Homes in Encino, La Cañada Flintridge and Santa Monica were among the most expensive home sales to post last week in the Combined West L.A. Multiple Listing Service.
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Homes in Encino, La Cañada Flintridge and Santa Monica were among the most expensive home sales to post last week in the Combined West L.A. Multiple Listing Service.
Craftsman and Wolves, the San Francisco patisserie and retail store known for its chocolate croissant stacks and soft egg-stuffed "rebel within" muffin, will open a location in Culver City. The Southern California outlet is slated to open in August in the new...
Chef Heidi Curry, the senior manager of bakery research and development at Dunkin' Brands, may have one of the most enviable jobs in the culinary world. She spends her days testing and tasting doughnuts and other Dunkin' products. She was also part of the innovation team that developed the...
Chianti may be the best-known wine in Tuscany, but it’s Brunello di Montalcino that connoisseurs regard as the region's king of wines. And Friday night, you have a chance to taste some of the best examples at a special dinner put on by the Consorzio di Brunello di Montalcino honoring...
Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica has reopened after a body found on the roadway led to its brief closure early Friday morning.
The painted dramas of Mr. Turner. A play about Tokyo Rose. And the architectural images of an award-winning photographer. Plus: an influential African portraitist, two exhibitions about Afrofuturism and a show inspired by objects at an estate sale. Here’s what’s happening in the...
A possible murder-suicide in Beverly Hills has left a man and a woman dead, police said.
By his own admission, Joshua Wong isn’t physically intimidating.
A Beverly Hills house that was a gathering spot for Hollywood greats over the decades has come on the market for $7.495 million.
Media magnate Rupert Murdoch sold his house in Beverly Hills for $30 million, public records show.
A pedigreed Midcentury Modern home in Pasadena, a glassy Nichols Canyon contemporary and a Westside residence offered for the first time in decades were among the top sales in the greater Los Angeles area last week.
Transom windows and ample skylights are among features of this light-filled contemporary home in Venice. A lofted space set above the double-height living room creates a sense of airiness.
Transom windows and skylights invite light at this modern home in Venice, listed at $1.978 million.
A man who barricaded himself in a Santa Monica apartment in a nearly five-hour standoff with a Los Angeles County sheriff's special weapons team faces a possible murder charge and is being held on $1-million bail, officials said Sunday.
Basketball: Tornadoes rally in second, third quarters, but don't earn win in 72-57 defeat.
Retired football player turned talk show host Michael Strahan has sold his Brentwood home in an off-market deal for $21.5 million, public records show.
The football player turned talk show host has sold his home in Brentwood in an off-market deal for $21.5 million.
The curving, flat-squared look of this modern home in Mar Vista draws inspiration from such Richard Meier projects as the Getty Center and the Rachofsky House in Dallas. Interior space includes 22-foot-high ceilings, galleries, walls of glass and an indoor balcony centering eastern views.
The modern home in Mar Vista draws inspiration from the projects of architect Shekar Ganti's mentor, Richard Meier.
The medical device implicated in the superbug outbreak at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center has a reputation for being tough to disinfect, largely due to its unique design, doctors say.
A solo outing by a master of lowbrow in Hollywood...bulbous babes in Beverly Hills...and wild architectural schemes in Westwood. Plus: historic portraiture in Laguna Beach, abstraction in Culver City, a collaborative installation in Santa Monica and a giant ax in Venice. Here’s what...
If there’s an art world equivalent of the endangered species list, the Santa Monica Museum of Art is officially on it, at least in its current habitat at the Bergamot Station arts complex.
The design of this Santa Monica house is credited to Hollywood art director Cedrick Gibbons, who in 1928 oversaw the design the Oscar statue.
Actor Channing Tatum of “Foxcatcher” and his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, have bought a house in Beverly Hills for $6 million, The Times has confirmed.
This sleek Santa Monica contemporary offers a front-row seat of the Riviera Country Club golf course, where the likes Bubba Watson, Dustin Johnson and Jim Furyk will tee off at the 2015 Northern Trust Open starting Thursday. Walls of glass and a large central skylight illuminate the interiors...
The $23-million contemporary in Santa Monica overlooks the fairway of the Riviera Country Club golf course.
Is Lindsay Lohan following the terms of her probation?
Two deacons, one Episcopal, one Catholic, were standing on a street in Beverly Hills, in front of Tiffany's, across from Louis Vuitton.
Students planning to attend UC's upcoming summer school sessions got a much welcome reprieve Wednesday from tuition increases that could have been as large as 5%.
Turns out the buyer of the Brentwood property that was briefly home to novelist-screenwriter Raymond Chandler was bassist John McVie of Fleetwood Mac fame.
