| Dec 13, 2010
| 2:50 AM
An Oscar-winning songwriter's son was having trouble accepting his breakup with his swimsuit designer girlfriend, prosecutors said Saturday as he was charged with trying to kill her at a swanky New York City hotel.
Nicholas Brooks, 24, was ordered held...
| Dec 11, 2010
| 10:22 AM
The son of an Oscar-winning songwriter was arrested Friday on charges of choking his girlfriend, a fashion designer found dead and half-clothed in a bathtub overflowing with water in a posh hotel, police said.
Nicholas Brooks, 24, was arrested on charges...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 5:29 PM
Eve Plumb, known to folks around the world as Jan on "The Brady Bunch," is known in Laguna as a neighbor, owner of a historic house, former Design Review Board member and part of the make up crew for the Pageant of the Masters.
She won't be seen here for...
| Apr 24, 2011
Summer and the City
A Carrie Diaries Novel
HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray: 409 pp., $18.99 ages 14 and up
For women of a certain age, Carrie Bradshaw and her "Sex and the City" pals are surrogate friends — lovable yet flawed...
| May 3, 2011
| 1:16 PM
With her active careers in film and stage, it would take a unique project to make Laura Linney commit to an ongoing television role these days ... and she found one in this seriocomic Showtime series, which earned her a Golden Globe Award for its first...
| Jul 25, 2010
69 BC to 30 BC
Cleopatra is undoubtedly a clotheshorse. Everyday clothing worn by most women in her time includes underdresses of linen or silk with an over-robe, sometimes of the same material. An outer-cloak, or palla, is worn over both those garments....
| Aug 11, 2010
| 11:33 AM
"It's not a comedy about cancer, it's a comedy about a woman who has cancer. And there is a difference."
Laura Linney is quick to make that distinction in discussing "The Big C," which marks the three-time Emmy winner's debut as a weekly series star....
| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:00 AM
"The first season was really about her being in denial. This season is about her getting angry."
So says Laura Linney in resuming her Golden Globe Award-winning portrayal of wife, mother, teacher and cancer patient Cathy Jamison as the Showtime comedy-...
| Mar 6, 2011
As the star of "33 Variations" at the Ahmanson Theatre, Jane Fonda has been performing six days a week, twice a day on weekends. Instead of relaxing on her day off, she spent Monday discussing her life, career and current play with Michael Ritchie,...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Brought to the United States by executive producer Lisa Kudrow, who saw the original British version while filming a movie overseas, the NBC series takes various celebrities on frequently surprising trips through their own family histories.
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The Chase brother worth rooting for — no, not the handsome one with the blank look stapled to his face — will finally get his payday. With the help of Andrew Dice Clay, Johnny Drama stood up to the network and made them cave to their actors'...