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  • 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...

  • 8 steak spots for Father's Day and a free burger to boot

    8 steak spots for Father's Day and a free burger to boot

    This Sunday is Father’s Day. For a lot of dads, that might mean one thing -- meat. And when it comes to meat, what's more satisfying than a juicy steak? Take a stab at one of these eateries to satisfy your father’s beefy cravings: Oliver’s Prime is offering a “Steak and Scotch” special for dads...

  • Upscale open-air mall planned at Warner Center

    Upscale open-air mall planned at Warner Center

    Construction has begun on an upscale open-air mall at Warner Center, a key step in a roughly 50-year quest to build a downtown for the sprawling San Fernando Valley. Australian shopping giant Westfield Group unveiled design details for the 550,000-square-foot mall last week, and workers finished...

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  • Cross country: Southern Section, City Section prelims are this week

    All the months and weeks of hard work in cross country start to pay off this week when the City Section and Southern Section hold their prelims.

    The City Section prelims are set for Thursday at Pierce College. The Southern Section prelims are Saturday in Riverside at 1011 Orange Street.

    Here's ...

  • Football: El Camino Real is preparing to give Birmingham a battle

    Birmingham’s march to a West Valley League title and possible No. 2 seeding behind Narbonne for the City Section Division I playoffs faces a surprising obstacle on Friday night at El Camino Real (5-4, 3-1).

    El Camino Real is coming on strong under first-year Coach Jeff Falgien.“We might be rolling...

  • Where to find sangak, Persian flatbread, in L.A. How to stop eating it? No idea
    Where to find sangak, Persian flatbread, in L.A. How to stop eating it? No idea

    Even before you taste the tangy, leavened Persian flatbread known as sangak or nan-e sangak, there is so much to marvel over. Made of whole wheat flour, it’s sold in sheets so long they could be used as a sesame-seed encrusted table runner at your next biblically-themed dinner party.

    It can be...

  • Flintridge Prep boys boys' cross-country perfect in crowning achievement
    Flintridge Prep boys boys' cross-country perfect in crowning achievement

    Cross-country: Rebels win another league title, while girls fall against rival Mayfield.

  • How much house does $750,000 buy in Los Angeles County?
    How much house does $750,000 buy in Los Angeles County?

    What kind of house does about $750,000 buy in Los Angeles County? In East Hollywood, a Colonial Craftsman with period details. In Topanga, a tree-topped retreat. And, yes, a home in Malibu. Here’s a larger look of homes for sale at that price point.

    STUDIO CITY: A white picket fence and a blue...

  • Football: Former Taft coach Troy Starr to step down at Helix

    Troy Starr, a former Woodland Hills Taft coach, has announced he will step down at Helix High in San Diego at the end of this season.

    Starr said it was a "non-football related" decision.

    Helix is 5-1 this season.

    Starr is in his eighth season at Helix. His record is 77-17.

    He was the head coach...

  • Kate Hudson to host Fabletics fundraiser
    Kate Hudson to host Fabletics fundraiser

    Actress and Fabletics co-founder Kate Hudson is scheduled to host a shopping fundraiser to benefit Bright Pink on Thursday at the Fabletics boutique at The Village at Westfield Topanga.

    Guests can sip champagne and listen to music from DJ Alex Merrell while they shop. Merchandise will be 10% off,...

  • Ladell Atkins making impact at El Camino Real in two sports

    Ladell Atkins, a junior running back at El Camino Real who transferred from St. Bonaventure, is earning respect in two sports for the Conquistadores.

    Last week against Taft, he rushed for 395 yards and scored four touchdowns.

    In baseball, he's expected to be a contributor for the defending City...

  • 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....

  • Dallas Cowboys' Orlando Scandrick puts his Woodland Hills home up for sale
    Dallas Cowboys' Orlando Scandrick puts his Woodland Hills home up for sale

    Dallas Cowboys defensive back Orlando Scandrick, out for the year as the result of a knee injury suffered during training camp, has put his home in Woodland Hills on the market for $2.149 million.

    He bought the house last summer for $1.755 million, property records show.

    The 1965 contemporary on...

  • Dallas Cowboys' Orlando Scandrick puts his Woodland Hills home up for sale
    Dallas Cowboys' Orlando Scandrick puts his Woodland Hills home up for sale

    Dallas Cowboys defensive back Orlando Scandrick is asking $2.149 million for his renovated contemporary-style home with a swimming pool in Woodland Hills.

