| Jul 9, 2012
Ernest Borgnine seemed born to play the heavy when he burst onto the Hollywood scene as "Fatso" Judson, a sadistic stockade sergeant who viciously beats a private to death in the 1953 movie "From Here to Eternity."
But two years later came the title role...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Orange County residents have the chance to see one of America's classic car designs on display through Aug. 5 at the Lyon Air Museum.
The museum — at 19300 Ike Jones Road in Santa Ana, on the west side of John Wayne Airport bordering of Costa...
| Jun 24, 2012
Actor-comedian Jim Carrey has listed his place in gated Malibu Colony at $13.95 million.
The two-story contemporary beach house features an open plan living room, family room, dining room and kitchen that lead to an ocean-facing deck. There are...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Celebrity florist David Jones, who has worked for stars including Liam Neeson, Tony Curtis and Elizabeth Taylor, has listed his studio and home in West Hollywood at $7.995 million.
The first floor of the French chateau-style building contains his...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Kirk Douglas has written a lively new memoir about one of his greatest triumphs. Titled “I Am Spartacus!” it recounts how Douglas helped break the midcentury anti-communist blacklist by secretly hiring Dalton Trumbo to write “Spartacus,&...
| May 22, 2012
| 5:00 AM
BOGOTA, Colombia -- A little wild pig named Josefo, abandoned by his mother, helped keep Sgt. Jose Libardo Forero sane.
For nearly 13 years, Forero was one of the "forgotten" hostages held by the leftist rebels known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:37 PM
“Universal Pictures: Celebrating 100 Years,” a fascinating UCLA Film & Television Archive series starting Friday at the Hammer Museum's Billy Wilder Theater in Westwood, is being put on to celebrate what UCLA describes as “the oldest...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Marvel Comics' guru Stan Lee will be honored with the Ronald Reagan Foundation "Great Communicator" Award and will host a screening of "The Avengers," which is opening theatrically this weekend, at the Catalina Film Festival. The festival, which runs...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:38 PM
"Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom," a new documentary on the late actor born Bernie Schwartz in the Bronx, opens the 7th annual Jewish Film Festival Thursday evening at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills....
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Celebrity art shows usually don't merit much serious aesthetic consideration. But when the celebrity in question is Courtney Love -- the volatile Hole frontwoman and sometimes actress -- attention should be paid, if only to see how her outrageous...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 11:04 AM
From The Aegis of Thursday, April 26, 1962:
A disturbingly large leak of propane gas had Bel Air on edge 50 years ago this week.
The news staff quoted a firefighter in the county seat saying: "Half the town was sitting on a bomb, but nobody lit the...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:19 PM
While Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) High School seniors Tamar Sparks and Kayla Munday thought the defense attorney “stood up to the court really well,” his client “should have stayed in jail.”
Sparks and Munday were among about 450...