who gained fame as a vocalist with the nu metal band Limp Bizkit, has a Hollywood Hills house on the market at $1.645 million.

    The 1920s Spanish-style home centers on a courtyard with an outdoor fireplace and vintage tiles. Original details remain throughout the 3,055 square feet of...

  • Damien Dante Wayans rewrites script for his Hollywood Hills house to include renters
    Damien Dante Wayans rewrites script for his Hollywood Hills house to include renters

    Damien Dante Wayans is changing it up in the Hollywood Hills. The actor-writer-producer has new real estate agents, a new for-sale price and also is offering his Hollywood Hills house for long-term lease at $12,500 a month.

    He had listed the home for sale this year at $2.2 million and recently...

  • Top sales: Jason Statham deems his Hollywood Hills address expendable
    Top sales: Jason Statham deems his Hollywood Hills address expendable

    The homes of an action film star, a movie producer and a celebrity hostess were among the most expensive residential real estate transactions in the greater Los Angeles area this past week.

    $11.2 million — Pacific Palisades

    A Traditional-style home in the 900 block of Corsica Drive changed hands...

  • The home of the late Louis Zamperini of 'Unbroken' fame is for sale in Hollywood Hills
    The home of the late Louis Zamperini of 'Unbroken' fame is for sale in Hollywood Hills

    The Hollywood Hills home of the late Louis Zamperini, the Olympic runner and former World War II prisoner of war whose life story was the subject of books and last year’s film “Unbroken,” is for sale at $1,999,500.

    The English Revival-style house, built in 1922, evokes the thatched cottages of...

  • Jazz-fusion pioneer George Duke's home and storied studio is for sale in Hollywood Hills
    Jazz-fusion pioneer George Duke's home and storied studio is for sale in Hollywood Hills

    The Hollywood Hills estate of the late jazz great George Duke and its storied Le Gonks West recording studio is on the market at $2.999 million.

    Jeffrey Osborne’s “On the Wings of Love,” Deniece Williams’ “Let’s Hear It for the Boy” and A Taste of Honey’s “Sukiyaki” are among the many hits made...

  • Actors Corbin Bernsen and Amanda Pays reveal their latest flip project in Hollywood Hills
    Actors Corbin Bernsen and Amanda Pays reveal their latest flip project in Hollywood Hills

    High-profile home flippers and actors Corbin Bernsen and Amanda Pays have put their latest offering on the market in Hollywood Hills for $1.499 million.

    The couple, who share a love of renovation work, spent their recent non-acting hours redoing a Modern-style home built in 1948. Set in the hills...

  • Johnny Galecki of 'The Big Bang Theory' buys Jason Statham's Hollywood Hills compound
    Johnny Galecki of 'The Big Bang Theory' buys Jason Statham's Hollywood Hills compound

    Johnny Galecki of “The Big Bang Theory” is the buyer who popped $9.2 million for the Hollywood Hills estate of action film star Jason Statham and Victoria’s Secret model Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley.

    The recently restored 1929 Mediterranean continues its Hollywood tradition, having been once...

  • Actor Jason Statham sells his Hollywood Hills compound for above its asking price
    Actor Jason Statham sells his Hollywood Hills compound for above its asking price

    Actor Jason Statham continues to blaze a fast and furious trail through the Los Angeles real estate scene, this time selling his Hollywood Hills compound in less than two months for $9.2 million.

    The action film star and Victoria’s Secret model Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley had listed the place...

  • Former 'Tonight Show' bandleader Rickey Minor buys a newly built home in Hollywood Hills
    Former 'Tonight Show' bandleader Rickey Minor buys a newly built home in Hollywood Hills

    Rickey Minor, who gained fame as the bandleader on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,” has bought a contemporary house in Hollywood Hills for $2.975 million.

    The newly built home by Ecumena Design Studio has 3,800 square feet of generously proportioned rooms with 10-foot ceilings, walls of glass...

  • Actress-director Salma Hayek is casting for a new tenant in Hollywood Hills West
    Actress-director Salma Hayek is casting for a new tenant in Hollywood Hills West

    Actress Salma Hayek is looking for a long-term tenant for her rental house in Hollywood Hills West.

    The $9,750 a month fee and $19,500 security deposit include a furnished Midcentury Modern single story that wraps around a swimming pool to create a resort-like atmosphere. Lawns, patios, terraced...

