| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:07 PM
She’s only 9 years old, but Issie Swickle is well on her way to becoming a stage star.
While other kids were taking the summer off, Swickle, of Davie, spent June auditioning and then rehearsing for the road tour of “Annie.” She...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"LOOK, I'VE warned him. If he dies, I can't take responsibility!"
That was the beautiful "Black Swan" Oscar winner Natalie Portman, after hugging it out with fledgling director Max Nichols, at the party after the screening of his movie, "Two Night Stand....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:39 PM
A potential Bernie Madoff does not lurk behind every financial planner's desk. This is just as well. Most of us working stiffs struggle enough to save rather than spend without watching our 401(k)s be subsumed into a Ponzi scheme. But experience does...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
For the last decade, celebrities have regularly replaced models on the covers of the style-centric monthlies. But Vogue's decision to feature three models on its September cover -- the fashion bible's most important issue of the year -- signals there's...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Get ready for a midseason reset. Change the focus from investing in new clothes to splurging on accessories. Here, we uncovered the season's best new accents — with fur, fringe and shine.
Designers have had a field day with fringe, reinventing the...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Whether you're counting hits or misses, 2014 certainly left a mark fashion-wise. From the runways to the red carpets to the slopes of Sochi, it was an endless parade of see-through dresses, ugly Olympic sweaters, cool cats in extra-large hats and just...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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When the Hollywood studios took over the wilds of Los Angeles in the 1930s, the backlots, soundstages and production offices became a playground for stray kittens and cats. More than tolerated, they were...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Celebrity photographer and home designer Mark Liddell is ready to put a buyer in this picture. He’s redone a La Canada Flintridge house and listed it at $3.2 million
The serial home remodeler and designer reworked a 1961 Midcentury Modern-style...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:08 AM
November was always tough for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The reason never needed explaining: President Kennedy had been assassinated in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963. Jackie — those of us alive in the 1960s need no other identifiers — was sitting...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Buried in the back pages of the Claremont Colleges student newspaper is a relic from a distant time when Sarah Jessica Parker was still on HBO every week and Facebook didn't exist. There, the student sex column thrives.
Once common in the early 2000s,...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Jake Gyllenhaal, who stars in the recently released thriller "Nightcrawler," has parted with his gated compound in Hollywood Hills for $3,262,500.
The single-story home, built in 1948, sits on nearly two acres with expanses of lawn, mature trees, a...