May 16, 2013 |
A vast office park in Warner Center -- the white-collar business hub of the San Fernando Valley -- has been sold for an estimated $80 million to investors who see it as central to an evolving and increasingly dense commercial and residential community. Emerging from ranch land along the Ventura Freeway in Woodland Hills, Warner Center has grown to be one of L.A.'s largest urban developments. Conceived in the mid-20th century as a downtown for the Valley, the area is now a sweeping complex of office parks, high-rises, apartments and shopping centers.
November 8, 2009 |
It's a universal truth: When you're in your 20s, you can stay out all night and look fresh the next morning. Unfortunately, as we age, lack of sleep affects us more deeply and shows more prominently on our faces -- lackluster complexions, dark circles, fine lines and, in more extreme cases, rashes and eczema. Progressive loss of cellular water may be one reason sleepless nights affect our skin more visibly as we age, says board-certified dermatologist Dr. Howard Murad. Water retention is key to keeping skin moisturized and supple, which can translate to fewer lines and a smoother complexion.
January 9, 1997 |
Cynics maintain that cosmetics companies sell hope in a bottle. But connoisseurs of beauty products care a great deal about exactly what kind of bottle the promise of beautiful skin or hair arrives in. The newest, most preferred containers dispense a blob of cream or lotion via a plastic pump. Pumps are easy to operate, but their true beauty is as invisible to the naked eye as a germ. Dr.
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May 31, 1997
The number of students enrolled in Gardena High School's business academy will almost double next year along with the resources that the program provides to students who are learning about business careers. Last fall, Gardena started the Southern California International Business Academy, a school within a school, to expose students to real-world opportunities. Upon hearing that the school needed more resources, Dr.
July 9, 2006
The Skinny on the Beauty Industry The most common procedures for those 18 and under last year were laser hair removal, microdermabrasion and rhinoplasty. This age group accounted for 1.5 % of all cosmetic work. People ages 35 to 50 made up 47% of the total, and those between 51 and 64, 24%. * 205 % - The growth rate of med-spas in the last five years. As some medical procedures became more routine so did the trend to give clients one place for pedicures and their Botox injections.
February 10, 2000 |
Actor Dudley Moore has sold his longtime home on Venice Beach for $2.5 million. The Oscar-nominated actor ("Arthur," 1981) has been suffering from the rare degenerative brain disorder PSP (progressive supranuclear palsy), which causes loss of memory and balance and leads to paralysis. He was diagnosed with the disorder in 1998. Moore, 64, became a film star in "10" (1979) after moving to Los Angeles from England in 1975.