  • Death Cab for Cutie returns to an L.A. that almost broke them
    Death Cab for Cutie returns to an L.A. that almost broke them

    Growing disillusioned about Los Angeles is one of the great themes of rock 'n' roll. “Welcome to the Jungle,” “Celluloid Heroes,” “L.A. Woman,” “Desperados Under the Eaves”: The list of records about the dashed allure of this town is a genre all its own.

    To that, we can add “Kintsugi,” the eighth...

  • The good life in the Hollywood Hills comes with some pain
    The good life in the Hollywood Hills comes with some pain

    Few points of interest define Los Angeles more than the Hollywood sign planted on Mt. Lee in Griffith Park, its towering letters visible across the city. It is a magnet for tourists, a popular destination for hikers and an endless source of irritation for the homeowners whose Hollywood Hills streets...

  • Reba McEntire sells Beverly Park estate off-market for $22.25 million
    Reba McEntire sells Beverly Park estate off-market for $22.25 million

    Actress and country music singer-songwriter Reba McEntire has quietly sold her estate in gated North Beverly Park in an off-market deal for $22.25 million, one of the priciest sales per square foot in the high-profile enclave in the 90210 ZIP Code.

    Hedged by mature trees, the estate sits adjacent...

  • Cue the Hollywood dream sequence
    Cue the Hollywood dream sequence

    Some pictures just stop you in your tracks.

    This one by Jordan Foley is one of them.  It is without argument a breathtaking moment and inspiring photograph of one of the world’s most recognizable locations.    

    Foley was trying to take photos of cars on the 101 Freeway, she said. “Then I saw the...

  • One-time Marlon Brando party pad and residence for sale in Hollywood Hills
    One-time Marlon Brando party pad and residence for sale in Hollywood Hills

    A Hollywood Hills house that was once Oscar-winning actor Marlon Brando’s primary residence is for sale at $3.495 million.

    The meticulously maintained Paul Williams-designed home retains its architectural integrity and the traditional details for which the one-time architect-to-the-stars was known....

  • Datebook: Vintage pix of Hollywood and master drawings from Italy
    Datebook: Vintage pix of Hollywood and master drawings from Italy

    The naturalistic works of a Renaissance Master. Art that is all about flatness. And an installation that explores notions of family and memory by queer artists and others. Plus: a painter gets her due in Laguna Beach, murals go up in Long Beach, and a photographer’s vintage images of Hollywood...

  • Conrad Hilton arrested on suspicion of breaking into ex-girlfriend's home
    Conrad Hilton arrested on suspicion of breaking into ex-girlfriend's home

    Conrad Hilton, the younger brother of Paris Hilton, was arrested Monday on suspicion of violating a restraining order taken out by his ex-girlfriend, authorities said.

    Officers responded to a reported restraining order violation about 4 p.m. in the 2300 block of Jupiter Drive in the Hollywood Hills,...

  • Andrew Dadson: At its dark heart, pure spectacle
    Andrew Dadson: At its dark heart, pure spectacle

    Despite regular declarations to the contrary, painting isn't dead, nor is it likely ever to die. It can, however, look pretty sickly. Andrew Dadson's grandiose canvases at David Kordansky warrant a discussion of mercy killing.

    Each of the paintings (up to 12 feet wide) has a dark center, framed...

  • Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whitely list their compound in Hollywood Hills
    Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whitely list their compound in Hollywood Hills

    Action film star Jason Statham and Victoria’s Secret model Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley have listed their Hollywood Hills compound for sale at $8.999 million.

    Set on more than half an acre, the walled compound was restored and updated during the couple’s ownership by New York-based Roman & Williams.

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  • Coroner: Getty heir had ulcers, methamphetamine, heart disease
    Coroner: Getty heir had ulcers, methamphetamine, heart disease

    Andrew Getty, an heir to the Getty oil fortune who was found dead this spring in his Hollywood Hills home, had toxic levels of methamphetamine in his body and had been suffering from heart disease, according to a coroner’s report obtained Tuesday by the Los Angeles Times.

    But officials with the...

