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Cross country: Claudia Lane of Malibu wins Foot Locker national championship race

Sophomore Claudia Lane of Malibu has gone from a state champion in cross country to a national champion. She won the Foot Locker national championship race for girls on Saturday morning in San Diego, winning in 17:04.8. It caps a remarkable season in which she won Southern Section and state championships....

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  • An Airstream idyll in Malibu with many happy returns

    An Airstream idyll in Malibu with many happy returns

    You know how everyone always writes "I'll be back!" — and there's always an exclamation point — in vacation rental guest books? You've just had a moment that somehow seems transformative. This is the way life is meant to be. But then the moment fades, and there are new adventures to be had and...

  • Grab a craft beer at these 4 great brewery New Year's parties

    Grab a craft beer at these 4 great brewery New Year's parties

    We’ve all been there before — waiting to finalize plans for New Year’s Eve until the last minute, and then realizing that nothing sounds all that compelling. This year, forget the fancy clubs and expensive parties, and celebrate the end of 2014 at one of L.A.’s craft breweries. More laid back than...

  • What to drink with Thanksgiving dinner: How about a growler?

    What to drink with Thanksgiving dinner: How about a growler?

    The pairing possibilities for craft brews at your Thanksgiving feast are nearly limitless. From lively pilsners to awaken the appetite to syrupy barleywines to settle you into your turkey-coma, beer offers the versatility to fit into any menu. One way to include beer at the table this Thanksgiving...

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  • Actress Mariel Hemingway lists her oasis near Calabasas for sale

    Actress Mariel Hemingway lists her oasis near Calabasas for sale

    Actress and author Mariel Hemingway has listed her scenic estate in Monte Nido, an unincorporated community near Calabasas, for sale at $1.95 million. The gated property sits on an acre covered in native plants and mature oaks. The ranch-style house, built in the late 1950s, features weathered...

  • Home of the Day: Malibu compound with modern giddy-up and go

    Home of the Day: Malibu compound with modern giddy-up and go

    This rural contemporary, designed by Vitus Matare & Associates, epitomizes the indoor-outdoor lifestyle associated with Southern California. Steel beams and retractable glass walls frame a pastoral setting filled with garden beds, outdoor firepits and paddocks for horses. Concrete floors and 70-year-old...

  • Jennifer Lopez and Sela Ward cut a $28-million deal on the Westside

    Jennifer Lopez and Sela Ward cut a $28-million deal on the Westside

    In “Jenny From the Block,” Jennifer Lopez said she “went from a little to a lot this year.” When it comes to real estate, it’s more like she went from a lot to even more.  The singer-actress, whose previous home in gated Hidden Hills is on the market for $12.5 million, has paid $28 million for...

  • Mitzi Gaynor's longtime home fetches more than double what she sold it for

    Mitzi Gaynor's longtime home fetches more than double what she sold it for

    Financiers, pocket-heavy foreign buyers and a movie star were among the latest movers and shakers in L.A. County’s luxury market. Here’s a look at the priciest home sales that closed toward the end of May. $22.375 million — Pacific Palisades A limited liability company with ties to financier Jason...

  • You can now hike 67 miles through the Santa Monica Mountains uninterrupted

    You can now hike 67 miles through the Santa Monica Mountains uninterrupted

    For more than 50 years, Southern Californians have dreamed of following an uninterrupted trail among the sycamore canyons and sandstone peaks of the Santa Monica Mountains. Over the decades, the Backbone Trail, stretching 67 miles between Point Mugu State Park and Will Rogers State Historic Park,...

  • CHP officer is injured in a hit-and-run crash in Topanga Canyon

    CHP officer is injured in a hit-and-run crash in Topanga Canyon

    A California Highway Patrol officer was injured Wednesday night when a driver struck her in the Santa Monica Mountains and fled the scene. The crash occurred about 9:15 p.m. along Topanga Canyon Boulevard north of Pacific Coast Highway, CHP Officer Leland Tang said. The officer was responding to...

