| Apr 17, 2011
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends on Tuesday when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children's Institute in its work to help youngsters affected by...
| Apr 24, 2011
For the Collectors Committee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 9 was a big day. The museum's curators packed the morning with presentations of artworks they hoped to acquire, Patina served up lunch beside the Resnick Pavilion, and the evening...
| Apr 28, 2011
In 40 A.D., the fabled Trung sisters rode elephants into battle to free Vietnam from its Chinese invaders. Nearly 2,000 years later, Ngo Dinh Nhu fancied herself a modern-day Trung, defending her country against communist rebels and American imperialists....
| Nov 14, 2010
No one ever wants the wedding day to end. In the midst of pictures, toasts and cake-cutting, every bride and groom wishes for time to slow down. So couples are now coordinating elaborate wedding after-parties so they can have their cake and really enjoy...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 10:52 PM
A book club with a Hollywood sheen, the monthly literary luncheon known as Round Table West, took root in 1977 at a ballroom in the Ambassador Hotel and grew into the largest such gathering in the nation.
Public relations executive Marylin Hudson was one...
| Aug 11, 2010
"Christmas in August" is the annual sale all of Glendale awaits with baited breath — at least those who love the holidays and want an early supply of bargain trinkets, clothes, wrapping paper, buttons and bows. Members of the Glendale Assistance...
| Oct 20, 2010
Dr. Mildred Jefferson, a nationally recognized leader of the anti- abortion movement and the first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School, has died. She was 84.
Jefferson died Friday in Cambridge, Mass., said Anne Fox, president of...
| Oct 25, 2009
In the flat light of the grand jury room, a nervous, deeply embarrassed 13-year-old girl sat alone -- no attorney, no mother, no friend -- facing three tiers of middle-aged strangers silently studying her from their leather armchairs.
| Feb 10, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The star-studded romantic comedy âValentineâs Dayâ is expected to generate plenty of green at the box office this weekend. But itâs green of a different kind that could set âValentineâs Dayâ apart in Hollywood....
| Jan 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Los Angeles Times file photo Update: âListening to the heavenly music of Larry Lee and his orchestra in the beautiful Florentine Room of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel recently was John Carroll, film player, and Steffi Duna, film actress,â according the...
| Jan 20, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Rachel Alexandra won the first matchup between racing's leading ladies, beating out Zenyatta for Horse of the Year. Maybe the next time the two superstars compete it will be on the track. "Someday we'll meet, and we'll decide at that......