  • West Valley welcomes upscale shopping village, but don't call it a mall
    West Valley welcomes upscale shopping village, but don't call it a mall

    The Village at Westfield Topanga is being hailed as the new "downtown" of the San Fernando Valley.

    Geographically, that's off. The shopping plaza in Woodland Hills is closer to Kardashian-esque Calabasas than to the Valley's civic center in working-class Van Nuys.

    But culturally, it's on point....

  • Scorching hot days to begin with temperatures hitting 105 in valleys
    Scorching hot days to begin with temperatures hitting 105 in valleys

    A stretch of sweltering hot days in Southern California will begin with a bang Thursday as temperatures are expected to climb to 105 in Woodland Hills.

    In Los Angeles County, temperatures will increase 10 to 12 degrees over the next four days in the valleys due to building high pressure, according...

  • L.A. County supervisors compromise on Santa Monica Mountains vineyard ban
    L.A. County supervisors compromise on Santa Monica Mountains vineyard ban

    After hearing from grape growers upset by a drought-inspired ban against new or expanded vineyards in the north Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County supervisors compromised Tuesday, voting to extend the ban four months instead of 10 and letting existing permit applications proceed.The proposed...

  • L.A. homes under $500,000, under 750 square feet
    L.A. homes under $500,000, under 750 square feet

    Although multimillion-dollar mansions and homes built on speculation fuel fantasies and headlines, there are plenty of people in the market for something with a lesser footprint. Here’s a sampling of homes in Los Angeles County built on a smaller scale and priced under $500,000. The two-bedroom...

  • L.A. homes under $500,000, under 750 square feet
    L.A. homes under $500,000, under 750 square feet

    Although multimillion-dollar mansions and homes built on speculation fuel fantasies and headlines, there are plenty of people in the market for something with a lesser footprint. Here’s a sampling of homes in Los Angeles County built on a smaller scale and priced under $500,000.

    MOUNT WASHINGTON:...

  • City of L.A. slow to repair sidewalks despite complaints and injuries
    City of L.A. slow to repair sidewalks despite complaints and injuries

    Los Angeles' crumbling sidewalks long have symbolized the challenges facing pedestrians in this car-dominated city.

    After years of hearing complaints about sidewalks made impassable by cracks, buckles and bulging tree roots, officials recently announced plans to spend nearly $1.4 billion on an...

  • Home of late 'Odd Couple' actor Jack Klugman sells in Woodland Hills
    Home of late 'Odd Couple' actor Jack Klugman sells in Woodland Hills

    The Woodland Hills home of late actor Jack Klugman and his second wife, actress-screenwriter Peggy Crosby, has sold for $1.12 million.

    Framed by tall palms, the single-story Spanish-style home was built in 1966.

    The 2,848 square feet of living space features beamed ceilings, tile and wood floors,...

  • Home of late 'Odd Couple' actor Jack Klugman sells in Woodland Hills
    Home of late 'Odd Couple' actor Jack Klugman sells in Woodland Hills

    The Woodland Hills home of late "Odd Couple" actor Jack Klugman and his second wife, Peggy Crosby, has sold for $1.12 million.

  • Supervisors approve temporary vineyard ban in Santa Monica Mountains
    Supervisors approve temporary vineyard ban in Santa Monica Mountains

    Citing the state's ongoing drought, Los Angeles County supervisors approved a temporary ban Tuesday on new vineyards or expansions of existing plots in the northern Santa Monica Mountains area.

    The supervisors last year -- over the objection of vineyard owners -- passed a development plan that...

  • Hundreds gather to mourn man killed in Long Beach police shooting
    Hundreds gather to mourn man killed in Long Beach police shooting

    Feras Morad’s little sister used to stumble in public speaking situations -- her face would redden and her speech would falter.

    Her brother, who qualified for the national speech and debate championships when he was a senior at El Camino Real Charter High School, used to urge his sister to take...

  • 'CSI: Miami's' Eva LaRue lists Woodland Hills Tudor with a knockout backyard
    'CSI: Miami's' Eva LaRue lists Woodland Hills Tudor with a knockout backyard

    Model and actress of Eve LaRue of “All My Children” and “CSI: Miami” fame has listed her home in Woodland Hills for $2.2 million.

    The Tudor-style house, built in 1986, sits on nearly a half-acre of grounds in a gated community with tree-lined streets. The open-plan two-story contains a step-down...