  • Hot Property | Joey Lawrence
    Hot Property | Joey Lawrence

    The Spanish-style house sits behind gates in the Westridge community of Calabasas.

  • Selena Gomez and French Montana make a connection in Calabasas
    Selena Gomez and French Montana make a connection in Calabasas

    Calabasas residents, wave goodbye to one celebrity and say hello to another. Singer-actress and Justin Bieber obsession Selena Gomez has sold her home in a gated community for $3.3 million. The buyer? Rapper French Montana.

    Reached by a long driveway, the estate has a Mediterranean-style main house...

  • Two people and dog escape fiery boat near Leo Carrillo State Beach
    Two people and dog escape fiery boat near Leo Carrillo State Beach

    Two people and a dog escaped a boat fire that erupted Tuesday morning in the waters off Leo Carrillo State Beach, officials said.

    The blaze started around 7:30 a.m. about six miles offshore from Decker Canyon, said Lidia Barillas, a spokeswoman for the L.A. County Fire Department's Lifeguard Division.

    ...

  • Home of the Day: America's got style -- Nantucket by way of Malibu
    Home of the Day: America's got style -- Nantucket by way of Malibu

    Once owned by Howie Mandel, this Nantucket-style estate offers the classic elegance of traditional East Coast design with the quintessential Southern California combo of weather, celebrity neighbors and ocean views.

    The shingled two-story includes an office, a theater, a gym, a den and a library....

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

    In a celebrity connection straight outta the Westside, actor and martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme sold his home in Marina del Rey to rapper-actor Ice Cube for $7.25 million.

    The custom three-story with cityscape and ocean views came up for sale a year ago for about $10 million and was more...

  • Glendale girls' lacrosse sees DII championship bid fall short

    Lacrosse: Fourth-seeded Nitros succumb to third-seeded Westlake, 8-5, in Division II title match.

  • Celebrity architect unveils colorful Malibu creation
    Celebrity architect unveils colorful Malibu creation

    Architect to the stars Richard Landry has put his traffic-stopping beach house in Malibu on the market at $11.995 million.

    The three-story home was compartmentalized and the interior spaces dark when he bought the property five years ago for $3.95 million. Landry reworked the house to create open-plan...

  • Caitlyn Jenner's onetime home in Calabasas fetches $2.35 million
    Caitlyn Jenner's onetime home in Calabasas fetches $2.35 million

    A Calabasas home once owned by television personalities Caitlyn Jenner and Kris Jenner has sold for $2.351 million.

    The Mediterranean in gated Calabasas Park came to market on June 1, the very same day Jenner, formerly known as Bruce, revealed her new name on the cover of Vanity Fair. Property...

  • Why a Malibu cave made famous by a Jim Morrison rumor is closing
    Why a Malibu cave made famous by a Jim Morrison rumor is closing

    Lindsey Templeton hiked down the dirt trail, through the thicket of purple sage and past the manzanita trees shrouding the cavern just a few hundred feet ahead. 

    Signs marking the path’s closure had been removed, thrown in the bushes nearby. Trash hung in the trees, littered the ground and sat...

  • Home of the Day: Malibu hacienda, margaritas optional
    Home of the Day: Malibu hacienda, margaritas optional

    An exterior draped in bright bougainvillea sets the stage for this Spanish-style estate in the canyons of Malibu. Set on three scenic acres, the home features such outdoor fiesta space as a swimming pool and spa, a built-in grilling station and multiple patios. Inside, the living space is rustic...

  • 'Thor's' Chris Hemsworth keeps the myth alive in Malibu
    'Thor's' Chris Hemsworth keeps the myth alive in Malibu

    Bicoastal actors Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky, who call Australia home, have swung a pair of deals in Malibu, selling their house for $7 million and buying another property nearby for $3.45 million.

    On the sale side, the couple saw a solid return on investment in the deal for their Point Dume-area...

