| Apr 25, 2011
| 4:28 PM
A Northridge home originally built as a ranch and retreat by renowned Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons has come on the market at $798,500.
The two-story French Colonial, part of a 28-acre farm when it was constructed in 1937, sits on slightly...
| May 7, 2011
Actress-producer Jodie Foster has listed her Beverly Hills estate for sale at $9,975,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
Climbing vines and red brick accents give the seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom compound an East Coast vibe. Encompassing nearly...
| Jul 18, 2010
For, and against, for-profit colleges
Re "The for-profit college bubble," Opinion, July 13
So-called for-profit colleges should not be allowed to play their shell game with taxpayer money. As things stand, such institutions are just one more mechanism...
| Jan 6, 2011
Jean Benson Wilkinson, who became one of the first Los Angeles public school teachers to be fired for refusing to cooperate with McCarthy-era investigators, died Dec. 28 in Berkeley. She was 96.
FOR THE RECORD: Jean Wilkinson: In the...
| Aug 20, 2011
"The Lord of the Rings" star Elijah Wood's latest quest is to find a buyer for the Santa Monica house he recently put up for sale at $1.85 million.
The Spanish-style home, built in 1924, is described in the listing as an "opportunity to remodel …...
| Nov 7, 2011
John Randolph Hearst Jr.
Grandson and heir of William Randolph Hearst
John Randolph Hearst Jr., 77, a grandson of media titan William Randolph Hearst and heir to the family fortune, died Friday in New York, Hearst Corp. said in a statement. The cause...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 12:38 PM
The Northridge home originally built as a ranch and retreat by renowned Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons sold for $719,000.
The two-story French Colonial, part of a 28-acre farm known as Marson Farms when it was constructed in 1937, sits on...
| Jan 8, 2012
Actress-producer Jodie Foster has sold her gated Beverly Hills estate for $8.3 million, public records show.
Climbing roses and red brick accents give the seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom compound an East Coast vibe. The listing described the style as...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:19 PM
The former Beverly Hills residence of actress and comedian Marion Davies has sold for $9,262,500.
The villa-style mansion was once owned by Harry Cohn, early president of Columbia Pictures, and more recently by screenwriter, novelist and playwright Aleen...
| Feb 22, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The Los Angeles Times has announced the finalists for its 2009 Book Prizes: for the first time, graphic novels will be in competition for an LA Times Book Prize of their own. There are now 10 competitive categories: biography, current......
| Nov 24, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Fans of Dr. James Wilson, Robert Sean Leonard's character on "House," have a lot to look forward to in the Nov. 30 episode â titled "Wilson." Leonard's screen time has increased this season, since Hugh Laurie's Dr. House moved in......