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  • Augustine Wine Bar chef Evan Algorri on his NYC history and cravings

    Augustine Wine Bar chef Evan Algorri on his NYC history and cravings

    Evan Algorri, chef at the new Augustine Wine Bar in Sherman Oaks, really only saw two choices when he graduated from Chico State. Go to law school or go to culinary school. So he quit his job at a law firm in downtown L.A. and moved to New York City to attend the French Culinary Institute. "I think...

  • Augustine, a new wine bar by the Bar Covell team, opens in Sherman Oaks

    Augustine, a new wine bar by the Bar Covell team, opens in Sherman Oaks

    Looking for a bottle of 1874 Chateau Lafite? Augustine, a new wine bar on Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks, has one.  The bar and restaurant, by Dustin Lancaster (Bar Covell, L&E Oyster Bar, El Condor), Matthew Kaner and Dave Gibbs, opened Wednesday. Like Bar Covell in Los Feliz, Augustine specializes...

  • Celebrate Repeal Day with $1 cocktails and free moonshine

    Celebrate Repeal Day with $1 cocktails and free moonshine

    Friday is Repeal Day, a time to shake up a couple of martinis and celebrate the end of Prohibition. For those who may need to brush up on their history, on Dec. 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment, which prohibited the manufacture, sale and transportation of alcoholic beverages....

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  • Corbin Bernsen and Amanda Pays roll out their latest flip in Sherman Oaks

    Corbin Bernsen and Amanda Pays roll out their latest flip in Sherman Oaks

    Husband-and-wife actors and noted home flippers Corbin Bernsen and Amanda Pays have climbed to new heights with their latest project. The couple recently restored and updated a classic Midcentury home on a hillside in the San Fernando Valley. Up for sale at $1.549 million, the 1949 home is reached...

  • Hot Property | Amanda Pays & Corbin Bernsen

    Hot Property | Amanda Pays & Corbin Bernsen

    The three-bedroom residence on a promontory in Sherman Oaks was renovated by actors and celebrity home flippers Amanda Pays and Corbin Bernsen.

  • Peek inside chef Ludo Lefebvre's kid-friendly kitchen

    Peek inside chef Ludo Lefebvre's kid-friendly kitchen

    How's this for kitchen karma: Los Angeles celebrity chef Ludo Lefebvre designed his home kitchen with his kids in mind, and now the 5-year-old twins set the table, load the dishwasher and help with dinner prep. As brand ambassador for appliance manufacturer Fisher & Paykel, the French restaurateur...

  • Post-and-beam classic in Sherman Oaks stays true to form

    Post-and-beam classic in Sherman Oaks stays true to form

    This post-and-beam in Sherman Oaks Estates, a shining example of the modernist form, was restored and updated in keeping with architect Richard Dorman's original footprint. Clean lines and classic midcentury details form the crux of the home, built in 1959. Walls of floor-to-ceiling glass blur...

  • My Favorite Room: For Amanda Pays, house-flipping is personal

    My Favorite Room: For Amanda Pays, house-flipping is personal

    Amanda Pays likes the art of buying homes, fixing them up and flipping them. The actress is best known for her role as Dr. Tina McGee in the early 1990s television show "The Flash" and a reprise of that role in 2014 on the CW network. Pays, who's also an interior designer, and husband-actor Corbin...

  • Joe Jonas snags a modern Farmhouse-style home in Sherman Oaks for $3.7 million

    Joe Jonas snags a modern Farmhouse-style home in Sherman Oaks for $3.7 million

    It looks like Joe Jonas won’t be cutting a rent check anytime soon. After leasing a Midcentury Modern-style home earlier this year to the tune of $40,000 a month, the actor-singer of Joe Jonas and DNCE fame has signed on the dotted line for a newly built home in the Sherman Oaks area for $3.7 million....

  • Hot Property | Joe Jonas
    Hot Property | Joe Jonas

    The newly built modern Farmhouse sits behind gates in Sherman Oaks with a guesthouse and a black-bottom swimming pool.

  • Sum 41's Deryck Whibley lists Sherman Oaks home as he trades spaces
    Sum 41's Deryck Whibley lists Sherman Oaks home as he trades spaces

    As Deryck Whibley makes his way back on the comeback tour, don’t expect a reunion between him and his Sherman Oaks home. The punk rocker of Sum 41 fame has put his longtime digs up for sale at $2.799 million.

    It’s not a huge surprise that Whibley is selling: In January, he splashed out $2.8 million...

  • Hot Property | Deryck Whibley
    Hot Property | Deryck Whibley

    Built in 2008, the Spanish-style house in Sherman Oaks has five bedrooms and six bathrooms in 4,800 square feet of interior space.

  • Jesse Fitzgerald shows the value of playing high school soccer

    Sherman Oaks Notre Dame Coach Patrick Thomsen and lots of other soccer coaches will always appreciate the dedication and contributions made this season by Notre Dame senior Jesse Fitzgerald.

