| Aug 4, 2011
| 5:44 PM
The on-the-market, off-the-market compound of actor-artist Dennis Hopper in Venice is back — redone by architect Brian Murphy and listed at $5,995,000.
Murphy renovated the main house that he designed and three two-story loft-style town houses by...
| Oct 9, 2011
A-list actor Jack Nicholson has sold his longtime retreat in Malibu for $3.5 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The 28-acre property came on the market in February at $4.25 million.
Zoned for equestrian use, the spread includes a ranch-style...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 1:48 PM
The Venice compound of the late actor, photographer and artist Dennis Hopper has sold for $5 million.
The property includes an industrial-inspired main house of about 5,000 square feet, a pool house, a guest cottage and three two-story condominiums for a...
| Aug 19, 2012
PGA champion Tiger Woods has sold his condominium in Corona del Mar for $2,213,875.
But like many other residential real estate owners, Woods landed in the rough when it came to selling a place bought before the housing downturn. Public records show he...
| Dec 15, 2011
A look back at the strange, troubled career of Hollywood producer Bert Schneider...
| Apr 24, 2009
In the lush farmlands east of Monterey Bay, the day opens with the sound of big-rig trucks hauling lettuce, apricots and other produce through this quiet agricultural town of about 36,000 people.
At Jerry's coffee shop, locals exchange gossip over...
| Jul 6, 2008
Eagles Landing Winery, Marquette
In 1993, Roger and Connie Halvorson opened a bed-and-breakfast in Marquette as a retirement hedge. Roger, an amateur winemaker since the 1950s, provided complimentary bottles for guests. It wasn't long before they went...
| May 20, 2010
"A man went looking for America. And couldn't find it anywhere."
So read the poster of the 1969 movie "Easy Rider," which came out at the height of the counterculture's disillusionment with mainstream America. It's a time Virgil Bartolomucci remembers...
| May 26, 2010
| 1:48 PM
A boxer in training races up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and holds his arms aloft in triumph when he reaches the top. And the soundtrack swells with the song "Gonna Fly Now."
The tune is legendary now, but at the time -- 1976 -- it served...
| May 30, 2010
Dennis Hopper, who brought the counterculture to Hollywood with "Easy Rider" and led a career marked by successes, failures and comebacks, has died at age 74.
Hopper, who was twice nominated for Oscars and earned a star this year on the Walk of Fame,...
| Jul 11, 2010
It was a year ago, late on a June gloom Venice afternoon, when I last sat down with Dennis Hopper. We had been working for over 18 months on a publication of his photographs for Taschen Books. It was our last meeting before the book went to print and he...