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  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

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

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

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

  • The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    In celebration of National Pizza Day, here's a run-down of Los Angeles pizza, including go-to delivery spots, Chicago-style, New York-style, Neapolitan-style and New York-Naples hybrids. Here's where to get your gooey, cheesy, melty, crispy- and/or chewy-crusted pizza fix. 800 Degrees Neapolitan...

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  • Former NBA player Chris Mills prices Tarzana compound at $4.5 million
    Former NBA player Chris Mills prices Tarzana compound at $4.5 million

    Chris Mills, the former Fairfax High School basketball star who played 10 seasons in the NBA, has put his home court in Tarzana up for sale at $4.499 million.

    The double-gated compound in Mulholland Park Estates sits on about three-quarters of an acre with a Mediterranean-style main house, a two-bedroom...

  • Former NBA player Chris Mills prices Tarzana compound at $4.5 million
    Former NBA player Chris Mills prices Tarzana compound at $4.5 million

    Former NBA player Chris Mills has listed his home in Tarzana for sale at $4.499 million.

  • Marc Anthony lists Tarzana house after just seven months of ownership
    Marc Anthony lists Tarzana house after just seven months of ownership

    Marc Anthony has apparently changed his tune on his new home in Tarzana.

    Seven months removed from buying the New England-inspired Traditional for $4.125 million, the Grammy-winning artist has listed it for sale for slightly more than he paid -- $4.35 million.

    The white two-story, built last year,...

  • Hot Property | Marc Anthony
    Hot Property | Marc Anthony

    The East Coast-inspired Traditional sits on a half-acre knoll in Tarzana with a gated entrance, a swimming pool and spa and a gazebo.

  • Singer Chris Brown can't catch a break at his new home in Tarzana
    Singer Chris Brown can't catch a break at his new home in Tarzana

    Perhaps singer Chris Brown should consider getting out of real estate altogether and opt for hotel living.

    He bought a gated contemporary in June for $4.35 million, public records reveal, and in July multiple media sites reported a break-in — despite the property's 16 security cameras and alarm...

  • Singer Chris Brown's new place in Tarzana has 16 security cameras
    Singer Chris Brown's new place in Tarzana has 16 security cameras

    Perhaps singer Chris Brown should consider getting out of real estate altogether and opt for hotel living.

    Several years back there was the saga of the neighbor complaints about the graffiti artwork at his Hollywood Hills home, which sold in 2014 for $1.69 million.

    This year a woman broke into...

  • Chris Brown's home ransacked; relative forced into closet at gunpoint
    Chris Brown's home ransacked; relative forced into closet at gunpoint

    Singer Chris Brown’s home was broken into again.

    This time, Los Angeles police said four to five men ransacked his Tarzana home on Citrus Ridge Drive early Wednesday and forced a family member into a closet at gunpoint.

    At about 1 a.m., the family member, whom KTLA identified as Brown’s aunt, woke...

  • Chris Brown's home invaded; relative forced into closet at gunpoint
    Chris Brown's home invaded; relative forced into closet at gunpoint

    Three men forced their way into singer Chris Brown’s Tarzana home early Wednesday, ordered a family member into a closet at gunpoint and made off with cash and electronics, police said.

    The men, disguised with ski masks and at least one armed with a gun, went into the home in the 19600 block of...

  • Former L.A. Clipper Jordan Farmar lists his loaded estate in Tarzana
    Former L.A. Clipper Jordan Farmar lists his loaded estate in Tarzana

    Professional basketball player Jordan Farmar, most recently of the L.A. Clippers, has put his home in Tarzana up for sale at $3.495 million.

    The former UCLA Bruins point guard, who began his career with the Lakers and currently plays in Turkey, bought the gated estate in 2011 for $1,866,500.

    Set...

  • Hot Property | Jordan Farmar
    Hot Property | Jordan Farmar

    Former Clippers and Lakers player Jordan Farmar has sold his Spanish-style home in Tarzana for $2.8 million.

  • 'Victory parade' car chase ends when bystander blocks driver's path
    'Victory parade' car chase ends when bystander blocks driver's path

    A man suspected of driving under the influence smiled and waved at bystanders Friday evening as he led police on a low-speed chase in the San Fernando Valley.

    About 10 police vehicles and a police helicopter followed the man as he drove slowly down Reseda Boulevard. His car, a black convertible...

  • 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...

  • Joshua Gomez puts his 1960s house up for sale in Tarzana
    Joshua Gomez puts his 1960s house up for sale in Tarzana

    What's up with Joshua Gomez of “Chuck” fame? Check out the Midcentury Modern showplace he just listed for sale in Tarzana at $1.997 million.

