November 30, 2013 |
In Venice, 25-year-old Snapchat co-founder Bobby Murphy has bought a new two-bedroom house for $2.1 million, or nearly double the median price of homes in the neighborhood. A few blocks away, a three-bedroom town house with a rooftop sun deck was just rented for $7,000 a month - a year ago, an identical unit was renting for $5,900. "Totally Silicon Beach living," the ad on Craigslist proclaimed. And farther south in Marina del Rey, hundreds of apartments were recently completed and aimed at drawing the tech crowd, with high-speed Internet in every unit, free Wi-Fi in common areas and an online application process.
October 8, 2013 |
Kris Jenner and husband Bruce Jenner have reportedly separated and have kept the news quiet for almost a year. The Kardashian momager, 57, and former Olympian, 63, issued a statement Tuesday to several publications announcing their decision to split after 22 years of marriage. "We are living separately and we are much happier this way," the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" stars told E! News in a statement. PHOTOS: Meet the Kardashians and their extended family "But we will always have much love and respect for each other.
September 24, 2013 |
Zoe Saldana, known for her roles as Neytiri in “Avatar” and as Uhura in the new “Star Trek” movies, is off the market and her house in Los Feliz is on -- at $1.199 million. The actress married Italian artist Marco Perego this summer, People magazine recently confirmed. So she may no longer need her contemporary-style home, built in 1955. Features include an updated kitchen, four bedrooms and four bathrooms within its 2,800 square feet of living space. Grandest pool around?
September 23, 2013 |
The Bob Hope and Dolores Hope estate in Toluca Lake is for sale at $27.5 million. The compound is made up of four parcels totaling 5.15 acres of land and includes a 14,876 main house, a two-bedroom guesthouse, a two-bedroom staff quarters and offices. Built in 1939 for the Hopes, the original traditional house was designed by Robert Finkelhor. The Hopes hired John Elgin Woolf to remodel and update the house in the 1950s. Walls of glass in the living room overlook the grounds.
September 23, 2013 |
Robert Pattinson, who stars as a vampire in the “Twilight” films, is quietly shopping his Los Feliz house for sale at $6.75 million, The Times has confirmed. Word surfaced last week at Real Estalker that the actor is having the 1922 Spanish Colonial estate marketed outside the Multiple Listing Service. Features of the 4,026-square-foot home include antiqued tile and stone, hand-carved wood and stenciled ceilings, according to details from an earlier listing. The 1.5-acre property features a swimming pool, waterfalls and fountains.
August 26, 2013 |
The 10th annual FYF Fest concluded Sunday night with the shimmering feedback of My Bloody Valentine, which echoed across the Los Angeles State Historic Park and no doubt ruffled neighbors blocks away. We've already offered a few highlights of Saturday's roster, but below are five of the best moments from Sunday's lineup. 1. Debuting material from their forthcoming third album, New York duo MGMT offered a set that mixed their singalong anthems -- "Kids," "Time to Pretend" and "Electric Feel" -- with their newer, more psychedelic guitar and beat-based music.