  • 'New Girl' Zooey Deschanel sells her old place for top dollar
    'New Girl' Zooey Deschanel sells her old place for top dollar

    Actress Zooey Deschanel, who bought a new home in Manhattan Beach earlier this year, has sold her old house in Hollywood Hills for $2.33 million -- about 6% over the asking price.

    The single-story traditional, built in 1933, came on the market in April for $2.195 million and was pending sale in...

  • Florence + the Machine set tour, Hollywood Bowl dates
    Florence + the Machine set tour, Hollywood Bowl dates

    Florence + the Machine had one of the best performances at this year's Coachella, even if it did cost Florence Welch the use of a foot for one weekend.

    Apparently she is much better now, as the regal pop act has announced a two-night stand at the Hollywood Bowl this fall.

    We'll miss her impromptu...

  • Price chops: Self-help author discounts estate by $4.7 million
    Price chops: Self-help author discounts estate by $4.7 million

    Author Rhonda Byrne is hoping a multimillion-dollar price cut will be the secret to finding a buyer for her Montecito, Calif., home. She’s now asking $18.8 million for her sprawling estate, down 20% from a year ago -- $23.5 million.

    Built in Tuscan style in 2001, the 8,425-square-foot main house...

  • Actress Nora Arnezeder buys hilltop spot with views of the Hollywood sign
    Actress Nora Arnezeder buys hilltop spot with views of the Hollywood sign

    French actress and singer Nora Arnezeder has bought a home with a view in the Hollywood Hills for $1.395 million.

    Set on a hilltop, the two-story has panoramic vistas of nearly 360 degrees that take in the Griffith Observatory, the Hollywood sign and downtown L.A.

    The quaint house has a great room...

  • A garage with a view in Hollywood Hills
    A garage with a view in Hollywood Hills

    In L.A.'s car-centric culture, a great place to park can sometimes take center stage. This remodeled Midcentury Modern-style house in the Hollywood Hills has a newly built glass-walled garage inspired by a scene from the film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."

    Location: 3526 Multiview Drive, Los Angeles...

  • 'Gotham' star Ben McKenzie speeds out of the Hollywood Hills
    'Gotham' star Ben McKenzie speeds out of the Hollywood Hills

    Ben McKenzie, who stars in the series "Gotham," listed his Hollywood Hills house for sale at $1.895 million and in less than a week it was in escrow.

    And why not? The 1950s charmer is updated, designer decorated and in the popular Nichols Canyon area.

    The Spanish-style house has been adapted for...

  • A compelling experiment in 'Boxes' by Theatre West
    A compelling experiment in 'Boxes' by Theatre West

    One of two world premieres in Theatre West’s annual Writers-in-Rep series, Jule Selbo’s “Boxes” is a taut exercise in psychological manipulation that is one of those rarities in the contemporary theater -- a classically crafted play with well-delineated characters and a satisfyingly linear plot.

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  • Actor Anthony Clark sells wood-interior Hollywood Hills home to his tenant
    Actor Anthony Clark sells wood-interior Hollywood Hills home to his tenant

    Actor and frequent home buyer Anthony Clark has sold an investment home in Hollywood Hills for close to $2.3 million.

    The “Yes, Dear” sitcom star bought the house eight years ago for $1.2 million and remodeled using a variety of woods to achieve a mountain resort-style ambience. He has leased out...

  • Golden hour at the Hollywood sign
    Golden hour at the Hollywood sign

    Deb Fort visited Griffith Observatory with a group of photographer friends on April 30. Twenty minutes before sunset, she photographed the Hollywood sign.

    Each week, we're featuring photos of Southern California and California submitted by readers. Share your photos on our Flickr page or tag your...

  • Shane West of 'Salem' wants to make a pact with a home buyer
    Shane West of 'Salem' wants to make a pact with a home buyer

    Actor-musician Shane West, who stars on “Salem,” has listed his towering home in the Hollywood Hills for sale at $1.995 million.

    The villa has multiple levels of living space above a street-level garage. Expansive views from the 3,642 square feet of interiors take in cityscape, ocean, canyon and...

  • Patrick Dempsey ready to make a dramatic exit from Malibu
    Patrick Dempsey ready to make a dramatic exit from Malibu

    Talk about dramatic exits. Patrick Dempsey, whose popular "Grey's Anatomy" character went from McDreamy to McDead last month, is also ready to part with his oceanview estate in Malibu for $14.5 million.

