| Aug 7, 2010
Screenwriter, bestselling novelist and "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" director Nicholas Meyer has put his Pacific Palisades house up for sale at $7.3 million.
The two-story Cliff May design, built in 1937, has been his family home for 15 years....
| Jan 4, 2011
| 11:58 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Character actor Bill Erwin, whose nearly seven-decade Hollywood career included his memorable role as the grumpy old man on television's "Seinfeld," has died. He was 96.
Erwin, also known for his role as Arthur the bellman in the 1980...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Ron Patterson, who with his then-wife Phyllis founded the Renaissance Pleasure Faire in 1963, which showcased traditions of 16th century Elizabethan England, has died. He was 80.
Patterson died Jan. 15 in Sausalito, Calif., where he was receiving hospice...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 3:46 PM
Actor Corbin Bernsen and his wife, actress and interior designer Amanda Pays, have purchased a 1936 Tudor in Valley Village for $900,000.
The home, which was on the market for the first time in more than 60 years, is in need of a complete renovation....
| Feb 1, 2011
| 1:33 PM
STUDIO CITY (KTLA) -- A big rig truck and a minivan collided on the eastbound Ventura (101) Freeway in Studio City early Tuesday, shutting down the freeway and creating a traffic tie-up that lasted for hours.
According to witnesses, a big rig hauling two...
| Sep 1, 2010
The scrapbook craze has gone from a home hobby to a billion-dollar business, with devotees buying paper and stickers and stamps of all sorts, as well as heading off for "scrapping weekend" vacations with like-minded craftspeople.
Last weekend, Once...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 1:23 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Twenty people are under arrest, accused of drug trafficking and arranging fake marriages to obtain green cards for immigrants.
The federal indictment unveiled Wednesday by the U.S. attorney's office claims members of a San Gabriel Valley-...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 12:21 PM
"Survivor" host Jeff Probst has sold his Los Angeles home for its asking price of $900,000.
The three-story Craftsman has a treehouse-like ambience perched on a half-acre with mountain and canyon views. The 1,597-square-foot house, built in 1918,...
| May 12, 2011
What a lovely expression of Pinot Noir from New Zealand's Mountford estate. Elegant and smooth, this New World Pinot carries the taste of Santa Rosa plums and sweet Asian spices. The scent jumps right out of the glass — sandalwood, and...
| Sep 9, 2007
Judy Mello wasn't looking forward to buying a new place to live, imagining a lengthy, complicated and perhaps stressful experience.
"I figured it was going to drag on for months and months," she says. "But it wasn't like that at all." In fact, it took...
| Sep 22, 2008
Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and disc jockey Adam Goldstein remained in critical condition Sunday after a fiery crash that killed four people when their Learjet skidded off a runway in South Carolina.
The four who died were from Southern...