Melanie Brown ? also known as Mel B or Scary Spice from her days with the British pop group Spice Girls ? and her husband, producer Stephen Belafonte, have bought a house in Hollywood Hills West for $4.34 million, public records show.
Chris Brown, the singer whose Hollywood Hills house once drew the ire of neighbors for its graffiti-like artwork, has sold his hillside residence for $1.69 million.
The Manor, the former Candy and Aaron Spelling estate that British heiress Petra Ecclestone bought before her marriage in 2011 for $85 million, is being shown privately at an asking price of $150 million.
Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue just bought a mansion in Westlake Village so now he?s listed his place in a gated Calabasas community for sale at $2.399 million.
Cuonzo Martin, hired as the head coach of the California Golden Bears men?s basketball team in April, has purchased a home in Piedmont for $2.5 million.
Ron Howard, the Oscar-winning director, has sold his family compound and farm near Greenwich, Conn., for its asking price of $27.5 million.
Spoiler alert: There's a really good chance you'll get a gift card for Christmas. That's not a news flash from the North Pole. It comes instead from the National Retail Federation, which estimated in a recent report that more than 80% of shoppers will be including the plastic gift cards inside greeting cards this holiday season. The average person will spend about $163 on gift cards, the group's survey found. That's up 4% from last year and represents the highest average amount since the retail association began tracking such things 11 years ago. Total spending on gift cards this season will reach about $30 billion, the group said. Matthew Shay, president...