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  • Southern California Close-Ups: Los Angeles' park neighborhoods

    Southern California Close-Ups: Los Angeles' park neighborhoods
    First published on March 20, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. It's not easy being the lungs of Los Angeles. But Griffith Park, the foremost green space in a city notorious for meager parkland and abundant smog, endures bravely, maybe even...
  • Dennis Hopper's Venice property is back on the market

    Dennis Hopper's Venice property is back on the market
    The on-the-market, off-the-market compound of actor-artist Dennis Hopper in Venice is back — redone by architect Brian Murphy and listed at $5,995,000. Murphy renovated the main house that he designed and three two-story loft-style town houses by...
  • A history of men's hairstyles

    A history of men's hairstyles
    The ancient story of Samson and Delilah shows how important a man's hairstyle can be. The tale has inspired sculptors, composers and screenwriters, and Samson's long locks are part of a long list of classic men's hairstyles. What follows is a look at...
  • 'All for a Few Perfect Waves' by David Rensin

    'All for a Few Perfect Waves' by David Rensin
    All for a Few Perfect Waves The Audacious Life and Legend of Rebel Surfer Miki Dora David Rensin HarperEntertainment: 476 pp., $25.95 Miki Dora has been called many things: "Kerouac in board shorts" (the London Times); "a deconstructor of the American...
  • The motorcycle jacket's feminine side

    The motorcycle jacket's feminine side
    MARLON BRANDO wore one in "The Wild One." James Dean's rebel without a cause perfected his slouch while chain-smoking in one. The black leather motorcycle jacket, with its sharp collar and industrial-looking zippers, is generally associated with...
  • Am I a terrorist?

    Most people who are forced to travel by air have at least one good horror story; the 6,000 international passengers stranded at LAX on Aug. 11 have the exact same one. Airports have all the transient charm of purgatory, but for people like me, there's...
  • Joe Hyams dies at 85; former Hollywood columnist, bestselling author

    Joe Hyams dies at 85; former Hollywood columnist, bestselling author
    Joe Hyams, a former Hollywood columnist and bestselling author of books ranging from biographies of Humphrey Bogart and James Dean to a popular tome on Eastern philosophy, has died. He was 85. Hyams, a longtime Los Angeles resident who moved to Penrose,...
  • Actor Paul Newman dies at 83

    Actor Paul Newman dies at 83
    Paul Newman, the legendary movie star and irreverent cultural icon who created a model philanthropy fueled by profits from a salad dressing that became nearly as famous as he was, has died. He was 83. Newman died Friday at his home near Westport, Conn.,...
  • J.D. Salinger dies at 91; reclusive author of 'The Catcher in the Rye'

    J.D. Salinger dies at 91; reclusive author of 'The Catcher in the Rye'
    After "The Catcher in the Rye" exploded onto the literary scene in 1951, author J.D. Salinger had what every writer yearns for -- money, fame and critical acclaim. "Catcher" became a touchstone for the teenage culture just emerging in post-World War II...
  • Steffi Sidney-Splaver dies at 74; 'Rebel Without a Cause' actress

    Steffi Sidney-Splaver dies at 74; 'Rebel Without a Cause' actress
    Steffi Sidney-Splaver, who as a young actress appeared in and then gave up acting to become a Hollywood writer, publicist and producer, has died. She was 74. Sidney-Splaver died Monday of kidney failure at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, said her...
  • Dennis Stock dies at 81; friend and photographer of James Dean

    Dennis Stock dies at 81; friend and photographer of James Dean
    Dennis Stock, a photographer best known for his iconic Life magazine photo of film legend James Dean walking through a rainy Times Square in a dark overcoat, has died. He was 81. Stock, who was diagnosed with colon and liver cancer a few weeks ago and...