| Aug 13, 2010
| 10:21 AM
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...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 4:33 AM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Actor Peter Fonda made a grim discovery Wednesday when he spotted a man's body inside a parked car.
Fonda called 911 Wednesday afternoon to report the death, according to Sgt. Carlton Cook at the West Los Angeles Community Police...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 6:16 AM
AVALON, Calif. (KTLA) -- A 61-year-old man who died while on a certification dive near Santa Catalina Island has been identified.
James Raymond Robie, of Pacific Palisades, died around 3 p.m. Sunday, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials....
| Jan 18, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Chris Ursitti, chief executive of GreenHouse Holdings, a global energy and ethanol company in San Diego, has listed a house he built on spec in Pacific Palisades for $9,495,000.
Overlooking and adjoining Will Rogers State Park, the gated estate has...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Singer-songwriter John Mayer has sold his Pacific Palisades home for slightly less than $1.3 million.
The gated, two-story contemporary has an atrium entry and a great room with a media area. Floor-to-ceiling windows flank the fireplace in the living...
| 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...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 4:49 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Actor Martin Short's wife, Nancy Dolman, has died at the age of 58.
Short's wife of 30 years died Saturday morning at the couple's Pacific Palisades home, according to his manager, Martin Gurvitz.
Gurvitz did not provide a cause of...
| Sep 11, 2010
Larry Totah, 55, a Los Angeles architect and designer who created the look of retail boutiques, restaurants, furniture and home furnishings, died Sept. 3 at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. He had...
| Oct 16, 2010
David D. Miller, founder of the Miller's Outpost retail chain that became a shopping mall staple in California and eventually became known as Anchor Blue, has died. He was 86.
Miller died Oct. 8 from congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:21 PM
SAN ONOFRE (KTLA) -- The coroner's office has released the autopsy report in the death of a surfer at San Onofre State Beach.
The surfer, Russ Yamada, 42, was found unresponsive in the ocean near his surfboard about 4:35 p.m., according to the Orange...
| Jun 15, 2011
Before launching a business, some people invest in market research and feasibility studies. Josh Spencer is not one of those people — otherwise he might never have opened his downtown L.A. used bookstore in December 2009, let alone moved it a few...
| Apr 9, 2009
| 5:18 PM
Update: For actress Maura Tierney, it's a double wrap of sorts. Her decade-long stint has ended on the now defunct TV hit "ER", and she has sold her Hancock Park-area house for $2,175,000, according the Multiple Listing Service. The 3,051-square-foot...