    It's pretty clear how much respect he has earned. He's the player who refused to leave his high school team...

  • Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green part with a Sherman Oaks house
    Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green part with a Sherman Oaks house

    In the latest move to uncouple their real estate holdings, Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green have sold a Sherman Oaks home for $1.25 million.

    The actors, who separated in 2015, sold their home in Toluca Lake earlier this year.

    The Valley house is a one-story, rebuilt in 2007, that blends traditional...

  • Baseball: The Muno family is divided
    Baseball: The Muno family is divided

    Trouble is brewing for the Muno family on Tuesday in Santa Barbara.

    JJ Muno, a former Sherman Oaks Notre Dame baseball player who's batting .333 for UC Santa Barbara, faces UCLA.

    UCLA is home to his sister, volleyball standout Zano Muno, whose boyfriend is UCLA catcher Jake Hirabayashi.

    "Blood...

  • '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...

  • Baseball: With temperature in the 80s, Mission League coaches discuss El Niño strategy
    Baseball: With temperature in the 80s, Mission League coaches discuss El Niño strategy

    It could have been a scene straight out of The Three Stooges.

    The temperature in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday was 89 degrees. Predictions of rain, mud slides and waterspouts from El Niño have yet to materialize. In a room on the campus of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame High, six baseball coaches from...

  • Baseball: Hunter Greene makes winter debut on mound for Sherman Oaks Notre Dame

    The search is on for a pitcher who might be able to beat defending Southern Section Division 1 champion Huntington Beach this season.

    One candidate is 6-foot-3 junior Hunter Greene of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame. He has been shut down for much of the winter, resting his arm. But he made his debut on...

  • Baseball: Freshman Cole Dale could be important pitcher for Sherman Oaks Notre Dame

    It's going to be a whole new baseball experience this spring in the Mission League playing the same team three times in a week, putting pressure on pitching staffs to come up with three solid starting pitchers.

    And Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, which returns junior standout Hunter Greene, along with...

  • Home of the Day: French villa for lease in a celebrity neighborhood
    Home of the Day: French villa for lease in a celebrity neighborhood

    This French-inspired villa on approximately half an acre in guard-gated Mulholland Estates sits a few doors down from the homes of Charlie Sheen and other notables. A two-story chandelier-topped foyer with a sweeping staircase sets the stage for the 6,758-foot-home. Arched windows, gray hues and...

  • Home of the Day: French villa for lease in a celebrity neighborhood
    Home of the Day: French villa for lease in a celebrity neighborhood

    The French villa-inspired home on approximately half an acre in Mulholland Estates features a grand foyer, a wine cellar and a home gym.

  • Hot Property | Andre Iguodala
    Hot Property | Andre Iguodala

    The gated Mediterranean-style house in Sherman Oaks has five bedrooms in close to 4,000 square feet of space.

  • The Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala lists his L.A.-area home for $1.75 million
    The Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala lists his L.A.-area home for $1.75 million

    Looking to make an off-court pass of sorts, Golden State Warriors sixth man Andre Iguodala has put his home in Sherman Oaks area up for sale at $1.75 million.

    The fenced and gated Mediterranean, built in 2007, features dark wood and mosaic tile floors, arched doorways and vaulted ceilings — a feature...

  • Files missing from ex-councilman's office are an issue in lawsuit over Sherman Oaks development
    Files missing from ex-councilman's office are an issue in lawsuit over Sherman Oaks development

    When Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge left office, he left nothing behind.

    Documents kept by LaBonge and his staff members were nowhere to be found, his successor, David Ryu, said after taking office last year. And at a July hearing, Renee Weitzer -- a former LaBonge planning staffer now...

  • Sherman Oaks Notre Dame unveils new weight training facility

    The first steps you take walking into the new Donahue Family Fitness Center attached to the gym at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame High, you want to say, "Wow."

    Then there's the smell from $300,000 worth of new equipment.

    "It does smell like a new car," strength and conditioning coach Nick Garcia said.

    ...

  • Lacrosse still struggling to become official sport in Southern Section

    Lacrosse is still short of having enough schools playing the sport in the Southern Section to hold section-sponsored playoffs and championships.

    With 582 schools, 20% or 116 schools need to be participating.

    As of Wednesday, Southern Section spokesman Thom Simmons said there were 84 boys' teams...

  • Boys' basketball: Notre Dame's Chibueze Jacobs has learned he's not going into boxing

    Sherman Oaks Notre Dame won't have standout 6-foot-4 senior Chibueze Jacobs available for tonight's game against St. Francis.

    He's resting his swollen hand after his attempt at demonstrating his boxing technique failed miserably.

    Last week, after a 58-55 loss to Chaminade in which Jacobs scored...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Soccer: Sherman Oaks Notre Dame defeats Birmingham to win Valley Classic

    Sherman Oaks Notre Dame won the Valley Classic in soccer on Wednesday night, defeating Birmingham, 4-0.

