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A Look at Malibu Beach Home Alternatives, From Palos Verdes to Santa Barbara

Agents have noticed an increased interest in other beach areas with standout high-end listings for buyers "looking for a much more quiet way of life." 

What Prince Philip Learned from Hollywood

The husband of Queen Elizabeth, who died on April 9 at age 99, worked early on to bring the royal family into the media age, but may have created a soap-opera juggernaut that couldn't be stopped.

Which Best Actor Winner Allegedly Once Shouted, “Don’t Shoot. I Have Won an Oscar”?

This international movie star was put in charge of Germany's film production and campaigned for Hitler in 1938, but when Nazis fell from power, so did the actor's…

Real Estate Power Couple Who’ve Sold Houses for Jennifer Lopez and Bruce Willis Launch L.A. Private Members Club

An exclusive first look inside The Beverly Hills Estates, the new crystal-adorned offices and clubhouse of real estate brokers Rayni and Branden Williams, who did $740…

“We’re Getting Out of L.A. and Going to Joshua Tree”: Why the Desert Area Is Booming

As creatives seek an escape from the big city, prices jump and cutting-edge architecture rises in the High Desert area: "75 percent of my clients are investors from L.A." 

The Streaming Wars May Save L.A.’s Office-Space Market

While vacancies rise and rents decline dramatically across Los Angeles amid the downturn,  especially on the Westside, Burbank is a bright spot, thanks partly to a…

What 1920s Movie Theater Impresario’s Alleged Abuse of the Casting Couch Cost Him His Career?

A trial became a circus, with rumors persisting years afterward.

Hollywood Monuments to John Wayne, D.W. Griffith and More Are Under Fire: A Status Report

Amid the national reckoning over statues of figures whose histories are problematic, tributes to a number of entertainment industry names have been hit with calls for…

The New $2 Million L.A. Starter Home: It’s Small

 Low interest rates and cratering inventory are combining to push up prices on the entry end of the market to unheard-of heights, with a 50 percent increase in recent…

Staycations Help Prop Up L.A.’s Devastated Hotel Industry

After the COVID-19 pandemic caused occupancy rates to plummet in the spring, business is rising again thanks to locals eager to get a break from being at home.&nbsp…

“Amazon Room” Becomes Hot Amenity for Hollywood Homebuyers Amid Pandemic

Untouched by the economic downtown, the top of the L.A. market, as led by Jeffrey Katzenberg's $125 million sale, is booming, with premiums on outdoor spaces, "Amazon…

Palm Springs Rental Market Heats Up as Prices Soar: “It’s Bonkers”

Usually slow in the summer — due to the blistering heat — the short-term housing market in the Coachella Valley has been unusually busy this year as Angelenos seek a change of scenery.