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A $35-million tear-down: L.A.'s unreal estate has plenty of buyers

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

It's not uncommon on the west side of Los Angeles for people to shell out $20 million or more for a house.

Intimate images of Larry Sultan's Los Angeles

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Although he was known around the world, Larry Sultan was quintessentially a Los Angeles photographer. Or rather, a photographer of Los Angeles.

Box Office: 'Insurgent' goes into weekend with a strong start

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

"Insurgent," the second film in the YA-based "Divergent" film series, continued its strong start going into Saturday,  pulling in an estimated $21.3 million, according to box office estimates.

Ib Melchior dies at 97; sci-fi filmmaker reset classic tales in space

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Writer and director Ib Melchior, known for his work on 1950s and '60s science fiction films such as "Robinson Crusoe on Mars" and "The Angry Red Planet," died March 14 at his home in West Hollywood. He was 97.

Seven months after Gaza war, devastation remains, wounds are still fresh

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Almost seven months after the cease-fire that ended a devastating war in the Gaza Strip between Israel and the militant group Hamas, the fighting's ruinous effects are visible everywhere in this ragged coastal enclave.

On the hunt for food, fashion and sights in Olivia Kim's Seattle

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

As director of creative projects for Seattle-based Nordstrom, it's Olivia Kim's job to curate cool for the department store's monthly themed Pop-In shops, whether she's discovering made-in-Africa antelope fur shoes by Brother Vellies in New York or calling on downtown L.A. design destination...

Visiting today's Seattle, you have to dig deeper to get to the grunge

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Grunge was the soundtrack of my Gen X college life. We knew every word to Nirvana's 1991 album, "Nevermind." I'm so happy 'cause today I found my friends. And the day we found out that Kurt Cobain had died, April 8, 1994, there was a candlelight vigil in the quad.

An artful 2-house compound in Beverly Hills

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A massive oak tree is reflected in the 75-foot-long raised infinity pool at this artful two-house compound in the 90210 ZIP Code. The newly built concrete-and-glass main house features gallery-size display walls and an herb garden on the roof. A barn-inspired secondary house has a glass-clad...

Divorced mom goes fishing, pulls out a young geek

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs

Tom Cruise is looking for some real estate action

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Actor Tom Cruise has put a home in Hollywood Hills West on the market at $12.995 million.

These UCLA athletes are students too

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The UCLA basketball players gathered in their tiny locker room here Friday afternoon looking like they had just endured a difficult test.

Jeff Tweedy of Wilco and son Spencer perform songs from 'Sukierae'

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy finds the idea of a tortured artist to be a cliché.

At Full Circle church in Venice, picking up where earlier seekers left off

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Across the street from the Rose Cafe in Venice, a bad-boy actor is shepherding a crew of millennial "nones" toward what might be called the Dawning of the Age of Aquarius, Part II.

Outcries against controversial sports calls can lead to rules changes

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Whether you agreed with it, Southern Methodist Coach Larry Brown raised an interesting point about the goaltending call that gave UCLA a one-point win over his team Thursday.

Exide faces a long, costly cleanup of closed Vernon plant

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The deal federal prosecutors struck with Exide Technologies this month to permanently close its battery recycling plant in Vernon and avoid criminal charges marks the beginning of a long and costly cleanup. The plant leaves behind decades' worth of pollution and hazardous waste, along with many...

For storied Paramount Pictures, more valleys than peaks of late

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Paramount Pictures, the storied Melrose Avenue movie studio, is trying to emerge from three years in the doldrums.

Things look up in West for Clippers after 113-99 win over Wizards

The Clippers are starting to make their move in the Western Conference.

Protesters block traffic, highlight violence against transgender people

Dozens of protesters shut down a busy intersection outside the Beverly Center during the evening rush hour Friday to call for an end to violence against transgender people.

Clippers win third game in a row, beating Wizards, 113-99

The Clippers won their third game in a row, beating the Washington Wizards, 113-99, on Friday night at Staples Center.

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