    Max Markel had two goals and Joao Gonzalez and Jesse Fitzgerald each added goals.

    Fitzgerald, headed to Washington, ended the tournament with 12 goals.

    For the latest on high school sports, follow ...

  • Boys' basketball: Notre Dame's Chance Goring is playing in England this week
    Boys' basketball: Notre Dame's Chance Goring is playing in England this week

    Chance Goring, a 6-foot-3 junior at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, isn't playing with the Knights this week in San Diego.

    Instead, he's playing for the England 18U national team in a tournament in Manchester.

    His father is from England, so he has a British passport.

    His teammates are enjoying his American...

  • It's out: 'Secrets and Lies' actress Natalie Martinez buys a house in Sherman Oaks
    It's out: 'Secrets and Lies' actress Natalie Martinez buys a house in Sherman Oaks

    Actress and model Natalie Emilia-Romagna Martinez of the series “Kingdom” has bought a gated home in Sherman Oaks for close to $1.04 million.

    The 1956 Traditional-style home features high ceilings, a living room with a fireplace, a breakfast nook and a family room with a fireplace.

    The spa-like...

  • ESports video streamer Azubu gets nearly $60 million in debt sale
    ESports video streamer Azubu gets nearly $60 million in debt sale

    Azubu Inc. is taking on Twitch and YouTube. Those two huge online distributors of video about video games have deep pockets. Still, investors see potential.

    Sherman Oaks-based Azubu announced Wednesday that it raised nearly $60 million in cash by selling debt to British investment firm Sapinda...

  • Notre Dame High School basketball player dies after collapsing during practice
    Notre Dame High School basketball player dies after collapsing during practice

    A Notre Dame High School student collapsed while observing basketball practice and died Monday afternoon, school officials said.

    After her collapse, Nikki Valdez, a freshman basketball player, was taken to an area hospital, where she died, said school President Brett Lowart. It is unclear what...

  • 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...

  • Baseball: Hunter Greene to receive anti-bullying award

    Junior baseball standout Hunter Greene of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame is going to be the first teen athlete to receive the Anti-Bully Hero Award from Champions Against Bullying, an organization providing bullying prevention solutions for kids, parents and educators.

    Greene will help get out the message...

  • Actor Bret Harrison lands a new homeowner role in Sherman Oaks
    Actor Bret Harrison lands a new homeowner role in Sherman Oaks

    Bret Harrison of “The Astronaut Wives Club” has bought a home in Sherman Oaks for $1.585 million, public records show.

    The Cape Cod-inspired two-story home, built this year, has wide plank floors and wainscoting. Some 3,750 square feet of interiors include living and family rooms, a gym, a library/study,...

  • Diane Keaton puts her stamp on Pacific Palisades renovation
    Diane Keaton puts her stamp on Pacific Palisades renovation

    Serial home renovator and actress Diane Keaton has put a Pacific Palisades house on the market at $6.995 million.

    The Oscar-winning actress bought the property three years ago for $5.6 million and created a restful living space featuring subdued-tone interiors. Rustic accessories and dark wood...

  • Baseball: SoCal players headed to New York to be honored during World Series

    A group of Southern California high school baseball players who helped the USA 18U team win the gold medal at the WBSC U-18 World Cup in late summer will be honored prior to the Mets-Royals Game Four World Series matchup on Saturday at Citi Field.

    The players making the trip to New York are Kevin...

  • Terrell Owens sells his home field in Sherman Oaks for $2 million
    Terrell Owens sells his home field in Sherman Oaks for $2 million

    Former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens has completed a trade in the San Fernando Valley, selling his home in Sherman Oaks for $2 million.

    The two-story Traditional-style home on a corner lot returned to the market in August for $2,198,500 and was under contract in about a month. Anita Rich of Keller...

  • Conor Lynch Foundation to hold annual 5K run on Sunday

    On Sunday, Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Park will be the site for the fifth 5K run/walk/expo in honor of former Sherman Oaks Notre Dame cross country runner Conor Lynch, who died in 2010 after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while training with his cross country team.

    The Conor Lynch Foundation supports...

  • 18-year-old arrested in fatal Sherman Oaks hit-and-run

    An 18-year-old Sherman Oaks woman was arrested Monday in a hit-and-run that left a woman dead over the weekend, police said.

    Lerone Natalia Herscu is suspected of striking and killing the victim with her car around 2:20 a.m. Sunday on Moorpark Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. 

    ...

  • Tom Cruise is seeking $50 million for his Beverly Hills mansion
    Tom Cruise is seeking $50 million for his Beverly Hills mansion

    Box-office star Tom Cruise just sold a Hollywood Hills West compound for $11.4 million — but that's not even the main attraction.

    He's asking $50 million for his mansion in Beverly Hills and is quietly allowing real estate agents to show the more than 10,000-square-foot residence to select clients....

