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  • Hot Property at age 30: A look back

    Hot Property at age 30: A look back
    Hot Property was just a kernel of an idea when Ruth Ryon proposed it in 1984 to Dick Turpin, then-editor of The Times' Real Estate section. The reporter thought there could be a column in the short stories she had started writing on notable people and...
  • Lakers' Week 3 in review

    The Lakers continued to struggle through Week 3, losing all four games to drop to 1-9 on the season. Week 2 ended with the Lakers getting their lone victory of the season, putting an end to Charles Barkley's so-called hunger strike. The Lakers hoped...
  • Joey Buss says lessons from father help him cope with Lakers' start

    Joey Buss says lessons from father help him cope with Lakers' start
    With the Lakers opening the season slowly (1-6), partial owner Joey Buss is leaning on a number of important lessons taught to him by his late father Jerry Buss. “My father instilled patience in me,” said Joey Buss to The Times. “...
  • Hopes and dreams for Lakers collide with realities in season opener

    Hopes and dreams for Lakers collide with realities in season opener
    A Lakers opener that began slowly and soberly ended, in awfully appropriate fashion, with sadness. Midway through the fourth quarter Tuesday, the best young Lakers hope in a season already devoid of much hope fell to the Staples Center floor with a loud...
  • Jeanie Buss calls free agents afraid to play with Kobe Bryant 'losers'

    Jeanie Buss calls free agents afraid to play with Kobe Bryant 'losers'
    Jeanie Buss had a very clear take on players unwilling to join the Lakers because they fear Kobe Bryant. "Any free agent that would be afraid to play with Kobe Bryant is probably a loser," said Buss on Thursday to ESPN's "SportsCenter." "I'm glad they...
  • Tamera Mowry finds a spot near the airport

    Tamera Mowry finds a spot near the airport
    Tamera Mowry, a co-hostess on “The Real” talk show, and her husband, journalist Adam Housley, have spent $1.425 million on a spot in Playa del Rey – and by spot we mean vacant lot. Yes, that’s the high cost of real estate in...
  • Letters: A new kind of crazy for Clippers

    Letters: A new kind of crazy for Clippers
    Until I looked up at the TV screen, I was almost convinced that Howard Dean had just purchased the Clippers. Or did Steve Ballmer simply forget to take his medications? Bob Elsner Palm Springs :: Calm down, Clippers fans, you just went from an...
  • The Kings-Rangers fight we can't forget: Remember the '81 brawl?

    The Kings-Rangers fight we can't forget: Remember the '81 brawl?
     "If the referee goes by the rule book now, there will be nobody left to play the hockey game." — Bill Chadwick, New York Rangers television analyst The ice at the Forum was so crowded that night in 1981, it looked like the rink at New York's...
  • Steinberg: With free agency underway - what is the Lakers' plan?

    They have defined NBA greatness for the past 50 years. They have won 16 NBA championships and can claim 26 members in the NBA Hall of Fame. They have had an uncanny ability to reload their roster quickly when their dynastic players move on. Jerry West,...
  • Lakers' extension of Kobe Bryant's contract really hurts now

    Lakers' extension of Kobe Bryant's contract really hurts now
    The earthquake rocked the Lakers on the morning of Nov. 25, 2013, their economic future rattled by a $48.5-million contract extension given to an aging and injured player who neither required it nor demanded it. Now, seven months later, comes the...
  • Jeanie Buss recalls meeting Lakers' No. 1 pick Magic Johnson

    Jeanie Buss recalls meeting Lakers' No. 1 pick Magic Johnson
    The Lakers rarely pick in the top 10 of the NBA draft.  They'll do so on Thursday night with the seventh overall selection. Lakers owner/executive Jeanie Buss, in an essay on her late father Jerry Buss for C-Suite Quarterly, recalled meeting one of...