    The Frank Gehry-designed Tin House sits behind wooden gates on 3.2 mountainside acres with such...

  • Carolyn Ramsay leads David Ryu in fundraising for L.A. City Council race
    Carolyn Ramsay leads David Ryu in fundraising for L.A. City Council race

    Less than two weeks ahead of election day, newly released reports show that Los Angeles City Council candidate Carolyn Ramsay has raised more money than rival David Ryu in the race to represent a district stretching from Sherman Oaks to the Miracle Mile.Ramsay, former chief of staff to termed-out...

  • Sean Penn will be making a move in Malibu
    Sean Penn will be making a move in Malibu

    Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn has listed his retreat in Malibu for sale at $6.55 million.

    The gated single-story ranch-style home, built in 1960, is laid out in a U-shape with courtyard space suited to entertaining. A detached guesthouse shares the 1.4-acre site.

    Beyond the double doors...

  • L.A. council candidates split on city plan to operate the Greek
    L.A. council candidates split on city plan to operate the Greek

    The two Los Angeles City Council candidates vying to represent a Sherman Oaks-to-Silver Lake district are split over a controversial plan for the city to operate the Greek Theatre itself.

    At a forum Thursday night, candidate Carolyn Ramsay said that though she had backed community groups that wanted...

  • Landmark estate leads L.A.'s top residential sales at $59.3 million
    Landmark estate leads L.A.'s top residential sales at $59.3 million

    A pair of estates in the Beverly Hills flats, a 1920s home in Pacific Palisades and a record-setting Wallace Neff residence in Holmby Hills were among the top residential real estate sales in the greater Los Angeles area last week.

    $59,355,550 -- Holmby Hills

    The Holmby Hills residence known as...

  • 'New Girl' Zooey Deschanel puts old place up for sale
    'New Girl' Zooey Deschanel puts old place up for sale

    Actress Zooey Deschanel, who stars on “New Girl," has listed her Hollywood Hills home for sale at $2.195 million.

    The single-story Traditional sits on a half-acre of bucolic grounds with woodland views.

    The main house, built in 1933, features original details, formal living and dining rooms, three...

  • L.A. council candidates Ryu, Ramsay spar over developer donations
    L.A. council candidates Ryu, Ramsay spar over developer donations

    Los Angeles City Council candidate David Ryu fired back Monday at accusations from rival Carolyn Ramsay that he had not held to his pledge to forgo contributions from developers, saying he had returned more money while the Ramsay campaign continued to reel in tens of thousands of dollars in developer...

  • 'DWTS' alum Karina Smirnoff finds a tenant in pro basketball player
    'DWTS' alum Karina Smirnoff finds a tenant in pro basketball player

    Professional basketball player Jeremy Tyler has found his offseason training spot.

    The three-year NBA veteran, who spent this season playing overseas in China, is leasing the Beachwood Canyon-area home of “Dancing With the Stars” alum Karina Smirnoff for $8,000 a month.

    Built in 2004, the Mediterranean-style...

  • Datebook: Suburban strangeness, a master of noir, skewering the powerful
    Datebook: Suburban strangeness, a master of noir, skewering the powerful

    Paintings that capture the strangeness of Huntington Beach, the latest from an icon of punk graphics and a longtime painter who still sets his sites on the rich and the powerful. Plus: a tour of downtown Los Angeles modernism and a performance that is all about art in museums. Here’s what we have...

  • Rocker Tommy Shaw puts Hollywood Hills investment property up for sale
    Rocker Tommy Shaw puts Hollywood Hills investment property up for sale

    Rocker Tommy Shaw of Styx has listed a Hollywood Hills home for sale at $1.95 million.

    The Midcentury Modern-style house, built in 1960, features a glassed-in foyer, a high-ceiling living room, polished concrete floors and a chipped-glass fireplace. The 2,207 square feet of open-plan space includes...

  • Jason Statham acts fast to secure Beverly Hills showplace
    Jason Statham acts fast to secure Beverly Hills showplace

    Leading man Jason Statham has bought the family home of fashion designer Jenni Kayne and her husband, real estate agent Richard Ehrlich, for $12.995 million. The Beverly Hills house was on the market for only five days before the action star clinched the deal.

    The 1980s two-story was dated and...

