| Dec 22, 2012
It was our first Christmas together, and I was determined that it would be special.
We had booked a hotel room for the holidays on the sand at Pismo Beach. Jim, my new love, had Mark Harmon hair and a Richard Gere smile. He watched BBC News, read...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:26 AM
It was a ho-ho-ho-hum weekend at the box office, as five new releases failed to draw moviegoers to the multiplex in droves.
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was the No. 1 film for the second consecutive weekend, collecting an additional $36.7...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:23 PM
SACRAMENTO — My wife was an atheist who loved Christmas.
She loved the giving. Loved the smiles on the grandkids' faces.
Loved decorating the tree.
Really loved the big old, bright Christmas tree in Capitol Park.
Loved the food and made a...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 6:00 AM
McDonald’s won’t be the only restaurant chain with a presence on Christmas Day, as other chains open their doors to consumers who don’t celebrate the holiday or are doing so without home-cooked food.
“Denny’s is always...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:01 PM
If the Pasadena Playhouse had decided to adopt a theme song when a dire economy and long-standing debts forced it to cease operations for most of 2010 while it tried to claw its way back to solvency, “Stand by Me,” the 1961 pop-soul classic...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Tommy Davis, whose name oozes excellence and tradition among Dodgers fans, doesn't go to Dodger Stadium much these days.
"I like my refrigerator too much," he says.
But the 74-year-old Davis, once the gold standard of left fielders, will be on the...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Shoppers waylaid by "fiscal cliff" fears and winter storms spent sparingly in the months before Christmas, according to new data, but retailers are still holding out for a post-holiday bump.
From Oct. 28 through Dec. 24, sales of items such as clothing,...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 12:37 PM
By now, holiday shopping stress is in full force – and so is procrastination. Here’s how to make sure your online purchases reach their intended recipients in time.
If sending gifts via the U.S. Postal Service, today is the last day to use...
| Dec 9, 2012
As the doting wife of hotel and real estate scion Rick Hilton, the mother hen to tabloid darlings Paris and Nicky Hilton, and the aggrieved childhood friend of Michael Jackson, Kathy Hilton has always been one step to the left of the spotlight.
| Dec 11, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 11 - 17 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 11 - 17 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:34 AM
Aimee Mann's annual holiday shows are most wistful than celebratory, and this year was another blue Christmas showcase, with shots of comedy for good measure....