| Mar 26, 2009
Frank Bogert, the crusty ex-cowboy and longtime mayor of Palm Springs who helped turn the desert outpost into a glamorous destination for celebrities and tourists, died at his home Sunday after a brief hospitalization, according to city officials. He...
| Oct 20, 2009
Vic Mizzy, a film and television composer best known for writing the memorable theme songs for the 1960s sit-coms "Green Acres" and "The Addams Family," has died. He was 93.
Mizzy died of heart failureSaturday at his home in Bel-Air, said Scott Harper, a...
| Mar 9, 2010
| 4:34 AM
A look at politicians who came out of Hollywood, part of LATimes.com's amazing new Hollywood Walk of Stars database....
| Sep 17, 2009
| 8:53 AM
When the Screen Actors Guild Awards are bestowed Jan. 23, telecast on TNT and TBS, they'll bestow a life achievement award on Betty White. Read more at the SAG website. Previous recipients of the honor include: 2008: James Earl Jones 2007: Charles Durning...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Susan King takes a look at the gorgeous new restoration of "The Wizard of Oz," which will be screened in theaters across the country tonight. This is a longer version of her story that appears in the Los Angeles Times......
| Oct 29, 2008
Some Canadian exports get damaged in transit. "Mary's Wedding," at the Colony, is one such example.
The original condition of the product was not tiptop in the first place. Indeed, Canadian playwright Stephen Massicotte's highly sentimentalized drama,...
| May 9, 2008
You could call Harmony Korine’s "Mr. Lonely" a comeback, but that would imply the return was anticipated, or that it heralds a return to form. I'm not sure either description applies. "Mr. Lonely" is just as unconventional, by Hollywood standards,...
| Jan 27, 2010
For any San Franciscan worth his salt, the 1,491-acre wooded site known as the Presidio -- and its fate -- has been part of their lives for decades. In 2001, when the park changed hands from the U.S. Army -- under whose care it had rested for 148 years --...
| Mar 29, 2009
A half up, half down hairstyle can feel reminiscent of eighth grade picture day, when a spiral perm created the waves and a scrunchie tied it all together. But when Angelina Jolie and Jessica Biel glided down the Oscar red carpet this year with their hair...
| Jan 11, 2004
Glittering high-rises and splashing fountains mark the heart of Century City, home to more than 1,500 upscale residences and 2,500 businesses. It was developed as a master- planned community in the early 1960s, carved from the Twentieth Century Fox back...