  • Mötley Crüe's Tommy Lee lists his rockin' house in Calabasas
    Mötley Crüe's Tommy Lee lists his rockin' house in Calabasas

    Famed rocker Tommy Lee’s latest release may come from Calabasas. The drummer of Mötley Crüe fame has listed his home in a gated community for sale at $5.995 million.

    Lee bought the property nearly a decade ago for $5.85 million and customized the house in true rock star fashion. Rich wood floors,...

  • 'Jurassic Park' actor sentenced to 6 years in prison for lewd act with 13-year-old girl
    'Jurassic Park' actor sentenced to 6 years in prison for lewd act with 13-year-old girl

    An actor and acting coach who appeared in "Jurassic Park" was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for sexually assaulting a then-13-year-old student.

    Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Martin Herscovitz also ordered Cameron Thor, 56, to register as a sex offender.

    Thor was convicted...

  • Music mogul Matt Serletic lists his top-of-the-world estate in Calabasas
    Music mogul Matt Serletic lists his top-of-the-world estate in Calabasas

    Grammy-winning music executive Matt Serletic, who produced albums for Matchbox Twenty, Joe Cocker and Collective Soul, is looking for his latest hit in Calabasas. He’s put his mansion in a gated community up for sale at $6.995 million.

    The 10-plus-acre estate, built in 2005, centers on a grand...

  • Home of the Day: Malibu hacienda, margaritas optional
    Home of the Day: Malibu hacienda, margaritas optional

    Wrought iron details, hand-painted Spanish tiles, tile floors and arched doorways define this classic, hacienda-style home.

  • Hot Property | Matt Serletic
    Hot Property | Matt Serletic

    The Italianate-style estate takes in 360-degree views from its 10-plus-acre site in Calabasas.

  • Home of the Day: Getting away from it all -- in style
    Home of the Day: Getting away from it all -- in style

    If this house had a dress code it would be California black tie: sophistication and elegance worn with casual nonchalance. Sited on about seven acres overlooking the canyons in Topanga, the Mediterranean-style retreat dangles the promise of serenity. Rustic wood plank floors, exposed natural stone...

  • Home of the Day: Getting away from it all -- in Topanga
    Home of the Day: Getting away from it all -- in Topanga

    Generously sized windows and doors create a balanced sense of proportion and luxury.

  • Incubus DJ Chris Kilmore spins his Topanga home onto the market at $1.6 million
    Incubus DJ Chris Kilmore spins his Topanga home onto the market at $1.6 million

    DJ and keyboardist Chris Kilmore of the alt-rock band Incubus has listed his Topanga home, with plenty of room for vinyl, for sale at $1.599 million.

    The musician bought the gated Mediterranean more than a decade ago for $815,000 and tuned up the interiors with a mix of classic and contemporary...

  • 'Orange Is the New Black' guard Pablo Schreiber ends up with a place behind gates
    'Orange Is the New Black' guard Pablo Schreiber ends up with a place behind gates

    Pablo Schreiber, who played a corrections officer in “Orange Is the New Black,” has bought a place in a guarded and gated Topanga community for $317,000. Yes, that’s correct.

    Set in a mobile home community, the residence has 1,440 square feet of living space that include a formal dining room, a...

  • The many moods of architect Richard Landry's Malibu beach house
    The many moods of architect Richard Landry's Malibu beach house

    Architect to the stars Richard Landry has popped his traffic-stopping beach house in Malibu on the market at $11.995 million.

    The three-story home was compartmentalized and the interior spaces were dark when he bought the property five years ago for $3.95 million. Landry reworked the house to create...

  • 'American Idol' director Bruce Gowers offers up his prized estate in Malibu
    'American Idol' director Bruce Gowers offers up his prized estate in Malibu

    Director and producer Bruce Gowers, who gained fame for Queen’s ground-breaking “Bohemian Rhapsody” music video, is asking $14.95 million for his house in Malibu.

    The gated equestrian estate, known as Silver Raven Farms, encompasses close to 5 acres. A Traditional-style main house and three self-contained...

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

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

    But that could...

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

    Oops, she's at it again.

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

    Built in 2010...

