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  • Rose Gilbert dies at 95; revered Palisades High English teacher

    Rose Gilbert dies at 95; revered Palisades High English teacher
    To see teacher Rose Gilbert — a nonstop, 5-foot dynamo — in front of a high school classroom was to see a master at work. "I'm on fire," she would tell her 12th-graders in Room 204 at Palisades Charter High School, emphasizing the point by...
  • Bayern Munich secures its first Club World Cup

    Bayern Munich secures its first Club World Cup
    Bayern Munich capped the greatest year in club history by beating Raja Casablanca, 2-0, at Marrakech, Morocco, for its first Club World Cup. The European champion added a record fifth title to its trophy cabinet at the tournament of continental...
  • St. John Bosco vs. De La Salle: A high school football game worthy of a bowl

    St. John Bosco vs. De La Salle: A high school football game worthy of a bowl
    If a championship high school football game was ever worthy of filling the 27,000-seat StubHub Center in Carson, it's the CIF Open Division bowl game Saturday between Bellflower St. John Bosco (15-0) and Concord De La Salle (14-0). These two teams...
  • Gift pick No. 7: Chaparral Studio terrariums

    Gift pick No. 7: Chaparral Studio terrariums
    Working in her Glassell Park studio, artist Bianca D'Amico combines succulents, air plants, ferns and feathers with a tiny cast of characters to create delightful worlds -- the daily pick in our Handmade Holidays Gift Guide. D'Amico's pieces range...
  • In Tucson, the hypocrisy footprint

    In Tucson, the hypocrisy footprint
    I call it the swimming pool at the end of time. Roots were chopped, earth scraped, white pipes snaked like the insides of a rocket ship, rebar netted down before the concrete was poured and the tap turned on, filling the pool — which is in my...
  • Million-dollar swimsuit: Miss Universe dons a 'simple' 200-carat suit

    Million-dollar swimsuit: Miss Universe dons a 'simple' 200-carat suit
    Venezuela's Gabriela Isler on Sunday performed her first duty as the newly crowned Miss Universe, modeling a "simple" swimsuit worth $1 million. Isler, 25, in Moscow posed in the cut-out costume that came studded with 200 carats of emeralds, rubies and...
  • A new project for 'Runway' producer Heidi Klum

    A new project for 'Runway' producer Heidi Klum
    Heidi Klum has bought the Sherman Oaks estate of Ed Weinberger, one of the creators of "The Cosby Show," and his wife, television actress Carlene Watkins, for $9.875 million. The red-brick Georgian-style mansion sits on 5 acres that take in canyon,...
  • Tennis champ Pete Sampras sells Lake Sherwood-area compound

    Tennis champ Pete Sampras sells Lake Sherwood-area compound
    Tennis legend Pete Sampras and his wife, actress Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, have quietly sold their Lake Sherwood-area compound near Thousand Oaks in an off-market deal. The purchase price was not disclosed. The hilltop estate had been listed at $19.95...
  • Video: A flying robotic jellyfish? Prototype proves it's possible

    Video: A flying robotic jellyfish? Prototype proves it's possible
    It doesn’t pay to underestimate a jellyfish. They may not look like the most athletic swimmers, but they’re remarkably efficient -- and their body plan could have advantages that translate to the air, too. A team from New York University has...
  • Former teen idol Zac Efron buys a grown-up house

    Former teen idol Zac Efron buys a grown-up house
    Zac Efron, who seems to be in every other movie these days, still found time to pick up a home in Hollywood Hills recently for $3.995 million. The former teen idol, who owns another house nearby in Hollywood Hills West, bought a two-story Zen-inspired...
  • Comedian Aziz Ansari takes his act to Los Feliz

    Comedian Aziz Ansari takes his act to Los Feliz
    Keeping it in the entertainment industry, Aziz Ansari of "Parks and Recreation" has bought a house in Los Feliz for $2,686,950 from director Andrew Douglas. Designed by Buff & Hensman and built in 1968, the Mid-Century Modern post-and-beam home features...