| 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...
| Sep 18, 2012
John Ingle, 84, an actor who played scheming patriarch Edward Quartermaine on the daytime drama "General Hospital," died of cancer Sunday in Los Angeles, ABC said.
Ingle took over the role as the ruthless businessman Quartermaine from actor David Lewis...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 11:05 AM
A classic game of "Who can you trust?" develops again at a metropolitan hospital in A&E Network's recent miniseries adaptation of the Robin Cook novel.
The 1978 movie was set in Boston, but this version relocates the story to Atlanta, where a medical...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Last week, I wrote about my initial observations in meeting the Costa Mesa City Council candidates: Planning Commissioner Colin McCarthy and appointed incumbent Steve Mensinger.
This time, let's take a look at a couple of their competitors: first-time...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Laguna Beach has been, and continues to be, home to many Hollywood stars. These include Bette Davis, Robert Englund, Eve Plumb, Bette Midler and many other past and present celebrities.
The line between Hollywood and politics often is blurred. This is...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Much like Amy and Nick, the fractured married couple at the center of Gillian Flynn's breakout novel "Gone Girl," the author herself is good at keeping secrets.
In recent months, rumors have swirled around the highly anticipated film adaptation of the...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Hosting the 70th Golden Globes Sunday in Beverly Hills, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler proved it was possible to skewer their Hollywood colleagues without entirely alienating the crowd, as distinct from previous host Ricky Gervais.
Some 20 years after Fey and...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:13 PM
The classy Christmas at the Ritz holiday luncheon Saturday benefiting Chapman University attracted a sold-out crowd, raising nearly $190,000. The 26th annual celebration is produced by the Women of Chapman support group, this season chaired by the...
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