  • Chris Hemsworth hammers out an impressive deal for his Malibu Victorian
    Chris Hemsworth hammers out an impressive deal for his Malibu Victorian

    “Avengers” and “Thor” star Chris Hemsworth, who last month moved his hammer to a new coastal location, has sold his old house in Malibu for $7 million -- $500,000 over the asking price.

    The film superhero and his wife, model-actress Elsa Pataky, bought the house three years ago from actors Paul...

  • Actor John Cusack will give up his spot on the sand in Malibu - for the right price
    Actor John Cusack will give up his spot on the sand in Malibu - for the right price

    Get out the beach towels. Actor-producer-screenwriter John Cusack has listed his Malibu retreat for sale at $13.5 million or for lease at $75,000 a month.

    The Spanish-style home on sits along a stretch of sand and has coastline and open water views.

    An entry courtyard leads to the main level of...

  • Dick Martin and Dolly Read's longtime Malibu home lists for $9.995 million
    Dick Martin and Dolly Read's longtime Malibu home lists for $9.995 million

    The longtime Malibu home of the late comedian Dick Martin and his wife, actress-model Dolly Read, is up for sale at $9.995 million.

    The beachfront home, found along Broad Beach on the western end of Malibu, was a gathering spot for celebrities and Hollywood elite after the couple bought the place...

  • Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen is ready to beat it out of Calabasas
    Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen is ready to beat it out of Calabasas

    An offbeat contemporary in Calabasas owned by Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen is for sale at $1.888 million.

    Resembling a mountain retreat with its vaulted wood ceilings and river stone fireplace, the 2,166-square-foot house takes in views of the surrounding hillsides and scenery from all sides....

  • It's no myth: 'Thor's' Chris Hemsworth keeps a foothold in Malibu
    It's no myth: 'Thor's' Chris Hemsworth keeps a foothold in Malibu

    Some folks are bicoastal, this couple is bicontinental. Actors Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky, who call Australia home, have picked up a gated Malibu retreat for $3.45 million.

    The 1979 Contemporary has a very different vibe from the Point Dume Victorian they listed for sale at $6.5 million. 

    ...

  • It can take superhero powers to execute a celebrity deal
    It can take superhero powers to execute a celebrity deal

    You've read about multimillion-dollar listings. But how do those deals go down?

    Olympian home deals require more than mere mortals to execute them. When brokering estates, agents have to navigate the labyrinthine teams that orbit elite clients and squeeze in meetings around their tightly packed...

  • Former Laker Derek Fisher puts his custom estate in Hidden Hills up for sale
    Former Laker Derek Fisher puts his custom estate in Hidden Hills up for sale

    Five-time NBA champion Derek Fisher is ready to make a change to his home court. He’s put his estate in gated Hidden Hills up for sale at $6.995 million.

    Offered as a pocket listing, the Traditional-style home sits on more than an acre with an outdoor kitchen, an entertainer’s patio and a swimming...

  • Hot Property | Derek Fisher
    Hot Property | Derek Fisher

    The Traditional-style home in gated Hidden Hills sits on more than an acre with a swimming pool and spa, a detached guesthouse and a two-stall horse barn.

  • Earthquake: 2.6 quake strikes near Malibu
    Earthquake: 2.6 quake strikes near Malibu

    A shallow magnitude 2.6 earthquake was reported Friday morning six miles from Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:11 a.m. PDT at a depth of 9.3 miles.

    According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Thousand Oaks, nine miles from Agoura Hills, and...

  • My Favorite Room: Leslie Shapiro Joyal
    My Favorite Room: Leslie Shapiro Joyal

    Leslie Shapiro Joyal is a modernist furniture and interior designer whose aesthetic is heavily influenced by her time working for the late, great architect Franklin Israel. Design aficionados know her for her locally sourced, minimalist pieces, but it was her turn on the first season of "Ellen's...

  • Football: Calabasas QB Tristan Gebbia commits to Nebraska

    Standout junior quarterback Tristan Gebbia of Calabasas has committed to Nebraska, Coach Casey Clausen said Monday.