  • Terrell Owens catches a buyer following re-list of Sherman Oaks home
    Terrell Owens catches a buyer following re-list of Sherman Oaks home

    Former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens, who is looking to break back into the league, perhaps with the Dallas Cowboys, is now “looking for backup offers” for his home in Sherman Oaks, according to the Multiple Listing Service.

    The pending sale comes after the six-time Pro Bowl player put the Traditional-style...

  • Terrell Owens catches a buyer following re-list of Sherman Oaks home
    Terrell Owens catches a buyer following re-list of Sherman Oaks home

    Former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens re-listed his home in Sherman Oaks in September for $2,193,500. It sold in October for $2 million.

  • High-speed chase ends in crash in Sherman Oaks

    A suspect driving a stolen vehicle led police on a high-speed pursuit for about a half hour Friday night before colliding into multiple vehicles, then spinning out of control to a stop, police said.

    The chase began about 9:45 p.m. at the intersection of Woodman Avenue and Ventura Boulevard in Sherman...

  • New year, similar results for Flintridge Sacred Heart, St. Francis cross-country
    New year, similar results for Flintridge Sacred Heart, St. Francis cross-country

    Cross-country: Tologs take third in first Mission League meet, Golden Knights are sixth.

  • 'WKRP' actress Loni Anderson sells her knockout place in Sherman Oaks
    'WKRP' actress Loni Anderson sells her knockout place in Sherman Oaks

    Actress Loni Anderson of "WKRP in Cincinnati" fame has sold her home in Sherman Oaks for $2.1 million.

    Billed as Santa Barbara-style, the custom-built home sits behind gates on a quarter-acre hillside lot. Within the 4,630 square feet of elegant interiors are a living room with fireplace, a formal...

  • Woman acquitted in model's slaying is arrested on suspicion of conspiracy
    Woman acquitted in model's slaying is arrested on suspicion of conspiracy

    A woman acquitted of murder two years ago in the high-profile death of an aspiring model in Santa Monica has been arrested by the district attorney's office on suspicion of conspiracy to a commit a crime, arrest records show.

    Kelly Soo Park, 49, was arrested Monday morning in Thousand Oaks by investigators...

  • Investigators seek more possible victims of Sherman Oaks businessman accused of rape
    Investigators seek more possible victims of Sherman Oaks businessman accused of rape

    Investigators are trying to find more potential victims after a wealthy Sherman Oaks man was charged with sexually assaulting three women.

    Michael Bernback – who once appeared on the Bravo TV show "Millionaire Matchmaker" and said his net worth was more than $8 million – was charged Sept. 3 with...

  • Eva Amurri Martino addresses joy, sorrow, fashion in lifestyle blog
    Eva Amurri Martino addresses joy, sorrow, fashion in lifestyle blog

    When actress Eva Amurri broke the news on her blog, Happily Eva After, that she had suffered a miscarriage in August, her readers, 27,000 Instagram followers and the fans who have followed her acting work since she was a child offered an outpouring of support.

    The 100-plus comments on the blog...

  • Alleged child abuser kills himself as marshals close in, authorities say

    A violin teacher facing high-profile accusations of sexually assaulting girls in Britain shot himself to death early Tuesday as U.S. marshals with a warrant closed in on his Sherman Oaks home, officials said.

    Christopher Ling, a teacher from Manchester, England, faced extradition to his homeland...

  • Gene Simmons' wife urges people to change passwords after home searched by LAPD
    Gene Simmons' wife urges people to change passwords after home searched by LAPD

    Rocker Gene Simmons' Benedict Canyon home was searched Thursday by the Los Angeles Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, but authorities said the KISS frontman and his family are not the subjects of the investigation.

    Detectives with a search warrant went to the home...

  • Home of the Day: A pop-worthy Mediterranean in Mulholland Estates
    Home of the Day: A pop-worthy Mediterranean in Mulholland Estates

    A two-story skylight-topped foyer with an indoor fountain feature sets the stage for this Mediterranean-style residence once owned by singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne. The Old World motif continues with archways, pillars and Moorish accents. In the master suite, a two-sided fireplace sits between...

  • Home of the Day: A pop-worthy Mediterranean in Mulholland Estates
    Home of the Day: A pop-worthy Mediterranean in Mulholland Estates

    Listed for $7.95 million, this Mediterranean-style home in the Mulholland Estates community was formerly owned by pop-rocker Avril Lavigne.

  • Burbank-Jewel City Major baseball eliminated

    Baseball: District 16 champions defeated, 11-1, by Sherman Oaks in Section 2 Tournament.

  • Burbank-Jewel City Major baseball no match for Quartz Hill

    Baseball: District 16 champs suffer 12-0 loss in first round of Section 2 Tournament on Wednesday.

  • Actress Joely Fisher sells her Sherman Oaks villa for less than she paid
    Actress Joely Fisher sells her Sherman Oaks villa for less than she paid

    Actress Joely Fisher has sold her home in Sherman Oaks for $3,472,500. She had bought the property in 2007 for $3.5 million, public records show.

