| Apr 21, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Sometimes, life -- and death -- imitates, well, our Op-Ed articles. On Monday, the Opinion page ran an article headlined "Early retirement may be hazardous to your health." Author Katherine Schlaerth, an associate professor emeritus at the USC School of.....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:04 PM
In late 1968, I donned a fake leopard-skin pillbox hat and white gloves to visit a Richmond, Va., department store, where I hoped to impress folks with my sophistication and gain my first credit card.
Bob Dylan wrote about that kind of hat. "Well, you...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 12:53 PM
A Chatsworth estate frequently used as a filming location, including as a set for "Mad Men," has come on the market at $12 million.
The midcentury home, set on 2 acres, features 16-foot ceilings, walls of glass opening to outdoor living spaces, three...
| 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.
| 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 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...