    Gebbia helped lead the Coyotes to a 13-2 record, passing for 4,435 yards and 45 touchdowns.

    He's the second Calabasas player to commit to Nebraska. Receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. previously...

  • Hot Property | Gianni Nunnari
    Hot Property | Gianni Nunnari

    The five-bedroom home in a gated Malibu community was once owned by actor Bruce Willis.

  • Gianni Nunnari is ready to part with Malibu home once owned by Bruce Willis
    Gianni Nunnari is ready to part with Malibu home once owned by Bruce Willis

    Talk about a scene right out of Hollywood: An oceanfront home owned by “300” film producer Gianni Nunnari and, before him, actor Bruce Willis, has come on the market in Malibu for $13.495 million.

    Built in 1988, the multilevel contemporary in a guard-gated community features expansive ocean views...

  • Home of the Day: Healthy choice in Topanga
    Home of the Day: Healthy choice in Topanga

    This Mediterranean-style hilltop estate owned by fitness industry insiders Bryan and Jennifer Green of Advantage Fitness Products and Studio K Training boasts expansive views of the Pacific and plenty of room to move.

    Malibu adjacent, the nearly 2.5-acre property offers amenities including an outdoor...

  • Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann: This is $11.5 million
    Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann: This is $11.5 million

    Another round of high-dollar sales resulted in a small mint's worth of cash changing hands around the Greater Los Angeles area. Among the movers and shakers was a big-name producer, a sports franchise owner and a manufacturing heiress. Here's a look at the most expensive homes sold in the last...

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

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

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

  • Beach bargain? Mobile homes in Malibu for under $900,000
    Beach bargain? Mobile homes in Malibu for under $900,000

    A beach house in Malibu for under $1 million? That's crazy talk for an area where the median price for a single-family home was around $2.4 million.

    That is, unless you think outside the box. Enter the mobile home: a Bohemian paradise at a more affordable price. Here's a look at how far your dollar...

  • Wildly quiet by the beach in Malibu
    Wildly quiet by the beach in Malibu

    It's situated in Malibu, but with its cedar, concrete and stone details and peaceful location alongside a natural stream, this modernist home near Little Dume feels more cabin retreat than beach-house getaway. A nearby guesthouse — standing tall among a backdrop of palms and tropical flora— gives...

  • Vice Media President Andrew Creighton picks up a breezy Midcentury in Malibu
    Vice Media President Andrew Creighton picks up a breezy Midcentury in Malibu

    Another Vice Media exec has made himself at home near Los Angeles' Westside.

    Following in the footsteps of co-founder Shane Smith, who last year made a $23-million splash in Santa Monica, Vice President Andrew Creighton has bought an oceanfront home in Malibu for $7.15 million.

    Designed by noted...

  • Tomer Fridman, the Kardashians' real estate agent, tries to stay humble
    Tomer Fridman, the Kardashians' real estate agent, tries to stay humble

    If you're celebrity real estate titan Tomer Fridman, sometimes you're helping a Kardashian drop millions on a new mega-mansion, and other times you're mopping up wildlife droppings.

    "I'll climb into attics; if I need to, I'll clean up coyote poop from a kitchen. I do it. I just do what it takes,"...

  • Hot Property | Judd Apatow & Leslie Mann
    Hot Property | Judd Apatow & Leslie Mann

    The updated 1930s beach cottage in Malibu Colony was formerly owned by "Pretty Woman" producer Laura Ziskin.

  • 'Grandma's Boy' actor Allen Covert finds a spot in gated Calabasas
    'Grandma's Boy' actor Allen Covert finds a spot in gated Calabasas

    Actor, comedian and producer Allen Covert has been in buy-and-sell mode as of late, divesting himself of a home in Tarzana and picking up one nearly twice the size in a guard-gated Calabasas community for $2.17 million.

    His new home, formerly owned by Filipino entertainer Sharon Cuneta, is a Traditional-style...

