| Dec 24, 2009
| 4:34 PM
According to Variety, this Christmas two local TV stations will be going toe to toe, duking it out in the holiday Yule log ratings sweepstakes. It used to be that KCAL's four-hour yule log was the only game in town, but KTLA's video fireplace will be...
| Mar 16, 2010
| 4:34 PM
A bipartisan coalition of 29 governors is pushing to solidify a national standard for renewable power to boost green job creation, environmentally friendly economic development and energy independence. In a report delivered Tuesday to President Obama...
| Oct 2, 2010
Comedic actor and film star Sacha Baron Cohen has leased out his Sunset Strip area house for $9,000 a month. But the major real estate deal this summer for Baron Cohen and his wife, actress Isla Fisher, was the purchase of a nearby Mediterranean...
| Oct 9, 2010
"Glee" mastermind Ryan Murphy has purchased actress Diane Keaton's Spanish Colonial Revival in Beverly Hills for an undisclosed amount, public records show.
Keaton restored the Ralph Flewelling-designed hacienda, which she bought in 2007 for $8.1...
| Feb 27, 2010
Doreen Mellen can think of only one artist in her past — a great-aunt who painted on velvet. So it's hard to pinpoint the source of Mellen's talent and desire.
"Somewhere along the way I just had this yearning," says Mellen, a ceramicist who grew...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 3:38 PM
Producer-director Randall Zisk and actress Brooke Langton have listed their home in the Longridge Estates area of Sherman Oaks for $2,749,000.
Sitting on nearly 1.3 fenced acres with a swimming pool, the compound includes a main house with three bedrooms...
| Mar 30, 2010
| 2:48 PM
Comic actor Kevin Nealon has sold a walk-street cottage in Manhattan Beach for $2,725,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The two-story house, built in 1936, features bay windows and a fireplace in the living room, a balcony off the master bedroom...
| Feb 21, 2010
An hour outside Manaus, the Amazon's biggest city, the blackened remains of a virgin forest smolder. Chain saws whine. And Jonas Mendes tosses logs, one after another, into his kiln.
"I know it's wrong to cut down the trees," said Mendes, 48, sweat...
| Apr 3, 2010
Perhaps Sherry Stringfield got used to moving quickly playing a doctor in the fast-paced emergency room. The "ER" actress received multiple offers and sold her Beverly Hills home after a month on the market for close to its $2,895,000 asking price.
| Apr 4, 2010
1751 Stanton Ave., Glendale 91201
Listed for: $499,000 (also for lease at $2,750 a month)
Size: Three bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1,782 square feet
Lot size: 0.12 of an acre (5,430 square feet)
Features: The single-story house, built in 1941, has an...
| Feb 27, 2010
Lara Spencer and David Haffenreffer traded more than time zones last year when they moved from Greenwich, Conn., to Beverly Hills. They crossed architectural decades. Spencer, host of "The Insider" celebrity news show on CBS, and her husband, a former CNN...