| Jun 17, 2012
To the casual passerby, there's nothing remarkable about the 120,000-square-foot former printing plant fronting a sun-baked stretch of Vanowen Street in North Hollywood. There's nothing to indicate that, just beyond the double doors, gangsters are earning...
| Sep 4, 2012
Eleanor LaVove, a former fashion editor who co-founded Angels Attic, a museum devoted to antique and contemporary dollhouses, toys and miniatures, died Aug. 24 at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica. She was 94.
The cause was ovarian cancer, said...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:03 AM
First published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
First published on Dec. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
Pity the rubes. Those wayward tourists who dawdle in their cars and tour buses along Beachwood Drive, enraging the locals as they haltingly seek that perfect Hollywood sign photo op...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Dear Abby: "What would you do with a man who refuses to use a deodorant, seldom bathes, and doesn't even own a toothbrush?"
"Absolutely nothing," she replied.
The wry answer from Abigail Van Buren — the pen name of Pauline Friedman Phillips...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Even the most ardent traditionalists have to acknowledge that vast, sweeping changes are at work within the realm of film culture. The very practice of shooting on actual physical film, not to mention running that film through a projector for viewing, has...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:37 PM
"Alfred Hitchcock: The Essentials Collection" and Stanley Kubrick's"The Killing": Here is a chance to revisit some of the glories of mid-century American filmmaking, starting with the director who hardly needs an introduction: Alfred Hitchcock....
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Another tale from "The Gangster Squad": Who really owned Slapsy Maxie's nightclub?...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Bedhead for LACMA is a collaboration between the L.A.-based loungewear maker and the museum that s putting a 1954 textile print by architect and interior designer Paul László on pajamas, T-shirts, table runners, napkins and boxer shorts....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 18 - 24 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 18 - 24 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Hotel Bel-Air: Landscape designer Jon Goldstein renovates 12 acres at the Hotel Bel-Air and tries to preserve the legacy of the iconic property's historic gardens....