    He and his wife, Amy Pham, restored and upgraded the Harry Gesner-designed Triangle House, or Kimball House, with fun furnishings and treatments that have...

  • Seniors get in the act with skits to educate about scammers
    Seniors get in the act with skits to educate about scammers

    So she's 96 and her eyesight's half gone. Peggy Mollin doesn't want to sit home alone.

    Alone, she says, often leads to trouble, especially for people her age.

    Calls. Knocks on the door. Emails. Flattering sales pitches from strangers.

    "You love to talk to people and, when you're lonely, you have...

  • NBA's Ryan Hollins sells home court in Tarzana for above asking price
    NBA's Ryan Hollins sells home court in Tarzana for above asking price

    Former UCLA and Los Angeles Clippers forward-center Ryan Hollins didn’t have much trouble courting a buyer for his home in Tarzana.

    Listed for sale at $2.699 million in February, the country English-style estate entered contract after 10 days on the market and sold Thursday for $2.725 million --...

  • NBA's Ryan Hollins wants to sell his home court
    NBA's Ryan Hollins wants to sell his home court

    NBA center Ryan Hollins has listed his house in Tarzana for sale at $2.699 million.

    The Sacramento Kings player bought the country English-style home in a gated community four years ago for $2.3 million.

    Set on nearly three-quarters of an acre, the estate was built in 1995 and has a gated motor...

  • NBA's Ryan Hollins lists estate in Tarzana at $2.699 million
    NBA's Ryan Hollins lists estate in Tarzana at $2.699 million

    NBA center Ryan Hollins has listed his home in Tarzana for sale at $2.699 million.

    The Sacramento Kings player bought the Country English-style home in a gated community in 2011 for $2.3 million.

    Set on nearly three-quarters of an acre, the estate was built in 1995 and has a gated motor court....

  • Home of the Day: Room to move in Tarzana
    Home of the Day: Room to move in Tarzana

    This gated contemporary in Tarzana occupies a deep, half-acre lot with an entertainer’s patio, a pool and spa and large expanses of grass. Vaulted interiors with tall arching windows invite light while adding volume to the two-story floor plan. A spacious master retreat complete with sitting room,...

  • Home of the Day: Room to move in Tarzana
    Home of the Day: Room to move in Tarzana

    The two-story contemporary features a gated driveway, large expanses of grass and a resort-like pool on half an acre in Tarzana.

  • Home of the Day: Room to move in Tarzana
    Home of the Day: Room to move in Tarzana

    Listed for $2.75 million, the Tarzana estate features 20-foot ceilings, a chef's kitchen and a media room in about 8,100 square feet.

  • Marc Anthony adds an address in Tarzana
    Marc Anthony adds an address in Tarzana

    Homes, wives, family rooms, ranges – who can keep up with Marc Anthony?

    The salsa king’s latest acquisition (and we’re talking houses here) is a New England-inspired Traditional-style home in Tarzana that he bought for $4.125 million.

    The white two-story with black shutters sits on a half-acre...

  • Injured hiker airlifted from Tarzana trail
    Injured hiker airlifted from Tarzana trail

    An injured hiker was airlifted from a trail in Tarzana on Monday afternoon, fire officials said.

    The hiker, a 25-year-old woman, was hoisted out of rugged terrain with a knee injury, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott.

    She was taken to a hospital in serious condition, Scott said,...

  • Lakers' Nick Young upgrades Tarzana home just for kicks
    Lakers' Nick Young upgrades Tarzana home just for kicks

    Proving yet again that his signature style is in a world of its own, fun-loving Lakers guard Nick Young is reportedly putting a “Swaggy P” stamp on the Tarzana home that he and rapper-model Iggy Azalea purchased last year from Selena Gomez.

    A recent interview with Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins...

  • Lakers' Nick Young upgrades Tarzana home just for kicks
    Lakers' Nick Young upgrades Tarzana home just for kicks

    The Lakers guard is converting a guesthouse into a shoe closet at his Tarzana home.

  • Iggy Azalea and Swaggy P buy Selena Gomez house in Tarzana
    Iggy Azalea and Swaggy P buy Selena Gomez house in Tarzana

    Rapper-model Iggy Azalea and the L.A. Lakers' Nick Young, also known as Swaggy P, bought singer-actress Selena Gomez’s house in Tarzana for $3.45 million.

