| Dec 3, 2008
Sometimes you just get a hankering for a big, bold red, but that doesn't necessarily mean a wine that obliterates everything else on the table. Bold can also be elegant, which is exactly why I fell for the 2006 Bishop from Australia's Barossa Valley....
| Dec 30, 2008
ABC has revealed the identities of the 10 people whose "True Beauty" (or lack thereof) will be on display to the world starting next week.
The six women and four men, who range in age from 21 to 31, go into the show thinking they've been recruited for...
| Jan 4, 2009
Glenn Goldman, whose independent bookstore, Book Soup, became a Sunset Boulevard landmark known for its tall, teetering stacks and mazes of shelves crammed with titles that attracted entertainment and tourist industry clientele, died Saturday. He was 58....
| Jan 24, 2009
Daniel Powter, who sang his No. 1 hit, "Bad Day," live on the penultimate show of "American Idol" in 2006, has listed his Brentwood-area house at $2,295,000.
The four-bedroom, four-bathroom contemporary is light-filled and has hardwood floors, a dual...
| Feb 20, 2009
The documentary category is where Hollywood wears its conscience on its sleeve, and this Oscar season's nominees have the politically engaged members of the industry buzzing more than usual over the range and variety of topics.
Partly, that's because the...
| Aug 23, 2008
FOR ANYONE lucky enough to have witnessed the move, it was some kind of spectacle: the 1941 Maxwell house by Richard Neutra, one of Southern California's most celebrated residential architects, loaded onto a flatbed truck for a cruise down the Sunset...
| Aug 30, 2008
APPARENTLY, the way to a real estate agent's heart is through his or her stomach.
With buyers continuing to hide in the weeds and the price of gas still stinging, brokers have had to improve the curb appeal of a principal marketing strategy. The so-...
| Sep 13, 2008
FORMER attorney Sharon Bowman and husband Joe Fineman, a post-production film producer, are in love with their alfresco room -- in particular, its new retractable ceiling. The 25-by-30-foot space, formerly the living room, came about when Culver City...
| Sep 27, 2008
GOOGLING "Britney Spears" just now yielded 98,600,000 hits; googling " President Bush," 44,600,000. Makes you wonder what's wrong with this planet, doesn't it?
Nevertheless, here's one more contribution to Google: Britney Spears -- pop princess or pop...
| Apr 23, 2008
BEAULIEU VINEYARD, Inglenook, Chateau Montelena, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, Heitz Wine Cellars: The online auction catalog reads like a who's who of Napa Valley pioneers, vintners who made the first world-class wines in California. The list includes...
| May 5, 2008
Indignados, cerca de 200 miembros del Sindicato de Maestros de Los Ángeles (UTLA) llegaron hasta la Escuela Intermedia Paul Revere de Brentwood con una importante misión: entregar una carta gigante firmada por todos los presentes donde se le exige al...
| Apr 25, 2008
LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2008--The Los Angeles Times tonight honored 2007's most accomplished authors at its' 28th annual Book Prizes ceremony at UCLA's Royce Hall, held on the eve of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.
Gay Talese served as master of...