| Aug 18, 2008
SPEND AN hour or so with Bonnie Hunt these days and you come away convinced she's got a daytime talk show inside her head.
The only question now is whether she and her producers can extract and polish that vision within the next three weeks, when "The...
| May 7, 2008
CALLUSED palms and bandaged fingers; broken fingernails stained black with dirt -- Hollywood actor and director Emilio Estevez proudly shows off his vineyard worker hands as he walks the vine rows.
Four years ago, Estevez planted this half-acre Pinot...
| May 30, 2008
If the name Jack Sheldon doesn't ring a bell, consider this: Music elite and bebop fans widely consider him the greatest living jazz trumpeter. This unheralded maestro, a founder of the West Coast jazz movement, has, since the 1950s, performed...
| Dec 29, 2007
Among the major notables who passed from the scene this year, three of the most famous -- two masters of cinema and a genius of football -- died on the same day: July 30.
Two others -- a historic Russian leader and a U.S. chronicler of war -- left us...
| Feb 6, 2008
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the founder of the Transcendental Meditation movement, who taught the Beatles to meditate, made "mantra" a household word in the 1970s and built a multimillion-dollar empire on a promise of inner harmony and world peace, died...
| Dec 16, 2009
Oral Roberts, a dirt-poor Oklahoma farm boy who popularized the idea of a "prosperity gospel" while becoming one of the world's most recognizable televangelists, died Tuesday. He was 91.
Roberts, founder of the university in Tulsa, Okla., that is named...
| Mar 10, 2009
Comedian, folk singer
George McKelvey, 72, a comedian who provided a bit of a boost to Steve Martin's early stand-up career and later became a club owner known as the "godfather" of the Denver comedy scene, died of a stroke Friday in...
| Feb 16, 2010
Jake Hanna, a versatile drummer who played with such jazz figures as Woody Herman and was a longtime member of the band on Merv Griffin's television show, has died. He was 78.
Hanna died Friday at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center of...
| Feb 27, 2010
Lara Spencer and David Haffenreffer traded more than time zones last year when they moved from Greenwich, Conn., to Beverly Hills. They crossed architectural decades. Spencer, host of "The Insider" celebrity news show on CBS, and her husband, a former CNN...
| Oct 26, 2003
Tucked among rolling green hills and tree-lined avenues, Cheviot Hills is a bedroom community with the Westside at its doorstep. Below the hub of Fox Studios and Century City, it is about a mile from Beverly Hills. With distinctive homes ranging from...