    The pristine Traditional-style home with front-facing bay windows is set beyond a blue stone patio with a fountain on nearly an acre of gated...

  • Annie Potts seeks a buyer for her Tarzana spread
    Annie Potts seeks a buyer for her Tarzana spread

    Actress Annie Potts has listed her home in Tarzana at $6.495 million.

    Built in 1934, the restored Spanish hacienda-style house is a single story with a rustic clay tile roof and flagstone paths and patios. Among features of the 6,481 square feet of living space are a stained glass wall in the family...

  • Raptors star DeMar DeRozan buys sports court estate in Tarzana
    Raptors star DeMar DeRozan buys sports court estate in Tarzana

    If DeMar DeRozan needs a spot to hang his gold medal from the Basketball World Cup, the USA Basketball star has plenty of options to choose from. The former USC Trojans player and Toronto Raptors wing recently purchased a large estate in Tarzana for slightly over $3.75 million.

    The home, built...

  • Raptors' DeMar DeRozan buys sports court estate in Tarzana
    Raptors' DeMar DeRozan buys sports court estate in Tarzana

    Toronto Raptors star and L.A. native DeMar DeRozan has paid $3.75 million for a sports estate on more than an acre in Tarzana.

  • Former 'American Idol' judge Randy Jackson sells gated estate in Tarzana
    Former 'American Idol' judge Randy Jackson sells gated estate in Tarzana

    Randy Jackson received $1.9 million for his Tarzana estate with a guest house, pool and spa.

  • Former 'Idol' judge Randy Jackson sells gated estate in Tarzana
    Former 'Idol' judge Randy Jackson sells gated estate in Tarzana

    Randy Jackson of “American Idol” fame has parted ways with his home in Tarzana for $1.9 million.

    The Spanish-style residence, built in 1990, rests behind tall hedges and a privacy wall on more than half an acre with a guest house, a pool and a spa. Spanning two floors, the home includes a chef’s...

  • CHP: Man who tried to run over officer in pursuit has warrants
    CHP: Man who tried to run over officer in pursuit has warrants

    A man who led police and California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed pursuit Monday from Agoura Hills to Tarzana was wanted on two warrants for assault with a deadly weapon, officials said.

    The chase lasted less than an hour, but in that time the driver allegedly tried to run over a CHP...

  • Dramatic freeway pursuit by cops ends as driver is boxed in by traffic
    Dramatic freeway pursuit by cops ends as driver is boxed in by traffic

    A high-speed pursuit came to a dramatic end Monday morning in Tarzana when a driver fleeing police got stuck in traffic and was pulled from his vehicle at gunpoint in front of onlookers.

    The chase began about 8:30 a.m. on the eastbound 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills when a California Highway Patrol...

  • Randy Jackson of 'American Idol' fame lists house in Tarzana
    Randy Jackson of 'American Idol' fame lists house in Tarzana

    Randy Jackson, the Grammy-winning record producer who gained widespread recognition as a judge on a dozen seasons of “American Idol,”  has listed a house for sale in Tarzana at $2.199 million.

    Set behind gates and surrounded by walls, the Spanish-style house was custom built in 1990. Among features...

  • Selena Gomez giving up her starter home in the Valley
    Selena Gomez giving up her starter home in the Valley

    Selena Gomez, the 21-year-old pop star and actress, has listed her house in Tarzana for sale at $3.495 million.

    The neo-traditional home sits on a flat acre behind gates. A blue stone patio with a fountain leads to the bay-window flanked red front door, which opens to a high-ceiling entry. The...

  • Selena Gomez lists her home in Tarzana
    Selena Gomez lists her home in Tarzana

    Selena Gomez has listed her house in Tarzana for sale at $3.495 million.

    The neo-traditional home sits on a flat acre behind gates. A blue stone patio with a fountain leads to the bay-window flanked red front door, which opens to a high-ceilinged entry. The classic center hall leads to a dining...

  • Man shot by police outside Tarzana home

    Los Angeles police shot a man who allegedly confronted officers with a shotgun outside a home in Tarzana, a police spokesman said late Friday.The victim was taken to a hospital but his condition was not immediately available, said Sgt. Barry Montgomery.

    No officers were injured, Montgomery said.The...

  • Leonardo DiCaprio springs for desert lair
    Leonardo DiCaprio springs for desert lair

    'The Wolf of Wall Street' star Leonardo DiCaprio buys a renovated 1963 Palm Springs estate designed by architect Donald Wexler that was once owned by big-band-era singer Dinah Shore.

