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  • Obama fundraisers hard at work

    Obama fundraisers hard at work
    President Obama has said he will have plenty of time to campaign for reelection in 2012, but his fledgling campaign team is wasting no time. Days after leaving his post as White House deputy chief of staff, campaign manager Jim Messina spent the last...
  • Berman-Sherman battle is one Democrats would rather not have

    Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington -- Rep. Howard Berman hasn't had to fight for a job since Richard Nixon defeated George McGovern and M*A*S*H made its television debut. That was 1972, when he won a state Assembly seat in his first race. Now the...
  • Gil Cates dies at 77; producer, director and showman

    Gil Cates, the Hollywood showman who transformed the annual Academy Awards telecast from a tired and predictable affair into a polished entertainment extravaganza with hosts such as Billy Crystal and Steve Martin, has died. He was 77. Cates may have been...
  • Brian Sher's determined journey from the William Morris mailroom to 'Boss'

    Brian Sher's determined journey from the William Morris mailroom to 'Boss'
    A decade after graduating from Baltimore’s Gilman School, some alumni might be vaulting up the ladder in careers as executives or politicians. But Brian Sher, Class of ‘86, was looking at the lowest rung — starting out as a trainee in...
  • Is Malibu turning into the Larry Ellison beach club?

    Is Malibu turning into the Larry Ellison beach club?
    The membership roll in Malibu's unofficial Billionaire's Beach club is shrinking. Former Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Terry Semel and his wife, Jane, have sold their spot to Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison, who already has eight other houses along Carbon...
  • DreamWorks founders give $90 million to Motion Picture & Television Fund

    DreamWorks founders give $90 million to Motion Picture & Television Fund
    DreamWorks SKG founders Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen are each donating $30 million to the Motion Picture & Television Fund, giving a major boost to the fundraising campaign for one of Hollywood's oldest charities. The total...
  • Daum: Under Nora's wing

    Daum: Under Nora's wing
    If you're a particular kind of writer, the kind with a taste for "social observation" and a belief in the divine partnership of unbridled humor and unapologetic honesty, Nora Ephron, who died Tuesday, almost certainly fell into the category of Central...
  • Guide to November 2012 TV premieres, finales, specials

    Guide to November 2012 TV premieres, finales, specials
    Are you ready for holiday specials? November's TV schedule is loaded with them. But we also gets the premieres of new series "Malibu Country," "Amores Verdaderos," "LOLwork" and "Wedding Band," just to name a few. The biggest premiere might be the Nov. 25...
  • Larry Ellison buys Jerry Bruckheimer's house on Malibu beach

    Larry Ellison buys Jerry Bruckheimer's house on Malibu beach
    Oracle Corp. head Larry Ellison is buying yet another house along Malibu's Carbon Beach. This will be his 10th residential purchase along the coveted stretch of sand called Billionaires' Beach for its wealthy homeowners. The seller is film and TV...
  • Elton John fetes crowd at Ron Burkle's estate in support of Prop. 8 court challenge

     
    From the diamond boulder glittering in his right ear to the broad grin spreading across his face as he took the stage, it appeared that Elton John wanted for nothing. "As a gay man, I think I have it all,"......
  • Tiger Mom's regime won't get her kids very far in Hollywood

     
    It’s hard to go anywhere these days, especially if you’re a parent with young kids, where the conversation doesn’t eventually turn to Amy Chua’s red-hot childrearing memoir, “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.” It...