| Dec 12, 2011
Monte Factor, a Beverly Hills clothier and arts patron who co-founded the End Hunger Network and a groundbreaking Los Angeles child-care center, died Dec. 5 at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center, his daughter Diane announced. He was 94....
| Dec 25, 2011
From all appearances, Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott have had a hectic year, juggling multiple television shows and real estate transactions. Most recently, they sold their Encino home for $2.5 million.
The six-bedroom, 61/2-bathroom Tuscan-style...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 7:26 PM
Producer and talent manager Steve Alexander and his wife, interior designer Vanessa Alexander, have sold a Malibu estate for $9.454 million.
Set on 2.6 acres in the Serra Retreat area, the newly built house combines the feel of a Hamptons barn with...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:38 PM
One of the greatest home video developments in recent years has been a few studios' embracing of “manufactured on demand” DVDs — a way for film buffs to get their hands on favorites that have been deemed (rightly or wrongly) not likely...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:30 PM
One of the great benefits of being your "Green Wheels" columnist is that I get to drive multiple test cars and compare and contrast their performance. They can be wildly disparate—one week a Hyundai Elantra Coupe and the next a Suzuki Kizashi...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley just added a new gig to his busy Democratic convention schedule: He'll perform with Jeff Bridges and The Abiders.
Maryland's frontman will get on stage and belt out a song during a "CarolinaFest" celebration the day before the...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:29 AM
“What a fool belieeeeves....”
Age doesn’t matter. Read those four words, cribbed from the chorus of a 1978 Doobie Brothers song. The voice of Michael McDonald just filled your head. It’s automatic (even if the extra e’s...
| Jun 20, 2012
Susan Tyrrell, an eccentric, husky-voiced character actress best known for her Oscar-nominated supporting role as a blowsy barfly in director John Huston's 1972 movie "Fat City," has died. She was 67.
Tyrrell died Saturday at her home in Austin, Texas,...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The Big Lebowski wasn't a hit when it came out, but this Coen Brothers creation has grown to be one of the biggest cult movies of all time. Jeff Bridges is "The Dude," a laid-back L.A. resident who gets caught up in some crazy adventures, thanks to...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Elisabeth Shue of 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' on CBS
Q: What do you think about your new alter ego on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" so far?
A: The thing I'm starting to learn, and I'm enjoying, is that this is almost a character I've never...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Directed by David Kennedy. English translation by Richard Wilbur. Through Aug. 5 at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. (203) 227-4177; http://www.westportplayhouse.org
In the past two decades, there’ve been...