| Jan 24, 2011
| 1:40 PM
A beach house owned by the late entertainment lawyer Harold Berkowitz is on the market in Malibu at $13.9 million.
The Mediterranean house has 40 feet of beachfront and a raised deck for taking in the ocean views. The master bedroom suite includes a...
| Feb 5, 2011
Singer-songwriter John Mayer has sold his Pacific Palisades wonderland for slightly less than $1.3 million.
The gated, two-story contemporary has an atrium entry and a great room with a media area. Floor-to-ceiling windows flank the fireplace in the...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 9:39 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The name refers to the three bridges crossing the Pequonnock River. The city was previously called Stratfield , then Newfield and finally the Borough of Bridgeport. The Indian name was Pequonnock, a name common to all cleared land....
| Sep 8, 2010
David Dortort, the creator and producer of "Bonanza," the long-running television western that was untraditional in its emphasis on relationships over violence and that helped spur public demand for color TVs, has died. He was 93.
| Jul 28, 2011
Nicholas Ray faced a roomful of film students. They had come to learn from the director who'd made James Dean an icon in "Rebel Without a Cause" and a gunslinger of Joan Crawford in the distaff western "Johnny Guitar." Ray began a mock exercise in filming...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:46 AM
When diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, Paul Sorvino worked with his doctor to create an overall treatment plan that included diet, exercise, and diabetes medications. He also realized the importance of support, and was thankful for his family and friends to...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 3:30 PM
In his easygoing, candid and altogether charming autobiography, or, as he calls it, "Life Itself: A Memoir," Roger Ebert fails to mention me: The nights he and I had many drinks on the porch of his house on Dickens Street and elsewhere, the favorable in-...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 9:00 PM
What’s up with tattoos?
To the editor:
At the risk of angering or upsetting a number of folks, I¿ve been compelled for some time to share thoughts on the tattoo craze. I will put aside the religious taboo side of it, as well as the health...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 11:56 PM
When producers asked me to compile a list of the best holiday films, I didn’t think that would be very fun. Everybody has seen Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life a million times.
I remember when I worked morning radio, we did a...
| Sep 28, 2011
David Zelag Goodman, a screenwriter best known for such 1970s films as the controversial psychological thriller "Straw Dogs" and "Lovers and Other Strangers," a comedy that earned him an Oscar nomination, has died. He was 81.
Goodman died Monday at an...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:44 PM
There's a scene in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" in which Daniel Craig is in bondage--no pun intended.
His character, Mikael Blomkvist, has been strapped into a device and is being flung about the room as if he were a Cirque du Soleil performer with...
| Jul 16, 2008
The last time Mya Lyons' family saw her alive, she was dressed head to toe in pink. Pink shoes, pink pants, pink T-shirt.
It was her favorite color -- one that also is featured prominently in her bedroom filled with Dora the Explorer dolls, Barbies and...