  • Jesse Metcalfe, Cara Santana sell in Hollywood Hills
    Jesse Metcalfe, Cara Santana sell in Hollywood Hills

    Jesse Metcalfe of “Desperate Housewives” fame and actress Cara Santana have sold their house in Hollywood Hills West at $1.95 million.

    The Spanish-influenced Mediterranean blends updates and high-end finishes in keeping with its 1925 origins.

    Inside the ornate double-door entry is a living room...

  • L.A. council candidate Ryu takes aim at council 'secret slush funds'
    L.A. council candidate Ryu takes aim at council 'secret slush funds'

    Los Angeles City Council candidate David Ryu took aim Tuesday at what he called "secret slush funds" for Councilman Tom LaBonge, vowing that if elected he would seek reforms in how council discretionary money is spent.

    Ryu, one of two candidates vying to replace LaBonge, said he would create a...

  • Home of the Day: Post-war modernism in Cahuenga Pass
    Home of the Day: Post-war modernism in Cahuenga Pass

    The spirit of a bygone era lives on at this post-war home known as the Parr-Schoenfeld residence, designed by architect Lucille Raport, a student of Richard Neutra, and later captured by photographer Julius Shulman. On the market for the first time in more than two decades, the midcentury home...

  • Home of the Day: Postwar modernism in Cahuenga Pass
    Home of the Day: Postwar modernism in Cahuenga Pass

    Designed by Lucille Raport, a disciple of Richard Neutra, the 1954 Parr-Schoenfield residence in Hollywood Hills is on the market for the first time in more than 20 years. 

  • Tobey Maguire reels in a buyer
    Tobey Maguire reels in a buyer

    Just as Tobey Maguire's comic book character has spidery senses that kick in when danger is near, the "Spider-Man" actor may have a bit of extrasensory perception working when it comes to real estate dealings. He just sold his house in Brentwood for $10.4 million — nearly $2 million more than he...

  • Maggie Lawson sells charming cottage in Hollywood Hills
    Maggie Lawson sells charming cottage in Hollywood Hills

    Maggie Lawson has sold a charming bungalow in Hollywood Hills for $1.205 million.

    Built in 1928 and renovated to add a clean, polished shine, the cottage has 1,406 square feet of interior space, including an updated kitchen, open plan living areas, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Hardwood floors,...

  • Barbs over developer money heat up L.A. City Council race
    Barbs over developer money heat up L.A. City Council race

    Frustration with development continues to loom large in a race to represent a Los Angeles council district that stretches from Sherman Oaks to the Miracle Mile, as one candidate pledged to swear off campaign money from developers and another pointed out her rival recently sold property to a developer.

    ...

  • Home of the Day: New-look space with Hollywood landmark views
    Home of the Day: New-look space with Hollywood landmark views

    This Traditional-style home, built in the 1950s and recently remade, sits behind a gated drive on more than a third of an acre in a popular celebrity section of Hollywood Hills. Crisp white interiors with gray notes highlight the reimagined floor plan, which counts a home theater and a wine closet...

  • Home of the Day: New-look space with Hollywood landmark views
    Home of the Day: New-look space with Hollywood landmark views

    The updated Traditional-style home features luxury amenities, a pool and views of various L.A. landmarks.

  • Home of the Day: A classic Spanish Revival in Hollywood Hills
    Home of the Day: A classic Spanish Revival in Hollywood Hills

    Arched ceilings, leaded glass windows and hand-stenciled beams add to the classic appeal of this Spanish Revival-style residence in the Outpost Estates. Through French doors, interiors open onto courtyard spaces topped by mature trees. A chef’s kitchen and polished master suite are among updates...

  • Home of the Day: A classic Spanish Revival in Hollywood Hills
    Home of the Day: A classic Spanish Revival in Hollywood Hills

    The 1920s Spanish Revival-style residence features arched ceilings, leaded glass windows and tree-topped outdoor spaces.

  • Liberty Ross puts aerie in Hollywood Hills up for sale
    Liberty Ross puts aerie in Hollywood Hills up for sale

    Model and actress Liberty Ross has put a house in Hollywood Hills West on the market at $4.395 million.

    Built in 1954, the chic two-story home features 3,500 square feet of clean-lined interiors. The open plan layout features living, family and dining rooms, a breakfast area, a den/office and a...

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