| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series of profiles of local restaurant chefs.
Kelly Fitzgerald has a pretty impressive chef's resume. He's worked at upscale hotel restaurants in Washington, D.C., and New York City and prepared food for...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Liberace, Rock Hudson, and Ryan White are three names associated with AIDS.
Since the 1980's, 600,000 people have died of AIDS, but you don't hear much about it these days.
The scary reality is that there is no cure and the number of new HIV cases is...
| Aug 30, 2012
The Winnetka beach is a teal-colored sheet of glass, sailboats gliding along the horizon. The shimmering water is 73 degrees, and the lifeguard's ponytail dances in a summer breeze.
Meredith Lovell's three children dash into the water with their friends...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Hollywood has Musso & Frank Grill, and West Hollywood has that lovable old hussy, the Formosa Cafe. For a squinting glimpse of old Hollywood glamour, Burbank turns to the SmokeHouse.
It's a joint that's been serving up prime rib and iceberg wedges...
| Aug 19, 2012
There's been a lot of beard news to comb through this summer: Egypt elected Mohammed Morsi, its first bearded president. In Ohio, the big news is a series of beard- and hair-cutting attacks by Amish people against fellow Amish. Meanwhile, entertainment...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 3:03 AM
A few days ago, a U.S. Marine returned to the States after six months in Afghanistan. Spotting his new honey among the people waiting, he rushed forward and planted an enthusiastic kiss -- their first kiss, as it turns out. A friend snapped a picture...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- An array of talents was on display Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors gala where President Barack Obama toasted the lifetime achievements of an iconic ballerina, a famed comedian, a timeless actor and two chart-topping musical acts.
| Nov 17, 2012
| 9:31 AM
“And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic, 20th-Anniversary Edition.” By Randy Shilts, November 2007, Kindle edition, $13.49, 660 pages, St. Martin’s Griffin, revised edition.
After reading “And the...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Newly designated Oscar co-host Anne Hathaway tells "Extra" that co-host James Franco signed on first. "James Franco was attached and agreed to do it before I had signed up," Hathaway tells the program. "I think the world of him and his taste. So the...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Elizabeth Taylor was one of the movie stars who changed the world -- not just the world of movies, but the world at large. She was at the forefront of AIDS activism, a fierce and courageous presence who opened eyes and hearts....
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Elizabeth Taylor died of congestive heart failure Wednesday in Los Angeles at age 79. The Los Angeles Times remembers the legendary actress with pictures, an obituary, an appreciation and more....