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  • New wealth taking art market to new heights

    NEW YORK — The painting once hung in the Cleveland Museum of Art. And there was no shortage of people who wanted it in the crowded Christie's auction room. The artwork, "Women Reaching for the Moon," is a blur of a woman in a red dress. It was...
  • Jesse Owens' Olympic gold medal sells for record $1.4 million

    Jesse Owens' Olympic gold medal sells for record $1.4 million
    An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record $1.4 million, SCP Auctions of Laguna Niguel reported Sunday. An anonymous person won the online bidding with an offer of $1,466,574, which is the highest price...
  • Jane Lynch honored as hero at 'TrevorLive L.A.' gala

    Jane Lynch honored as hero at 'TrevorLive L.A.' gala
    The event: Hosted by Kathy Griffin and bursting with stars, “TrevorLive L.A.” raised funds for the Trevor Project, which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning...
  • Carnival raises money to fight syndrome

    Carnival raises money to fight syndrome
    A local organization of mothers in Newport Coast raised more than $10,000 at a holiday carnival Sunday to help fight a genetic syndrome often associated with autism. The MOMS Club of Newport Coast, part of an international moms support network, hosted...
  • Bidders nab boating deals

    Bidders nab boating deals
    Crusted over with brine and barnacles, their plastic bodies faded, the 20 or so watercraft stacked on the dock weren't the prettiest boats in Newport Harbor. But to the small crowd who braved Friday morning's chilly breezes hoping to score a deal at...
  • On the Town: Festival of Trees extends charity branches

    On the Town: Festival of Trees extends charity branches
    The Glendale Assistance League's 38th annual Festival of Trees was truly "A Golden Christmas." League president Karen Millman welcomed her 400-plus audience members. The "gold" theme was carried throughout with everything from golden-tree centerpieces...
  • Annenberg Foundation was anonymous bidder for Native American artifacts

    Annenberg Foundation was anonymous bidder for Native American artifacts
    The Annenberg Foundation has revealed that it was an anonymous bidder that paid $530,000 for 24 Native American artifacts that were being sold at a controversial auction in Paris earlier this week. The Los Angeles-based charitable organization headed by...
  • Letters: Wine's for drinking, not collecting

    Re "How the other half invests," Business, Dec. 8 This article on wine collectors reaping windfalls repeats a typical theme of rising markets — making money faster — but it performs a disservice as well. As in the case of 1957 Chevrolets...
  • Getty's top paintings curator Scott Schaefer is retiring next month

    Getty's top paintings curator Scott Schaefer is retiring next month
    Scott Schaefer, who has played a key role in building the collections of Los Angeles’ two biggest art museums over the last 33 years, will retire next month from his job as the Getty Museum’s senior curator of paintings. Since joining the...
  • Nike rolls out retro reissues of first eight Kobe Bryant shoes

    Nike rolls out retro reissues of first eight Kobe Bryant shoes
    In the run-up to next year's release of the newest Kobe Bryant signature basketball shoe, Nike is rolling out a limited reissue of the first eight models of Bryant's sneakers -- in chronological order at a rate of one pair per week. The first pair in...
  • Michael Jordan's 'flu game' Nike Air Jordan shoes sell for $104,000

    Michael Jordan's 'flu game' Nike Air Jordan shoes sell for $104,000
    Holy Nikes! A former Utah Jazz ball boy who was given Michael Jordan's shoes after the famous "flu game" in the 1997 NBA Finals has sold the pair for more than $104,000 in an online auction. Preston Truman reportedly asked Jordan for his Nike Air Jordan...