| Jul 17, 2011
L.A.-based designer John Eshaya is in a rockin' mood. The former vice president of women's wear for Ron Herman launched his swanky-jeans-and-tees collection, Jet by John Eshaya, in 2008 and has added leather and glazed denim (which resembles leather) to...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 10:11 AM
| Feb 2, 2011
Fashion designer modernized American classics
Charles Nolan, 53, a fashion designer who was known for modernizing American classics and acting on his interest in politics, died Sunday of cancer at his New York City home. The cancer he...
| Feb 26, 2011
Helen B. Landgarten, a Los Angeles artist and pioneering art therapist who established a clinical art therapy program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and graduate departments in art therapy at Immaculate Heart College and Loyola Marymount University, has...
| Jan 13, 2011
Margaret Whiting, a pop singer for television, film, cabaret and Broadway whose recordings of such standards as "That Old Black Magic" and "Come Rain or Come Shine" sold millions of copies in the 1940s and '50s, has died. She was 86.
| Feb 23, 2011
Senior Circuit Judge David R. Thompson, a registered Republican named to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reportedly to "balance" the court's perceived liberal bent, died Saturday after 25 years on the bench that earned him a reputation as a moderate...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:32 PM
For most of the year, Alex Gray can't skateboard anywhere in Ocean City. Not on sidewalks, alleys or on the streets. Definitely not on the famous boardwalk. A town ordinance forbids it from April to October.
You get caught, as the 17-year-old Ocean...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 1:49 PM
First impressions are important to designer John Gidding and the foundation for his "Curb Appeal: The Block," a home-improvement show on HGTV.
"For curb appeal improvements that are easiest and inexpensive, the best thing to do is to focus on the...
| Jun 2, 2011
Is there a more stunning hotel lobby than the one at the iconic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel? With its heavy painted beams, chic leather daybeds and grand proportions, it exudes old Hollywood glamour. A stately hush hovers over the vast room, and most of the...
| May 10, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Cheeses whose creamy centers give like a soft-serve cone on a hot day will always have dates to the cheese prom. The spreadable, sweet demeanor of crèmes leads to instant popularity, and their snowy rinds and plush interiors make them some of the best-...
| May 10, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Scholten Family Farm Weybridge: Cheese Store of Silverlake (323) 644-7511, (special order); Andrew's Cheese in Santa Monica (310) 393-3308, (special order); Cheese Shop of Beverly Hills (310) 278-2855, http://www.cheesestorebh.com; Wally's Wine and...