| Apr 9, 2010
| 9:34 PM
One of Southern California's best-known commercial real estate brokers, Harvey Green, announced his pending retirement on Friday. Green is president and chief executive of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, a post he has held for a...
| Apr 13, 2010
| 4:35 PM
After the Sex Pistols folded in 1978, John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon packed up his famous sneer, his antisocialism, and his love of dub music and went on to form one of the most innovative, influential and uncompromising post-punk bands, Public Image Ltd. PiL...
| Apr 17, 2010
Moby, as DJ and singer-songwriter Richard Melville Hall is known, has purchased Wolf's Lair, a Hollywood Hills castle-like fortress with views of the Hollywood sign, downtown and the ocean, for $3,925,000.
The sellers are Lionsgate Entertainment's Jay...
| 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...
| May 9, 2010
Little known outside the housing industry — and little understood inside the business — the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC) was supposed to result in better, more honest appraisals. But a year after it was put in place there is still a...
| Jan 2, 2010
Between performing in her lavish Las Vegas show and making movies, Cher still finds time to pursue her other passion: designing and decorating houses.
The star's latest project is an 8,821-square-foot luxury compound she just completed in Kona, Hawaii,...
| Jun 12, 2010
What's thought to be the only remaining house in Los Angeles designed by the Craftsman stars the Greene brothers is for sale. It's beautiful, yes. It has four original leaded glass light fixtures. It's been lovingly restored over more than 20 years....
| Dec 13, 2009
If you're in trouble on your mortgage and can't get a loan modification, check out the Obama administration's standardized short-sale plan that's scheduled to roll out in the next several months.
The program, outlined Dec. 1 by the Treasury Department,...
| May 16, 2010
When you get right down to it, the world of opera is a lot like Hollywood. Both professions are filled with big stars with big egos that often clash in colorful ways. And those egos come attached with spin doctors — publicists, agents, personal...
| Jan 2, 2010
The bargain hunters jockey gingerly for a spot to park their luxury sedans and SUVs along Brewster Drive, a winding road in the hills of Tarzana.
It's a woodsy neighborhood of large homes behind wrought-iron gates, and more than two dozen shoppers are...
| Jan 4, 2010
Lions Gate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer has purchased a Holmby Hills estate bordering the Los Angeles Country Club for $9,812,500.
The Mediterranean home sits alongside a fairway in a row of houses that includes Candy Spelling's residence and...