| Jan 9, 2014
Five months after leaving her seat as one of the founding hosts of ABC-TV’s daytime talk show “The View,” Joy Behar says one of her biggest surprises is that she doesn’t have to have every moment of her life scheduled.......
| Jan 14, 2012
If you're lazily inclined to define Diane Keaton by the crossword-puzzle-sized word "actor," you need to get out more. Add to that her work as director and producer, photographer, restorer of venerable houses, board member of the Los Angeles Conservancy...
| Dec 22, 2012
It was our first Christmas together, and I was determined that it would be special.
We had booked a hotel room for the holidays on the sand at Pismo Beach. Jim, my new love, had Mark Harmon hair and a Richard Gere smile. He watched BBC News, read...
| Apr 17, 2011
Viking: 255 pp., $25.95
Stewart O'Nan's books are not about poverty, life's crises, gross injustice or family drama; in fact, there's very little drama in his works. He has become a spokesperson — in modern...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 5:49 AM
Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School
Let's get one thing straight: This won't be a year-ender piece about Art Basel, the greatness that was the 11th annual orgy of international artists converging on Miami Beach for four days of art hysteria, or anything Miami-...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:46 PM
| Oct 29, 2011
Mace Siegel, a prominent owner of thoroughbred racehorses who was considered a godfather of Southern California horse racing for his role as an advocate for the sport, has died. He was 86.
Siegel, who was also a leading developer of regional shopping...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:33 AM
| May 5, 2011
When Mack Gold turned 100 years old, he celebrated by doing a few push-ups in the middle of the living room. That was three years ago.
Now 103, the recipient of a Purple Heart in World War II is no longer up to an all-out aerobic workout, but he keeps...
| May 12, 2011
| 7:52 PM
In the weeks since her middle son won his mayoral campaign, Marsha Emanuel has found herself waking up in the middle of the night and creeping down to the family room to look at the pictures hanging on the wall.
The faces in the faded photographs stare...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Jack A. Lawrence, whose career as a cryptographer spanned nearly four decades, died Dec. 19 of pulmonary fibrosis at Riderwood Village, a Silver Spring retirement community.
The longtime Columbia resident was 85.
He was born and raised in Chicago, where...