| Mar 22, 2010
As Jamie Sullivan, a lanky teenager, lopes along the tree-shaded sidewalk, occasional rays of sunlight setting his orange hair ablaze, it's easy to understand why folks here have been calling him Opie since he was a young whippersnapper.
Dressed in an...
| Dec 25, 2010
Bing Crosby slept here. And here. And here too. We're talking three former Crosby properties, all for sale.
Der Bingle sang of a "White Christmas," but the crooner's heart was in sunny Southern California, where he invested in real estate and built...
| Aug 10, 2010
Her life was marked by professional triumphs, including a Tony Award-winning debut on Broadway in Lillian Hellman's 1946 drama "Another Part of the Forest" and a best actress Oscar for her role in the 1963 drama "Hud."
But for Patricia Neal, the husky-...
| Dec 22, 2011
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A Toluca Lake home still referred to as the Bing Crosby Estate despite a succession of other entertainment industry owners has sold for $4.02 million.
The singer and actor lived on the property from 1936 until early January 1943, when the 20-room house...
| Jan 1, 2012
Actor Dennis Quaid has sold his equestrian estate in Pacific Palisades for $9.5 million.
The French country-style main house, built in 2004, sits on two acres with a second house, a studio, a barn, a corral and a year-round creek. A beam-ceilinged living...
| Feb 20, 2010
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Over the course of seven increasingly sophisticated albums since 1999, Brad Paisley has established one of country musicâs more compelling personas: Heâs the ordinary guy constantly on the verge of being overwhelmed by extraordinary circumstances,...
| Feb 19, 2010
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Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 14 - 20 in PDF format This week's TV Movies PUSH: Gabourey Sidibe appears in the new special 'Precious: The Story Behind the Movie' at 8 p.m. on TV......
| Dec 8, 2009
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Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 6 - 12, in PDF format This week's TV Movies CLASSIC: Linus instructs the "Peanuts" gang as to the true meaning of the holiday in the beloved animated special......
| Dec 28, 2008
Radio and television figures
Bob LeMond Jr., 94; leading announcer on CBS radio and television (Jan. 6)
Dwight Arlington Hemion, 81; television director and producer who won 18 Emmy Awards for his musical variety specials (Jan. 28)
Don Herbert, 72;...
| May 12, 2008
THE SKY above Hyperion Bridge at 6:45 in the morning can be an aimless gray, a luminescent peach or an adolescent blue. I have cycled across this bridge for five years and in every season, yet it was only recently that I glanced west at just the right...
| Aug 6, 2009
Budd Schulberg, who exposed the dark side of American ambition in his acclaimed Hollywood novel "What Makes Sammy Run?" and won an Academy Award for his screenplay depicting the mob-controlled longshoremen's union in the film classic "On the Waterfront,"...