| Dec 31, 2008
What could be more perfect on New Year's Eve than to be writing about -- what else? -- a bar. And not just any old bar -- a famous pub where Bette Davis, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Ginger Rogers and hundreds of others carved their names in the bar top....
| Jan 10, 2009
There is much to envy about actress Beverly D'Angelo: ageless beauty, a Hollywood career of lasting duration, the fact that hunky Al Pacino parked his slippers at her front door for years and that she owns a 1920s Spanish-style gem of a house in Beverly...
| Dec 8, 2007
Talks between Hollywood writers and studios collapsed Friday, dashing hopes of an imminent resolution to a 5-week-old strike that has upended the entertainment industry.
The breakdown is the latest turn in what has become one of the nastiest labor...
| Oct 10, 2009
Actress in action serials
Pamela Blake, 94, a B-movie actress known for her roles in such late 1940s action serials as "Chick Carter, Detective" and "Ghost of Zorro," died of natural causes Tuesday at a Las Vegas care facility, her family...
| Jul 7, 2009
The Beverly Hills Post Office area home of producer David Ladd and his wife, actress Dey Young, is coming on the market at $5,995,000.
The gated house, which looks more East Coast than West, sits on wooded 1.1 acres with a swimming pool, a lighted tennis...
| Jul 18, 2009
Professional ballroom dancer Cheryl Burke of "Dancing With the Stars" has purchased a midcentury modern post-and-beam house in the Hollywood Hills for $1,295,000.
The three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,494-square-foot home, built in 1957, has 180-degree...
| Nov 11, 2001
CHINLE, Ariz. -- An 800-foot pillar of red sandstone looms at the east end of Canyon de Chelly in the heart of the Navajo Nation. It is called Spider Rock, for Spider Woman, who taught the Navajo to weave, thereby helping to bring about one of the most...
| Feb 27, 2000
PALM SPRINGS -- At a cemetery on Ramon Road, where the Crayola-green lawns of this desert community yield to sand and tumbleweeds, Frank Sinatra is buried. His plain, flat gravestone bears an epitaph taken from the title of an early '60s song he recorded:...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Virginia entered into her eternal peace on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at her home with family present after a battle with cancer.
Virginia was born August 1950 at Kessler Air Force Base, Miss., the daughter of the late Joseph and Daisy Chappell. She...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:49 AM
When the western and science fiction genres meld in "Cowboys & Aliens," the entertaining result makes the Wild West seem even wilder. It's a wildly preposterous movie, which is exactly what makes it ideal for summertime viewing in an air-conditioned...