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  • The feathered look in hair

    The feathered look in hair
    Fly fishermen grappling with bumped-up prices for the feathers they need for the sport can blame Los Angeles hipsters: The recent craze in feather hair extensions has led to diminished supplies and more than doubled the cost of the plumes. "I did 10 sets...
  • Two Guys Lose Weight: The cheesiness of nutrition labels

    Two Guys Lose Weight: The cheesiness of nutrition labels
    NOTE: This is a blog about two guys attempting to lose weight over a six-week period.  They kicked off their weight loss "strategies" on Jan. 10. Two weeks into all of this and starting the third, there is a lot I have learned: Fruit juices may be...
  • Charles Brittin dies at 82; photographer who chronicled movements of 1950s and '60s

    Charles Brittin dies at 82; photographer who chronicled movements of 1950s and '60s
    His unblinking yet compassionate photographs in the 1950s and '60s documented Los Angeles' beat culture and emerging art scene, the civil rights movement here and in the Deep South, the Black Panthers and antiwar protests. Yet Charles Brittin was...
  • Kathryn Grayson's Santa Monica home sells quickly

    Kathryn Grayson's Santa Monica home sells quickly
    Update: The Santa Monica estate that was the home of late film star and singer Kathryn Grayson for 65 years has sold for $7.7 million. It came on the market at $8,995,000 and was in escrow within three weeks. The Elmer Grey-designed English Tudor,...
  • Hot Property: Writer-director Nicholas Meyer lists Pacific Palisades home

    Hot Property: Writer-director Nicholas Meyer lists Pacific Palisades home
    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....
  • Rex Linn's new home has football party potential

    Rex Linn's new home has football party potential
    After a two-year house hunt, "CSI: Miami" star Rex Linn has bought a Sherman Oaks home for $1,415,000. The actor had been renting a less than 1,000-square-foot John Lautner-designed house nearby for 20 years but decided he was ready to pull the trigger...
  • Bali inspiration in Santa Monica

    Bali inspiration in Santa Monica
    When they married, Bob Ramirez and Lorri Kline made a modest proposal for their dream home: "We wanted a small farm that was Santa Monica-adjacent," Ramirez says, "a place where we could start our family, grow our own food and raise chickens." Ten...
  • Ronald Schafer dies at 53; California state parks superintendent in Los Angeles

    Ronald Schafer dies at 53; California state parks superintendent in Los Angeles
    Ronald P. Schafer, who as superintendent of the California state parks' Angeles District pushed to develop urban parks in the core of Los Angeles, has died. He was 53. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Ronald P. Schafer obituary: The obituary in the...
  • Adele Starr dies at 90; unflagging gay-rights activist

    Adele Starr dies at 90; unflagging gay-rights activist
    Adele Starr, a Brentwood mother of five who overcame dismay at her son's homosexuality to become a leading voice for gay rights and marriage equality, has died. She was 90. Starr died in her sleep Friday at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica,...
  • PASSINGS: Paul Picerni, Guy Greengard, Romulus Linney

    PASSINGS: Paul Picerni, Guy Greengard, Romulus Linney
    Paul Picerni Prolific character actor Paul Picerni, 88, a prolific character actor who costarred in the television series "The Untouchables" and was featured in the 1953 horror movie "House of Wax," died Jan. 12 of a heart attack at his home in the...
  • PASSINGS: Bill Millin, Yvonne Lenart

    PASSINGS: Bill Millin, Yvonne Lenart
    Bill Millin Bagpiper played at D-day invasion Bill Millin, 88, a Scottish bagpiper who defied enemy fire as he led comrades into battle at the 1944 D-day landings in Normandy, France, died Wednesday at a hospital in Torbay, England, after a short...