| May 14, 2011
Pop singer Katy Perry and her husband, comedian and actor Russell Brand, are listing their Los Feliz home at $3,395,000.
The gated property includes a stately 1922 Mediterranean-style main house and a swimming pool. The 4,600-square-foot home, with a...
| May 5, 2011
| 9:09 AM
Heralded as "the first new cake in 100 years" when it was introduced, the chiffon cake — one of the darlings of midcentury cuisine — became famous for its wonderfully light and airy texture, seemingly weightless as angel food but with a...
| Oct 7, 2010
There is an old road in Japan that runs from Wakasa Bay to the city of Kyoto known as the Saba Kaido, or Mackerel Road. For centuries, the road was used to carry fresh mackerel roughly 50 miles south from the sea to the former imperial capital during...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 8:10 AM
Mandarins at their best are arguably the finest-flavored of all citrus, and clementines are potentially among the best of mandarins. California farmers have planted them on tens of thousands of acres over the last decade, and they are readily available in...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 1:04 PM
As Disney California Adventure reaches the midway point of a $1.1-billion expansion, I'd like to take a speculative look at what Walt Disney Imagineering might have in mind for Phase 2 of the massive renovation project.
DCA's extreme makeover was...
| Jun 25, 2011
La Belle Vie, the mammoth Bel-Air residence built in 1993 for philanthropist Iris Cantor by her husband, Bernard Gerald Cantor, has sold for $40 million, public records show. The sale is one of the highest this year in Los Angeles County.
The mansion had...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 11:26 AM
What better way to ring out the old year than with 10 of my favorite theme park "Top 10s" of 2010? This collection of photo galleries covers roller coasters, thrill rides and new attractions at theme parks across the U.S..
So without further ado, here's...
| Nov 13, 2010
Funeral services for producer Dino De Laurentiis will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles.
His family requests that mourners wear red, his favorite color, a spokesman said.
| Oct 20, 2010
| 12:03 PM
The aging elegance of the Long Beach-moored Queen Mary ocean liner and hotel provides a perfect backdrop for the fog-shrouded nautical nightmare theme that unifies the Dark Harbor haunted event.
I caught Dark Harbor over the weekend after a bit of buzz...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:41 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- An attorney representing the Dodgers and owner Frank McCourt filed has filed a lawsuit alleging that they are not to blame for the assault on Giants fan Bryan Stow.
In fact, the lawsuit goes as far as to insinuate that Stow is...
| Nov 28, 2010
Where to see big bands:
Baked Potato, 3787 Cahuenga Blvd., Studio City, (818) 980-1615, http://www.thebakedpotato.com
CatalinaBar and Grill, 6725 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, (323) 466-2210, http://www.catalinajazzclub.com
Charlie O's Jazz Club, 13725...