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  • Appreciation: Bobby Womack, soul legend, guitarist, L.A. connector

    Appreciation: Bobby Womack, soul legend, guitarist, L.A. connector
    The connections are endlessly surprising, those that Bobby Womack forged during a 60-year career that transcended genre, border and race. The singer, songwriter, guitarist and longtime Los Angeles resident, who died Friday at age 70, was the center of a...
  • Marilyn Monroe remembered

    "Beauty is a witch, against whose charms faith melteth into blood," wrote Shakespeare. SOMETIMES PEOPLE write in "correcting" us with nothing more than their opinion. And then there are people who have a story to tell. Such as Stephen William Stern. He...
  • UPDATE: Alice Walton and Edgar Bronfman, Sr. Close Real Estate Deals

    When his heirs and estate executors put billionaire booze baron Edgar Bronfman Sr.'s sprawling penthouse in New York City on the open market in early March with a publicity ensuring $65 million asking price, every property gossip on the planet --...
  • The most expensive luxury hotel in the U.S. is in ... Montana?

    The most expensive luxury hotel in the U.S. is in ... Montana?
    Forget Park Avenue or Beverly Hills. The most expensive luxury hotel in the United States is a property you may not know: the Ranch at Rock Creek in Philipsburg, Mont. In fact, most of the top 10 wallet-busters, including two in California, are far from...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Crossbones' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 8 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Cold Justice Dick Wolf's unscripted series on...
  • Ken Burns: Central Park Five $40 Mil Settlement Brings 'Closure'

    Ken Burns, co-director of the PBS documentary pic "The Central Park Five," said a potential $40 million settlement in the case of the five men who were wrongfully imprisoned for beating and raping a female jogger will bring "closure" to a painful...
  • New York close to settling Central Park jogger case, reportedly for $40 million

    New York close to settling Central Park jogger case, reportedly for $40 million
    A proposed settlement of the civil rights suit brought by five men falsely imprisoned in the Central Park jogger case has gone to the New York comptroller’s office, a key step on the route to final approval. The proposed settlement of the racially...
  • From the Boathouse: Kicking off summer on the East Coast

    Ahoy from the Big Apple, and welcome to the official start of summer! I am visiting New York City to attend Talkers New York 2014, which is a gathering for those active in the radio industry. Receptions, guest speakers and panel discussions are planned...
  • New York rent hearings grow rancorous with freeze under consideration

    New York rent hearings grow rancorous with freeze under consideration
    Hisses filtered through the crowd as Loren Renz lamented the harsh winter's impact on her brownstone near Central Park, a building she bought 35 years ago. She had spent more than $50,000 since January fixing problems related to months of icy weather,...
  • 'Cabaret's' Linda Emond, Danny Burstein enjoy adding their imprints

     'Cabaret's' Linda Emond, Danny Burstein enjoy adding their imprints
    Linda Emond has a collection of tiny email printouts from well-wishers in her spacious dressing room, where gauzy purple curtains and a soft white couch create a sense of peace in an otherwise hectic area of Manhattan just off Times Square. One email...
  • Film revisits Jens Jensen's flower power

    Film revisits Jens Jensen's flower power
    There is often no justice in history. If there were, then the name Jens Jensen would be as familiar to us as those of Al Capone, Michael Jordan, Oprah Winfrey and some of the others who put their stamp on the city for a short time before moving on....