| Nov 26, 2010
Purple variants of common vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus and potatoes have been increasingly popular at farmers markets in recent years, but none is as intriguing as the red Brussels sprouts just now showing up at the Santa Monica...
| Nov 11, 2010
No sooner had servers set down truck-tire-sized metal platters laden with various Ethiopian stews than the hungry private party of 26 people seated in the back dining room of Culver City's Industry Cafe & Jazz descended into a cutlery-free feeding frenzy....
| Sep 9, 2010
| 12:47 PM
Pennsylvania-born quipster and all-around funny-man, Jamie Kennedy knows inspiration when he sees it. In August of 2007, while searching for his perfect home, his realtor Burt Bakman suggested a modern/contemporary dwelling nestled in the hills of Los...
| May 18, 2011
| 7:20 AM
For homebuyers who need to finance their purchase using a mortgage, a cash buyer can be their worst enemy.
That's because when a buyer makes a cash offer, the seller knows it's a solid deal and that financing hiccups won't delay a closing. Sometimes...
| May 14, 2010
Political party: Democrat
Occupation: Los Angeles City Council member
Age: 58; born in Los Angeles
City of residence: San Pedro community of Los Angeles
Personal: divorced; three children
Education: bachelor of science degree in...
| Aug 15, 2010
When Judy Lewis used to watch Clark Gable movies with her teen-age friends, she had no clue that Gable might be her father.
"It never would have dawned on me," she said. "Why would I ever think such a thing?"
Yet many in Hollywood were thinking just...
| Sep 2, 2010
It may be 7,536 miles away from her own kitchen in Tel Aviv, but I can just see my 95-year-old mother jotting down suggestions for what she thinks my sister in Los Angeles should serve on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year that starts at sundown Wednesday....
| Aug 13, 2010
| 10:21 AM
Francesca Simon is an international star. Her series of children's books about Horrid Henry (Sourcebooks: $4.99 each, ages 8-12) have sold 14 million copies in 24 countries. In England, where she lives, "Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend" was No. 12...
| Sep 25, 2010
So, OK, the first problem with Nicole Richie's second novel, "Priceless," is that you took, or mistook, actually, its opening chapters -- setting up the tale of an American princess recently returned from Parisian exile to her handsome, devoted Wall...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 4:29 PM