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  • 10 best films to see Paris on the silver screen

    If springtime in Paris isn't going to work for you this year, rent a movie and pretend -- until you can book a flight and go. Here are my Top 10 picks for films that best show off the French capital. For scenes from these memorable films, go to latimes....
  • A Colette tour

    A Colette tour
    THE BEST WAY TO PARIS From LAX, Air Tahiti Nui and Air France offer nonstop service to Charles De Gaulle Airport. United offers direct serice (stop, no change of planes). Delta, Continental, American, Lufthansa, British, US Airways and Swiss offer...
  • 'True Compass' by Edward M. Kennedy

    'True Compass' by Edward M. Kennedy
    "The graveyards of the world," Charles De Gaulle once said, "are filled with indispensable men." The eloquent shrug of Gallic irony aside, the living do walk away, even from the graves of the great and good, and history -- which is life in the...
  • In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot

    In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot
    If I've learned anything in the 11 years my family and I have lived in Huntington Beach, it's that you never know who you'll run into in Huntington Beach. Take, for example, the man I sat with recently. He sat on a couch thumbing through a photo album....
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 21, 1960

     
    A Little Story with a Big Schnozzola Some newspaper reporters are frantic. They run around chasing the big story all the time. But I’m too old for that. What I do, I run around chasing little stories. They’re easier to catch. And when you boil them...
  • And the biggest newsmaker of 2010 is....

     
    Loath as I am to play into Time's annual bid for attention with its "Person of the Year," I nevertheless give you the results of the magazine's reader poll for the designation -- please, not the honor -- of the......
  • Paris Fashion Week Highlights

     
    When the Paris menswear shows come around every year it's tempting to ditch the real world, hop on a plane, excitedly touch down at Charles de Gaulle and sneak in a couple Laduree macaroons before the Louis Vuitton show. It's......
  • Normandy mission

    Grandcamp-Maisy, France -- Today, on the 60th anniversary of D-day, world leaders are gathering in Normandy on the north coast of France. Fireworks will light the sky over Arromanches-les-Bains, where the Allies constructed an artificial harbor to support...
  • The long and winding road

    Hilburn worked with Michael Jackson during 1984 and early 1985 on a book Jackson is writing for Doubleday. Michael Jackson's $47.5-million purchase of the Beatles' song collection last month was the climax of 10 months of intense, complicated and...
  • THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD

    Michael Jackson's $47.5-million purchase of the Beatles' song collection last month was the climax of 10 months of intense, complicated and confusing on-again, off-again negotiations. The package--of which the Beatles music was only part of the nearly 4,...
  • From the archives: Hot and Cold Over 2 Centuries

    PARIS -- One sign of the improving mood in Franco-American relations came recently when American Robert J. Fitzpatrick, president of the new Euro Disneyland under construction outside Paris, went to the Elysee Palace office of a senior French official...