Dick Van Patten, the always-busy TV, film and stage character actor perhaps best known as the patriarch on Eight is Enough, has died, Mashable has confirmed. He was 86, and died at a Santa Monica hospital of complications from diabetes As a young boy growing up in New York, Van Patten first appeared as a child on Broadway. Show More Summary
Dick Van Patten, best known for playing the dad on the classic TV show "Eight Is Enough," died Tuesday morning in Santa Monica. Van Patten's rep released a statement Tuesday, saying, "I am sorry to report this sad news. His family will not be doing…
Dick Van Patten, best known as the loving father on the '70s sitcom "Eight Is Enough," has died at the age of 86. People reported that Van Patten passed away this morning in a Santa Monica hospital from complications due to diabetes. Van...Show More Summary
The tragic shooting in (Virginia Tech, Omaha, Dekalb, Binghamton, Fort Hood, Manchester, Tuson, Oakland, Aurora, Oak Creek, Minneapolis, Newtown, Santa Monica, Washington DC, Isla Vista) Charleston, was a wake-up call to many: wake up and buy more guns. In an economy that has been challenging for many businesses, gun sales have been robust. Show More Summary
I was shocked and saddened to hear that the film composer James Horner died today when the small plane he was piloting crashed in California, north of Santa Monica. James was 61 and probably the most respected composer in Hollywood ever since his triumph with Titanic. We spent a morning together in St John’s Wood, […]
Clear your calendar for a complimentary dance cardio workout at Athleta Santa Monica, with the mega-popular Body By Simone founder and us!
Santa Monica is way ahead of Los Angeles in the quest to bring a bike share program to the city—it'll launch a pilot program for their project, to be operated by a firm called Cyclehop and called Breeze, within...
Rocky Oaks Park is a small but beautiful slice of protected land in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Managed by the National Park Service, this former ranch land holds a shaded picnic area covered by beautiful live oaks, a man-made seasonal pond that (when it has water in it) serves as a rest…
Imagine if any Republican president in the past fifty years had said the following: "I get letters, people say, you are an idiot -- (laughter) -- and here’s what you didn’t do, and here’s the program that is terrible, and all kinds of stuff. Show More Summary
There will be no new vineyards allowed for a little while in a 32-acre section of the northern Santa Monica Mountains, and existing vineyards won't be allowed to expand. These vines are on lockdown, thanks to a ban instated...
Jason Derulo gets in-between superstar DJ’s Zedd and Martin Garrix while attending the Tinder Plus Launch Party held at the Hangar 8 Santa Monica at Barker Hangar on Wednesday (June 17) in Santa Monica, Calif. The 25-year-old singer went shirtless as hit the stage to perform tracks off his brand new album Everything Is 4, [...]
Julie Kirkham, a producer, teacher and former studio executive who went on to become one of Hollywood's great muses, has died. Diagnosed with multiple myeloma only a month ago, she died June 10 at her home in Santa Monica. She was 61. A...Show More Summary
Bluemercury, one of the country's largest luxury beauty boutiques, is scheduled to open Saturday at 1402 Montana Ave. in Santa Monica.
The sales team at Santa Monica start-up GumGum pulled through last year.
Another day, another multimillion-dollar listing for a house in Santa Monica: "Just around the corner from the beach and walking distance to Canyon Elementary, this 5 bedroom 2 and ½ bath 1929 California Tudor ? was built for entertaining," goes the pitch on Trulia and Redfin. The asking price...
Julia Louis-Dreyfus flashes a big smile while attending 826LA’s 10th Anniversary Gala held at the Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club on Tuesday (June 16) in Santa Monica, Calif. The 54-year-old Veep star was joined by Thandie Newton, J.J. Abrams, B.J. Novak, and Jimmy Kimmel who hosted the event in support of the non-profit organization, which [...]
Citing the state's ongoing drought, Los Angeles County supervisors approved a temporary ban Tuesday on new vineyards or expansions of existing plots in the northern Santa Monica Mountains area.
Santa Monica, California-based Fiele Fragrances offers five perfumes; I'm reviewing three today (I've not had the chance to sniff Viola and Myrrha). What I immediately liked about these perfumes was their earthy vibe; their ingredients...Show More Summary
Sad news. On Tuesday, it was revealed that Tommy Chong is once again battling cancer. The 77-year-old shared at the 826LA 10th anniversary party in Santa Monica, CA that he was undergoing treatment for rectal cancer. Oh no. He shared: "I've had some medical issues lately. I got diagnosed with rectal cancer." It was only in 2012 that the [...]
When historians talk about pioneers of California cuisine, the name Jonathan Waxman invariably comes up, in large part for his 5-year stint as the chef of Michael’s in Santa Monica. When you talk about the seminal restaurants of New York, his Barbuto is near the top of the list. He also opened New York City’s now-closed Jams