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  • A visit with Dick Butkus, who still gives as good as he gets

    A visit with Dick Butkus, who still gives as good as he gets
    Finally found Butkus, cornered him in Malibu after eight months of trying. Remember? Author Geoff Dyer had D.H. Lawrence to pursue; I had Butkus, the Lithuanian American kid from the South Side of Chicago, solid as a coal car, ornery as a hungry mule....
  • Compound where singer Katy Perry never made a grand entrance sells

     Compound where singer Katy Perry never made a grand entrance sells
    Katy Perry has tidied up some old business, selling her fortress-like compound in Hollywood Hills West for $5.565 million. The pop singer bought the property in 2011 with her then-husband, actor Russell Brand, for $6.5 million. But the couple never...
  • Oscars 2014: Nominations — and snubs — attest to the strong field

    Oscars 2014: Nominations — and snubs — attest to the strong field
    Tom Hanks' starring role in "Captain Phillips" was one of his most acclaimed performances in a distinguished career. But the two-time Oscar winner, who is also a governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, took nothing for granted —...
  • Megan Ellison drops $30 million on Hollywood Hills West mountaintop

    Megan Ellison drops $30 million on Hollywood Hills West mountaintop
    Film producer Megan Ellison seems to taking after her billionaire father Larry Ellison, chief executive of Oracle Corp., when it comes to making shrewd real estate purchases. First she sold her three-house compound in Hollywood Hills West for close to...
  • Megan Ellison sells compound in Hollywood Hills West

    Megan Ellison sells compound in Hollywood Hills West
    Megan Ellison, a film producer and the daughter of Oracle head Larry Ellison, has sold her three-house compound in Hollywood Hills West for close to $47 million. The first sale, which closed in the summer at $20.5 million, was of the 2010 Esquire...
  • Comedian Aziz Ansari takes his act to Los Feliz

    Comedian Aziz Ansari takes his act to Los Feliz
    Keeping it in the entertainment industry, Aziz Ansari of "Parks and Recreation" has bought a house in Los Feliz for $2,686,950 from director Andrew Douglas. Designed by Buff & Hensman and built in 1968, the Mid-Century Modern post-and-beam home features...
  • Top-seeded Novak Djokovic cruises into third round at U.S. Open

    Top-seeded Novak Djokovic cruises into third round at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic is just going about his business here at the U.S. Open, winning matches without losing sets and being efficient with his points. He's wasting little energy, a smart thing in the New York heat and humidity....
  • CEO David Murdock to buy Dole Food for $13.50 a share

    CEO David Murdock to buy Dole Food for $13.50 a share
    David H. Murdock, chairman and chief executive of Dole Food Co. in Westlake Village, is taking the produce company private in a deal valued at $1.21 billion. The Los Angeles billionaire will pay $13.50 a share in cash for all the outstanding shares of...
  • Dole Food agrees to be taken private by Chairman David H. Murdock

    Dole Food agrees to be taken private by Chairman David H. Murdock
    The Dole Food Co. agreed Monday to sell all its remaining shares to the company's chairman and chief executive, David H. Murdock, taking the Westlake Village produce giant private in a sweetened deal valued at $1.2 billion. The 90-year-old Los Angeles...
  • Larry Ellison unveils his Japanese art collection in San Francisco

    Larry Ellison unveils his Japanese art collection in San Francisco
    It's widely known that Larry Ellison, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Oracle, loves fast yachts, fast airplanes and expensive Malibu real estate. The billionaire has also made no secret of his love of Japanese culture, and has amassed an...
  • LG smartphone event crowd uses BB guns to snare coupons; 20 hurt

    LG smartphone event crowd uses BB guns to snare coupons; 20 hurt
    Friday was a bad day for LG as 20 people were injured at an event the company held to promote its latest smartphone. LG announced the new G2 earlier this month, and last week, it reportedly held an event at a public park in northern Seoul where it...