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May 21, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Actress Drew Barrymore and her husband, art consultant William Kopelman, have listed the Montecito estate where they were wed at $7.5 million. The 1937 Traditional-style house sits on more than two acres with mature trees, lawns and a cupola-topped guesthouse. A gravel motor court leads to the brick entry terrace of the 6,258-square-foot house. Features include a foyer with staircase, a paneled living room, a library-study, six bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms. Grandest pool around?
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BUSINESS
May 21, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Model Ali Landry and her husband, film director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde, have listed their home in Los Feliz at $1.925 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1927, features colorful tile work, stained-glass windows and an arched entry alcove. There are four bedrooms, four bathrooms and 3,700 square feet of living space. One en suite bedroom has a kitchen and separate entrance.   Sliding French doors in the family room open to a patio with a 20-person spa/fountain. Grandest pool around?
BUSINESS
May 20, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Because everyone loves a cool map, Point2 Homes has crunched some Credit Suisse data to show where the “property millionaires” are distributed across the state and nation. Last time we checked, mortgages were still available in the U.S., so "property millionaire" is something of a misnomer.  Despite the faulty logic, the tallies do paint a picture of where homes valued at $1 million and more are. Grandest pool around? Malibu has it Within the state, Los Angeles County has the most $1 million-plus homes followed by Orange, Santa Clara, San Francisco and San Mateo counties.
BUSINESS
May 18, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Wanted: one rock star. Fresh on the market is a Modern-style house in Los Feliz that would be a contender in any king of cool contest. The 4,796-square-foot house stays connected to the outdoors with sleek decks and outdoor plazas. The main living areas “open up like an origami flower” to the saline swimming pool, the listing description states. Outside the lower-level suite is a garden with olive trees and a hillside spa. In keeping with the loft vibe, floors are concrete or hardwood.
BUSINESS
May 17, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
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 hillside and city views. 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 in the title role on “Dexter” since 2006 and was on HBO's "Six Feet Under" (2001-05)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 2013 | By Jason La
From his home in Los Feliz, David Freid watched the sunset on May 9. "I saw the crazy colors of the sunset from a window and went out to take it in in the short time it was there," Freid said. " My cat, Frank, beat me to it . She was already enjoying the sunset from the patio when I arrived. " Each week, we're featuring photos of Southern California submitted by readers. Share your photos on our  Flickr page  or  reader submission gallery .  Follow us on Twitter  or visit  latimes.com/socalmoments  for more on this photo series.
BUSINESS
May 11, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Kate Walsh must be done tinkering. The actress has returned her gated Spanish-style estate in Los Feliz to the market at $4.75 million - the price she paid 2007. The renovated home, built in 1928, retains vintage tile in the main hall and staircase, arched windows and passageways and stenciled beamed ceilings. A formal dining room with an oval inset ceiling, a wine room, a den-media room, breakfast room, five fireplaces and four bedrooms -- one in use as a walk-in closet -- are part of the 5,940 square feet of living space in the two-story house.
OPINION
May 11, 2013
Re "Niall Ferguson's blooper," Opinion, May 7 Jonah Goldberg fails to address what is revealing about Niall Ferguson's ad hominem blooper on John Maynard Keynes' sexuality, for which the Harvard historian has given "an unqualified apology," according to the New York Times. The implication of Ferguson's remarks is that Keynes was in favor of big deficits and was not concerned about the long-term effects of his economic philosophy. That is far from the truth. Keynes considered economics to be a moral science.
OPINION
May 11, 2013
It's a timeless - by L.A. standards - dispute: What's the right way to pronounce "Los Feliz"? In response to Tuesday's Column One on Anglicized versions of place names in Los Angeles reverting to their original Spanish pronunciations, more than a dozen readers weighed in, and not just on Los Feliz. Three letters responding to the article were published Friday. Several readers whose letters weren't printed offered their own ways of saying "Los Feliz" and other areas whose pronunciations are in friendly dispute.
OPINION
May 10, 2013
Re "Accent on the saying power," Column One, May 7 Regarding the dispute over the proper way to pronounce neighborhood names in Los Angeles such as Los Feliz, in English there is a standard way to pronounce words from foreign languages. It is incorrect English to attempt to change the accent one is speaking in the middle of a sentence. Yet there is a deplorable tendency among some now to show off their language chops by referring to, say, Italy's former prime minister as "SEEL-vyoh Bairrr-la-SKOHNNN-ee.
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