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  • What's that on your swim trunks? Oh, the Paris Review. Of course.

    What's that on your swim trunks? Oh, the Paris Review. Of course.
    Writers of literary fiction are not typically known for their fashion sense, but maybe they can learn. Or maybe the fashionable can be turned onto literary fiction, given the opportunity. Enter Barney's. It has paired the Orlebar Brown clothing line...
  • Sarah Jessica Parker launching shoe collection with Blahnik exec

    Sarah Jessica Parker launching shoe collection with Blahnik exec
    Sarah Jessica Parker, who brought the shoe-loving Carrie Bradshaw to life on "Sex and the City," is reverting to type: She is launching a shoe collection in collaboration with George Malkemus, longtime head of Manolo Blahnik. “In a silly way, I...
  • Pooling resources to keep everyone safe in the water

    Pooling resources to keep everyone safe in the water
    Jerry Huang left his wheelchair at the side of the pool before gliding through more than 400 meters of water at this year's Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge. From beginners to experts, people of all abilities swam laps to raise money for free swimming lessons...
  • Reader Tips: Avoid eye contact with vendors

    When getting off a bus at a major tourist attraction in India, forge ahead and try not to make eye contact with the vendors who will swarm you (unless you really want one of those trinkets). Sometimes, the vendor will try to place the object on your body,...
  • Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi buy Montecito mansion

    Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi buy Montecito mansion
    Talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres and her wife, actress Portia de Rossi, have bought a 13-acre estate in Montecito that had been listed at $26.5 million. The purchase price has not yet appeared in the public record. The restored Tuscan-style villa and...
  • Mom coaches 'Glee' cheerio Naya Rivera in two real estate deals

    Mom coaches 'Glee' cheerio Naya Rivera in two real estate deals
    "Glee's" Naya Rivera is keeping her real estate agent mother busy this year. The 26-year-old actress bought a house in Los Feliz for $2.6 million and a sale is in the works on her home in a 90210 neighborhood. The East Coast-inspired traditional...
  • A double tragedy in La Mesa: Boy whose sister drowned also dies

    A double tragedy in La Mesa: Boy whose sister drowned also dies
    A 2-year-old died Monday night after he was pulled out of a backyard swimming pool in La Mesa, San Diego County sheriff's officials announced Tuesday. His 1-year-old sister was also pulled from a pool in the same incident and was pronounced dead Monday....
  • Ewwww -- poop in pools more common than you may think, CDC warns

    <i>Ewwww </i>-- poop in pools more common than you may think, CDC warns
    Attention swimmers: More than half of the public pools tested in a new study contained bacterial evidence that someone may have  pooped in the pool. Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worked with state and local public...
  • 'Dexter' star opts for a home with killer views in Los Feliz

    'Dexter' star opts for a home with killer views in Los Feliz
    Michael C. Hall of "Dexter" fame has bought a restored home in Los Feliz for $3.825 million. The updated 1920s Spanish Colonial and guesthouse have killer views of the surrounding hillsides and cityscape. Features include archways, beam ceilings,...
  • Christina Aguilera closes escrow on Westside mansion

    Christina Aguilera closes escrow on Westside mansion
    Christina Aguilera recently closed escrow on a mansion in gated Mulholland Estates, buying the Westside home of Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and his wife, Holly, for $10 million. The Mediterranean, custom built in 1992, features a family room with...
  • Olympic swimmer Matt Grevers

    Olympic swimmer Matt Grevers
    Olympic champion swimmer Matt Grevers, 27, knows about love. He loves his fiancée, he loves his sport and he loves his country. Although born and raised in the U.S., Grevers' parents are from the Netherlands, and he had dual citizenship and visited...