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  • Tastemakers

    Tastemakers
    Urban gentrification—New York’s SoHo is the classic example—tends to follow a pattern: Artists in search of cheap space move into a moribund area, galleries and cognoscenti follow, and soon a once dilapidated district has wide-ranging cachet. This, in a...
  • Movie review: 'Billy: The Early Years' -- 2 of 5 stars

    Billy Graham is not one of those tainted evangelists who needs his halo polished or his image white-washed. He scrupulously avoided the pitfalls of his profession over the years, had an early enough connection to the civil rights movement to stand with...
  • Man Says He Lost $1.3 Million Painting While Drunk

    Man Says He Lost $1.3 Million Painting While Drunk
    NEW YORK -- Call it the lost art of drinking responsibly: A man entrusted with helping to sell a $1.3 million painting said it disappeared while he was in a drunken haze, according to a lawsuit filed by a co-owner of the canvas. James Carl Haggerty...
  • Former President Reagan Dies at 93

    Ronald Reagan, the Hollywood actor who became one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century and transformed the political landscape of an era with his vision of conservative government, died Saturday at his home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los...
  • Playa Vista scores with Laker coach

    Playa Vista scores with Laker coach
    It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Kurt Rambis, assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers. Rambis, nicknamed "Superman" when he started wearing thick, Clark Kent-type eyeglasses as a Laker player, and his wife, Linda, have bought a town home in Playa...
  • That Westside college town

    The basics Westwood was carved from the old Wolfskill Farm, a 3,000-plus-acre tract that was purchased in 1919 by wealthy retailer Arthur Letts. Letts' son-in-law, Harold Janss, was vice president of Janss Investment Co., which developed the area and...
  • A grander scale of life left intact

    Early days Fashioned from 400 acres of the original 2,000-acre Wolfskill Ranch, which wealthy retailer Arthur Letts bought for $100 an acre, Holmby Hills was developed by the Janss Investment Co. and billed as "the Ultimate in Residential Estate...
  • For Robinson, acting is a whole new ballgame

    Tonight at 8, Frank Robinson makes his national acting debut on "The Cosby Show" on Channel 2 (WMAR-TV) The episode was taped in New York two months ago. Sun reporter Mary Corey spent the afternoon on the set, interviewing and observing the budding...