| Jul 22, 2014
It’s been nearly seven years since a cappella group Straight No Chaser became a YouTube sensation singing a mash-up of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” and Toto’s “Africa.” The resurgence of a cappella music is ebbing and...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles' Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal.
Built in 1950 for real estate developer Sidney Brody and his wife, modernist art...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Gerry Goffin, the lyricist whose work with songwriting partner (and wife at the time) Carole King yielded some of pop music's most enduring hits, has died of natural causes at his L.A. home. He was 75.
Goffin's wife, Michelle, announced the death....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Heidi Klum, the model and television producer, is listing her gated Brentwood estate for sale at $25 million, and it's a beauty.
The Italianesque mansion, built in 1999, is set on 8.5 acres with rose gardens, expansive lawns, a koi pond, hiking trails...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Attracted by live music, food and an elaborate fireworks display, thousands of people filled Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles on Friday to celebrate the Fourth of July under a hot afternoon sun.
In another sign of a resurgent city core, event...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The San Francisco scene spawned The Steve Miller Band and the rock band Journey, who from 1976-82 each sold more than 20 million albums and together had nearly 20 Top 10 hits, many of which still are popular nearly 40......
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Last fall marked the 40th anniversary of "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," Elton John's multiplatinum double album that propelled the singer to superstar status. Featuring some of his most enduring hits, including "Bennie and the Jets," "Candle in the Wind"...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Heidi Klum does nothing if not display abundant self-confidence every Halloween: This year's costume saw the supermodel decades in the future as a completely believable, Hollywood-makeup-assisted old lady.
Who's afraid of aging, right? Or maybe it's her...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Heidi Klum has bought the Sherman Oaks estate of Ed Weinberger, one of the creators of "The Cosby Show," and his wife, television actress Carlene Watkins, for $9.875 million.
The red-brick Georgian-style mansion sits on 5 acres that take in canyon,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Heidi Klum is the buyer of the Sherman Oaks estate sold by Ed Weinberger, one of the creators of "The Cosby Show," and his wife, television actress Carlene Watkins, The Times has confirmed. The model/actress spent $9.875 million on the home in a gated Los...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:22 AM
A groundbreaking English progressive rock band and a singer who ruled the popular and adult charts in the late 1980s and early 1990s are getting encore performances at Sands Bethlehem Event Center. Yes, which over the past 40 years has......