Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, known for her love of fixing up and selling houses, has listed her adjacent units in a Westwood condo building for close to $16 million.
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Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, known for her love of fixing up and selling houses, has listed her adjacent units in a Westwood condo building for close to $16 million.
Chef Ricardo Diaz is known for lying relatively low in the Los Angeles food world, even though he's responsible for some of your favorite tacos and tortas -- as the founder of Guisados and Cook’s Tortas -- and he hails from the Angeleno family responsible for the retro-favorite El...
Friday is Repeal Day, a time to shake up a couple of martinis and celebrate the end of Prohibition. For those who may need to brush up on their history, on Dec. 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment, which prohibited the manufacture, sale and transportation of alcoholic...
Jed Sanford and chef Tin Vuong of Blackhouse Hospitality, the folks behind Little Sister, Abigaile, Wildcraft and Dia de Campo, plan to open a second Little Sister in downtown L.A., as well as a steakhouse in Hermosa Beach next year.
A woman was killed and a man hurt after they were run over by a driver outside a post office in Mar Vista, fire officials said.
Wally’s Wine & Spirits partner Christian Navarro unveils the new Wally’s Vinoteca at a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday in Beverly Hills.
Late Friday night, I got to see unfold one of Southern California's technological marvels: the Beverly Hills gym/pool.
Los Angeles County commuters seeking to avoid gridlock on the 405 Freeway will soon have another way to travel between the San Fernando Valley and Westwood on weekdays, officials said Friday.
The 1915 Craftsman, with ocean and boardwalk views, is located on the only walk street in Santa Monica.
A white picket fence marks the entrance to this cream-colored Craftsman, found along the only walk street in Santa Monica. French doors and large picture windows invite light into the 1915 residence while plank hardwood and tile flooring lend a warming touch to the interiors. Off the second...
Visceral video pieces about secrets, a show devoted to the ways in which man is contending with rising seas, and a photographer who takes on L.A.’s bus system. Plus: an anniversary show and a video about hallways. It’s all happening in L.A. and beyond:
Dudes, bros, guys -- whatever you want to call them -- are the latest target for venture capitalists, who are displaying a continued appetite for advertising-supported news websites.
Members of the union that represents UC students who work as teaching assistants, tutors and readers have voted to urge the UC regents to divest itself of stock in Israeli institutions and international companies that backers say violate human rights and aid the occupation of Palestinian...
If you're looking for something a little different in holiday shopping, check out these events that Los Angeles retailers have planned over the next week. Shopping parties, sample sales and trunk shows may turn up some interesting finds.
A bank robber who wears a surgical mask during holdups is being hunted by the FBI in connection with a recent robbery in Beverly Hills.
Incorporating puppets into a dramatization of Jane Austen’s “Northanger Abbey” may seem a bit of a stretch.
French doors, wood-framed skylights and a large picture window invite natural light into the interiors of this updated Spanish-style residence in Venice. Decorative tile and southwestern hues in the kitchen keep the eye moving while adding a splash of color. Outdoors, raised-bed gardens,...
The three-bedroom home in Venice features desert landscaping, a bright country kitchen and a pool.
The Beverly Hills tournament begins on Monday, and it's one of the best in tournament history.
The retired hockey great asks $3.19 million for the four-bedroom Craftsman in Venice.
Rogie Vachon, the first Los Angeles King to have his sweater retired, has eyes on retiring his street number next. The legendary goalie has put his home in Venice on the market at $3.19 million.
Qiana Sago knew she had a problem.
Idyllic 19th-century American landscapes at LACMA, new pieces by Patssi Valdez, a talk about art and AIDS at MOCA and the launch of a new film series at the Hammer. There’s an art fair (or two) going down in Miami, so the art industry is a little quiet. Even so, there's stuff to do this...
Dr. Dre dropped $40 million on the nearly 20,000-square-foot Brentwood estate of supermodel and actress Gisele Bundchen and her husband, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, earlier this year and then started an expansion project.
This Venice artist loft for sale at $4.2 million, or lease at $15,000 a month, is in a century-old building that used to house the Vanguard newspaper.
Milled Mangaris wood siding lends a warming note to this concrete-and-glass contemporary in the El Medio Bluffs area of Pacific Palisades. Double-high interiors frame tree-top views through tall awning windows. In the master bath, lagoon-green Island Stone glass tile keeps the eye moving with a...
This cool contemporary in Pacific Palisades pairs milled Mangaris wood siding with tall awning windows and telescoping pocket doors.
In a surprise move, the Annenberg Foundation has suspended its controversial plan to build a $50-million visitors center in the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve.
Four California hospitals have been included on a federal government list of 35 facilities "designated as Ebola treatment centers."
Sleepy Jones, the high-end pajama and loungewear brand launched last year by longtime collaborators Andy Spade, Anthony Sperduti and Chad Buri, has opened a West Coast outpost in Santa Monica.
