| Feb 1, 2012
For at least five years, officials with the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum passed bundles of cash totaling more than $1 million to a union representative, sometimes in a suitcase packed with $100 bills.
The payments, ranging from $1,400 to $187,700 each,...
| Jan 2, 2012
There is a word in fitness/health/weight loss marketing that is toxic. Sometimes it is blatant, other times implied. I hate this word. The word is "only."
You have to work out only this teeny bit to get amazing results. You only have to take this pill to...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 2:40 PM
The Beverly Hills Post Office-area home that entertainer Ed McMahon fought to keep from foreclosure in a much-publicized battle in 2008 has sold in an all-cash deal for its most recent asking price of $3.475 million.
Six offers came in on the property...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Theater producers love turning movies into musicals, and the energetic, Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” looks like a good candidate for a screen-to-stage makeover. But after years of negotiations proved fruitless, a planned London...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:00 AM
"The Care and Feeding of Exotic Pets"
By Diana Wagman
Ig Publishing: 240 pp., $15.95
A giant iguana isn't something we've come to expect as a key component in an L.A. novel, but that's what local...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:24 PM
In 1971, I was a high school graduate without much money and even less of a plan. A community college campus seemed like a good place to try to figure things out, so I enrolled at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay Area.
In two years there, I...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:47 PM
A Moroccan-style estate that was once owned by entertainer Merv Griffin is on the market in La Quinta at $9.5 million.
The 39-acre equestrian compound includes a racetrack, a 5,000-square-foot main house, four casitas, three one-bedroom staff quarters...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Reporting from Columbia, S.C. – Newt Gingrich is surging and the guy ahead of him, Mitt Romney, as well the guy behind him, Rick Santorum, are rattled.
Only days ago, Romney was sitting on a comfortable lead in South Carolina’s Republican...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:19 PM
An imaginative, cavern-style house in Malibu that looks like something out of "The Flintstones" has come on the market at $3.5 million. What a contrast then that the owners are seemingly ageless television personality Dick Clark and his wife, Kari,...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 1:03 PM
TV game show host Bob Eubanks and his wife, Deborah James, have sold their Westlake Village house for $1.982 million.
The Normandy-style home, built in 2006, sits on 3.5 acres at the end of a cul-de-sac. The single-level house features wood and stone...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Unlicensed plastic surgeons: “Before they go to a doctor or physician they should check them on our web site and make sure” they are licensed, she said...