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  • Home of the Day: The Minotti penthouse at the Carlyle

    Home of the Day: The Minotti penthouse at the Carlyle
    Looking down over Bel-Air, the Hollywood Hills and the Pacific Ocean from the 23rd floor, the penthouse at the Carlyle Residences in Westwood offers an envious combination of location and world-class appointments. Complementing jet-liner views are...
  • Louis Zamperini, war hero chosen to lead 2015 Rose Parade, dies at 97

    Louis Zamperini -- the Olympic athlete turned World War II hero who was named grand marshal for the 2015 Rose Parade -- has died. He was 97. Zamperini, whose harrowing life story inspired the bestselling biography "Unbroken: A World War II Story of...
  • 6.8 earthquake off Japan; Fukushima nuclear plants safe

    6.8 earthquake off Japan; Fukushima nuclear plants safe
    A shallow, magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck early Saturday 79 miles from Namie, Japan, in the Pacific Ocean, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An 8-inch tsunami reached the coast of Ishinomaki Ayukawa about 50 minutes after the quake and smaller...
  • Producer Graham King Nabs Pacific Palisades Villa

    BUYER: Graham King LOCATION: Pacific Palisades, CA PRICE: $5,475,000 SIZE: 5,505 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Looks like Tom Cruise and Rita Wilson have a new neighbor and both Yolanda Yakketyyak and Lucy Spillerguts told...
  • When Santa Monica had nude sunbathing

    When Santa Monica had nude sunbathing
    I've been getting quite a bit of mail on the story I posted Monday about a new book that covers the history of Pacific Ocean Park, the amusement park on a pier that was the place to hang in the late 1950s and '60s. Folks have reminisced about the Banana...
  • One dead after lightning strikes crowd at California beach

    (Reuters) - One man died and at least eight people were injured on Sunday in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, officials said. The bolt of electricity made a loud crack that sounded like an explosion on a...
  • The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park

    The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park
    If you had walked along the beach in Venice in the early 1970s, you would have come across the sagging, crumbling, partially incinerated ghost of an old amusement park on a pier. If you've watched the skate documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys," which shows...
  • Lightning strikes from rare thunderstorm light up Bay Area sky

    Lightning strikes from rare thunderstorm light up Bay Area sky
    At least two dozen lightning strikes jolted the Bay Area sky early Tuesday as a rare strong thunderstorm moved in and dropped some much-need rain. The strikes were reported in San Mateo County, the San Francisco Bay and along the Pacific Ocean,...
  • Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach

    Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach
    Sunset magazine is opening the doors Friday on its first Los Angeles-area Idea House, a 4,500-square-foot, four-bedroom and 5 1/2-bathroom contemporary residence in Manhattan Beach, described as "the ultimate modern beach home." "We wanted a new angle...
  • Shedd applauds creation of world's largest marine protected area in the Pacific Ocean

    Coral reefs are projected to be gone by 2050; seafood is predicted to disappear by 2048. There has never been a more critical time to protect our oceans. We applaud President Barack Obama and his administration for his public commitment to create the...
  • Afternoon storms likely today

    Afternoon storms likely today
    Expect another day with afternoon showers and storms. South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the upper 80s, lows in the mid 70s and a 70 percent chance of rain, mainly after 2 p.m. The chance of rain remains high...
  • Heat's Chris Bosh lists Pacific Palisades mansion at $14.5 million

    Heat's Chris Bosh lists Pacific Palisades mansion at $14.5 million
    While Chris Bosh is set to remain in one beach city, he may be leaving another. The Miami Heat forward-center, fresh off signing a $118 million contract that will keep him in South Beach for the next five seasons, has listed his mansion-estate in...