| Jun 26, 2009
Michael Jackson was fascinated by celebrity tragedy. He had a statue of Marilyn Monroe in his home and studied the sad Hollywood exile of Charlie Chaplin. He married the daughter of Elvis Presley.
FOR THE RECORD:
| Apr 14, 2009
The gates of Neverland Ranch. The crystal right-hand glove worn in the video for "Billie Jean." An arcade's worth of video games and a small army of fiberglass butlers and other figures once scattered about to make the mansion feel less lonely. These...
| Apr 2, 2009
Some of Kent Twitchell's murals are best known because they no longer exist.
His "The Old Lady of the Freeway" greeted travelers along the Hollywood Freeway from 1974 until it was painted out by a billboard company in 1986.
More recently, "Ed Ruscha...
| Jan 7, 2009
It may not be Neverland, but it will have to do. Michael Jackson has leased a Bel-Air mansion for $100,000 a month, according to his manager-spokesman Tohme Tohme. The pop icon wanted to be closer to "where all the action is" in the entertainment...
| Sep 29, 2009
| 10:06 PM
Michael Jackson was never a fixture on the county fair circuit, but his Neverland rides now are on a never-ending tour.
The attractions he set up in his estate's private amusement park have been auctioned off and are being trucked from carnival to...
| Jul 18, 2010
For, and against, for-profit colleges
Re "The for-profit college bubble," Opinion, July 13
So-called for-profit colleges should not be allowed to play their shell game with taxpayer money. As things stand, such institutions are just one more mechanism...
| Jul 3, 2009
It was while I was bumpily making my way across a rope bridge in a quiet corner of Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch on Thursday morning -- next to an elaborate treehouse crowned with a ship's wheel, and overlooking a bronze sculpture of smiling...
| Jun 28, 2009
Three of Michael Jackson's brothers made a return to the pop star's Neverland Ranch, where they walked the manicured grounds and reminisced about his life.
It's not clear what will become of the ranch, which has been under renovations.
| Jun 29, 2009
| 4:45 PM
Meanwhile, authorities continued to investigate Jackson's death. Officials with the Los Angeles County coroner's office returned to the mansion he was renting at the time of his death and left with two large plastic bags of evidence.
| Jun 25, 2009
| 4:35 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles police have confirmed that Pop star Michael Jackson has died at the age of 50.
Jackson was rushed to UCLA Medical Center by ambulance this afternoon after suffering from cardiac arrest, fire officials confirm.
Los Angeles Fire...
| Jul 8, 2009
| 7:20 AM
LOS ANGELES -- An emotional 2 hour public memorial service for Michael Jackson ended Tuesday with a simple but heartbreaking goodbye from his daughter.
Michael's daughter, 11-year-old Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson, stood at the microphone, choking back...
| Jul 1, 2009
The posthumous affairs of Michael Jackson boiled down to two things Tuesday: His memorial service will draw a huge crowd and the settling of his estate will be complicated.
Beyond that was a storm of rumor, supposition and educated guess interrupted by...