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  • Band Members in Hollywood Freeway Jam Sentenced

    Band Members in Hollywood Freeway Jam Sentenced
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Three members of a rock band who blocked traffic for nearly two hours on the 101 Freeway in Hollywood two years ago pleaded no contest Monday to felony conspiracy and three misdemeanor charges. Prosecutors say Christopher Roy...
  • L.A. defends officer who was fired for dishonesty

    L.A. defends officer who was fired for dishonesty
    In his short time as a Los Angeles police officer, Joseph Cruz earned a reputation as a hard-charging cop. He opted to work nights in a "very aggressive unit" in Hollywood, using force on suspects when the circumstances called for it, court records show....
  • Writing home: Brando Skyhorse

    Writing home: Brando Skyhorse
    Bookshelves real and virtual are stocked with volumes about Los Angeles and Southern California written by people who parachute into a Westside guest house for a few weeks, hit the hot spots and high spots, then write with voice-of-God authority for...
  • Raymond Taix dies at 85; owner of L.A. landmark French restaurant

    Raymond Taix dies at 85; owner of L.A. landmark French restaurant
    Raymond Taix, who owned one of the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles, the French establishment Taix that his family has run since 1927, has died. He was 85. Taix died Oct. 10 of leukemia at his Pasadena home, said his son, Michael. The restaurant owes...
  • James Bacon dies at 96; longtime syndicated Hollywood columnist

    James Bacon dies at 96; longtime syndicated Hollywood columnist
    James Bacon, the longtime syndicated Hollywood columnist and reporter whose career covering the film capital began in the late 1940s with the Associated Press, has died. He was 96. Bacon, whose long career also included small roles in movies such as...
  • Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist

    Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist
    Joan Luther, a longtime restaurant publicist who began her career at the Brown Derby and Hollywood Park in the late 1940s and helped promote nearly every major chef in Los Angeles, died Monday at her Beverly Hills home after a series of strokes, according...
  • Yvette Vickers dies at 82; former actress and Playboy playmate

    Yvette Vickers dies at 82; former actress and Playboy playmate
    Yvette Vickers, an actress best known as the femme fatale in two late 1950s cult horror films, "Attack of the 50 Foot Woman" and "Attack of the Giant Leeches," was found dead Wednesday at her Benedict Canyon home. She was 82. The body's mummified state...
  • Ye Coach & Horses fans saddle up for rescue

    Ye Coach & Horses fans saddle up for rescue
    Ye Coach &Horses, the Sunset Boulevard juke joint near Curson Avenue that has been in business for more than 70 years, is being evicted by its landlord and neighbor, Samuel French bookstore. The eviction notice, which was delivered July 1 and requires...
  • The Review: District

    The Review: District
    Four of us stare at our menus at the new District on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. "Duck fat Yorkshire pudding," one friend exclaims when she reads the first item. Let's save that for later, I tell her. Why don't we order some biscuits before we decide...
  • The Review: Eveleigh on the Sunset Strip

    The Review: Eveleigh on the Sunset Strip
    Snap. Snap. Snap. In my mind's eye, I see a layout for a design or architecture magazine. The salvaged wood boards, some silvery and weathered, a few whitewashed, used for the restaurant's exterior. The wide barn doors leading out to the courtyard in...
  • Thanksgiving on the go

    Thanksgiving on the go
    To go Ammo: "Hyper-seasonal" menu includes wild mushrooms and heirloom turkeys from Diestel ranch. Dishes are ordered a la carte. Orders must be placed by phone or e-mail by noon on Nov. 22, ready for pickup on Nov. 24 between 2 and 6 p.m. Prices range...
  • 'I always felt half a person'

    'I always felt half a person'
    When Judy Lewis used to watch Clark Gable movies with her teen-age friends, she had no clue that Gable might be her father. "It never would have dawned on me," she said. "Why would I ever think such a thing?" Yet many in Hollywood were thinking just...