| Jun 4, 2008
Mel Ferrer, an actor and filmmaker who was once married to Audrey Hepburn has died. He was 90.
Ferrer died Monday, June 2 at his ranch near Santa Barbara, says family spokesperson Mike Mena.
During his decades in show business, Ferrer directed nine...
| Jun 22, 2008
All for a Few Perfect Waves
The Audacious Life and Legend of Rebel Surfer Miki Dora
HarperEntertainment: 476 pp., $25.95
Miki Dora has been called many things: "Kerouac in board shorts" (the London Times); "a deconstructor of the American...
| Oct 14, 2009
Stuart M. Kaminsky, a writer of impressive range who created four distinctive detectives for series set in Los Angeles, Chicago, Florida and Moscow, has died. He was 75.
Kaminsky, who joined the elite of his craft in 2006 when the Mystery Writers of...
| Jul 12, 2009
Ed Kolpin was a tough act to follow. He lived to 97, smoked almost every day, once skinny-dipped in the reflecting pool at the Taj Mahal and sipped Cuban rum with Errol Flynn. But for Jeanette Kolpin, his cherubic, mild-mannered daughter-in-law, filling...
| Jul 20, 2009
Part-owner of Giants was a faithful fan
Sue Burns, 58, a part owner of the San Francisco Giants who was a close friend of home run king Barry Bonds, died Sunday of complications from cancer, team spokesman Jim Moorehead said.
| Aug 30, 2009
Remember Robert Bly's bestselling 1990 book "Iron John: A Book About Men"? It was the manifesto for a movement -- a call for men to get back in touch with their primal selves. Go out in the woods, strip off your shirt, bang on a drum and howl at the moon....
| Mar 19, 2009
Rin Tin Tin and I are into what we call "extreme romping." Once a week, we head for the back country, where we leap crags and ford rivers -- just like in the movies, except there are no bad guys. Last week, before beginning our trip home, he mentioned...
| Jan 10, 2010
Beverly E. Fisher, who became famous at 17 as Beverly Aadland, the final girlfriend of 50-year-old swashbuckling Hollywood actor Errol Flynn, has died. She was 67.
Fisher died Tuesday at Lancaster Community Hospital from complications of diabetes and...
| Oct 26, 2003
Tucked among rolling green hills and tree-lined avenues, Cheviot Hills is a bedroom community with the Westside at its doorstep. Below the hub of Fox Studios and Century City, it is about a mile from Beverly Hills. With distinctive homes ranging from...
| Jan 1, 2006
Creek beds with babbling brooks, wooden bridges to cross them, canopies of oak and sycamore trees, the horsy smell of country living. This is Martha Stewart's Connecticut masquerading as the Southern California hamlet of Monte Nido, Calabasas' little...