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  • Hollywood sign among historic LA sites in new Web database

    From towering basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain's hillside home to downtown's towering art-deco high-rise buildings, Los Angeles is putting all its landmarks online. Planning and preservation officials gathered Tuesday on the observation tower of City...
  • Home of the Day: Mar Vista modern with Richard Meier influences

    Home of the Day: Mar Vista modern with Richard Meier influences
    The curving, flat-squared look of this modern home in Mar Vista draws inspiration from such Richard Meier projects as the Getty Center and the Rachofsky House in Dallas. Interior space includes 22-foot-high ceilings, galleries, walls of glass and an...
  • What's inside the $150,000 2015 Oscar gift basket?

    What's inside the $150,000 2015 Oscar gift basket?
    This year's Oscar losers might not take home a golden trophy, but at least they'll enjoy their new sonic toothbrushes and some eco-friendly underwear.  This year's $150,000 swag bags of preposterous, only-in-Hollywood nonsense have been packed tight,...
  • Datebook: The art of Riot Grrrl, L.A. Zine Fest and Friday the 13th

    Datebook: The art of Riot Grrrl, L.A. Zine Fest and Friday the 13th Carolina A. Miranda Los Angeles Times There's a show of all things Riot Grrrl, as well as a series of manipulated New York Times covers going on view in Orange County. Farther...
  • 1960s Silver Lake home retains aesthetic of architect Raul Garduno

    1960s Silver Lake home retains aesthetic of architect Raul Garduno
    In a moment of exasperation, Ileene Bernard told her husband, Herb: "If we don't get this house, it's the last house that I'm going to look at for us." Herb now jokes that he "should have seized that opportunity" to halt their yearlong challenge of house-...
  • Datebook: Wild architecture, erotic painting, historic portraiture

    Datebook: Wild architecture, erotic painting, historic portraiture Carolina A. Miranda Los Angeles Times A solo outing by a master of lowbrow in Hollywood...bulbous babes in Beverly Hills...and wild architectural schemes in Westwood. Plus: historic...
  • Roman Empire's 'Ancient Luxury' shows timeless appeal at Getty Villa

    Roman Empire's 'Ancient Luxury' shows timeless appeal at Getty Villa
    Ancient Roman general (and later emperor) Vitellius was said to have financed an entire military campaign by selling one of his mother's pearl earrings. Back in the first century A.D., the Queen of Gems was a rarity, expensive and reserved exclusively for...
  • How the lauded John C. Whitehead (RIP) helped crater the Getty's endowment

    Former Goldman Sachs Co-Chairman John C. Whitehead has been getting a very adulatory sendoff in the obituary columns since his death on Saturday at the age of 92. The obits mention his "moral compass," his leadership of numerous philanthropies, his role...
  • Suspicious package near L.A. mayor's home was suitcase with clothes

    Suspicious package near L.A. mayor's home was suitcase with clothes
    A suspicious package found Monday near the home of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was merely a suitcase with clothes, authorities said. The scene at the corner of 6th Street and Irving Boulevard -- mere feet from the Getty House, the mayor's official...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 26, 2015

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News starts off with our coverage of the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards backstage and on the red carpet at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. New York: People in the Northeast brace for the incoming blizzard. Los Angeles: A...
  • Datebook: Model U.N., art of the Middle East and vintage erotica

    Datebook: Model U.N., art of the Middle East and vintage erotica
    A mock U.N. made up of Angelenos, contemporary art from artists with roots in the Middle East, the early erotic works of Tom of Finland, and Larry Clark’s photos for sale — cheap. Plus: textile-like paintings, a group show about love and war,...