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  • Tom Hanks Thinks Even Bigger

    Television producer and art collector Douglas S. Cramer has sold his Roxbury estate for $7.5 million, the Waterbury Republican-American reported last week. Cramer, 78, whose credits include "The Love Boat" and "Dynasty," sold the property last month to...
  • Word Play: A horrid success with kids

    Word Play: A horrid success with kids
    Francesca Simon is an international star. Her series of children's books about Horrid Henry (Sourcebooks: $4.99 each, ages 8-12) have sold 14 million copies in 24 countries. In England, where she lives, "Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend" was No. 12...
  • Brian Grazer sells to Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner

    Brian Grazer sells to Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner
    Acting couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are the latest owners of a California ranch house in the Pacific Palisades that has been capturing the imagination of A-listers since Gregory Peck bought it in 1947. The pair recently purchased the nearly 8,...
  • Mary McDonnell, Randle Mell sell Pacific Palisades home

    Mary McDonnell, Randle Mell sell Pacific Palisades home
    The Pacific Palisades home of actress Mary McDonnell and her husband, actor Randle Mell, has sold for $2 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The traditional house, built in 1936, has living and dining rooms with plantation shutters, an office/...
  • Hot Property: Writer-director Nicholas Meyer lists Pacific Palisades home

    Hot Property: Writer-director Nicholas Meyer lists Pacific Palisades home
    Screenwriter, bestselling novelist and "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" director Nicholas Meyer has put his Pacific Palisades house up for sale at $7.3 million. The two-story Cliff May design, built in 1937, has been his family home for 15 years....
  • Gustave Shubert dies at 79; Rand Corp. vice president

    Gustave H. Shubert, who expanded the Rand Corp.'s research mission from military studies to analyses of education policy, crime-fighting and other domestic issues, died Nov. 25 of natural causes at a Los Angeles nursing home. He was 79. Shubert was...
  • Hoyt S. Pardee dies at 91; prominent home builder in Southern California

    Hoyt S. Pardee dies at 91; prominent home builder in Southern California
    Hoyt S. Pardee, who with his two brothers transformed a family construction company into a leading Southern California home builder, died of pancreatic cancer Monday at his home in Los Angeles, his family announced. He was 91. The brothers and their...
  • Larry Sultan dies at 63; photographer had San Fernando Valley focus

    Larry Sultan dies at 63; photographer had San Fernando Valley focus
    Larry Sultan, a prominent fine art photographer who repeatedly reached back to the San Fernando Valley of his youth to lyrically explore the dark side of the suburbs and the American dream, has died. He was 63. Sultan died Sunday of cancer at his home in...
  • Nancy Spiller gives a reading at Doug Dutton's house

    Nancy Spiller gives a reading at Doug Dutton's house
    Doug Dutton seemed like a boxer, off in the corner preparing for a bout. He fortified himself with a sip of Prosecco and turned to Lise Friedman, who organized readings at his eponymous Brentwood bookstore until it closed in April. "Are we coordinated?"...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Jan. 31, 2010

    Fiction 1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95) 2. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann ($15) 3. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout ($14) 4. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery ($15) 5. The Lovely Bones by...
  • Return of the Westside lefty

    Bill Rosendahl wants U.S. troops out of Iraq. No surprise there; in this overwhelmingly Democratic city, opposition to Bush administration policy of any kind is almost a given, and there's not much political risk to a Los Angeles city councilman in...
  • A little pasta, a lot of whirl

    WHEN a new ristorante opens in Pacific Palisades, it's big news for restaurant-starved locals. And when the chef is Antonio Mure, former partner chef of Piccolo in Venice and La Botte in Santa Monica, is it any wonder the place has been thronged from...