| Mar 3, 2010
| 12:39 PM
Update: Actor Jerry Douglas, known for his long-running role as "The Young and the Restless" patriarch John Abbott, and his wife, Kymberly Bankier, have sold their Encino home for $2,075,000.
The two-story traditional house, built in 1951, sits on half...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 12:49 PM
Actor Ryan Stiles has listed his Robert Byrd-designed home in Encino at $3.9 million.
The two-story, built in 1976, is made for entertaining, with a pool, a spa, park-like grounds and a barbecue area on the nearly 1-acre gated site. Byrd is known for his...
| Nov 22, 2009
Waldo Hunt, a Los Angeles entrepreneur who ushered in the modern renaissance in pop-up books when he revived the art form in the U.S. in the 1960s, has died. He was 88.
Hunt, who was also a major collector of pop-up books, died Nov. 6 of congestive heart...
| Sep 8, 2006
Lonelygirl15 appears to be an innocent, home-schooled 16-year-old, pouring her heart out for her video camera in the privacy of her bedroom. But since May, her brief posts on the video-sharing site YouTube and the social networking hub MySpace have...
| Mar 2, 2008
Moving farther from Melrose?
Now that the writers strike has been settled, former "Melrose Place" star Grant Show has swung back into action.
Show plays Tom Decker, an airplane pilot and lead character in the '70s-themed CBS series "Swingtown," about...
| Aug 19, 2010
| 11:52 AM
A home owned by the family of the late Albert Heschong, the Emmy-winning production designer for television, film and theater who headed the art department at CBS for more than two decades, is for sale in Encino at $1.15 million.
Heschong designed and...
| Jan 14, 2009
The March 3 race to replace Los Angeles City Councilman Jack Weiss is shaping up as a close contest, with six candidates almost evenly matched in their fundraising, according to campaign finance reports turned in this week.
In a Westside district...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 9:54 PM
Cahuenga Pass/Studio City: 391,438 square feet
Sherman Oaks: 405,297
Woodland Hills: 1,431,319
Source city of L.A.
| Jun 8, 2009
Jean called the other day from her desert condo near Palm Springs. She'd been notified that the state was cutting back again on aid for the disabled and she was worried.
Yep, I said, and the cut most likely will be even sharper than she was figuring....
| Jul 9, 2008
Save money -- eat out.
It might sound counterintuitive, and it flies in the face of advice tossed out by penny-pinching "experts" -- but they don't know what we know: where to find the best dining deals in town.
Who says it's cheaper to eat in? We...
| Aug 2, 2008
FIVE DECADES AGO a young architect made his pitch to Norman Chandler, publisher of the Los Angeles Times: Build a suburban house that embodied forward-thinking design. Make it affordable for a middle-class family. Then document the process in the...