    The Spanish-style villa, built in 2006, has an Old World vibe with arched windows and openings, decorative wrought iron and colorful tile step risers....

  • Pharrell finds a place to hang his hat in Hollywood Hills West
    Pharrell finds a place to hang his hat in Hollywood Hills West

    Singer-songwriter-producer Pharrell Williams has joined the throng of celebrity home buyers in Hollywood Hills West with the purchase of a contemporary compound for $7.14 million.

    The striking concrete-and-glass house was designed by architect Hagy Belzberg, known for his sleek homes and work on...

  • Terrell Owens, estranged wife cutting ties with Sherman Oaks home
    Terrell Owens, estranged wife cutting ties with Sherman Oaks home

    Former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens and his estranged wife, Rachel Snider, have listed their home in Sherman Oaks for sale at $2.349 million.

    Built in 2013, the Traditional-style home has an East Coast feel with dormer windows, a sloping roofline and a wide wrap-around porch with a swing. Large...

  • Terrell Owens, estranged wife cutting ties with Sherman Oaks home
    Terrell Owens, estranged wife cutting ties with Sherman Oaks home

    Terrell Owens and his estranged wife, Rachel Snider, have listed their home in Sherman Oaks for $2.349 million. 

  • 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...

  • Home of the Day: Set sail on Bel-Air's landlocked yacht house
    Home of the Day: Set sail on Bel-Air's landlocked yacht house

    A soundproof theater and a dedicated club level are among the features of this Bel-Air home, which was leased by One Direction.

  • Baseball: The Hunter Greene factor

    There's two weeks left in the regular season for Southern Section teams, and people better start paying attention to Sherman Oaks Notre Dame in Division 1 the way sophomore Hunter Greene is beginning to develop.

    The Knights are 19-5 overall, 7-3 in the Mission League and have won 11 of their last...

  • 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...

  • Home of the Day: Top-shelf Midcentury Modern in Bel-Air
    Home of the Day: Top-shelf Midcentury Modern in Bel-Air

    Clean lines, open space and an eye-catching fireplace are among the distinctive characteristics of this Midcentury Modern-style home designed by Edward H. Fickett. North-facing walls of glass and clerestory windows center on city and mountain views from the more than one-third-acre site in Bel-Air.

    ...

  • Home of the Day: Top-shelf Midcentury Modern in Bel-Air
    Home of the Day: Top-shelf Midcentury Modern in Bel-Air

    The 1950s Midcentury Modern residence by architect Edward H. Fickett features floor-to-ceiling glass, a distinctive fireplace and city and mountain views.

  • Eddie McClintock sells Sherman Oaks contemporary
    Eddie McClintock sells Sherman Oaks contemporary

    Eddie McClintock, star of “Warehouse 13,” has sold his Sherman Oaks home for $2.645 million.

    The contemporary, built in 1959, features a gated entry courtyard and the walls of glass popular with the Midcentury Modern style. The 3,739 square feet of bright and light interiors on one story have high...

  • Clash over developer donations heats up L.A. council race debate

    At a debate Wednesday night, two candidates vying to succeed Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge traded sharp jabs over who would best represent the interests of residents, particularly in dealings with development interests. 

    Carolyn Ramsay, who served as chief of staff to termed-out LaBonge,...

  • 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.

    ...

  • Producer Mark Burg sells in Sherman Oaks
    Producer Mark Burg sells in Sherman Oaks

    Mark Burg, executive producer of “Anger Management” from 2012-14, has sold his house in Sherman Oaks for $2.385 million.

    The Tuscan-inspired home, built in 2006, contains 4,929 square feet of living space with a rotunda entry, formal dining and living rooms, a family room connected to a center-island...

  • Loni Anderson's custom home for sale in Sherman Oaks
    Loni Anderson's custom home for sale in Sherman Oaks

    Actress Loni Anderson has relisted her home in Sherman Oaks at $2.299 million.

    The Santa Barbara-style home, custom-built in 2007, sits on a gated quarter-acre lot. Its 4,630 square feet of space include an elegant living room with fireplace, a formal dining room adjoining a butler’s pantry with...

  • L.A. City Council candidate O'Grady backs Ramsay over Ryu in runoff
    L.A. City Council candidate O'Grady backs Ramsay over Ryu in runoff

    Los Feliz nonprofit director Tomas O’Grady, who narrowly missed making the runoff in the race to represent a City Council district spanning from Sherman Oaks to the Miracle Mile, threw his support Wednesday behind council aide Carolyn Ramsay.

    Fourteen candidates competed for the seat in the March...

  • Track: CJ Sanders is getting into shape for Sherman Oaks Notre Dame

    You can't just step onto the track and run a fast time without training. That's what longtime Coach Joe McNab of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame tells me.

    So everyone be patient with CJ Sanders.

    He ran 10.61 last year when he was the state champion in Tennessee. Last Saturday, after about three weeks of...

