| Aug 23, 2014
I have watched the growing popularity of the "Ice Bucket Challenge" Facebook campaign against ALS — in which people dare others to record themselves being doused with ice water and/or make a donation to an ALS charity — with growing unease...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:41 AM
The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds for ALS research showed no signs of cooling this week, with the ALS Assn. reporting Wednesday that it had raised a whopping $8.6 million overnight.
Between July 29 and Aug. 20, the organization has raised $31.5...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Ashton Kutcher has sold his Hollywood Hills home for $9.925 million, The Times has confirmed, after quietly shopping it since spring at $12 million.
The glass-clad contemporary, built in 2006-07, has views of the Hollywood Reservoir and the Hollywood...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
At this point, you really have to wonder: Is it still news when a Republican says something asinine?
On the off chance it is, let us spend a few moments pondering the strange case of Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, who said last week that the Democratic Party is...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Emmy nominations produced more than the usual amount of weeping and gnashing of teeth this year, with a number of worthy series and performances going unnoticed. Is it time to overhaul the system? Times television critic Mary McNamara and The Envelope's...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:17 PM
It’s nice to feel wanted. And it’s even nicer when one of the people who wants you is a Grammy-winning rapper.
The Fire received a helping hand from Chicago’s own Lupe Fiasco as it waits for U.S. men’s national team star Jermaine...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Charlie Sheen is managing “Anger” and his real estate portfolio. He just sold a house in Westlake Village for $1.625 million.
The more than half-acre property in the North Ranch area contains a house built in 1989, an infinity pool with a...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Fresh Mex: The much-anticipated fresh casual Mexican restaurant Solita Tacos & Margaritas has opened at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach, 7631 Edinger Ave., Suite 1508. Created by the team behind SOL Cocina of Newport Beach and featuring the big flavors of...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Has it really been close to three years since Charlie Sheen melted down and was fired from "Two and a Half Men"?
You'd never know, judging by the attention he still pays to the show and to his replacement, Ashton Kutcher.
Sheen Twitter-bashed Kutcher...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Chris Brown rejected a plea deal Wednesday related to his October arrest on suspicion of felony assault in Washington. His bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, did the same.
Breezy and Hollosy were taken into custody after they were allegedly involved in a...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Jupiter enters Leo for a year -- a boon for theatrical types of all persuasions!" writes our smart astrologist friend Shelley Ackerman.
So, you take heart, my friends in show business.
SPEAKING OF this possibly being a very good year, the great actor...