| Dec 26, 2009
One thing to know about our book group: We met because we signed up for a book group when we joined Barrington Newcomers and Neighbors Club. We were all strangers, and most of us were new to the area. We are in our seventh year, and although some...
| Jul 11, 2010
Yale University Press: 238 pp., $30
This is a disturbing book for the reader of Tudor history, as it carefully analyzes and then demolishes many of the statements that we are accustomed to taking as facts...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 2:03 PM
Update: Actress Scarlett Johansson has sold her walled and gated Spanish villa in the Hollywood Hills for $4 million, public records show.
The restored and remodeled house, built in 1931, has a period-style kitchen with original tile, a maid's quarters...
| Aug 14, 2010
"Twilight" star Peter Facinelli and his wife, actress Jennie Garth, are hoping for a bite on the $5,995,000 home they have listed in Toluca Lake.
The Paul Williams traditional house, built in 1937, was once the home of country singer and actor Tex Ritter...
| Feb 8, 2010
Actress and singer Scarlett Johansson has listed a walled and gated Spanish villa in the Hollywood Hills for $4.95 million.
The recently restored and remodeled house, built in 1931, has four bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms in about 4,300 square feet. The...
| Feb 27, 2010
Blond bombshell turned Black Widow Scarlett Johansson, who will take over the role of Natasha Romanoff in the superhero film sequel " Iron Man 2" due out in May, has listed her walled and gated Spanish villa in the Hollywood Hills for $4.95 million....
| Jan 23, 2010
Our book group meets in the Western suburbs. It has been going for 7 years now, and we have a very diverse group- a mix of ages, from 20s to 60s, and various career backgrounds (social work, education, psychology, writing/editing, nannying, medicine,...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 3:51 PM
One thing to know about our club: The Sometimers book club began in 2003 with a discussion of "Seabiscuit: An American Legend" by Laura Hillenbrand. The club's original 11 members all had children who attended St. John of the Cross Parish School in...
| Oct 22, 2009
I know that all of America was queasily captivated last week by the bizarre "is it real or isn't it" Balloon Boy escapade. But here in Hollywood, heads are scratching over an equally puzzling mystery: How did Fox Searchlight, which......
| Jan 18, 2011
Peter Weir's “The Way Back” is an entertaining old-fashioned prison escape movie with a touch of the epic about it. The novelty in this “Great Escape” is that the prisoners — soldiers and political prisoners — are on...