  • Eddie McClintock lands a buyer in Sherman Oaks
    Eddie McClintock lands a buyer in Sherman Oaks

    Eddie McClintock of “Warehouse 13” fame put his Sherman Oaks contemporary on the market at $2.595 million and in days it was in escrow.

    The streamlined Midcentury Modern, built in 1959, captures expansive Valley views through walls of glass. The 3,739 square feet of designer-done space features...

  • L.A. Council District 4 runoff likely to be insider vs. outsider
    L.A. Council District 4 runoff likely to be insider vs. outsider

    Days after Angelenos went to the polls, it is still unclear who will go head to head in a May runoff election to represent a sprawling Silver Lake-to-Sherman Oaks City Council district.

    Few were surprised to see Carolyn Ramsay, chief of staff to the councilman she hopes to replace, among the top...

  • In election with a bid to boost turnout, participation may be lacking
    In election with a bid to boost turnout, participation may be lacking

    In an election Tuesday where voters will weigh in on an idea to boost L.A.’s low voter turnout, it remains an open question how many people will go to the polls.

    With a late winter storm predicted for the weekend, candidates and their teams were scrambling to phone voters and knock on as many doors...

  • Ex-interns defend City Council candidate accused of misusing nonprofit
    Ex-interns defend City Council candidate accused of misusing nonprofit

    In reaction to allegations that Los Angeles City Council candidate Tomas O'Grady blurred the lines between his nonprofit and his campaign, several former interns and current contractors said they have not personally seen any improper mixing between the two organizations.

    "Tomas keeps it very separate,"...

  • City Council candidate's nonprofit poses complications for campaign
    City Council candidate's nonprofit poses complications for campaign

    Tomas O'Grady faces a delicate balancing act as he makes his second bid for a spot on the Los Angeles City Council.

    For nearly four years he has run EnrichLA, a nonprofit that builds school gardens and figures prominently in his stump speeches. And his Los Feliz home has served as headquarters...

  • Maintaining order among seniors
    Maintaining order among seniors

    The rules posted in the dining hall of the Sherman Oaks East Valley Adult Center's dining room are alarming.

    Participants will maintain good hygiene and will be free of objectionable odors. Any wounds must be bandaged. Participants will dress in reasonably clean, appropriate clothing and wear shoes....

  • Baseball: Nick Fagnano to be honored at SO Notre Dame alumni game

    For the 23rd year, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame will hold its alumni baseball game set for Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. at its second-year baseball complex, and former player Nick Fagnano will be honored during a special ceremony.

    Fagnano, who graduated in 2012, was killed in a lightning strike last July near...

  • Aaron Lustig buys renovated ranch house in Sherman Oaks
    Aaron Lustig buys renovated ranch house in Sherman Oaks

    Soap star Aaron Lustig has bought a house in Sherman Oaks for $1 million.

    The ranch-style home was built in 1936 but recently renovated. Among newly refurbished parts of the house are the three bathrooms and the kitchen, which features a center island and stainless-steel appliances.

    The 2,100 square...

  • Baseball: Giancarlo Stanton stops by alma mater
    Baseball: Giancarlo Stanton stops by alma mater

    The first indication of Giancarlo Stanton dropping by his alma mater, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, to hit a few baseballs on Thursday night for a commercial shoot came from major leaguer and Notre Dame grad, Chris Dickerson, saying how I was "missing the lazer show" at Notre Dame.

    Then Notre Dame Coach...

  • L.A. City Council candidates pledge to take pay cut if elected
    L.A. City Council candidates pledge to take pay cut if elected

    As L.A.'s election season heats up, several candidates for City Council are taking aim at lawmakers' six-figure salaries — the highest among the nation's largest cities — saying they would return part of their pay if elected.

    Former L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina, running for an Eastside...

  • Grey Matters: Where to get THAT 'Fifty Shades' necktie
    Grey Matters: Where to get THAT 'Fifty Shades' necktie

    You may not be authentic Christian Grey material, but there’s no reason your necktie can’t be.

    The film version of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” like the E.L. James’ book it’s based on, includes the use of a certain gray-colored necktie repurposed into a decidedly not-safe-for-work situation. Which makes...

  • Angelenos say they generally feel detached from city government
    Angelenos say they generally feel detached from city government

    Against a chilly wind, April Galvan pulled her shawl tight as her 5-year-old daughter romped around a jungle gym in a newly renovated city park in Chatsworth.

    She's lived in the neighborhood eight years, and the Mason Recreation Center, which got a face-lift, is among the things she says have gotten...

  • 1,000 items from Disneyland's earliest days to go to auction
    1,000 items from Disneyland's earliest days to go to auction

    Disneyland fans, you've got your annual pass and zillions of pins. But do you possess an original bird from the Tiki Room? Or an etched glass E-ticket sign that once hung at the Pirates of the Caribbean ride?

    Now you can.

