More from Scott Johnson and Peter Kiefer
Kobe Bryant’s Crash Leaves Hollywood Travelers Doubting Helicopter Safety
The crash that killed the former Lakers star Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others has Hollywood questioning the convenience of travel by chopper, even if it’s still safer than traveling in a car.
Beverly Hills’ Billion-Dollar Fire Sale: Inside the Implosion of a Historic Hilltop Real Estate Deal
How did an expansive property in Beverly Hills known as The Mountain list for 10 figures and end up selling for $100,000 in a Pomona courtroom? Infighting, a Hollywood wannabe and a big bluff caused America's all-time richest deal to go awry.
Beverly Hills’ Billion-Dollar Listing, The Mountain, Sells for $100K
After months of legal wrangling, the 157-acre plot of land atop Tower Grove Drive in Beverly Hills sold to the Mark Hughes Trust, named after the founder of Herbalife.
LA’s Battle for Venice Beach: Homeless Surge Puts Hollywood’s Progressive Ideals to the Test
With swelling homeless encampments abutting seven-figure homes, Venice has emerged as a flashpoint for the inequality shaping Los Angeles.
Malibu Murder Mystery: “Everyone’s Freaking Out” Over Unsolved Killings, Bodies Dumped, Police Questions
Residents of the once-idyllic community of Monte Nido, adjacent to Will Smith's $43 million compound, are in a panic and begging law enforcement for some answers: "I feel like a sitting duck out here."