September 11, 2012 |
"The Talk" had its third season premiere on Monday, and the only thing missing was the makeup. "The Talk's" Sara Gilbert, Julie Chen, Aisha Tyler, Sheryl Underwood and Sharon Osborne all hosted the show without any makeup, wearing only towels and robes. At the top of the show, the five hosts were shown in a cluster chanting, "It's season three, we're makeup free!" The women were then unveiled to the audience with their hands over their faces before revealing how they looked without a stint in the makeup chair.
December 7, 2012 |
Fergie hosted the star-studded Voli Light Vodka cocktail party Thursday night to benefit Cell Phones For Soldiers at Skybar at the Mondrian in Los Angeles. The vodka brand donated 500,000 minutes to the charity, and Fergie, who co-owns Voli Light Vodka, presented the organization with a check at the party. Guests sipped Voli cocktails called the "Fergatini," "Red Carpet" and "Creamsicle. " The songstress walked the event in a sparkling red Monique Lhuillier dress and Fergalicious heels and dished on he favorite drink.
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August 20, 2013 |
Mission Viejo party hosts could end up paying for a helicopter in addition to the keg. Under an ordinance passed by the City Council on Monday, hosts could be fined for the costs of Orange County deputies, K-9 units and helicopters that respond to repeat calls about a “loud or disruptive” gathering. “We're not going to come out like the Gestapo and start slapping fines on people,” said Lt. Chris Wilson, chief of sheriff services for Mission Viejo. “But it's a useful tool the deputies can use to solve a problem and help ensure the quality of life for others.” Officials said repeated responses drain resources and time.
June 21, 2012 |
Ever wonder what goes into putting a reality show together? We here at The Envelope certainly did. From scripting out the challenges to winging it on camera, from taking a personal interest in contestants to weeding out the pretenders, reality hosts Padma Lakshmi ("Top Chef"), Phil Keoghan ("The Amazing Race"), Adam Savage (Mythbusters") and Heidi Klum ("Project Runway") covered it all when we asked them to chat with Times staff writer Amy Kaufman about their worlds. VIDEO: Watch the discussion Here are edited excerpts of that free-ranging conversation.
August 5, 2012
Today the Pasadena Convention Center is home to two of the public's greatest access points for the shared experience of watching the Mars Curiosity rover landing. On one hand, the Mars Society in Pasadena's Conference Center hosts the 15th annual International Mars Society Convention. It boasts appearances from speakers such as professor J. Richard Gott, a world renowned cosmologist, and Dr. Jim Green, director of NASA's Planetary Science Division. ...
November 29, 2012 |
Now that Thanksgiving is past, it's time to start thinking about end-of-the-year festivities and special holiday treats. You might want to check out what Valerie Confections has in store this year at the Los Angeles-based confectionary company's fourth annual fall open house. On Thursday (today), the Westlake neighborhood shop (near the corner of Virgil Avenue and Beverly Boulevard) will host tastings of tea-infused truffles . On Friday, owner Valerie Gordon will present her premium loose leaf teas in flavors such as Blushing Betty, Toasted Fig and Blood Orange & Black along with petits fours to complement them.