Tom Ford took his first step into the stylish sneaker arena earlier this year with the launch of ultra-luxe kicks for men, and now the other shoe has dropped -- make that shoes -- as the designer rolls out an equally high-end range for women.
Just in time to be a slam-dunk stocking stuffer for the luxe-minded Lakers fan/watch aficionado on your holiday list, Swiss watch brand Hublot has launched a limited-edition timepiece awash in the trappings of the purple and gold.
Actor Don Cheadle, who stars in and produces “House of Lies,” has bought a bungalow in Venice for $894,000.
TV personality Tyra Banks has added another notch to her real estate belt by buying a turnkey house in Pacific Palisades through her trust for $3.295 million.
Southern California residents in Glendora and other foothill communities were bracing Monday for potential disaster after Sunday's rain-triggered mudslide on Pacific Coast Highway offered a preview of what’s potentially to come.
Police and the FBI are looking for two men who robbed banks in Los Angeles County on Friday.
Dozens of demonstrators marched through Beverly Hills and Echo Park on Friday afternoon to protest a Missouri grand jury's rejection of charges for a Ferguson police officer in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, police said.
A show that’s all about surf, a noise rock band downtown and an artist’s view of L.A. as told by installation. The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is quiet, but there are still things to do. Here’s what we have in the Datebook:
Recovered from Thanksgiving? Good. Because here comes another round of food and wine events. Early December’s lineup includes a wine dinner at Maison Giraud with wines from the Ojai Vineyard and Santa Barbara's weekend wine festival “Key to Wine Country.”
A bicyclist riding in the wrong direction on a Venice street died Thursday night after being hit by a car making a turn, authorities said.
You have to give Hostaria del Piccolo credit for innovation. On Nov. 28, in honor of Black Friday (you know, the shopping tradition in which you camp out in the wee hours of the morning in front of a big-box store), the West Hollywood trattoria is offering a special Black Friday menu.
Norwegian painter Odd Nerdrum famously obsesses over his large-scale, classical works, often repainting his canvases over and over again with the help of a small band of apprentices. Working in the Old Master style, his apprentices live and work with him, sometimes for years at a time,...
Henry Jaglom's “Train to Zakopané,” premiering at the Edgemar Center for the Arts, is based on an incident in the life of his father: a rich, complex, heartbreaking story of doomed lovers in Poland between the wars.
First produced in 1942 in London, Terence Rattigan’s “Flare Path,” now at Theatre 40 in Beverly Hills, is as sociologically fascinating as it is emotionally cathartic.
Shinola -- the brand of watches, leather goods and bicycles that adopted the name of a vintage shoe polish when it sprang to life in 2011 -- opened its first West Coast flagship on Friday.
Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck praised the city's generally peaceful response to a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of a young black man, saying three arrests had been made but no major incidents or property damage were reported.
A canyon road in Beverly Hills will remain closed for about seven hours as crews repair a water main break and clean up after flooding.
A man was handcuffed by Los Angeles police during an early morning protest outside LAPD headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.
Eric Gordon, the former first-round pick of the L.A. Clippers now with the New Orleans Pelicans, has sold his town house in Playa Vista for $897,000.
The former Clippers guard had asked $915,000 for the two-bedroom town house in Playa Vista.
Students on campuses across the UC system plan to stage "walkouts" Monday at noon to protest proposed tuition hikes, organizers said.
This preserved Midcentury home in Brentwood by famed modernist A. Quincy Jones was completed the same year as the Brody House in Holmby Hills, one of the architect's most heralded designs. The angular residence is distinguished by its pitched roofline, beamed ceilings and rows of glass...
The preserved Midcentury Modern home by famed architect A. Quincy Jones was completed the same year as the Brody House in Holmby Hills.
The West Hollywood club scene was just picking up as Charles Lea and other UCLA grad students fanned out along Santa Monica Boulevard.
Don Paul, a fierce football player for UCLA in the 1940s who went on to help the Los Angeles Rams win an NFL championship, has died. He was 89.
Palisades is part of the toughest league in the City Section, the Western League, so every win outside of league is a must.
This 105-year-old Craftsman compound with ties to the Venice music scene in the 1940s recently sold for about $2.56 million.
This historic Craftsman compound, once home to "Nature Boy" songwriter Eden Ahbez, recently sold for about $2.56 million.
UCLA's annual bonfire rally for Saturday's football game against USC was canceled Thursday night after students protesting tuition hikes surrounded the wood pile, authorities said.
UCLA's Legislative Assembly gave final approval Thursday to a measure that requires undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity, according to campus officials.
The longtime Beverly Hills home of the late songwriter Robert B. Sherman, who paired with his brother to bring the soundtracks of classic animated films to life, has come on the market at $9.95 million.
The oddly intangible installations of a French conceptualist at LACMA, the art and propaganda of World War I at the Getty Center and the abstracted desert plants of influential photographer Richard Misrach at Marc Selwyn. Plus: paintings on found paper at a new downtown L.A. project space,...
