| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Russell Brand — he of the off-color humor and wild-eyed visage — has bought a character-filled home in Hollywood Hills West for $2.224 million.
The restored 1926 traditional-style house was designed by Roy Selden Price, an architect known...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 7:12 AM
It's hard to top the musical year Katy Perry has had, but winning a Grammy -- or four -- could help her do just that.
The energetic, rule-bending superstar has a quartet of nominations in the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, which CBS televises from Los...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 11:53 PM
The other day, someone needed to talk to Michael Keasey on the phone. The boys' lacrosse practice at Corona del Mar High was over.
G.W. Mix, the coach, said it had wrapped up 30 minutes earlier. But he knew where to find Keasey.
Mix told the person...
| May 9, 2011
| 12:39 PM
Pop singer Katy Perry and her husband, comedian and actor Russell Brand, are listing their Los Feliz home at $3,395,000.
The gated property includes a 1922 Mediterranean-style main house and a swimming pool. The stately 4,600-square-foot home, with a...
| May 19, 2011
| 11:05 PM
The goal in high school swimming is to swim your best by the time CIF finals roll around.
Few have done it better than Corona del Mar High senior Garrett Larson.
Larson really hits his stride when he's tapered. On a crowded, noisy pool deck at Belmont...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
The Chicago Film Critics Awards returned to the Broadway Playhouse at the Water Tower Jan. 7. This salute to Hollywood's best included Comedy Awards, conceived by Sharee Pemberton who produced the show along with film critic and Chicago Film Critics...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Update: Pop singer Katy Perry and her husband, comic actor Russell Brand, have sold their Los Feliz home for $3.3 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The gated one-third-acre property includes a 1922 Mediterranean-style house and a swimming...
| Nov 6, 2011
In the world of amphibian celebrities, there's no bigger star than Kermit the Frog.
Yet back in January on the set of Disney's upcoming film "The Muppets" — the first big screen outing for Jim Henson's beloved menagerie since 1999's "Muppets in...
| Apr 15, 2009
Veronica Mars is out to expose a mean girl.
Kristen Bell, who starred as the teen private detective on "Veronica Mars," will go back to snooping with Disney's "You Again," sources say.
The story follows Bell's attempts to show her brother the true...
| Apr 18, 2009
It's a story better suited to April 1: Not only is a sequel in the works to "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," Sean "Puffy/Diddy/Puff Daddy" Combs will co-star.
Combs has signed on for a role in "Get Him to the Greek," according to The Hollywood Reporter....
| Apr 28, 2009
"Drop Dead Fred" won't stay that way.
Universal is moving forward with a remake of the 1991 comedy with Russell Brand attached as the title character, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The original film starred Phoebe Cates as a put-upon young...