| Dec 13, 2010
Tired of the same holiday traditions? Is the neighbor's decoration aesthetic too Barnum & Bailey? Had it with the drunken Dec. 31 frat scene on the Las Vegas Strip? We took a gander across the West and came away with some dollar-wise travel that packs...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2007
You have to wonder about Lana Clarkson. Yes, "Lana Clarkson" was her real name; she wasn't Frances Gumm or Norma Jeane Baker. And Lana was born right here in Southern California, not eastern Tennessee or northern Minnesota. So you have to wonder why ...
| 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......
| Dec 3, 2009
| 4:32 PM
If youâve ever been hooked on a hospital-centered drama like âGreyâs Anatomy,â âHouse,â âERâ or âSt. Elsewhere,â you can thank a 1933 Broadway play called âMen in White.â The drama took theatergoers inside the operating room for...