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  • Actor Harrison Ford lists Brentwood compound at $8.295 million

    Actor Harrison Ford lists Brentwood compound at $8.295 million
    Actor Harrison Ford has listed his compound in Brentwood for $8.295 million. The Colonial Revival-style house, designed by Gerard Colcord and built in 1951, is set off the street at the end of a long gated driveway. On more than three-quarters of an acre...
  • How celebrity florist David Jones' career blossomed

    The gig: David Jones, who owns a floral studio bearing his name in West Hollywood, has counted some of the world's most powerful people among his clients. From humble beginnings growing up in the Midwest, the florist has traveled the world —...
  • Dr. James West dies at 98; a founder of Betty Ford Center

    Dr. James West dies at 98; a founder of Betty Ford Center
    Dr. James W. West stood on the cutting edge of medicine in the middle of the 20th century and recognized "it sounded bizarre to remove an organ from a dead person and expect it to work." He was part of a team of surgeons who helped change that perception...
  • Prescription for heartache

    Prescription for heartache
    With close to 2 million Americans dependent on or abusing prescription painkillers, a growing number of families are redefining their notions of what a drug addict looks like. "The person with the drug problem is not necessarily a teenager shooting up in...
  • President Ford's Rancho Mirage home is listed for $1.699 million

    President Ford's Rancho Mirage home is listed for $1.699 million
    The desert retreat of former President Gerald Ford and Betty Ford has come on the market in Rancho Mirage at $1.699 million. Set in the Thunderbird Country Club, the 6,316-square-foot midcentury home was built in 1979 and designed by architect Welton...
  • Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie sell Malibu house to Ellen De Generes

    Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie sell Malibu house to Ellen De Generes
    In one of the more talked-about transactions in town, actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have sold their Malibu beach house to daytime host and comedian Ellen De Generes for $12 million. The 4,088-square-foot house, built in 1962, features walls of...
  • 'Drinking with Men': Life, one glass at a time

    'Drinking with Men': Life, one glass at a time
    Rosie Schaap is not a celebrity. Not even close. She's a writer who happens to moonlight as a bartender. Or, if you prefer, she's a part-time drinks-slinger who happens to pen The New York Times Magazine's Drink column and contribute to NPR's "This...
  • Father Martin's Ashley celebrates 30 years

    Father Martin's Ashley, the non-profit alcoholism and drug addiction treatment center co-founded by Father Joseph C. Martin and Mae Abraham, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Ashley's opened its doors to the first five patients in 1983, and since then,...
  • Betty Ford Center: A much classier 'Celebrity Rehab'

     
    Robert Downey Jr., Drew Barrymore and Lindsay Lohan have all checked in to in-patient programs at Betty Ford....
  • Former First Lady Betty Ford dead at 93

     
    The former first lady died on Friday evening while surrounded by family at her bedside....
  • Nancy Reagan, Clintons, Bush to attend Betty Ford memorial

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Former presidents and first ladies will be descending on the California city of Palm Desert on Tuesday to say their final farewells to former First Lady Betty......