| May 2, 2011
"They shoot horses, don't they?" I was panting heavily. My daughters looked bewildered. Obviously, my reference to the 1969 movie — wherein Jane Fonda nearly dances herself to death during a marathon — utterly escaped them.
My frustration was...
| Sep 4, 2010
It seems as though actress Scarlett Johansson had no sooner sold her old place in the Hollywood Hills than she and her husband, actor Ryan Reynolds, closed on a house in Los Feliz for $2.9 million.
Built in the late '60s, the restored Buff & Hensman-...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:23 PM
Soap star Maurice Benard and his wife, Paula, have listed a Hollywood Hills-area house for $1.55 million.
The pair bought the place in 2007 to live in while remodeling their larger primary residence and, in the meantime, worked on customizing the smaller...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 5:20 PM
Outfielder Juan Pierre, who was traded by the Dodgers to the Chicago White Sox earlier this season, has sold his 17th-floor condo in Marina del Rey for $1,125,000.
The 1,900-square-foot remodeled unit has views of the marina, Malibu, the Hollywood...
| May 2, 2011
Think back to things you used to like that now hold no appeal to you. It could be playing with toy soldiers or marbles, or launching yourself off a rope swing on a hot summer's day. (OK, that last one still sounds good, even to this half-centenarian.)...
| Jan 1, 2011
Actress Katey Sagal and her husband, writer-producer Kurt Sutter, have sold their Hollywood Hills compound for $3.77 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The 1937 house sits on more than half an acre with mountain and city light views. It has a...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:57 PM
Real estate investor and reality show star Jeff Lewis has sold a Los Feliz-area house featured on "Flipping Out" for $2,325,000.
The renovated 1960s post-and-beam home emphasizes modern California style, clean lines and open spaces in its more than 3,000...
| Jan 29, 2011
Actor, singer and tween idol Carlos Pena Jr., 21, has bought a Mediterranean-style home in the San Fernando Valley for close to its $1.5-million asking price.
The 6,000-square-foot villa is set back from the road on a gated lot. The paver-stone courtyard...
| Dec 25, 2010
Bing Crosby slept here. And here. And here too. We're talking three former Crosby properties, all for sale.
Der Bingle sang of a "White Christmas," but the crooner's heart was in sunny Southern California, where he invested in real estate and built...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Actress and author Michele Greene has put her home in the Hollywood Dell on the market at $1.05 million.
The classic Spanish-style house was built in 1923 and redone in 2004 with extensive upgrades. Once home to director King Vidor and, later, actress...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 10:47 AM
DENNY CRANE calls it "mad cow," but viewers of "Boston Legal" know William Shatner's character is in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Another character on the show, Jerry Espenson (played by Christian Clemenson), has strange tics, can't keep his...
| Jun 9, 2011
For seven years, America rooted for Meredith Baxter as she played Elyse Keaton on the hit television series "Family Ties." But as her career flourished, Baxter suffered in silence. Her low self esteem, failing marriages and traumatic childhood left her...