| Sep 30, 2012
The membership roll in Malibu's unofficial Billionaire's Beach club is shrinking. Former Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Terry Semel and his wife, Jane, have sold their spot to Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison, who already has eight other houses along Carbon...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:40 PM
The longtime home of comic Phyllis Diller has come on the market in Brentwood at $12.9 million.
The Country English-style house sits on 1.25 flat acres. It was built in 1914 as a summer home for Lawrence C. Phipps, who made his fortune in the steel...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:29 PM
When Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical version of "Cinderella" made its debut on television back in 1957 (with Julie Andrews, fresh from "My Fair Lady," in the title role), it became the most widely viewed program in the history of the medium. And every...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:58 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phyllis Diller, the housewife turned humorist who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, punctuating her jokes with her trademark cackle, died Monday morning in her Los Angeles home at age 95.
"She died peacefully in her...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:31 AM
When I worked in radio years ago, I had friends with bands always bugging me to play their music on the air. They didn’t realize the big system in place that has record labels dictating what songs radio stations can play, and all that other...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:25 AM
For what it's worth, the following are my thoughts on what transpired on Oscar night.
The common enemy for everything that is included on Oscar night is time. In that inclusion are such items as any and all jokes, whether good or not, all singing and...
| Jun 20, 2013
Pa. roads, bridges need state funding now
To the editor:
The state Senate on June 5 approved, by a 45-5 vote (Sen. Rich Alloway, R-Adams/Franklin/York, supported the proposal), a comprehensive transportation bill that will provide additional funding...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:45 PM
For Mark Keys, the pen is mightier than the scalpel.
Thirty-four surgeries on his back and legs, coupled with a host of other ailments, have left the onetime boat rigger unable to work and largely homebound since 1991.
His physical problems have led...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
After doing more than 4,000 episodes over the last half-century of his iconic daytime game show "Let's Make a Deal," Monty Hall is finally getting an Emmy Award.
"TV's Big Dealer" is receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 40th Daytime...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 11:58 PM
As you know, the U.S. recognizes a Thanksgiving tradition whereby the president gets to free the White House turkey from being cooked. Dozens of economic advisers have been known to run for the exits fearing their name will be called in place of the...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The restaurant [seven-degrees] rolled out the purple carpet Sunday to welcome the royalty of the Laguna Beach arts community.
The crowd at the sold-out event supped and celebrated the state of the arts in Laguna at the Art Stars Awards dinner in stellar...