| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Smart, funny and articulate, Robert Reich is the university professor we all wish we'd had. He's so accessible and entertaining he takes a subject that sounds soporific and makes it come alive like you wouldn't believe in "Inequality for All."
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:11 AM
LONDON -- The violin believed to have belonged to the bandleader on the Titanic fetched nearly $1.45 million at auction Saturday, becoming far and away the most expensive piece of memorabilia associated with the ocean liner ever to be sold.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The event: The Dream for Future Africa Foundation Gala, honoring Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani on Thursday. Co-hosted by model Amber Valletta, super chef Wolfgang Puck and Gelila Assefa Puck, the evening came complete with performances by...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:39 PM
You may think you know diamonds. Perhaps you’ve tried on your great-grandmother’s engagement ring or perused the counters at Cartier or Tiffany.
But nothing can prepare you for the experience of slipping on a rectangular-cut, 24.13-carat...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Describing the venerated auction house as "an old master painting in desperate need of restoration," the outspoken hedge-fund manager Daniel Loeb has called for the replacement of Sotheby's president and Chief Executive William Ruprecht in a caustic...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:06 PM
BOSTON — As the Boston Red Sox boarded their buses and headed to the airport, they had a sense this season could be something special. They had just swept the Tampa Bay Rays. The season was barely two weeks old, but a team that finished last...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Inc. filed for Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court less than a month after being promised to Los Angeles billionaire Ron Burkle.
The grocery chain, in the process of trading hands from British supermarket...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:07 PM
The event: “An Indian Summer Evening With Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers,” benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu Teen Center.
The setting: Guests partied al fresco Saturday at the Malibu estate of “The Bachelor” creator...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, weeks after being promised to Los Angeles billionaire Ron Burkle.
The grocery chain, which is in the process of trading hands from British supermarket...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Oprah Winfrey announced Wednesday that she was auctioning the contents of her 23,000-square-foot estate near Santa Barbara next month and donating the proceeds to her leadership academy for girls in South Africa.
The move isn't entirely a surprise. In...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Banksy has been stirring up a rapid-fire news cycle the past two days – even more so than usual.
First, there were the (untrue) reports that his month-long New York show, “Better Out Than In,” would be coming to Los Angeles soon...