| Jan 20, 2009
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| Oct 24, 2008
The enduring popularity of "Blithe Spirit" owes as much to its archly whimsical premise as to the adept way that author NoŽl Coward dispatches his bon mots. Both are on display in the well-appointed Hermosa Beach Playhouse revival of this indestructible...
| Jul 16, 2008
As if in response to the midsummer heat, "The Marvelous Wonderettes" returns to captivate us, with an aerated glee that is virtually irresistible. In its splendid new Laguna Playhouse staging, Roger Bean's long-running hit about four singing archetypes at...
| May 24, 2009
It was not the kind of thing that happened to him very often -- at least not back then.
Three decades ago, David Benoit was a Los Angeles jazz pianist in his 20s, with two albums on a small label. He played birthdays, bar mitzvahs and small nightclubs as...
| May 22, 2007
Molton Brown, May 24: The London skin and spa company, known for its natural yet indulgent approach to beauty, is opening an emporium at South Coast Plaza this week. Molton Brown's line includes bath and body, skincare and color products,...
| Nov 14, 2009
This past summer, a couple in Northern California paid two imposing men to come into their home at 4 in the morning, handcuff their 17-year-old daughter and force her into a car headed for the airport. After months of threats, the parents had enrolled her...
| Oct 24, 2009
The Home staff has culled recommendations from the architects, interior designers and do-it-yourselfers featured in this section to compile this list of resources for anyone planning to remodel, redecorate or otherwise turn his or her home into a work...
| Nov 3, 2009
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To create the visually light, organic modern effects in the Lookout house, Bertram Architects of Los Angeles used the following resources:
Cork floor: Four bedrooms are lined with oil-finished Marmol tiles by Natural Cork. They can be ordered through...
| Mar 4, 2010
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Professional poker player Joe Sebok, host of "Poker2Nite" on Fox Sports, and designer Kristan Cunningham of "Design on a Dime" fame have teamed up to outfit his new apartment on the Strand in Hermosa Beach.
Sebok recently signed a year lease on the two-...
| Mar 13, 2010
Prolific songwriter and " American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi's Spanish-style home in the Hollywood Hills is on the market at $1,649,000.
The gated house, built in 1964, has city and canyon views, wood-beamed ceilings, an open floor plan, extensive decks...
| Jan 8, 2009
Gene Parrish, a longtime host of classical music programs on KUSC-FM (91.5) who also wrote and produced syndicated programs on worldwide jazz and American choral music, has died. He was 82.
Parrish, of Hermosa Beach, died Friday of lung cancer at a...