| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:53 PM
It's been a big day for movie posters. First, the “Star Trek Into Darkness” poster was released, and now we ......
| Dec 6, 2012
| 11:52 AM
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood vigorously defended California’s high-speed rail project in the face of sharp criticism from a pair of Golden State Republicans at a Capitol Hill hearing....
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield), the third-highest-ranking Republican in Congress, suggested on Thursday that the federal government should “cut its losses” and not provide any more money for the state’s high-speed rail program....
| Apr 7, 2012
Film editor earned Oscar for 'Dances With Wolves'
Film editor Neil Travis, 75, who received an Academy Award for his work on the 1990 film "Dances With Wolves" and an Emmy for the 1977 miniseries "Roots," died March 28 at his home in...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 1:46 PM
It took almost two seasons, but "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest has sold his gated Hollywood Hills West estate for $11 million. It first came on the market in 2010 at $14.95 million.
The 10,000-square-foot Mediterranean, built in 1974, was remodeled...
| Sep 9, 2012
Although it took almost two seasons of "American Idol" for Ryan Seacrest to select a buyer, the singing competition show host has sold his gated Hollywood Hills West estate for $11 million. He bought the property from two-time Academy Award-winning...
| May 20, 2012
Cyberspace was a-twitter this week with the news that Ryan Seacrest is buying Ellen DeGeneres' Beverly Hills compound for $37 million, and that she and spouse Portia de Rossi are moving no farther than a Hal Levitt-designed midcentury — also in...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.
Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that the...
| Feb 12, 2012
Whitney Houston, a willowy church singer with a towering voice who became a titan of the pop charts in the 1980s and 1990s but then saw much of her success crumble away amid the fumes of addiction and reckless ego, has died. She was 48.
Kristen Foster, a...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 6:00 AM
It doesn’t take much scratching beneath the surface to find a celebrity name in a home’s title history or the public record in L.A. County.
Among recent listings with celebrity pedigrees are:
-- An Italian-style villa in La Canada Flintridge...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 5:00 AM
A couple of homes that have a place in cinematic history have been on the market lately.
The Italian estate featured in the 2003 film "Under the Tuscan Sun" is for sale at about $12.531 million U.S. Newly renovated and furnished, the gated and walled...