| Jan 17, 2009
Santa Monica designer Michael S. Smith has won the commission to redecorate the White House living quarters for the Obama family.
"He sounds like a wise choice, with his interest in traditional though not pedantic museum settings," said historian William...
| Oct 17, 2008
"W." MAY sound like the story of the initial that rocked the world, but it turns out to be the tale of a mouse that roared. Director Oliver Stone and writer Stanley Weiser's unexpected take on the life and times of our 43rd president will surprise a lot...
| May 11, 2008
Jenna Bush couldn't see herself getting married at the White House surrounded by antique furniture and oil portraits of presidents. She and Henry Hager said "I do" Saturday at President Bush's ranch near Crawford where the corn is thigh-high, roads are...
| Jun 22, 2008
CONFESSION: I can't stop staring at Cindy McCain's chest. It's like a Fourth of July fireworks finale with all those sparkly patriotic pins on her lapel. They seem to be breeding like wild hares in her closet too. Every time she appears at a luncheon or a...
| Apr 16, 2009
Pirates on the loose, North Koreans in pursuit of nukes, Depression-era economics and, on top of that, tax day. No wonder we're all gaga over the first puppy. He's the cutest news out there. So curly, feisty cute -- in fact, we'll forgive him his...
| Aug 28, 2009
Kurt Niklas, whose Beverly Hills restaurants, the Bistro and the Bistro Garden, catered for decades to a high-powered crowd thick with denizens of the film industry and high society, has died. He was 83.
Niklas died Tuesday at Cedars- Sinai Medical...
| Sep 5, 1989
WASHINGTON -- President Bush, who three months ago called for tearing down all physical barriers that divide Europe, now flatly predicts the Berlin Wall will be dismantled during his presidency.
His comments, the latest sign that Washington expects...