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  • Penderyn Estate, former home of 'Chef Boyardee' heir, on the auction block

    Penderyn Estate, former home of 'Chef Boyardee' heir,  on the auction block
    You could call it the house that canned spaghetti built, but the Penderyn Estate in Queenstown is grander than that. The 22,500-square-foot mansion was built in 1989 for Mario Boiardi, a Mid-Atlantic businessman and son of Hector Boiardi, the New York...
  • Lee Grant will appear in person at Aero Theatre

    After receiving a supporting actress Oscar nomination for her film debut in 1951's "Detective Story," Lee Grant saw her movie career come to a screeching halt when she was blacklisted during the McCarthy-era Communist witch hunts. Returning to film...
  • Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker

    Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker
    Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles' Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal. Built in 1950 for real estate developer Sidney Brody and his wife, modernist art...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Pairing up

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Pairing up
    Host Cat Deeley starts the show by telling us that six dancers are in danger and two will go home at the end of the evening. It's a Broadway group number to "New York, New York" from "On the Town" - the guys are sailors, baseball players, a cop, and...
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Cooling trio of Key lime pie recipes

    Test Kitchen bonus: Cooling trio of Key lime pie recipes
    The Key lime pie was a product of a delicious culinary happenstance. In the Keys, fresh milk wasn't readily available until the 1930s, when tank trucks could begin to make regular trips with the opening of the Overseas Highway. Creative local cooks relied...
  • State agency will look into Ranch hotel changes

    State agency will look into Ranch hotel changes
    The California Coastal Commission has agreed to hold a public hearing on whether a hotel renovation project in Aliso Canyon, approved by the Laguna Beach Planning Commission in May, violates coastal laws, especially regarding environmental protection....
  • Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats

    Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats
    If you're of a certain age in the U.S., Deepak Chopra may have been your introduction to Ayurvedic medicine. The author of "Perfect Health" and Ayurvedic practitioner to the stars was ubiquitous on talk shows and newsstands in the 1990s. But the...
  • Could 'oil pulling' brighten L.A. smiles?

    Could 'oil pulling' brighten L.A. smiles?
    The first time Heather Navarro tried swishing a tablespoon of coconut oil around her mouth, she gagged. "It took a little getting used to," the L.A.-based media producer admits. "But in the end, I lasted 15 minutes." Navarro is talking about oil...
  • Nevada: Mustang Monument resort echoes Old West but with amenities

    Nevada: Mustang Monument resort echoes Old West but with amenities
    You’ll want wild horses to drag you away to the Old West at the luxurious yet rugged Mustang Monument Wild Horse Eco-Resort set in the wilderness of Wells, Nev. Here you can spot mustangs running free on 900 square miles thanks to activist and...
  • In Alabama, taking on golf's green monsters

    Our destination was the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Alabama's collection of 468 often-spectacular holes at 11 locations from Muscle Shoals in the north to Point Clear at the southern tip of the state. For golf junkiesĀ  like us — three...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Norway, the land of fjords and 'Frozen'

    Taking the Kids -- to Norway, the land of fjords and 'Frozen'
    Listen to Splash Mountain! No, not the Splash Mountain in Walt Disney World or Disneyland, we're actually in Norway touring the gorgeous fjords with Adventures by Disney where one waterfall is bigger and more awesome than the next. In less than an hour...