  • Football: Keyshawn Johnson Jr. commits to Nebraska

    Standout junior receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. of Calabasas has committed to Nebraska.

    Johnson is the son of the former USC and NFL receiver.

    He caught 68 passes for 944 yards and six touchdowns as a junior.

    For the latest on high school sports, follow @LATSondheimer on Twitter

  • Home of the Day: Stone fox in Calabasas
    Home of the Day: Stone fox in Calabasas

    This elegantly designed home in Calabasas weds classical architectural detail, custom stonework inside and out and spaces filled with light. A dramatic entry features travertine tile and a sweeping wrought-iron staircase. Exterior French doors open to a partially covered loggia with ceiling fans...

  • Craftsman homes in L.A. for under $1 million
    Craftsman homes in L.A. for under $1 million

    The American Arts and Crafts movement dates back to the late 19th century, but its enduring popularity means that prices for Craftsman-style homes are decidedly more modern. Here's a look at a few homes that are listed at under $1 million.

    MID-CITY

    This modern reinterpretation of a 1913 classic...

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

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

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

  • Jennifer Lopez's Hidden Hills estate is ready for its close-up
    Jennifer Lopez's Hidden Hills estate is ready for its close-up

    Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is putting her best high-heeled foot forward, pricing her work-live estate in Hidden Hills at a reduced $12.5 million and offering an updated peek inside the place.

    The more than three-acre property in the Ashley Ridge area of the gated equestrian community has 17,129...

  • Jennifer Lopez glams up Hidden Hills home to put it on the market red carpet again

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

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

    Greater Los Angeles the last two weeks.

    $9.7 million — Malibu

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

  • A Kardashian family affair in Calabasas
    A Kardashian family affair in Calabasas

    Add another home to the Kardashian-Jenner compound.

    A trust that holds real estate for the love-'em-or-hate-'em reality television family bought a Calabasas home for Kylie Jenner last year. Now the same trust has purchased a house in Calabasas for Rob Kardashian for $2.285 million.

    Built in 2005,...

  • Poison's Bret Michaels sells his rock-star-worthy digs in Calabasas
    Poison's Bret Michaels sells his rock-star-worthy digs in Calabasas

    Poison singer Bret Michaels just got an early birthday present. The rocker has sold his spare house in a gated Calabasas community for $3,432,500.

    The elegant Mediterranean two-story was only a temporary home. He bought the one-third acre property two years ago for $3.05 million and listed last...

  • Filipina TV host Sharon Cuneta parts with her home in Calabasas
    Filipina TV host Sharon Cuneta parts with her home in Calabasas

    Filipina actress, singer and television personality Sharon Cuneta has sold her home of six years in a gated Calabasas neighborhood for $2.17 million.

    The two-story Traditional, designed for small- and large-scale entertaining, features a two-story foyer, grand formal rooms and a family areas with...

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

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

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

    Set behind gates on a full...

  • Former NHL All-Star Sheldon Souray cuts a $3.5-million deal in Malibu
    Former NHL All-Star Sheldon Souray cuts a $3.5-million deal in Malibu

    Former Anaheim Ducks defenseman Sheldon Souray has sold his home in Malibu for $3.5 million.

    The gated Spanish-style house, built in 2007, is full of character and details such as Saltillo tile floors, beamed ceilings and wrought iron chandeliers. A row of arches divides a rotunda-style living...

  • Hot Property | Sheldon Souray
    Hot Property | Sheldon Souray

    The Spanish-style home sits on more than an acre in Malibu with mature trees, rolling lawns and an infinity-edge swimming pool.

  • Female inmate firefighter dies following injury in Malibu blaze
    Female inmate firefighter dies following injury in Malibu blaze

    Shawna Lynn Jones, who died Friday after being struck by a falling boulder in Malibu, is the first woman inmate in state history to lose her life while battling a wildfire, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

    Jones, 22, had joined the state’s Conservation Camp...

