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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst 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...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst published on Jan. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. The tourists think big. Arriving in Southern California, they expect to conquer Disneyland and Hollywood, perhaps on the same day, in between the surfing and snowboarding. Then they...
Los Angeles TimesAlthough the hunt for vintage clothing may be enticing to some people, others would rather bypass digging for buried treasure that, even when found, may consist of garments that are tattered or in a size best suited for the bird-boned women of the 1940s....
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticHe's been called the godfather of Rodeo Drive. And it's not all hyperbole. Before Beverly Hills was the land of designer logos, before it was teeming with tourists and rolling with Rolls-Royces, the city was home to Fred Hayman, the proprietor of the...
Show TrackerA recap of the "Yes/No" episode of "Glee," in which Will proposes to Emma and Finn proposes to Rachel....
L.A. at HomePalm Springs Art Museum shows swimming pool as symbols of dreams and reality in a show called "Backyard Oasis: The Swimming Pool in Southern California Photography."...
24 FramesOn Saturday evening, the TCM Classic Film Festival will be screening a selection of Hollywood figures' home movies at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel – you can see Esther Williams teaching her children how to swim, Steve McQueen taking his two kids to...
Kauai has been a favorite film location since it stood in for Bali Hai in the 1958 movie version of "South Pacific." It has been Maui in the Adam Sandler-Jennifer Aniston romantic comedy "Just Go With It" (released this year), and it played the...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticMaking a statement with color. 1970s nostalgia for Mary Tyler Moore and Cher. An appreciation of fine Italian craftsmanship, right down to the table linens. Those are just a few of the takeaways from Milan Fashion Week's display of style for next spring....
All The RageThere was a glimpse of the beach in Milan, Italy, when the graphic lines and prints of ocean sportswear washed over Consuelo Castiglioni's quirky and cute Marni collection. Less Esther Williams and more Gidget, the look began with a South......
Lina Romay, whose role as a lead singer with Xavier Cugat's orchestra in the early 1940s led to a career in the movies and a stint decades later as a Spanish-language radio announcer for Hollywood Park, has died. She was 91. Romay died Dec. 17 of natural...
Tags: Radio, Radio Industry, Xavier Cugat, Clark Gable, Mickey Rooney
By the time Liza Minnelli took the stage at Birdland, just after midnight, the party was in full swing: Michael Feinstein hugged the Broadway legend and a bubbly, upbeat crowd sang happy birthday to her. Parker Posey performed a wild, gyrating dance to...
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