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  • Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels

    Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels
    "Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...
  • Nonfiction

    Nonfiction
    The Age of Movies The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Edited by Sanford Schwartz Library of America, $40 Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best. Alice James A...
  • Hot Property: Julianna Margulies' Santa Monica home for sale at $4.5 million

    Hot Property: Julianna Margulies' Santa Monica home for sale at $4.5 million
    Whenever I walk into a hospital emergency room, I still look for Nurse Hathaway -- the one who goes the extra mile for her patients, even when someone who looks like George Clooney is distracting her at the moment. Actress Julianna Margulies may have...
  • Where are the pro-Palin feminists?

    Where are the pro-Palin feminists?
    Today's question: Could a socially conservative female candidate ever appeal to feminists? Previously, Marcotte and Mangu-Ward discussed Gloria Steinem's comments on Sarah Palin. Social conservatism harms women Point: Amanda Marcotte It's almost...
  • Elinor Smith Sullivan dies at 98; daring female pilot

    Elinor Smith Sullivan dies at 98; daring female pilot
    Elinor Smith Sullivan, who was considered one of the youngest and most daring pilots in the 1920s when she set a number of flying records, died March 19 of kidney failure at a nursing home in Palo Alto, her family said. She was 98. The pioneering...
  • George Eckstein dies at 81; TV writer-producer wrote final episode of 'The Fugitive'

    George Eckstein dies at 81; TV writer-producer wrote final episode of 'The Fugitive'
    George Eckstein, a television writer and producer who co-wrote the historic final episode of "The Fugitive" TV series in the 1960s and produced the acclaimed Steven Spielberg-directed TV-movie "Duel" in the '70s, has died. He was 81. Eckstein died of...
  • NoHo history and architecture will be the focus of walking tour Saturday

     
    Learn about architecture, real-life cowboys, pioneer families, steam trains and which celebrity was a popcorn girl at the El Portal Theatre when the Museum of the San Fernando Valley hosts a historic walking tour of North Hollywood this Saturday. "The...
  • The Morning Fix: No laments from Leno. After Comcast gets NBC U, will it sell off NBC? Summit's new moon.

     
    After the coffee. Before the extra mile on the bike to lose the Halloween weight. No laments from Leno. In his first extensive interview since moving his show to prime time, Jay Leno tells Broadcasting & Cable he takes '95%......
  • Amelia Earhart – Airplane Babe

     
    Los Angeles Times file photos After the release of “Amelia,” the film about Amelia Earhart, I thought it would be fun to get into The Times’ photo archives and see what we had. Here are two pictures dated March 25, 1937, in which an anonymous...
  • Random Shot – Amelia Earhart, 1936

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo I recently went through The Times’ photographs from Amelia Earhart’s 1937 flight; the one on which she disappeared. I think this is one of my favorites. She’s posing with the airplane as it’s being built in Burbank...
  • Hilary Swank sleeps in the nude. Just ask her boyfriend's 6-year-old son

     
    Hilary Swank -- who plays pioneering aviatrix Amelia Earhart in the new film "Amelia" -- walks around nude in front of her boyfriend???s son. He's 6. In the new issue of Marie Claire, Hilary admits that she always sleeps in......