| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:15 AM
If Oscar gold eluded Lauren Bacall for decades -- she finally received an honorary statuette in 2010 -- the actress had better luck on Broadway, winning two Tony Awards for stage roles that traded on her Hollywood legend status.
Bacall, who died Tuesday...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Lauren Bacall, the smoky-voiced movie legend who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle in "To Have and Have Not," has died at the age of 89, according to her family.
Her death was confirmed by Robbert de Klerk, the co-managing partner of the Humphrey...
| Dec 30, 2012
Body by Beckham
Women weren't the only ones baring skin in ads this year. Fast fashion giant H&M debuted its first Super Bowl ad for the David Beckham Bodywear collection, starring the soccer star in his skivvies. During the London Summer Olympics,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Just how popular is former President Bill Clinton? We'll find out Wednesday night when Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention in the 10 o'clock hour. Clinton will be covered by cable news (CNN, Fox News Channel, MSNBC), PBS, C-SPAN, ABC...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Reader Mike Sims emailed to point out that Andy Williams, who died Tuesday at 84, should also be remembered as one of the nine who helped save the Hollywood sign: “I was running the Hollywood Chamber in those days --......
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:53 PM
The "Sons of Anarchy" actor who police believe killed his 81-year-old landlady in Los Feliz broke into a Northridge townhome – barefoot and shirtless – in January and attacked residents inside, one of the victims said....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Fox, NBC and CBS are staging a battle of the reality shows Wednesday. The ratings performance of ”The X Factor” will be most closely watched, because it will shape Fox's fall. Executive producer Simon Cowell fell short of his lofty ratings...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:44 PM
It's a big night for reality television, and that will send many viewers scurrying to other channels Wednesday. The highlights: 1. “Survivor” begins its 25th edition at 8 on CBS, moves to the Philippines and opens with a 90-minute episode....
| May 1, 2012
| 1:41 PM
LOS ANGELES — It was a dank, rain-sodden Raymond Chandler kind of morning, as if some omnipotent auteur had rung up the studio and ordered a classic film noir sky. Cumulonimbus clouds the color of a snub-nosed revolver hovered with ominous intent,...
| Apr 20, 2011
William A. Rusher, a leading theorist and organizer of the modern conservative movement who helped William F. Buckley Jr. build the National Review into one of the American right's most influential journals, died Saturday at a retirement home in San...
| Sep 8, 2010
Sometimes it pays to play it cool; just ask President Obama, Lauren Bacall, Johnny Depp and the grape growers and winemakers of Chile's Casablanca Valley.
Located 11 miles from the Chilean coast, bathed in cool breezes and morning fogs from the chilly...
| Mar 11, 2012
Many big-name L.A.-based designers — Rodarte, Gregory Parkinson, Rachel Zoe, Barbara Tfank, Skaist-Taylor and Juan Carlos Obando among them — have already shown their fall 2012 collections at New York Fashion Week. Now in the middle of Los...