August 3, 2013 |
Dear SOS: We recently ate at Trattoria Farfalla, where we thoroughly enjoyed a rigatoni with mushroom sauce. I'm sorry I can't remember the exact name, but it was so good I'd like to attempt to replicate it at home. Could you pass on the recipe please? Vicki Tomikawa Los Angeles Dear Vicki: You might never guess how easy this dish is to make, judging by the rich depth of flavor alone. Trattoria Farfalla in Los Feliz was happy to share its recipe, a perfect dish whether you're entertaining company or planning a simple weeknight meal.
July 12, 2013 |
"House M.D. " actress Olivia Wilde has sold her Los Feliz home for $2,190,950. The Spanish villa, built in 1929, features a courtyard entry, original Malibu tile, stained glass, wood floors and beamed ceilings. There are French doors, a screening room with a bar, a library/study, four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in the 3,284-square-foot two-story home. The grounds include a gazebo. Wilde, 29, was a regular as Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley on "House" from 2007 to 2012. She starred in "Tron: Legacy" (2010)
July 4, 2013 |
"The Spectacular Classics" is a new screening series inspired by "The Spectacular Now," the coming-of-age romance starring Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley that took Sundance by storm and opens Aug. 2. Landmark Theaters across the country, as well as the Los Feliz 3 and the Angelika in Dallas, have joined forces to curate the series, which will present an iconic coming-of-age film each week leading up to the release of "The Spectacular Now....
June 28, 2013 |
Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times' Crime L.A. database . Six neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Cypress Park (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 0.7 over the last three months. Los Feliz (G) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 27 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 15.9 over the last three months.
June 26, 2013 |
"House M.D. " actress Olivia Wilde has sold her Los Feliz home for $2,190,950. The Spanish villa, built in 1929, features a courtyard entry, original Malibu tile, stained glass, wood floors and beamed ceilings. There are French doors, a screening room with a bar, a library/study, four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in the 3,284-square-foot two-story home. The grounds include a gazebo. Wilde, 29, was a regular on "House" from 2007 to 2012. She will star in the film "Drinking Buddies," due out in July.
June 7, 2013
This modern-style home in Los Feliz takes advantage of surrounding hillside and canyon views. In addition to glass pocket doors and open air plazas, dual decks off the master bedroom create a 360-degree panorama. Location: 4625 Dundee Drive, Los Angeles 90027 Asking price: $5.2 million Year built: 2004 House size: Five bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, 4,796 square feet Lot size: 31,751 square feet Features: Three fireplaces, breakfast bar, craft room, saline swimming pool, spa, outdoor shower, three-car garage About the area: In the first quarter, 44 single-family homes sold in the 90027 ZIP Code at a median price of $943,000, according to DataQuick.
June 7, 2013 |
Michael C. Hall of "Dexter" fame has bought a restored home in Los Feliz for $3.825 million. The updated 1920s Spanish Colonial and guesthouse have killer views of the surrounding hillsides and cityscape. Features include archways, beam ceilings, wrought-iron work, French doors and wood floors. There are six bedrooms, six bathrooms and more than 5,600 square feet of living space. The gated grounds contain a swimming pool. Hall, 42, has starred as the murder-minded main character on "Dexter" since 2006.
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June 5, 2013 |
A parole board on Wednesday rejected Manson family member Leslie Van Houten's 19th attempt to win freedom. The board also decided she could not seek parole again for five years. Van Houten, 63, was convicted of murder and conspiracy in the 1969 killings of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca in their home in Los Feliz. She has repeatedly been denied bids for parole over the last four decades. “Given the brutality of the murders of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca and Van Houten's willing and active participation in this evil, pre-planned and violent crime, we are pleased with the parole board's decision to continue to hold Van Houten accountable for her heinous actions,' L.A. County Dist.