| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles' Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal.
Built in 1950 for real estate developer Sidney Brody and his wife, modernist art...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Michael Balzary, the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist known as Flea, has listed a home for sale in the Griffith Park area at $6.8 million.
The Mediterranean-style compound, built in 1925, sits behind walls and gates on close to three-quarters of an acre...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Clippers owner Donald Sterling ran his mouth in a racially insensitive manner and is walking away with a cool $2 billion.
That seems to be the general reaction of many folks after Thursday's news that Sterling's wife, Shelly, has agreed to sell the team...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:52 PM
David Miller said he recently got a call from Andre Reed, who, of course, is set to become a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer.
"I hadn't talked to Andre since we were teammates at South Mountain Junior High," Miller said. "He's living...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:14 PM
"Woke to find out I'm in a new supergroup," tweets Red Hot Chilli Peppers bassist Flea. Meanwhile, longtime fans of the aggressively challenging punk outfit At the Drive-In and the thinky hard rock of Mars Volta woke to the news that principles of both...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Call it the incredible shrinking Super Bowl halftime.
In recent years, Beyonce, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Prince and Bruce Springsteen headlined the year’s biggest nationally televised mini-concert. But Sunday we got a one-man wedding band.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:21 PM
As our regular readers might recall, we didn't especially enjoy Red Hot Chili Peppers' appearance Sunday night during the otherwise-delightful Super Bowl halftime show by Bruno Mars.
Did our distaste for the band's rendition of "Give It Away" have...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Dhani Harrison, Brendan Benson, Butch Walker and more than a dozen other musicians will take part in Petty Fest 2014 when the benefit event sets down April 3 at the El Rey Theatre for its Los Angeles stop.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Controversy is surrounding the Red Hot Chili Peppers' halftime performance at the Super Bowl, with fans saying the guitarists didn't even bother to plug in their instruments, according to Fansided.com.
Photos are being circulated of bassist Michael...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Red Hot Chili Peppers decided long ago they were never going to mime a live performance. The band made an exception for the NFL, it turns out.
The group's bassist, Flea, said in a letter to fans posted on the group's website Tuesday that the Rock and...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:32 AM
Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers published an open letter explaining why the band didn't play their instruments live during the Super Bowl halftime show....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The overwhelming sentiment at the David Lynch Foundation's benefit concert honoring legendary music producer Rick Rubin was "I can't believe Rick Rubin is actually here."
Rubin, who usually shies away from the spotlight, descended from his Hollywood...