Every year, Cafe Gratitude, true to its name, hosts a free Thanksgiving dinner at its Venice location. Next Thursday, the vegan restaurant will be offering a holiday dinner from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — or until the food runs out — on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The airy, pitched-roof design of this Santa Monica modern, a collaborative effort by architect Buzz Yudell and his wife, architectural colorist Tina Beebe, serves as a passive cooling system while drenching the interiors in natural light. Bridging the master retreat and other studio areas, a...
The modern home in Santa Monica by Buzz Yudell and Tina Beebe features a passive cooling system, a second-floor walkway and drought-tolerant landscaping.
The flat white -- that espresso-and-milk drink that is as ubiquitous to Antipodean culture as meat pies and Lamingtons -- is having something of a moment in Los Angeles. You can, with increasing frequency, find it on the menu boards at specialty coffee shops around the city, from Coffee +...
The UCLA undergraduate student government has voted to support a measure that urges the UC system to sell off stock in companies that do business with the Israeli military and profit from Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories.
A new pedestrian bridge by architect Michael Maltzan that crosses the courtyard of the Hammer Museum will open early next year, officials said Wednesday, and will connect the most trafficked galleries to those that new visitors are most likely to miss.
After 18 years, Raphael Lunetta has decided to close JiRaffe, the French bistro in Santa Monica he founded with then-partner Josiah Citrin.
In sunny Southern California, nothing says the holidays like a new superfood cafe. Beaming, an organic, superfood cafe from San Diego, is opening locations in Brentwood on Monday, and in Santa Monica on Dec. 15. The cafe is known for its cold pressed juices, superfood smoothies and...
This updated Midcentury Modern residence, with warming hardwoods and paneled glass, sits among a collection of pedigreed homes in the Crestwood Hills section of Brentwood. Designed with indoor-outdoor living in mind, living spaces such as the step-down lounge and wet bar flow freely onto the...
Each November, on the third Thursday of the month, the French giddily celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau. That’s when the fresh, fruity Gamay from the new vintage is rushed from the vineyards into shops and wine bars in Paris and elsewhere across France. On that day, it’s almost...
Designed for indoor-outdoor living, bedrooms and main living spaces flow freely onto the landscaped grounds through paneled glass doors.
Dick Cavett, the veteran talk show host, will play himself in the Los Angeles premiere of a play based on the long-running feud between Lillian Hellman and Mary McCarthy. "Hellman v. McCarthy" by Brian Richard Mori will run Feb. 6 to 28 at Theatre 40 in Beverly Hills.
An enthralling lawlessness reigns in Dasha Shishkin's world. Body parts distend and multiply, leapfrogging over boundaries of gender and species. Space collapses into prismatic fluidity, and scale is a free-for-all.
Here's a way to see Hollywood stars on the red carpet during the Golden Globe Awards: Reserve a room at the Beverly Hilton, which has hosted the event for more than four decades. The Beverly Hills hotel offers a room for two nights and reserved red carpet bleacher seats starting at $3,100.
The parent company and owner of a Santa Monica restaurant pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges stemming from serving meat from the endangered Sei whale to undercover investigators in 2009 and 2010.
The J. Paul Getty Museum’s newest acquisition, an 1881 Édouard Manet painting for which the museum paid more than $65 million, will go on view on Nov. 25.
It’s not easy to get a great bagel in Southern California. It's easy enough to get a bagel, but too many of them are just bread in another shape, by another name.
Bryan Podgorski is the chef at Tanzy, a new Italian restaurant in Westwood with outlets in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Boca Raton, Fla. He started his culinary career by making pasta at a small restaurant in Northern California more than two decades ago. After graduating from Le Cordon Bleu...
This re-imagined contemporary in the heart of Venice pairs an unbridled floor plan with a pair of entertainer’s decks. Designs by Venice-based firm BLOK include freestanding soaking tubs, polished concrete flooring and wall fireplaces. Set behind wood paneling, a private rooftop deck...
A pair of entertainer's decks and a rooftop patio are among the features at this contemporary residence in Venice.
Master art printer Richard Duardo, who was a pivotal figure in the Chicano art community in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at home in Los Angeles. He was 62.
TV producer and writer Glen Larson, who was behind a string of hit series in the 1970s and '80s, including "Magnum, P.I.," "Knight Rider," "Quincy M.E." and the original "Battlestar Galactica," died Friday at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica. He was 77.
Santa Monica hosted its MidVike Madness on Saturday night. There was a D.J., loud music, flashing lights, the unveiling of a new luxury suite, competitions for students. It was a nice gathering, but the most important news was seeing standout guard New Williams dunking during a shooting...
Former UCLA athletic director Peter Dalis, who guided the department for 19 years with unprecedented success, died Saturday at his home in Pacific Palisades. He was 76.