Displaying items 37-48 of 130 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >
The Daily MirrorMileage Test I've had misgivings about freeways for a long time. But not the way you might think. I've merely been suspicious of the comparative mileage. This is to report that I have confirmed my suspicion. I checked my speedometer in driving on...
Monte Hale, one of the last of Hollywood's celluloid "singing cowboys" and a founder of what is now the Autry National Center of the American West, has died. He was 89. Hale had been in failing health and died Sunday of age-related causes at his home...
Tags: Movies, Radio Industry, Gene Autry, Robert Redford, Roy Rogers
Monday is Get a Different Name Day. Southern Californians are pros at this. Consider the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Or L.A.'s mayor, at right, who was Antonio Villar until he wed Corina Raigosa. The real connoisseurs were the old studio bosses, who...
From a Times Staff WriterWilliam R. Finnegan, a film and television producer whose credits include "Hawaii Five-0," "The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd" and "The Fabulous Baker Boys," has died. He was 80. Finnegan, who was nominated for five Emmy Awards, died Friday of Parkinson'...
Times Staff WriterFor a select group of Angelenos, the route to grandma's didn't go over the river and through the woods, but along Sunset to a 32-story Modernist block of stucco and glass built in 1964, a singular apartment house set back from and above the storied...
Special to The TimesCharlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
Special to The TimesFROM THE time he was a schoolboy, John Kobal was in love with Hollywood. He longed to become a part of it, and eventually he did -- by befriending faded movie stars and forgotten photographers, enchanting them with his sincerity and his hungry memory, and...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Vivien Leigh, Dance, Death, Marilyn Monroe
Special to The TimesIn Dostoevsky's novel "The Brothers Karamazov," Marfa is a faithful servant to a treacherous Russian family. The raw landscape of West Texas couldn't be less evocative of Russia, but the name Marfa, said to have been bestowed by a railroad executive's...
Special to The TimesIf Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato ever "go Hollywood," they'd have to leave town. Instead, the uncompromising documentarians live and work in the heart of Hollywood, the city — Bailey in a 1924 English Arts and Crafts bungalow, built by a...
Special to The TimesSleep is the enemy of the traveler. It's the dark demon that devours six, seven, eight hours a day. It rips the voyager from the quest, the explorer from the exploration. I fought sleep on the way home from Indonesia. My husband, Michael, and I had a 14-...
In minutes, there would be a basketball game played at Madison Square Garden. It would be a night like any other, wouldn't it? No, this was something different, and the coach of the New York Knicks picked up a microphone and walked to center court. Games...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterActor Rock Hudson lost his yearlong struggle against AIDS Wednesday, dying of complications arising from the incurable disease he had helped bring to worldwide attention. Hudson, 59, a longtime Hollywood star who stunned the world three months ago when...
Mar 16, 2010 | Los Angeles Times
Mar 31, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 12, 2006 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 2, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 22, 2005 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 6, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Aug 25, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 10, 2005 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 17, 2005 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 21, 2004 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 8, 1991 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Oct 3, 1985 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Original site for Rock Hudson topic gallery.