| Dec 6, 2010
| 5:01 PM
Dreaming of a "White Christmas"?
Bing Crosby's former home in Rancho Mirage has come on the market at $3,495,000.
The sprawling 6,700-square-foot estate sits on more than an acre in the Thunderbird Heights neighborhood with a hillside backdrop. Asian...
| Apr 28, 2011
Inventor of the teleprompter
Hubert "Hub" Schlafly, 91, a key member of the team that invented the teleprompter, died April 20 at a hospital in Stamford, Conn., after a brief illness.
Schlafly helped start the TelePrompTer Corp.,...
| Feb 8, 2011
Mary Cleere Haran, a singer, actress and writer whose performances and recordings brought new perspectives to classic American popular songs, died Saturday in Deerfield Beach, Fla. She was 58.
The Broward County coroner's office confirmed that she died...
| Sep 4, 2010
It seems as though actress Scarlett Johansson had no sooner sold her old place in the Hollywood Hills than she and her husband, actor Ryan Reynolds, closed on a house in Los Feliz for $2.9 million.
Built in the late '60s, the restored Buff & Hensman-...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:44 PM
A Toluca Lake home still referred to as the Bing Crosby Estate despite a succession of other entertainment industry owners has sold for $4.02 million.
The singer and actor lived on the property from 1936 until early January 1943, when the 20-room house...
| Jan 1, 2012
Actor Dennis Quaid has sold his equestrian estate in Pacific Palisades for $9.5 million.
The French country-style main house, built in 2004, sits on two acres with a second house, a studio, a barn, a corral and a year-round creek. A beam-ceilinged living...
| Dec 5, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 6 - 12, in PDF format This week's TV Movies 'DEBBIE MACOMBER'S MRS. MIRACLE:' A single father hires a nanny (Doris Roberts) to help him care for his 6-year-old......
| Jan 4, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Jan. 4, 1942: Hedda Hopper says Irving Berlin is working on a patriotic song, âWeâll Remember Pearl Harbor.â The tune should not be confused with âRemember Pearl Harborâ by Sammy Kaye and Don Reid....
| Oct 2, 2009
| 4:32 PM
It???s nothing new for contemporary singers to dig into the depths of the American Songbook for material. But what Thomas Hampson is up to might be considered a full-blown archeological excavation by comparison. The seminal baritone, who is in recital.......
| Oct 31, 2009
| 4:32 PM
OK, everybody, let's all sing along! I like potato and you like potahto, I like tomato and you like tomahto, Potato, potahto, tomato, tomahto -- Let's call the whole thing off! It's lettuce, actually, that's at stake, and plenty of......
| Dec 4, 2008
You now have no excuse not to have seen some of the greatest classics of film. No more mumbling vague generalities in conversations with your cinéaste friends, then scrambling to catch up with the DVDs, because this weekend the American Cinematheque is...