  • Rob Kardashian buys a $2.3-million home in a familiar neighborhood
    Rob Kardashian buys a $2.3-million home in a familiar neighborhood

    Television personality and clothing entrepreneur Rob Kardashian has taken a page from his family members, buying a home in their gated Calabasas community for $2.285 million, The Times has confirmed.

    Built in 2005, the East Coast-inspired Traditional has a classic look with brick details, white...

  • Home of the Day: An indoor-outdoor vibe in Calabasas
    Home of the Day: An indoor-outdoor vibe in Calabasas

    Designed by Abramson Teiger Architects, this modern home epitomizes Southern California’s indoor-outdoor lifestyle with disappearing glass doors, open-plan living areas and a saltwater swimming pool. An adjustable, metal-clad roof line can be maneuvered to capture views of the surrounding Santa...

  • Home of the Day: An indoor-outdoor vibe in Calabasas
    Home of the Day: An indoor-outdoor vibe in Calabasas

    The modern home by Abramson Teiger Architects sits on close to three acres in Calabasas.

  • Boys' basketball: Rob Bloom is dismissed as head coach at Westlake

    Rob Bloom, the basketball coach at Westlake for five years, "will not be brought back," Athletic Director Tony Henney announced on Monday.

    He's the second head coach dismissed at the school this month. Baseball Coach Rocco Cascione was fired last week before he even had a chance to coach in his...

  • 'Thor' actor Chris Hemsworth is ready to give up his realm in Malibu
    'Thor' actor Chris Hemsworth is ready to give up his realm in Malibu

    Actor Chris Hemsworth and his wife, model-actress Elsa Pataky, have put their Malibu estate on the market for $6.5 million.

    The couple, who relocated to Hemsworth’s native Australia last year, bought the house three years ago from actors Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski for $4.8 million.

    Set on an...

  • Hot Property | Chris Hemsworth
    Hot Property | Chris Hemsworth

    The Victorian-style home was built in 1992 and renovated in 2012.

  • Homes of Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub are for sale at a combined $41 million
    Homes of Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub are for sale at a combined $41 million

    Think of it as Jerry Weintraub's last big production and sequel. The Beverly Hills estate of the late mega-producer was listed for sale earlier this month for $25 million. Now his Palm Desert home is being offered at $16 million.

    The Beverly Hills residence, renovated a decade ago, includes a contemporary-style...

  • Agoura baseball players take moment to support fellow students

    Inclusion. That's the word missing these days from a lot of political discussions but it's a word that has been embraced for years in the sports world, and it was on display on a cloudless Friday afternoon at Agoura High, where the baseball team held its seventh annual MVP game.

    Players partner...

  • Actress Julia Roberts buys another home in Malibu for $6.84 million
    Actress Julia Roberts buys another home in Malibu for $6.84 million

    Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts has purchased a home in Malibu for $6.84 million in a deal completed off-market, property records show.

    The ranch-style house on more than an acre sits directly across the street from her longtime residence in the Point Dume area.

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  • Miley Cyrus buys a scenic retreat in Malibu for about $2.5 million
    Miley Cyrus buys a scenic retreat in Malibu for about $2.5 million

    Singer-songwriter-actress Miley Cyrus, who bought a ranch with a vineyard in Hidden Hills last year, has picked up another house in Malibu for $2.525 million.

    Accessed by a bridged driveway, the contemporary two-story sits among a canopy of trees in an area just east of Paradise Cove.

    Within the...

  • Hot Property | Miley Cyrus
    Hot Property | Miley Cyrus

    Singer Miley Cyrus' contemporary retreat sits on more than two acres in Malibu with a bridged driveway, rolling lawns and a gazebo.

  • Football: Sophomore QB Matt Corral commits to USC

    Sophomore quarterback Matt Corral of Oaks Christian has committed to USC.

    He led Oaks Christian to an 11-1 record.

    "It's the school he wants to go to," Coach Jim Benkert said. "We had a long talk to make sure his commitment was solid. Clay Helton said he was taking one quarterback and he fits."