  • Tarzana home owned by Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom sells
    Tarzana home owned by Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom sells

    Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting and her husband, Ryan Sweeting, have bought the Tarzana home of former Laker Lamar Odom and television personality Khloe Kardashian, The Times has confirmed. The home received multiple offers, went into escrow within 10 days of coming on the market, and sold for its asking...

  • Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom report $200,000 theft at former home
    Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom report $200,000 theft at former home

    Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of more than $200,000 of valuables from a Tarzana home that belonged to Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom.

    The theft was discovered Monday at the Mediterranean-style villa in gated Mulholland Park. Law enforcement sources said there were no signs of...

  • Alleged trespasser arrested at Selena Gomez's home
    Alleged trespasser arrested at Selena Gomez's home

    An Arizona man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of trespassing at the home of actress and singer Selena Gomez, authorities said.

    Los Angeles police received a 911 call at 9:25 a.m. reporting an intruder on the grounds of Gomez's home in the 19800 block of Wells Drive in Tarzana, according to...

  • Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian are moving on to a new episode
    Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian are moving on to a new episode

    The Tarzana marital home of the former Laker and the TV personality was in escrow 10 days after it came on the market this month at $5.499 million.

  • Tarzana home of Lamar Odom, Khloe Kardashian hits market
    Tarzana home of Lamar Odom, Khloe Kardashian hits market

    The marital home of former Laker Lamar Odom and television personality Khloe Kardashian has come on the market in Tarzana at $5.499 million.

    Odom and Kardashian bought the house in 2009 – the year they were married – for $3.95 million. She filed for a divorce in December and resumed using her maiden...

  • Woman killed in multi-car crash in Tarzana is identified

    Los Angeles County coroner's officials released the identity Thursday of a woman killed in a multi-car crash in Tarzana.

    The fatal crash occurred Monday about 11:05 p.m. at the intersection of Ventura Boulevard and Vanalden Avenue.

    Coroner's officials identified the victim as Cynthia Grace, 64,...

  • Woman swipes ring, $150,000 in diamonds from two stores
    Woman swipes ring, $150,000 in diamonds from two stores

    Investigators in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties are searching Thursday for a woman who, using sleight of hand, was able to steal $150,000 worth of loose diamonds from one store and a 5.7-carat diamond ring from another, authorities said.

    The woman, who is believed to be between 50 and...

  • Speed a factor in deadly seven-vehicle Tarzana crash, police say
    Speed a factor in deadly seven-vehicle Tarzana crash, police say

    Speed was a factor in a seven-vehicle crash in Tarzana late Monday night that left one woman dead, police said Tuesday.

    The crash occurred about 11 p.m. on Ventura Boulevard east of Corbin Avenue near the border dividing Tarzana and Reseda.

    A Ford Taurus moving eastbound slammed into several vehicles...

  • It's tipoff time for the sale of Jerry Buss' home
    It's tipoff time for the sale of Jerry Buss' home

    The late Lakers owner's custom Italian-style villa in Playa del Rey goes on the market at $5.95 million.

  • Gerard Way makes a quick home sale in Tarzana
    Gerard Way makes a quick home sale in Tarzana

    That didn’t take long. Gerard Way, lead singer-songwriter for My Chemical Romance, and his wife, Lyn-Z, bass player for Mindless Self Indulgence, listed and sold their Tarzana home in less than a month. The sale price was $1.748 million.

    The Tudor-style home, built in 1980, features leaded glass...

  • Actress Drew Barrymore sells Montecito estate for $6.35 million
    Actress Drew Barrymore sells Montecito estate for $6.35 million

    The 1937 traditional-style house sits on more than two acres with mature trees, an expansive lawn and a cupola-topped guesthouse.

  • Man gets 23 years for killing ex-wife and injuring her boyfriend

    Hrant Meguerian fatally shot Azniv Meguerian in the family's home in Tarzana.

  • Man who shot ex-wife to death and tried to kill her boyfriend is sentenced

    A Tarzana man was sentenced Tuesday to 23 years and four months in state prison for fatally shooting his ex-wife and trying to kill her boyfriend.

    L.A. County Superior Court Judge Joseph A. Brandolino sentenced Hrant Meguerian, 60, for convictions of voluntary manslaughter and second-degree attempted...

  • Man faces 23 years for killing ex-wife, wounding her boyfriend
    Man faces 23 years for killing ex-wife, wounding her boyfriend

    A Tarzana man is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday for the shooting death of his ex-wife.

