| Feb 27, 2014
As a milliner, Lisa Farrell makes hand-crafted hats for women and children and sells them from her shop, Ooh-La-La in Highland Park.
Lately, she's also been playing the Powerball.
"I keep hoping I win the lottery so I can buy the building," Farrell...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
"Twilight" film series vampire Robert Pattinson found a warm body to pay $6.375 million for his Los Feliz home. Jim Parsons of "The Big Bang Theory" is the new owner.
The 1922 Spanish Colonial-style house has a formal entry, a library/study, a den,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Deborah Ann Woll was born in Brooklyn, New York, today in 1985. This birthday gal has co-starred as Jessica Hamby on "True Blood" since 2008. She's also appeared on episodes of "Law and Order: SVU," "CSI" and "My Name Is Earl." On...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The parent-and-child relationship is a fraught one, as anyone who has even been either a parent or child can attest.
But those push-pull tensions are all the more acute when the parent is a former first lady and the mother of an ex-president and the son...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Updated 10:45 a.m. 11/17/14 with responses from Jeb Bush.
Former First Lady Barbara Bush expressed again her thoughts that enough members of her family have run for president, expressing hope that son Jeb -- Florida's 43rd governor -- won't run....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:37 AM
"We're putting the brand back together," said Randall Plaxa, who once ran the bar and live music venue J.M. Randalls in Williamsburg. His new venture is an event promotion company that he hopes will present as many as 12 concerts a year.
The company, J....
| Oct 29, 2013
Dear Amy: My sister, who is in her 50s, finally separated from her husband of 35-plus years. He was emotionally, verbally and physically abusive to her, both privately and publicly.
Not long after they separated, he had lifesaving surgery, and she was...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:15 PM
A van full of Jordan Adams' biggest fans will trek 10 hours Friday night into Saturday morning to watch UCLA's leading scorer and his teammates take on Missouri, their most formidable opponent of the season.
Included in the group will be a mother...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:30 AM
In the new Lifetime original movie "Lizzie Borden Took an Ax," the protagonist's name is uttered in full many times throughout the film's 87 minutes. She isn't called "Lizzie" or "Miss Borden" but "Lizzie Borden." The notorious name strikes tactical blows...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Create a free, customized photo brag book with free shipping valued at $9.98 from Walgreens.
The 20-page 4.5-by-6 softbound book features photos with text and easily fits into a pocket or purse.
It's super easy to make a book. Upload photos, choose a...
| Jan 2, 2014
For me, 2013 was a year of accomplished resolutions: a first.
No, I didn't lose 20 pounds or exercise three times a week. And I didn't quit smoking; I don't smoke.
What I did was change my life and, I believe, became a better mother and wife.