| Mar 3, 2013
The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things.
It was youthful ambition — a...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show.
The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Sitcom favorites Shelley Long and Cindy Williams get to strut their comedic stuff together for the first time in the Hallmark Movie Channel's new film, "Strawberry Summer," which airs at 8 p.m. Saturday. Both stars say they are surprised it took them this...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:24 AM
“Deathtrap” at Stage Door Theatre is a Rube Goldberg machine of a thriller, a complex device that accomplishes a simple task through a convoluted and whimsical series of chain reactions.
Maybe this is not an inspired staging, but it is a...
| Aug 7, 2010
Screenwriter, bestselling novelist and "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" director Nicholas Meyer has put his Pacific Palisades house up for sale at $7.3 million.
The two-story Cliff May design, built in 1937, has been his family home for 15 years....
| Dec 11, 2011
Ron Fletcher, a former dancer and choreographer who helped popularize the Pilates exercise system when he opened the first West Coast studio in 1972, died Tuesday at his home in Stonewall, Texas. He was 90.
The cause was congestive heart failure, said...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:28 PM
Sue Mengers, an unapologetically brash talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79.
For two decades, Mengers was one of...
| Nov 7, 2010
Martin Baum, an old-time New York theatrical talent agent who became a veteran voice of experience for the upstart Creative Artists Agency in the late 1970s and who brought to the firm such established star clients as Sidney Poitier and Peter Sellers, has...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 18 - 24 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Sept. 18 - 24 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
| Aug 2, 2010
| 4:14 PM
Soap star Katherine Kelly Lang and her husband, Alex D'Andrea, an entertainment industry veteran, have listed their Sherman Oaks home at $1,449,000.
The traditional house, built in 1951, has a high ceiling in the first-floor family room, a 7-foot built-...
| Mar 18, 2007
IT was a dream date for any fashion designer, caught by Vogue magazine, on this upbeat day in 1971. Marilyn Lewis makes an adjustment to the beaded blue detailing on a lamé gown before the formal shoot begins. The floral chiffon with ruffles was already a...
| Mar 25, 2010
Robert Culp, the veteran actor best known for starring with Bill Cosby in the classic 1960s espionage-adventure series "I Spy" and for playing Bob in the 1969 movie "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice," died Wednesday morning. He was 79.
Culp fell and hit his...