    Hrant Meguerian, 60, pleaded guilty last month to voluntary manslaughter for fatally shooting his ex-wife, Azniv Meguerian, and wounding her boyfriend, Michael Carver, in December at the Tarzana home they...

  • Gerard Way lists Tarzana home for sale
    Gerard Way lists Tarzana home for sale

    Gerard Way, who was the lead singer-songwriter for My Chemical Romance, and his wife, Lyn-Z, bass player for Mindless Self Indulgence, have put their Tarzana home on the market at $1.899 million.

    The Tudor-style home, built in 1980, features leaded glass windows, vaulted beamed ceilings and half-timbered...

  • Apparent water main break floods Tarzana neighborhood
    Apparent water main break floods Tarzana neighborhood

    An apparent water main break Thursday evening flooded streets and homes in Tarzana, fire officials told KTLA-TV Channel 5.

    Water was coursing through a street near Brewster and Topeka drives, helicopter video showed.

    Fire officials said the main burst in front of a home under construction on Brewster...

  • Suspected arsonist arrested after string of fires in Sherman Oaks
    Suspected arsonist arrested after string of fires in Sherman Oaks

    A man in his 50s was arrested shortly after midnight Thursday in connection with six fires started within about an hour along Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks. 

    The suspect was spotted by authorities and taken into custody near the intersection of Katherine Avenue and Moorpark Street, said Los...

  • Paisleys sell Pacific Palisades home
    Paisleys sell Pacific Palisades home

    Singer-songwriter Brad Paisley and his wife, 'Nashville' actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, have sold a home in Pacific Palisades for $2.5 million.

  • Police: Woman slams into Tarzana building after hitting 80 mph
    Police: Woman slams into Tarzana building after hitting 80 mph

    A 25-year-old woman was hospitalized early Thursday after crashing her car into a dry-cleaning business in Tarzana, police said.

    Witnesses reported the car was going about 80 mph westbound on Ventura Boulevard about 1 a.m. when it slammed into a business, sending debris down the street and sidewalk.

    ...

  • Anton Yelchin sells family home in Tarzana
    Anton Yelchin sells family home in Tarzana

    Anton Yelchin, who plays Pavel Chekov "Star Trek Into Darkness," has sold a home in Tarzana for $900,000.

    Built in 1975, the 2,725-square-foot house features a stained-glass entry, a remodeled kitchen, four bedrooms and four bathrooms. The property, one-third of an acre, includes a swimming pool,...

  • Masked man attempts to kidnap Tarzana girl, 6, from her bed
    Masked man attempts to kidnap Tarzana girl, 6, from her bed

    Los Angeles police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a 6-year-old girl in Tarzana while wearing a mask earlier this week.

    On early Monday morning, police said, a masked man walked into an apartment off Miranda Street and Reseda Boulevard through an unlocked patio door. The man scooped up...

  • Actor Wilmer Valderrama lists his Tarzana compound for sale
    Actor Wilmer Valderrama lists his Tarzana compound for sale

    Wilmer Valderrama, perhaps best known for his role as exchange student Fez on “That '70s Show,” has listed his Tarzana compound for sale at $3.495 million.

    As compounds go, this has something a little extra. There's a sand volleyball court with a misting system. And the ornate carved wooden bar...

  • Actor Chris Tucker sells in Tarzana for $2.1 million
    Actor Chris Tucker sells in Tarzana for $2.1 million

    Actor-comedian Chris Tucker has sold his house in Tarzana for $2.1 million.

    Set on about three-quarters of an acre in a gated community, the contemporary Mediterranean features an open floor plan, three fireplaces, high ceilings, a study, a wet bar, a butler’s pantry, five bedrooms, seven bathrooms...

  • Colbie Caillat home listed in Tarzana at $1.4 million
    Colbie Caillat home listed in Tarzana at $1.4 million

    A family home of pop singer Colbie Caillat is on the market in Tarzana at $1.399 million.  

    Owned by her father, Grammy-winning record producer Ken Caillat, the French-style house was once featured on MTV’s “Cribs.”  

    The 3,701-square-foot house, built in 1995, features high ceilings, a media room,...

  • Orchid Grill & Kabob: Location, prices, details

    LOCATION:

    19649 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana, (818) 343-3204.

    PRICES:

    Appetizers, $4 to $5; stews, $6 to $10; entrees, $9 to $15; drinks, $1 to $3. Lunch buffet, $9; catering starts at $7.50 per person.

    DETAILS:

    Open 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily. Soft drinks, yogurt drinks, tea. Catering. Credit cards accepted....

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