| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The Poetry Foundation announced Tuesday that "Revenge of the Lunch Ladies" author Kenn Nesbitt will be its next children's poet laureate, a position the foundation created in 2006 to recognize that "children have a natural receptivity to poetry and are...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:18 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 1:12 PM
In celebrating its 100th anniversary, the CIF Southern Section has released its 100 greatest former high school athletes selected by a committee. Each selection attended a Southern Section school. 1905_Walter Johnson, baseball, Fullerton 1915_Earl...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:32 AM
An entrant in the annual Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon died during its swimming portion in the frigid waters of San Francisco Bay. The event Sunday was held three months earlier than usual and under much colder conditions, the San Francisco......
| May 17, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Actor Nick Nolte has put a Malibu compound up for sale that has seen a galaxy of stars come through its arched entryway.
Besides Nolte, other notables to have owned the house include comedian Tommy Chong, Don Felder of the Eagles and music producer...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:29 PM
Vince Vaughn has bought a house for $3.925 million in an area of Los Angeles one might not normally associate with actors — La Cañada Flintridge.
And while the small, affluent community may not have the celebrity cachet of Hollywood Hills, he...
| Jun 7, 2013
The water, Esther Williams once quipped, was her favorite costar.
With her beauty, sunny personality and background as a champion swimmer, Williams shot to stardom in the 1940s in the "aqua musical," an odd sub-genre of films that became an enormous hit...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Casey Kasem, who gained a national radio audience after "American Top 40" launched in 1970, and his wife, Jean, are listing their Westside estate for sale at $42 million.
With 12,000 square feet of living space, seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms, the...
| Mar 24, 2013
Between the brouhaha of the winter holidays and the end of the school year is that coveted halfway point known as spring break. To gear up for that last lap of the academic year, grab the kids and significant others and go recharge at some posh pools....
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are putting their house in order.
First, television personality Kardashian offloaded her place in the Beverly Crest area after just two years of ownership. Public records do not show a sale price. She bought the furnished...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Country singing star LeAnn Rimes and her husband, actor Eddie Cibrian, know a bargain when they see one. The pair spent $3 million behind the gates in bucolic Hidden Hills on a house marketed as a short sale that once sold for $5.575 million.