  • Vigil, rally scheduled for college student killed by Long Beach police
    Vigil, rally scheduled for college student killed by Long Beach police

    A week after Long Beach police fatally shot an unarmed, 20-year-old college student, his friends and family are gathering in Woodland Hills on Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil.

    The showing for Feras Morad will be followed with a march Thursday in Long Beach to police headquarters to protest...

  • Man shot by Long Beach police identified as Woodland Hills college student
    Man shot by Long Beach police identified as Woodland Hills college student

    Authorities have identified a man fatally shot by a Long Beach police officer this week as a college student and competitive debater from Woodland Hills.

    Ferad Morad, 20, was killed Wednesday night in what police say was a bizarre and possibly drug-fueled confrontation with an officer trying to...

  • Online marketer ReachLocal expects turnaround to take hold this year
    Online marketer ReachLocal expects turnaround to take hold this year

    ReachLocal Inc. sells online advertising, marketing and website services to small and medium-sized businesses looking for more local customers.

    Founded in 2003, the Woodland Hills company quickly faced competition in helping small firms negotiate the transition from print advertising and yellow...

  • Woman who shot at police robot in custody after 22-hour standoff
    Woman who shot at police robot in custody after 22-hour standoff

    Authorities engaged in an armed standoff with an elderly Woodland Hills woman tried tear gas, a flash grenade and a crisis negotiator. When they sent a robot to slowly approach her, she shot at it. 

    But finally, after 22 hours, the woman who had held a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department SWAT...

  • High school wrestler's film to be shown at Cannes
    High school wrestler's film to be shown at Cannes

    It took 11 takes for novice filmmaker Rory McClellan, a Woodland Hills El Camino Real senior, to get the opening scene right. That meant he had to scream 11 times and punch the gym locker with his fist 11 times.

    "My hand started to hurt," he said.

    Such are the ups and downs when you're the writer,...

  • Jesus Nunez goes from bench warmer to standout for ECR baseball team
    Jesus Nunez goes from bench warmer to standout for ECR baseball team

    The second-leading hitter for El Camino Real's baseball team is senior third baseman Jesus Nunez, who's batting .368 with one strikeout in 38 at-bats.

    Not bad for someone who was cut when he tried out for the freshman team, barely made the freshman-sophomore team, played junior varsity last season...

  • 'Intolerant Jackass Act' proposed as response to anti-gay initiative
    'Intolerant Jackass Act' proposed as response to anti-gay initiative

    A proposed state ballot measure that would authorize the killing of gays and lesbians infuriated one woman so much that she filed her own measure with the state attorney general’s office: the “Intolerant Jackass Act.”

    The proposed ballot measure — yes, that is its actual name — by Woodland Hills...

  • Uncharacteristic play hounds Crescenta Valley High baseball in Babe Herman loss

    Baseball: Errors, missed chances add up in Falcons' 4-1 loss to El Camino Real.

  • Boys' basketball: Former Taft Coach Derrick Taylor faces his alma mater in opener

    Derrick Taylor, a Taft grad who helped build the Toreadors into a City Section basketball power before leaving for St. John Bosco, gets to face his old school on Wednesday in a Division I playoff opener of the Southern California Regionals at St. John Bosco.

    Former Taft Coach Jim Woodard and Taft...

  • NBA veteran Kenyon Martin prices Woodland Hills home at $1.85 million
    NBA veteran Kenyon Martin prices Woodland Hills home at $1.85 million

    Former L.A. Clippers forward Kenyon Martin, currently of the Milwaukee Bucks, has put his home in Woodland Hills on the market at $1.85 million.

    The Mediterranean-style home, built in 2006, sits on more than half an acre in the Walnut Acres neighborhood and includes a 5,600-square-foot main residence,...

  • Inside NBA veteran Kenyon Martin's home in Woodland Hills
    Inside NBA veteran Kenyon Martin's home in Woodland Hills

    Kenyon Martin has listed a 5,600-square-foot home in Woodland Hills for sale at $1.85 million.

  • Rick Orlov, longtime City Hall reporter for Daily News, dies at 66
    Rick Orlov, longtime City Hall reporter for Daily News, dies at 66

    Rick Orlov, a veteran political reporter who covered City Hall for the Los Angeles Daily News for nearly three decades, beginning in the Tom Bradley administration, died Monday. He was 66.

    Orlov died in Los Angeles of complications from diabetes, according to his sister, Joanne Levy. She said Orlov,...

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