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  • Hot Property: Julianna Margulies' Santa Monica home for sale at $4.5 million

    Hot Property: Julianna Margulies' Santa Monica home for sale at $4.5 million
    Whenever I walk into a hospital emergency room, I still look for Nurse Hathaway -- the one who goes the extra mile for her patients, even when someone who looks like George Clooney is distracting her at the moment. Actress Julianna Margulies may have...
  • 'Dreamers in Dream City' at Autry National Center

    'Dreamers in Dream City' at Autry National Center
    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Donald Douglas, Eli Broad, Amelia Earhart, George Ellery Hale and countless other like-minded souls shared a common thread: They ventured west to pursue their dreams of fame, fortune, a better life or creative freedom and left a...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Ewan McGregor: roles with controversy

    The Sunday Conversation: Ewan McGregor: roles with controversy
    Ewan McGregor's next films are surrounded by controversy. There's Roman Polanski's unfinished film "The Ghost," a thinly veiled indictment of Tony Blair. The satirical "The Men Who Stare at Goats," also featuring George Clooney and Jeff Bridges, alleges...
  • It is rocket science

    1800s -- 1841 William Wolfskill planted the first local commercial orange groves on 2 acres east of what is now Alameda Street in downtown Los Angeles. 1881 On Dec. 4, the Los Angeles Times began publication as the Los Angeles Daily Times. The first...
  • It's no shock when vacations head south

    IT finally occurs to me, after 25 years, that I married Amelia Earhart. Hey, everybody, call off the search. She's right here, in the passenger seat next to me, trying to read a road map that she's holding upside down. Seriously, my wife is the...
  • Elinor Smith Sullivan dies at 98; daring female pilot

    Elinor Smith Sullivan dies at 98; daring female pilot
    Elinor Smith Sullivan, who was considered one of the youngest and most daring pilots in the 1920s when she set a number of flying records, died March 19 of kidney failure at a nursing home in Palo Alto, her family said. She was 98. The pioneering...
  • George Eckstein dies at 81; TV writer-producer wrote final episode of 'The Fugitive'

    George Eckstein dies at 81; TV writer-producer wrote final episode of 'The Fugitive'
    George Eckstein, a television writer and producer who co-wrote the historic final episode of "The Fugitive" TV series in the 1960s and produced the acclaimed Steven Spielberg-directed TV-movie "Duel" in the '70s, has died. He was 81. Eckstein died of...
  • Where are the pro-Palin feminists?

    Where are the pro-Palin feminists?
    Today's question: Could a socially conservative female candidate ever appeal to feminists? Previously, Marcotte and Mangu-Ward discussed Gloria Steinem's comments on Sarah Palin. Social conservatism harms women Point: Amanda Marcotte It's almost...
  • 'Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian'

    'Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian'
    Anyone familiar with the first film won't find much that's very surprising in this comedy-fantasy sequel, but the result still is entertaining enough. Hilary Swank has played Amelia Earhart more recently, but Amy Adams had a crack at it earlier, since...
  • Hot Property: Pickfair is for sale for $60 million

    Hot Property: Pickfair is for sale for $60 million
    There are celebrities so well-known that they need to use only one name. The housing equivalent is Pickfair, the Beverly Hills Georgian manor whose name instantly summons images of old Hollywood and the days of glamour and opulence. Pickfair has been...
  • Hilary Swank Recovering From Hospitalization

    Hilary Swank, who last starred in "P.S. I Love You," won't be saying her final goodbyes anytime soon. The Oscar winner is doing fine after being hospitalized for a minor medical procedure, reports People. According to her manager, Swank, 34, was...
  • 'Heroes,' 'Who' Vet Takes Flight

    Christopher Eccleston will jump from an evil turn in "G.I. Joe" to a co-starring turn with Hilary Swank in "Amelia." The biopic of Amelia Earhart will be directed by Mira Nair for Avalon Pictures and Fox Searchlight. According to Variety, Eccleston will...