    As Disneyland rolls out plans for its 60th year celebrations, more than 1,000...

  • Candidates vying for Tom LaBonge's seat try to break out of the pack
    Candidates vying for Tom LaBonge's seat try to break out of the pack

    The campaign in an eclectic, recently redrawn City Council district that stretches from the Miracle Mile to Sherman Oaks is shaping up as Los Angeles' most unpredictable election this year.

    Fourteen candidates are vying to replace 4th District Councilman Tom LaBonge, who will soon be termed out...

  • L.A. council candidate questioned about wife's work as labor attorney
    L.A. council candidate questioned about wife's work as labor attorney

    A Los Angeles City Council candidate who is married to a labor attorney is facing questions about whether he would have to pull himself away from council decisions involving her union clients if elected.

    Former state lawmaker Wally Knox is among more than a dozen candidates competing in the 4th...

  • Billboard firm to put up signs backing six L.A. council candidates
    Billboard firm to put up signs backing six L.A. council candidates

    A billboard company challenging Los Angeles' restrictions on digital signs has disclosed plans to donate tens of thousands of dollars in advertising to help Councilman Jose Huizar and five other candidates, all but one of them incumbents, in the March 3 election.

    Lamar Advertising Co. of Baton...

  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig makes $1.8 million splash in Sherman Oaks
    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig makes $1.8 million splash in Sherman Oaks

    Rising Dodgers star Yasiel Puig is eschewing the bright lights of L.A. for a home in the Valley.

    The dynamic outfielder, who previously made his home in a downtown luxury loft, has paid $1.8 million for a gated Mediterranean-style residence in Sherman Oaks.

    Set behind tall palms and a privacy wall,...

  • Hot Property | Yasiel Puig
    Hot Property | Yasiel Puig

    The Mediterranean-style home in Sherman Oaks sits behind gates and has a swimming pool and spa.

  • Monica Keena sells house in Sherman Oaks at a loss
    Monica Keena sells house in Sherman Oaks at a loss

    Monica Keena of “Entourage” fame did a quick turnaround last year in Sherman Oaks, parting with a house she had owned for about a year for $925,000. She spent $937,500 to buy the home in 2013.

    Set on a nearly 11,000-square-foot lot in the Hidden Woods area, the ranch-style house was built in 1946....

  • Football: Jeff Kraemer retires after 35 years with Sherman Oaks Notre Dame

    For 35 years, Jeff Kraemer has been a loyal, dedicated assistant football coach to Kevin Rooney at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame. Now he has decided to call it quits.

    "Coaching football at Notre Dame for 35 years has been one of the highlights of my life and I wouldn’t trade it for anything," said Kraemer,...

  • Valley-to-Westside express bus will use 405 Freeway carpool lanes
    Valley-to-Westside express bus will use 405 Freeway carpool lanes

    Los Angeles County commuters seeking to avoid gridlock on the 405 Freeway will soon have another way to travel between the San Fernando Valley and Westwood on weekdays, officials said Friday.

    Starting Monday, the Valley-Westside Express will shuttle Metropolitan Transportation Authority passengers...

  • TV reporter charged after seriously injuring wife with flower pot: D.A.

    A Los Angeles television reporter has been charged with felony domestic violence after he allegedly seriously injured his wife by throwing a flower pot at her head, authorities said.

    The pot struck the woman "full force," an L.A. County district attorney's spokesman told the Los Angeles Times.

    ...

  • Baseball: Sherman Oaks Notre Dame shows off lots of talent
    Baseball: Sherman Oaks Notre Dame shows off lots of talent

    Hold off on those predictions that Alemany is the clear favorite to win the Mission League in baseball this spring. Sherman Oaks Notre Dame might have something to say about that.

    On the day after Thanksgiving, the Knights played defending City Section Division I champion Birmingham on Friday morning...

  • Missi Pyle makes a $749,000 deal in Sherman Oaks
    Missi Pyle makes a $749,000 deal in Sherman Oaks

    Actress Missi Pyle, who stars in the comedy “Jennifer Falls,” has bought a home in Sherman Oaks for its asking price of $749,000.

    The midcentury Traditional-style house is centrally located to shops and restaurants and looks out onto the Valley. The open floor plan features two fireplaces, two...

  • Marcia Strassman dies at 66; actress starred in 'Welcome Back, Kotter'
    Marcia Strassman dies at 66; actress starred in 'Welcome Back, Kotter'

    Marcia Strassman, an actress who found fame on the 1970s hit TV sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter" and later starred in the 1989 Disney family film "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids," died Friday at her home in Sherman Oaks. She was 66 and had breast cancer, according to her sister, Julie Strassman.

    On "Welcome...

  • Football: Adam Carr comes to the rescue for Sherman Oaks Notre Dame

    Quarterbacks have been dropping in the Mission League because of injuries, and things looked bleak for Sherman Oaks Notre Dame last week.

