| Jan 17, 2012
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Novelist Karl Taro Greenfeld is putting his Pacific Palisades home up for lease at $6,500 a month.
The Cape Cod-inspired single-story house, built in 1948, contains three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,000 square feet of living space. The gated writer's...
| Jun 6, 2007
If I'm reading the U.S. census data correctly, California ranks second behind Utah in the average number of family members per household. Utah I get. I mean, I've seen "Big Love." But California, land of selfish singletons, DINKs (double income, no kids)...
| Oct 31, 2007
When it comes to wandering the wilderness, the Israelites have nothing on Subaru. Known and loved for a generation of woodsy all-wheel-drive sedans, wagons and refrigerator boxes (Legacy, Impreza, Forester), Subaru has also pulled boners of biblical...
| Apr 24, 2009
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| Nov 16, 2008
With the economy and the climate demanding that we all start to think about fashion more pragmatically, it's an interesting time to remember Geoffrey Beene, the fine American designer who elevated the everyday, translating common fabrics such as flannel...
| Aug 10, 2008
GUYS, Salvatore Ferragamo knows you want that $30,000 burgundy crocodile duffel -- and thinks it has the perfect lure. The brand's new men's boutique at the Beverly Center in L.A. -- the first of its kind in the country -- is a study in Italian-style man-...
| Sep 21, 2008
NEW YORK designer Thakoon Panichgul went from being an insider favorite to a fashion sensation when Michelle Obama wore his rose print shift dress the night her husband accepted the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Denver...
| Jun 6, 2008
While UCLA and USC dominate the market for film schools in this city, there is a third. Loyola Marymount University's school of film and television bills itself as a film school with "storytelling as the centerpiece" and a vision "grounded in humanism,...
| Dec 6, 2009
Note: This is the first of a two-part column on the current state of contemporary detective fiction. This month: series characters as viewed by their creators.
In an essay for the Wall Street Journal last spring, Alexander McCall Smith explains the...