| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:28 PM
Watching "Rick Steves' Europe" with my friends, I always wish I could take them behind the scenes to show them the "glamour" of filming. It takes six days to film a 30-minute television episode, and it is an exhilarating and exhausting scramble from start...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 1:28 PM
"Salem: A Guide to America's Bewitching City"
Salem, Mass., has earned a reputation as the unofficial Halloween capital of the world. It has something to do with those witches.
The Salem witch trials may have taken place in 1692, but you would never...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Think "Bewitched"meets "Sex in the City." Bell, Book and Candle, a stylish romantic comedy by John van Druten that opened on Broadway in 1950 and ran through 233 performances, tells the story of Shepherd Henderson, a guy with everything going for him...
| Jan 8, 2012
Actress-producer Jodie Foster has sold her gated Beverly Hills estate for $8.3 million, public records show.
Climbing roses and red brick accents give the seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom compound an East Coast vibe. The listing described the style as...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:57 PM
The home of the late Sol Saks, the creator of the sitcom "Bewitched," has sold in Sherman Oaks for $1.2 million.
The three-bedroom, two-bathroom midcentury house of nearly 2,900 square feet sits on a flat half-acre lot with mature landscaping.
| Feb 11, 2007
HUGH GRANT is sent many scripts for romantic comedies. "There's one sitting on my computer right now," the movie star says from his home in England. "It starts in hell. I won't go any further."
Indeed, what's offered to Grant, the swankily good-looking,...
| Jul 10, 2010
Dr. Phil, as straight-shooting TV host Phil McGraw is best known, and his wife, Robin, have listed their Mediterranean villa in Beverly Hills at $16.5 million.
The couple is selling because they have bought a hillside view home that they've been admiring...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 4:58 PM
Actor Craig Sheffer has listed his home on Malibou Lake in the Agoura Hills area at $1,699,000.
Formerly owned by actress Elizabeth Montgomery, the home is bewitching: A stone wall and fountain lead to the house, which sits on more than half an acre...
| Jan 9, 2009
Cheryl Holdridge, the beautiful blond actress who first gained fame as a Mouseketeer on TV's "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s, has died. She was 64.
Holdridge died Tuesday at her home in Santa Monica after a two-year battle with lung cancer, said...
| Feb 8, 2009
Isla Fisher, who stars in "Confessions of a Shopaholic," has a secret of her own: It was all method acting.
"I'm not anti-shopping, but I shop rarely and poorly," says the actress, who's been handed the Herculean task of making a hero out of a woman...
| Aug 19, 2007
Smythson of Bond Street, the luxury British stationery and leather goods brand, puts its stamp on Beverly Hills this month with a store in the Two Rodeo shopping complex.
The store, the second in the U.S., will have a Bespoke Salon, where customers can...
| May 11, 2008
Today marks the 100th observance of Mother's Day; the first one was on May 10, 1908, in a Methodist church in Grafton, W.Va. By now most people know that it started with Anna Reeves Jarvis, who in the mid-1800s tried to improve health conditions in...