| Nov 25, 2009
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...
| Dec 15, 2009
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...
| Dec 3, 2008
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.
| Aug 7, 2010
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....
| Jul 6, 2010
| 3:19 PM
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/...
| May 2, 2009
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,...
| Jan 13, 2009
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?"...
| Jan 31, 2010
1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95)
2. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
3. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout ($14)
4. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery ($15)
5. The Lovely Bones by...
| Sep 24, 2007
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...
| Nov 21, 2007
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...
| May 20, 2009
Atwater Village, Sunday: 3250 Glendale Blvd., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Burbank, Saturday: Orange Grove Avenue and 3rd Street, behind City Hall, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Calabasas, Saturday: Calabasas (Old Town): 23504 Calabasas Road at...
| Dec 6, 2008
Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez has listed her French farmhouse estate in Bel-Air at $8.5 million. J-Lo, her singer husband, Marc Anthony, and their 9-month-old fraternal twins have been the subject of ongoing sightings in the Long Island community of...