    Facing a must-win situation and with its starting quarterback, Cole Klayman, appearing to be lost for the season with a dislocated shoulder, the Knights had...

  • Sports Roundup: Holy Family volleyball notches first win

    GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALLHoly Family 3, L.A. Sacred Heart of Jesus 2: The visiting Gaels notched their first win of the season, getting 15 assists and seven aces from Sky Marquez to earn a 12-25, 25-22, 25-11, 19-25, 15-12 Horizon League win Thursday at Lincoln Park Recreation Center. Melanie Ibarra added...

  • Glendale Adventist Academy girls' volleyball falls in three to Buckley

    Volleyball: Cougars handed 25-19, 25-14, 25-15 Liberty League home defeat by third-ranked Griffins.

  • Football: Notre Dame tries to end losing streak against Chaminade

    The last time Sherman Oaks Notre Dame defeated Chaminade in a football game was the 2009 season. Now that the Knights are in the same league with Chaminade, Friday's Mission League game becomes even more important.

    Notre Dame is 0-1 in league. Chaminade is 1-1. Notre Dame gave up 31 points last...

  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Grahn takes silver in second cross-country meet
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Grahn takes silver in second cross-country meet

    Cross-country: Senior finishes runner-up at Mission League Meet for Tologs, while St. Francis is fifth.

  • Amanda Bynes DUI arrest: Probation may be revoked; jail possible
    Amanda Bynes DUI arrest: Probation may be revoked; jail possible

    Actress Amanda Bynes could face jail time if a judge revokes her probation after her arrest last weekend on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, sources told The Times.

    Bynes, 28, was already on three years' probation for striking a Los Angeles County sheriff's cruiser while under...

  • Dan Goossen dies at 64; boxing promoter produced world champions
    Dan Goossen dies at 64; boxing promoter produced world champions

    Boxing promoter Dan Goossen, who transformed his family's vacant San Fernando Valley field into a business that produced world champions, died Monday of complications from liver cancer, his family announced. He was 64.

    "The sudden news of his diagnosis was very much a private matter, and his final...

  • Officials warn of West Nile virus threat in San Fernando Valley
    Officials warn of West Nile virus threat in San Fernando Valley

    San Fernando Valley residents are being urged to take extra precautions against mosquitoes as the threat of West Nile virus infections continues to grow.

    Three Valley neighborhoods -- Canoga Park, Sherman Oaks and Encino -- have had nine or more mosquito samples that tested positive for the virus...

  • Football: On his 18th birthday, Notre Dame's CJ Sanders buys his mom a new car

    To celebrate his 18th birthday on Thursday, standout senior receiver CJ Sanders of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame decided to do something memorable.

    He bought his mother, Stacie Harris, a Mercedes S500.

    "I wanted to give her the car she dreamed of," he said on Saturday.

    And what was her reaction?

    "She...

  • Baseball: Notre Dame coach receives reassuring news about Giancarlo Stanton

    It was rough night for Sherman Oaks Notre Dame baseball Coach Tom Dill, who was greatly concerned about his former player, Giancarlo Stanton, of the Miami Marlins after watching on television the replay of Stanton getting hit in the face on Thursday night from a pitch against the Milwaukee Brewers.

    ...

  • Football: Leo Lambert III, CJ Sanders are scoring TDs in bunches

    There's an easy way to stop Sherman Oaks Notre Dame (2-0) this season: Just make sure Leo Lambert III or CJ Sanders stay out of the end zone.

    Through two games, each has scored eight touchdowns.

    Lambert, a running back, rushed for 306 and 166 yards against Mira Costa and Birmingham.

    Sanders, a...

  • Parking activist Jay Beeber joins crowded L.A. City Council race

    A Sherman Oaks activist who was a leader in the battle against red-light cameras on Los Angeles streets is joining a crowded race to replace City Councilman Tom LaBonge.

    Former filmmaker Jay Beeber is best known for campaigning to remove the cameras, which he argued unfairly penalized drivers while...

  • Football: Notre Dame's Aaron Haigler commits to Colorado

    Aaron Haigler, a 6-foot-7, 250-pound tight end-offensive tackle from Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, said Sunday he has committed to Colorado.

    He made an unofficial visit weeks ago and was very impressed.

    Haigler is one of the most versatile players around. He also plays on the defensive line and is a...

  • Movie exec Ashok Amritraj sells tennis court estate
    Movie exec Ashok Amritraj sells tennis court estate

    Tennis pro turned Hollywood producer Ashok Amritraj has sold his estate in the Encino/Sherman Oaks area.

  • Baseball: Hunter Greene touches 93 mph in USA 15U victory in Mexico

    Sophomore pitcher Hunter Greene of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame touched 93 mph on the radar gun and picked up the pitching victory in a five-inning performance to help the USA 15U team defeat Panama, 14-2, on Thursday night in the opening game of the WBSC "AA" 15U World Cup in Mazatlan, Mexico.

    Greene,...

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