| May 22, 2011
MAC Cosmetics is celebrating summer with a new collection inspired by quintessential California girls.
Surf, Baby — the jauntily named capsule collection from the mega makeup brand — launches at MAC counters on Thursday.
And, as expected, it...
| Dec 12, 2010
The new Devon store in Beverly Hills feels less like a fashion boutique and more like an airport hangar. But the striking 10,000-square-foot space — which features concrete-and-steel décor, lighted up by huge graphic glass panels — is the...
| Nov 28, 2010
Rocker-inspired fashion label Faith Connexion bills itself as a lifestyle collection. But really, it's a brand built for the woman who is looking to channel her inner vixen.
Consider the brand's noir fall collection. Looks include opera-length gloves,...
| Jan 21, 2011
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....
| Oct 31, 2010
There are few things as cute as wiggly little kids decked out in high fashion. And Stella McCartney certainly upped the juvenile style bar through her recent Gap collaboration for babies and kids — a collection that served up Beatles-esque...
| Jun 4, 2011
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...
| Jan 13, 2011
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...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 6:00 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 4:34 PM
These innovative San Francisco rockers, who rose to stardom after insane vocalist Mike Patton joined the group in 1988, continue their triumphant return from a decade long hiatus with the last U.S. appearance of their The Second Coming Tour. Mixing the...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 9:33 PM
A man described as a suspect in the slaying of veteran Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen fatally shot himself at a Hollywood apartment house Wednesday evening as Beverly Hills police were serving a search warrant there, sources told The Times. The......
| Dec 3, 2010
| 4:32 PM
I wrote a story for Friday's Calendar section about the changing face of Echo Park nightlife. It's something that's been happening for the past 10 years but is reaching a real tipping point thanks to a couple of large-scale new......
| Dec 3, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Beverly Hills police said Friday they are not sure whether the man who took his own life as detectives served a search warrant was involved the the slaying of Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen. "At this time, it is unknown if......