A pair of homes in the 90210 ZIP Code and a Pasadena Revival designed by a noted local architect were among the top sales in the greater Los Angeles area this past week.
Set behind a chrome gate, the contemporary-style home in Beverly Hills features a free-flowing floor plan and semi-circle pool.
A prime development opportunity, the 1.14-acre property in the Trousdale Estates area features 270-degree views of the surrounding area.
Ted Danson of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and his wife, actress Mary Steenburgen, have dropped $4.3 million on a beach-close house in Santa Monica.
This 1930s Tudor-style residence in Westwood was designed by Percy Parke Lewis, architect of such historic-cultural monuments as the Fox Village Theater and the Chateau Colline. Updated and restored, the vintage of the storybook home is evident in its old-growth oak flooring, inglenook and...
USC’s metaphoric “start-up garage” is turning out some real businesses.
The two-story Tudor-style residence in Westwood was designed by Percy Lewis, architect of the Fox Village Theater.
Los Angeles officials are taking a new run at the politically sensitive issue of clearing sidewalks of personal possessions left unattended by the homeless, without running afoul of court rulings.
A 20-year-old woman accused of looting the tip jars at a café, pizzeria and other Beverly Hills establishments denied the charges Tuesday.
Marina del Rey residents were surprised when a sea lion pup wandered into their apartment complex.
James Caan, the versatile actor who has maintained his leading man staying power for decades, has listed his home in Beverly Hills at $3.995 million.
The water main break that flooded Nowita Place in 2013 wasn't the kind of spectacle that brought TV cameras. Water sprayed a foot in the air through a hole in the buckled asphalt, leaving residents in the Venice neighborhood without water service for hours.
Years of driving from Venice to Encino in stop-and-go traffic on the 405 Freeway took a toll on Ken Elkinson. But the Venice resident, who works in insurance, didn't realize how much his stress was affecting him until his 4-year-old twins began gleefully repeating his road rage phrases, such as...
Noted percussionist and studio musician Michael G. Fisher has sold his home in Santa Monica off-market for $3.25 million.
A California court Friday threw up a roadblock to the vast compound a Saudi Arabian prince hopes to build in Benedict Canyon, a project opposed by the billionaires next door and hundreds of residents nearby.
If working from home is out of the question, here are a few ways to make the commute more enjoyable:
The noted percussionist has sold his Rustic Canyon retreat for $3.25 million in an off-market deal.
Mount Saint Mary’s is a college no more.
These industrial-styled condominiums in the Oxford Triangle area of Venice cater to a live-work lifestyle with a tiered, open-space design. Steel beams, polished concrete and exposed ductwork are in keeping with the commercial tone of the floor plan. Modern comforts include a designer...
The industrial-style condominium in the Oxford Triangle area of Venice currently lists for sale at $1.196 million.
Half a century ago, the man who built the Broadway department store chain and his wife gave to UCLA their house and the Japanese garden that spilled down the hillside below it near the Hotel Bel-Air. The UC regents, UCLA's governing body, promised to maintain the garden forever.
One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting at housing project near Culver City late Saturday night, Los Angeles police said.
Simon Norfolk's latest photographs, at Luisotti, earn their designation in the strictest sense: The images are quite literally written in light.
The dramatic flair of Modernist Ricardo Legorreta, the Mexican architect known for his use of bright colors and geometric shapes, is apparent at this Beverly Hills showplace. The home’s massive front door opens to a three-story skylight-topped foyer with an indoor fountain.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs detailed its plan Friday to end veterans' homelessness in Los Angeles by 2016, pledging to open its West Los Angeles campus to permanent and temporary housing, and to place returning service members and their families in subsidized apartments throughout...
The final show at Frank Lloyd exemplifies what the 19-year-old gallery did so thoughtfully and well, and why its presence and program will be so sorely missed.
As a technique for creating art, frottage is so closely identified with Surrealism, in general, and Max Ernst, in particular, that the link itself might be an example of the technique.
Industrial tones such as Corten and white metal mix with reclaimed wood of various hues for a distinguished look in Mar Vista. Wide-plank oak flooring, gilded light fixtures and a crisp white kitchen with quartz countertops highlight the loft-like floor plan.
The modern home in Mar Vista currently lists for sale at $2.275 million.
Beverly Hills police say they’ve arrested a woman who looted a tip jar Thursday -- and possibly stole from five other cafes and restaurants around the Westside -- earning the nickname the “tip jar bandit.”
Over the last few years, much of the focus on earthquake safety has been on concrete buildings and wooden apartments with weak first stories, which can collapse in a major earthquake.
There's a show of all things Riot Grrrl, as well as a series of manipulated New York Times covers going on view in Orange County. Farther north, in balmy Los Angeles, we've got sculptures of mountaintops, vintage typewriters, the L.A. Zine Fest plus PowerPoints in honor of Friday...
