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  • Scene & Heard: A Sondheim soiree at the Bergmans

    Scene & Heard: A Sondheim soiree at the Bergmans
    Supporters of the ASCAP Foundation paid tribute to Stephen Sondheim at an intimate Nov. 7 gathering at the Beverly Hills home of Marilyn and Alan Bergman, the Academy Award-winning lyricists for such classic songs as "The Way We Were" and "The Windmills...
  • Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit

    Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit
    At the farthest fringe of the Inland Empire, southeast of the hardscrabble town of Hemet, lies the world center of summer grapefruit, one of the least known and most fascinating of California's agricultural niches. The major commercial grapefruit...
  • Shopping: Fred Segal's daughter goes into the biz

    Shopping: Fred Segal's daughter goes into the biz
    When it comes to L.A. shopping and style, it doesn't get much more legendary than Fred Segal. The retailer — who set up his first Fred Segal shop almost 50 years ago in West Hollywood — is a trendsetter, and the various stores he's operated...
  • Giving gifts for a cause

    Giving gifts for a cause
    If you spent Black Friday fighting hordes at the mall, or if you haven't started holiday shopping yet because you're dreading it, consider: When was the last time someone told you that all you had to do was shop to make the world a better place? Buying...
  • When it comes to clothes, the best-dressed have got it made

    When it comes to clothes, the best-dressed have got it made
    On any given day, in downtown lofts, Santa Monica ateliers and dozens of studios across Los Angeles, dressing rooms are filled with men and women who are slipping into suits, dresses and jeans that fit as if they were made just for them — because...
  • Classic Hollywood: Steve McQueen

    Classic Hollywood: Steve McQueen
    Who doesn't love Steve McQueen? Three decades after his death, McQueen still embodies qualities — effortless cool, dangerous masculinity, edgy charisma — that are coveted by men, embraced by women. With his close-cropped sandy blond hair and...
  • 113 degrees in downtown? L.A. broils with triple-digit temperatures [Updated]

     
    The heat wave that has gripped Southern California reached a high point Monday afternoon, with triple-digit temperatures from the coast all the way inland. As of noon, Weather.com reported that downtown L.A. was broiling at 109 degrees; Santa Monica hit.....
  • Record heat brings power outages, fire and light-rail delays

     
    The record heat in Los Angeles had firefighters battling a blaze in Thousand Oaks and left some residents without power. It was about 108 degrees in Thousand Oaks, where firefighters battled a 25-acre brush fire off the 101 Freeway. No......
  • X Questions: Reluctantly Moving to L.A.'s Jamie Sneider

     
    Most performers come to Los Angeles with dreams of Hollywood fame (or at the very least, paparazzi attention). Jamie Sneider came with a blog -- a reluctant one. An NYU graduate and longtime New Yorker, she and her now-ex-husband decided to switch...
  • Grubwithus looks to take social networking from the Web to the dinner table

     
    Grubwithus is a start-up looking to bring social networking from the Web to the dinner table. Already active in Chicago, San Francisco, New York and Washington D.C., the social dining website launched in Los Angeles on Thursday night with a meal at Shin...
  • Bin Laden's death draws cheers, fireworks in L.A. area

     
    President Obama's speech announcing the death of 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden was met with cheers and even some fireworks around Southern California. About 25 Jewish students at USC were just finishing a ceremonial dinner at the campus Chabad House.......