| Apr 6, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Some forms of insurance are simple to comprehend, in principle. Your house burns down, your homeowners policy covers the loss, net of deductible and coverage limits. You get sick, your health plan pays the doctor, net of deductibles, co-pays, and......
| Apr 3, 2010
Perhaps Sherry Stringfield got used to moving quickly playing a doctor in the fast-paced emergency room. The "ER" actress received multiple offers and sold her Beverly Hills home after a month on the market for close to its $2,895,000 asking price.
| May 21, 2010
| 12:47 PM
Update: The Hollywood Hills home built for actress Beverly Garland has sold for $100,000 more than its $1,765,000 asking price. It was on the market only 11 days before entering escrow.
Designed by Midcentury architect Richard Dorman and constructed in...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 7:42 AM
"The Good Wife" star Julianna Margulies might have thought "Modern Family" husband Ed O'Neill was kidding when he bid $3,350,001 for her Santa Monica house.
"It had multiple offers," said Dawn Robertson, one of O'Neill's real estate agents, "and we...
| Jul 17, 2011
Watching the video clip, my heart raced. I'd seen the movie before, of course, but never realized what I was looking at: there, in the background of "Double Indemnity," was Raymond Chandler. His appearance in the movie he'd help script had gone...
| Sep 4, 2011
The Betty MacDonald Farm is still everything its first owner described in her memoir "Onions in the Stew": a beautiful retreat with a breathtaking view of Puget Sound, lush fruit trees and bald eagles nesting just outside the windows.
The farm in the...
| Mar 2, 2008
By Richard Rayner
"Ulysses" (Vintage: $17 paper) is the description of a single day, June 16, 1904, a day in the mingled lives of characters walking, talking, dreaming, eating, drinking, mourning and climaxing their way through the hours of an average...
| Dec 7, 2008
Beverly Garland, whose long and varied acting career ranged from B-movie cult stardom in the 1950s portraying gutsy characters in movies such as "Not of This Earth" and "It Conquered the World" to playing Fred MacMurray's wife on the sitcom "My Three...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 10:07 AM
The Hollywood Hills home built for actress Beverly Garland is on the market at $1,765,000.
Designed by Midcentury architect Richard Dorman and constructed by Garland's husband, Fillmore Crank, in 1959, the compound consists of the main house, a...
| Oct 17, 2009
Mae Brunken wanted a home with a past. And in a plot with an only-in- Hollywood ending, the interior designer and set decorator found her period piece -- one with a film noir pedigree. Perched high in the hills of Hollywood, her 1927 Spanish Colonial...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 6:34 PM
Aleen Leslie, a screenwriter from the 1930s to '50s who wrote the popular "A Date With Judy" radio show that became a hit film and early TV sitcom, died three days before her 102nd birthday.
Leslie, who was also a novelist and playwright, died Feb. 2...