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  • From movie stars to Myspace, Malibu estate has pedigree and more
    From movie stars to Myspace, Malibu estate has pedigree and more

    A Malibu estate with decades of Hollywood ties and six degrees of separation between the film “Grease” and the social network Myspace is on the market in Malibu at $7.9 million.

    Among previous owners of the two-story ranch-style home is actress-singer Olivia Newton-John, who sold the property to...

  • Hot Property | Sally Field & Olivia Newton-John
    Hot Property | Sally Field & Olivia Newton-John

    Set on approximately three acres in Malibu, the ranch-style house features park-like grounds, classic interiors and a celebrity pedigree.

  • Geodesic dome homes for sale around Southern California
    Geodesic dome homes for sale around Southern California

    Popularized by futurist-philosopher Buckminster Fuller, the geodesic dome home is easily identified by its circular construction, which has about one-third less surface area than a traditional box-shaped home. Although not as trendy as it was in the 1970s and ’80s, the style continues to command...

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

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

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

  • Minnesota Twins infielder Trevor Plouffe finds a home in Hidden Hills
    Minnesota Twins infielder Trevor Plouffe finds a home in Hidden Hills

    Local baseball product and Minnesota Twins infielder Trevor Plouffe has bought a house in the Hidden Hills area for $2.45 million.

    Trimmed in white and brick siding, the updated ranch-style house sits on more than an acre with a swimming pool and drought tolerant gardens. A horse barn and turn-out...

  • Hot Property | Trevor Plouffe
    Hot Property | Trevor Plouffe

    The updated ranch-style house in Hidden Hills sits on more than an acre with a swimming pool, drought tolerant gardens and a horse barn.

  • Legal battle over L.A. County's condom requirement for porn actors coming to a close
    Legal battle over L.A. County's condom requirement for porn actors coming to a close

    The pitched legal battle over the constitutionality of a Los Angeles County law that requires porn actors to wear condoms during sex scenes appears to be coming to a close.

    Attorneys for Vivid Entertainment and affiliates of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation told a federal magistrate judge last week...

  • John Legend and Chrissy Teigen make splashy purchase in Beverly Hills area
    John Legend and Chrissy Teigen make splashy purchase in Beverly Hills area

    Singer-songwriter John Legend and his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, have bought a familiar home in the Beverly Hills Post Office area for $14.1 million.

    The remodeled contemporary-style house on close to an acre was formerly owned by pop star Rihanna, who sold the property four years ago for $5.03...

  • Sierra Club files lawsuit to stop U2 guitarist the Edge's Malibu development
    Sierra Club files lawsuit to stop U2 guitarist the Edge's Malibu development

    Environmentalists were up in arms last month when the California Coastal Commission gave its OK to U2 guitarist the Edge's much-protested plan to build five mansions with swimming pools on an untouched Malibu ridge.

    On Thursday, the Sierra Club, which has fought the project in the Sweetwater Mesa...

  • Sierra Club files lawsuit to stop U2 guitarist the Edge's Malibu development
    Sierra Club files lawsuit to stop U2 guitarist the Edge's Malibu development

    Environmentalists were up in arms last month when the California Coastal Commission gave its OK to U2 guitarist the Edge's much-protested plan to build five mansions with swimming pools on an untouched Malibu ridge.

    On Thursday, the Sierra Club, which has fought the project in the Sweetwater Mesa...

  • Baseball: Tim Penprase returns as Oaks Christian coach

    One day after announcing he was stepping down as baseball coach at Oaks Christian after a dispute with the school administration, Tim Penprase is back as coach, Oaks Christian announced in a news release on Wednesday.

    Penprase said he had been left with no choice but to leave the program after...

  • Home of the Day: A front-row seat in Malibu
    Home of the Day: A front-row seat in Malibu

    This two-story residence sits along the coastline on the eastern end of Malibu in between Las Tunas and Topanga state beaches. Extensively remodeled last year, the house has a gated courtyard entrance, open-plan living areas and ocean-centered terrace balconies set off of each level.

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