| Aug 31, 2009
Hoping to boost attendance after a year of production cuts and emergency fundraising appeals, the financially stretched Geffen Playhouse has worked in a new marketing wrinkle: using the Web-based ticket-discounter Goldstar to sell season subscriptions...
| Sep 21, 2009
Seniors may help ward off dementia by indulging in a beer or a glass of wine daily, new studies suggest.
But there's an important caveat: The findings apply to healthy people, not those with mild cognitive impairments or other chronic medical conditions....
| Mar 14, 2009
Lost L.A. unearths something that's buried in history. It tells stories of buildings that have been razed, burned or renovated into extinction. Developers often cause these wipeouts, explaining them away as the price of progress. Translation: the cost...
| Sep 16, 2010
On the counter in Jill Donenfeld's Malibu kitchen, just across Pacific Coast Highway from David Geffen's sprawling compound: leafy cilantro; wild arugula; portobello, shiitake and cremini mushrooms; a deep purple eggplant; silken organic tofu; gourmet...
| Oct 3, 2010
Attracting more than 1,000 people and raising nearly $5 million, the Sept. 25 "Unmasking" of the Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art brought together some of L.A.'s most prominent faces from finance,...
| Nov 16, 2010
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For Glendale resident Douglas Rogers, life took an animated turn in 1998 when he was hired as art director for "Shrek."
"I had come to Los Angeles to do 'Othello' at the Shakespeare Festival. Jeffrey Katzenburg (producer of 'Shrek' and DreamWorks...
| Feb 6, 2011
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...
| Oct 8, 2008
Newly-installed Fannie Mae CEO Herb Allison, Jr. was national finance chair of John McCain's Republican presidential bid in 2000 and as recently as 2006 he wrote a $5,000 check to McCain's Straight Talk America PAC. But a year later Allison switched his...
| Jul 8, 2010
On the cover of its August issue, above the puffed bangs of Angelina Jolie, Vanity Fair promises "Dennis Hopper's last interview." More accurately, the tagline should read: VF contributor Bob Colacello takes a few semicoherent things that Hopper said...
| Jul 12, 2010
A lobbyist who boasted in emails about âspoon feedingâ a California Coastal Commissioner while attempting to secure his vote on a controversial project has been fired by the Port of San Diego. In a letter to Coastal Commission members Friday,......
| Jul 16, 2010
If you're Mel Gibson, you know you're really in trouble when your epic ranting misadventures take the leap from the showbiz blogosphere and tabloids to the august New York Times Op-Ed pages, where the Times' house conservative David Brooks nails......