March 31, 2010 |
The marketplace for short men's clothing is, well, shrinking. With Americans growing taller, and recessionary pressure in the specialty clothing market, it's become harder than ever to find apparel stores for short men. Just a few now remain of the dozens that dotted the national landscape years ago. Actor Ben Giroux can tell you all about it. "To shop for clothes as a short man is one of the most aggravating things you can try to do,"...
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 14, 1996
The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to spend nearly $4.5 million to settle a series of lawsuits over a 1993 landslide that still threatens homes in the Santa Monica Mountains. The landslide took place after the March 1993 rains in the hillside above North Beverly Drive, west of the Lower Franklin Reservoir. Although the slide did not severely damage the homes, the residents were forced to evacuate.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1998 |
George Michael, the English pop star whose hits include "I Want Your Sex" and "Faith," was arrested in Beverly Hills for allegedly engaging in a lewd act alone in a public restroom, police said Wednesday. Michael, 34, was arrested by a plainclothes officer who "observed Mr. Michael engaged in a lewd act" shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Edward T. Kreins of the Beverly Hills Police Department.
January 24, 2010 |
A professionally administered straight-razor shave is an indulgence every man should experience at least once during his lifetime. Why pay a stranger to tilt you into a horizontal position and shave your grizzled visage to baby-butt smoothness when shaving is already a part of your daily grooming ritual? Well, if you're lucky, the man standing over you in the white smock has a better vantage point, an arsenal of lathers, oils and bracing after-shaves and a meticulous, methodical approach with a straight razor that will leave you feeling like a million bucks for less than 60. Some men seek out the straight-razor shave for special occasions such as graduations or their wedding day, but here in Los Angeles, thanks to a combination of traditional old-school barbershops and newer "barber spas" like the mall-based Art of Shaving chain, the most momentous event you're likely to need is a lunch hour.
December 13, 2010
'Bing Crosby: A Holiday Celebration' When: Wednesday at 7 p.m. Where: The Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills Admission: $15 for members; $20 for general public Information: http://www.paleycenter.org
March 19, 2012
'Television: Out of the Box' Where: The Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills When: Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays Cost: $10 for adults. Information: (310) 786-1000 or http://www.paley.org
April 3, 1986
Dick Israel has been elected president of the newly formed North Beverly Drive/Franklin Canyon Homeowners' Assn. Other officers are France Nuyen, vice president; Ed Hamburger, treasurer, and Charles M. Weisenbert, secretary. The association was formed to preserve the canyon community and prevent hazardous hillside developments, Israel said.
January 17, 2011
An Evening With Joel Grey When: Tuesday at 7 p.m. Where: The Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills Price: General admission $20; $15 for members. Discussion and a post-event reception with Grey, $75. Info: http://www.paleycenter.org or (866) 811-4111
June 14, 2011
Debbie Reynolds: The Auction Where: The Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills When: Viewing is noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Auction begins noon Friday Info: For more information, go to http://www.profilesinhistory.com