| Apr 25, 2010
For decades, Mike Silverman touted himself as "the Realtor to the stars," drawing swoons from the news media here and abroad both for his movie-star clientele and his movie-star looks.
In his case, the nickname wasn't just a publicist's creation but a...
| Mar 18, 2011
Ferlin Husky, a pioneering country music entertainer in the 1950s and early 1960s who helped open the door for performers specializing in a distinctively twangy California strain of country, died Thursday. He was 85.
Husky, who was inducted into the...
| Aug 17, 2010
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| Dec 20, 2011
We've heard it before — Americans don't like to read, they just want to ogle celebrities and watch shows about houses on TV. So how about a book that allows the reader to ogle celebrities and their homes to bring them back to reading? That's just...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Zsa Zsa Gabor's longtime Bel-Air estate is listed for sale at $15 million.
The French Regency-style mansion sits on a 1-acre gated promontory with views of downtown Los Angeles, Santa Catalina Island and the ocean.
The 28-room home, built in 1955,...
| Jun 18, 2011
Zsa Zsa Gabor's longtime Bel-Air estate has come on the market at $15 million.
Gabor's ninth husband, Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt, had announced in January that the couple hoped to sell the house for $28 million. More recently, he expressed a desire to...
| Nov 10, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Evelyn Is a Real Old Hand at Drum Beating I'm not one to go around saying I told you so. But I did. Three years ago I warned you about Eloise's alter ego, Evelyn Rudie. I told you that she was an artful woman. That behind that saccharine smile of...
| Dec 19, 2008
Herbert L. Hutner, the Los Angeles private investment banker and lawyer who chaired the President's Advisory Committee on the Arts during the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations, has died. He was 99.
Hutner, a resident of Holmby Hills,...
| Feb 11, 2009
Molly Bee, a country singer popular in the 1950s and 1960s who was a teenage star on television's "Hometown Jamboree" and "The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show," has died. She was 69.
FOR THE RECORD: Molly Bee obituary: The obituary of...
| Aug 5, 2008
For some years now, Hollywood legend Kirk Douglashas been campaigning for a formal apology to African Americans for the institution of slavery. Like other advocates, he's been urging Congress and every presidential candidate to go on record for the...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Wikipedia, que va camino a convertirse en el gran diccionario universal, dice que "diva" es el "nombre que se le asigna a las cantantes de ópera". Pero se queda muy corto, porque si se hiciera una encuesta colectiva sobre divas de la ópera, la mayoría...