| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Brilliantshine, the highly anticipated bar and restaurant by Julian Cox and Josh Goldman, is now open in Santa Monica. Both Cox and Goldman are well known in the local wine and cocktail scene, managing several bar programs, including Acabar and Belcampo,...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Predicted low voter-turnout in the upcoming June 3 election does not hold Pamala Matsumoto back. The legal veteran and La Cañada mom is a candidate for the Los Angeles Supreme Court bench, seat 22, with more than 25 years of experience working in Los...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Last month, Rainbeau Tharp and her friend sought out to have a "SoCal day."
They started at the Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena, then they headed over to the Hart and the Hunter for brunch in Los Angeles, and ended the day with a jaunt to the Antelope...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Heather Ashton has created sophisticated, tongue-in-cheek interiors for West Hollywood's Palihouse Holloway (a taxidermy mallard duck hung from the ceiling) and Caulfield's Bar and Dining Room (devil-horns-and-pitchfork graffiti) in Beverly Hills. That...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Designer Angelo Surmelis doesn’t want all of your business at Angelo:Home, his new, 1,500-square-foot store in the historic Eastern Columbia building in downtown Los Angeles.
“We're all unique; our homes should be as well,” the veteran...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:46 PM
John Genesta doesn't consider himself a victim.
After an accident at the Sawdust Art Festival rendered him helpless, Genesta seems positive.
"You have to take life as it comes and hope for the best," he said over the phone Wednesday.
One fact has...
| Sep 11, 2010
After six months of searching for a home in the Hollywood Hills, Priscilla Woolworth put in an offer on a lush Spanish-style compound within hours of touring a property — in Valley Glen.
"The Mediterranean architecture, the garden and the indoor-...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:30 AM
First published on Nov. 27, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
It's 1922, and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it.
But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco,...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Richard H. Chambers U.S. Court of Appeals (once the Emma Bangs’ boardinghouse and later Vista del Arroyo Hotel),
125 S. Grand Ave, Pasadena; www.gsa.gov/portal/ext/html/site/hb/category/25431/actionParameter/exploreByBuilding/buildingId/825...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 4:33 PM
It's hard not to like "Harry Loves Lisa," the TV Land reality series about actors Harry Hamlin and wife Lisa Rinna. Though there is drama -- he blows auditions and she decides to have a lip reduction -- they are......
| Dec 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Actress Beth Riesgraf may be best known for her roof jumping, butt kicking role as Parker on TNTâ€™s show Leverage, but the 32-year-old Los Feliz residentâ€™s personal style is much more demure and feminine compared to the black leather-clad character.......
| Feb 10, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Some years ago at the Alfred Dunhill men's boutique in Beverly Hills â€” when there was still a humidor upstairs â€” a man walked into a room of cigar-smoking sirs flaunting a new $600 shirt he'd bought from Ascot Chang.......