| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Perched in the front row, Emily Ehehalt watched as flashes of ivory ruffles, creamy taffeta and eggshell lace swept by on a runway.
The recently engaged Ehehalt was attending a local bridal fashion show looking for ideas for her January 2012 wedding. But...
| Apr 17, 2012
Martin Poll, 89, a veteran producer best known for "The Lion in Winter," the Oscar-winning 1968 film that starred Katharine Hepburn and Peter O'Toole, died Saturday in New York. He had pneumonia and kidney failure, according to his son, Jon.
| Jan 27, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Alex Brown knows just where he was in 1977, when he learned of Elvis' demise. And in 1997, when he heard that Princess Diana had died. And on Jan. 29, 2007 — five years ago today — when he got the news that, after a game fight for life, a...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Her career as a CBS desk assistant and obituary writer, the estate sales of items belonging to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Princess Diana, and the 1992 presidential campaign have all served as inspirations for books written by bestselling mystery...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:50 PM
It is about 8 a.m. on a Saturday in Newport Beach.
The town is still quiet, but at a swank Irvine Co. office building in Fashion Island cars are pulling up in the front circular drive. They are full of a diverse group of people who have signed up for...
| Feb 13, 2012
The 54th Grammy Awards will be remembered as a story of two women with towering, timeless voices — Adele and Whitney Houston — one representing youthful triumph and boundless possibility, the other a reminder of fresh tragedy and a life...
| Feb 18, 2012
In the hours immediately following the announcement of Whitney Houston's death, social media exploded in a frenzy of testimonials, declarations of undying love and boundless grief, and — predictably — a small but steadfast stream of crude,...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Unless all the TV guides are totally wrong, "The Walking Dead" does not return to AMC's airwaves until the fall. How then, is the late Princess Diana sauntering up the street next to her daughter-in-law, Duchess Kate Middleton, on a current Newsweek...
| Jul 17, 2011
Scribner: 259 pp., $25
Fairy tales are the Euclidian geometry of fiction. Reading them — and having them read to us — are the moments when we first divide reality. We teach our imagination to leap, hit the...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 12:03 PM
As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic.
What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Spencer Robinson was one of the early pioneers of Glendale, arriving here the same year Glendale became a city. He later served as the city’s first mayor.
Robinson brought with him an illustrious history. Not only was he descended from old American...