The first glimpse of Harlon, Nick Krause's character in "White Rabbit," is one of foreboding: malevolent stare, blackened eye, vampire pallor. The rural drama steps back to trace his degeneration from sensitive child to shotgun-toting teen.
Disturbing and shocking, "Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem" is a fiction about an unimaginable fact of life in present-day Israel. The divorce-centered drama is so provocative it's become a lightning rod for debate inside the country. Even watching from a distance is unnerving.
Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and former County Supervisor Gloria Molina took jabs at each other Wednesday night during an acrimonious three-way debate focused heavily on transportation and growth.
River rock accents and shingle siding lend a pastoral touch to this relaxed residence, set among mature trees on more than a third of an acre in Santa Monica’s Rustic Canyon. Natural light flows freely through skylights, walls of glass and a clerestory roof design. Among the...
The relaxed retreat in the Rustic Canyon area of Santa Monica currently lists for $4.995 million.
Already facing murder and attempted murder charges, former rap impresario Marion “Suge” Knight faces yet another felony stemming from a robbery alleged to have occurred last year, prosecutors confirmed Wednesday.
Peter Billingsley, who endeared himself to moviegoers for his portrayal of Ralphie in the 1983 movie "A Christmas Story," has purchased a condominium in Marina del Rey for $1.025 million.
Dr. Dre’s premium view in Hollywood Hills West, a Malibu contemporary owned by a “Friends” star and a French Country-inspired estate designed by William Hefner were among the top sales in the greater Los Angeles area last week.
This time the drama stayed on the court.
Bi-folding doors transform living space at this bungalow abode in Venice, blending updated interiors with a retreat-like setting complete with al fresco dining and an outdoor fireplace. Stone sinks, wall-mounted faucets and a La Cornue range lend a rustic quality to the gourmet kitchen.
The tiny retreat features bi-folding doors that open to a backyard space with an al fresco dining area and fire pit.
Playwright Allen Barton bravely dares the lion's den in “Disconnection,” his world premiere play, presented by the Skylight Theatre Company at the Beverly Hills Playhouse.
Pennsylvania resident Amy Shao enrolled at UCLA last year knowing that she would pay a steep $23,000 more for tuition than her classmates who grew up in California. But with a lot of help from her parents, large loans and some federal grants, she has managed to pay her UC bills.
David Bowdich, assistant director in charge of the FBI's L.A. office, oversees the most populous beat in law enforcement — seven Southern California counties, some 44,000 square miles, and nearly 19 million people. He joined the bureau in 1995, and most recently headed the office's...
A congressional subcommittee on Tuesday ripped into the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for issuing commercial leases on its sprawling West Los Angeles campus while thousands of homeless veterans slept in the streets.
Designer finishes, retracting walls of glass and jetliner views set the stage for this sleek contemporary, set on nearly three quarters of an acre in Beverly Hills. Emanating a museum-like quality, the newly built spec home employs a mix of custom appointments and modern works of art -- all...
The custom contemporary in Beverly Hills pairs top-end amenities with designer appointments and modern works of art.
When the mother of an 18-month-old visited Dr. Charles Goodman's practice last week, he explained that under his new policy, the toddler would have to be immunized to remain a patient.
Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer is negotiating a possible resolution to a dispute with the state Coastal Commission over an overnight curfew at Venice and other city beaches, officials said Monday.
The statewide panel that represents student governments across the University of California voted over the weekend to urge that UC end any investments in companies that aid in the Israeli occupation of the West Bank. In addition, the UC student Assn. urged the UC regents to sell off holdings in...
A Los Angeles Police Department officer driving a bomb squad vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian early Monday in a Del Rey neighborhood, authorities said.
Airbnb and similar "home sharing" websites have exploded in popularity in L.A., overwhelming city regulators who are struggling to collect tourist taxes and enforce long-standing restrictions on rentals.
Unlike today's mostly promotional late-night talk shows, "The Dick Cavett Show," which ran from 1968-74 on ABC and later on public television, had a history of controversial, even combustible, moments.
Dr. Dre has given up what has been called the best view lot in Los Angeles to private equity firm founder Alex Soltani for $32 million.
A motorist charged with fleeing after she fatally struck the son of a federal judge as he walked home from a Christmas party pleaded no contest Friday to felony hit-and-run.
Here's one you are unlikely to spy in Variety's Dirt column: "Inspector Gadget" creator Andy Heyward has bought a house in Bel-Air from the show-biz publication's owner, Jay Penske, and his wife, Elaine Irwin, for $7.25 million. Take that Yolanda Yaketyyak -- to figuratively shake a fist at the...