| Aug 17, 2010
| 4:38 PM
Actress Jane Kaczmarek and actor Bradley Whitford have sold their Italian Renaissance Revival villa in San Marino for $6.2 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows, and Whitford has bought a house in Pasadena for $3.1 million.
| Sep 11, 2010
After six months of searching for a home in the Hollywood Hills, Priscilla Woolworth put in an offer on a lush Spanish-style compound within hours of touring a property — in Valley Glen.
"The Mediterranean architecture, the garden and the indoor-...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 3:27 PM
Professional baseball player Adrian Beltre and his wife, Sandra, have listed a more than 4-acre estate in Bradbury for $19.8 million.
The newly built Mediterranean was custom designed for both formal entertaining and casual indoor-outdoor living. A 2,...
| May 23, 2011
Creative-writing instructor Dick Wimmer's best lesson for would-be authors may have had more to do with persistence than prose.
His first novel, the well-reviewed "Irish Wine," was published in 1989 after being turned down by publishers and agents 162...
| Apr 1, 2011
Almena Lomax, a journalist and civil rights activist who launched the Los Angeles Tribune, a feisty weekly newspaper that served the African American community in the 1940s and '50s, died March 25 in Pasadena. She was 95.
Her death came after a short...
| May 28, 2011
Donald R. Kubly, a former president of Art Center College of Design who presided over its move from Los Angeles to a custom-built campus in the Pasadena foothills, died of natural causes Thursday at his home near the school. He was 93.
His death was...
| Apr 3, 2011
A. Alan Post, the longtime legislative analyst who watched over the budgets of California governors from Earl Warren to Jerry Brown, has died. He was 96.
Post, who also was a well-regarded artist, died March 26 of natural causes at his home in...
| Nov 7, 2010
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Kim Gottlieb-Walker: The author of " Bob Marley and the Golden Age of Reggae" will present and sign her new photography book. Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave., L.A. 5 p.m. Free. (323) 660-1175....
| Aug 1, 2010
Max Lawrence, a successful meatpacker whose appreciation of midcentury modern design led him to co-found Architectural Pottery, an influential Los Angeles company that produced sculptural planters and urns coveted by collectors today, died of natural...
| Jul 30, 2010
Frances Kuyper, whose passion for cake decorating earned her the nickname the "Cake Lady" and prompted her to open the world's first cake museum, died July 15 in Los Angeles after a lengthy illness. She was 92.
For the last dozen years Kuyper had lived...