| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:27 PM
They were two veteran emissaries for a Los Angeles-based philanthropy, tasked with staging a clandestine operation to rescue a series of Native American spiritual artifacts from public sale half a world away.
This month, Annenberg Foundation staffers...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Consider it Acura’s flagship flagship.
Next spring, Honda’s luxury division will put on sale the pinnacle of the brand’s lineup, the RLX Sport Hybrid AWD. As the name implies, this zestier version of Acura’s largish-midsize car...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Ford will auction off for charity the world’s first production version of the all-new Mustang in January, the automaker has announced. Just don’t expect it to go for cheap.
The 2015 Mustang GT will be offered without reserve on Jan. 18 at the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Lexus and Kia are just the latest automakers to offer a peek behind the curtain for their plans at the Detroit Auto Show in January.
Lexus, Toyota’s fancy division, has confirmed what we originally suspected earlier this month: it will use the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Am I dessert?" Neil Young wryly asked the crowd of about 600 who attended the annual concert benefiting the Silverlake Conservatory. He followed a set by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, playing for a crowd who'd paid a minimum of $2,000 a seat to attend the...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:56 PM
The auction of Oprah Winfrey's personal collection of art, antiques, furniture and memorabilia on Saturday was a stunning demonstration of just how much fans want a piece of the O.
PHOTO GALLERY: Surprise sales in the Oprah auction
A set of six 18th...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:36 PM
LONDON -- A $1.3-billion trove of art, some or all of which was looted by the Nazis more than 70 years ago, appears to be without parallel in the annals of stolen art, experts say.
“It is the largest cache held by a private individual illegally by...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:58 AM
His talent on the track and antics off it were depicted in the film "Rush." Now deep-pocketed fans of the late James Hunt will be able to buy the last F1 race car he ever drove to victory.
RK Motors Collector Car Auctions has announced it will be...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:12 PM
LONDON — The elderly gentleman appeared nervous when authorities questioned him during a customs check aboard a train from Switzerland to Germany. He was carrying about $12,000 in cash, just within the legal limit.
But a feeling that something was...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:50 AM
[Updated: 7:12 p.m.: Charlie Trotter's family issued a statement earlier expressing sorrow at the shocking death of the 54-year-old acclaimed chef and asking for privacy "as we work through this difficult time."
Many chefs, including notable L.A. chefs,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Katie Holmes is dating Jamie Foxx?
Don't believe everything you read, kids — just because the "Django Unchained" star danced with Suri's mom in public in August doesn't mean anything else has been going on since then.
The rumors "are 100% not...