| Nov 8, 2010
There is a classic Jill Clayburgh scene in Paul Mazursky's "An Unmarried Woman," the 1978 film the actress will be remembered for most in a career that kept her busy with work nearly until her death on Friday. She's walking down a crowded New York City...
| May 1, 2011
A decade ago, when my wife and I were honeymooning on Italy's Amalfi Coast, we'd talked — maybe even vowed — to return there for our 10th wedding anniversary if we still liked each other. After all, it would be 10 years. That's a pretty big...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 12:30 PM
A house in the Sunset Strip area that actress Carole Lombard lived in during the 1930s has come on the market, for sale at $1,595,000 or for one-year lease at $6,500 a month.
The French Regency-style home is set behind gates. It has an art studio, a...
| Nov 10, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Michael Jacksonâs funeral at Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale cost more than $1 million, including $35,000 for the pop starâs burial garments, according to court documents unsealed today. Jackson was interred amid much media hype at the cemetery's...
| Nov 12, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Now that New York bartender extraordinaire Audrey Saunders of Pegu Club has teamed with Mark Peel and Jay Perrin of Campanile to open the Tar Pit, what's in store? Cocktail flights, food-and-drink pairings, Sunday brunch, housemade sodas and more. And.......
| Oct 13, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Youngsters at the premiere of "They Knew What They Wanted" laughed at Carole Lombard's love scenes. Evidently they did not know what they wanted. After nearly five years without releasing a picture, Charlie Chaplin is about to preview ???The Great...
| May 22, 2009
A Spanish villa that silver-screen stars Carole Lombard and William Powell once called home has come on the market at $1,395,000 in L.A.'s Whitley Heights neighborhood.
Built by architect-builder Bruce McCaskill in 1926, the four-bedroom, 3 3/4 -bathroom...
| Dec 7, 2008
Now that the studios are releasing their big Oscar contenders, it's shaping up to be a great season for costume design. From a superhero in high-tops in the stylized comic book caper "The Spirit" to an uptight English heroine in shapely suits and bias-cut...
| Jan 10, 2008
| 2:09 PM
BRISAS DEL MAR, INN AT THE BEACH
223 Castillo St., 93101; (800) 468-1988 or (805) 966-2219; www.brisasdelmarinn.com
This hotel has probably never looked better. In a 2003 renovation of this 1958 complex (formerly the Tropicana Inn & Suites), the...
| Jun 20, 2009
You might say the "Spirit" led her to L.A.
British singer Leona Lewis, whose album "Spirit" premiered in North America at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 last year, is making her U.S. base of operations in the Hollywood Hills. That's where she has leased a...
| 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:...