May 22, 2012 |
Known for the great variety of the roles he plays, Leonardo DiCaprio now is trying his hand at Malibu beach house landlord. He has listed this Cape Cod-inspired home for $75,000 a month for a long-term tenant or $150,000 a month for leases of less than six months. His Malibu Colony compound was recently remodeled and features a four-bedroom main house on the ocean side, a two-bedroom guest house and a detached loft with gym. There is a beach-front deck, a fire pit, gardens and lawn on the less-than-half-acre lot. DiCaprio, 37, whose blockbuster hits include "Titanic" (1997)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 2, 2009 |
Nearly half a century ago, a ritzy boutique opened at the corner of Rodeo Drive and Dayton Way in Beverly Hills and quickly changed the rules of the retailing game. The store was Giorgio Beverly Hills, and it featured a yellow-and-white-striped awning outside and a reading room, pool table and oak bar inside -- along with, of course, a jaw-dropping array of designer duds sought after by Beverly Hills mavens and Hollywood A-listers. In a nod to his erstwhile boutique's glory days, Fred Hayman (a.
January 20, 2012 |
Call central casting. Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have sold their Malibu beach house to talk-show host and comedian Ellen De Generes for $12 million. The 4,088-square-foot house, built in 1962, features walls of glass, dark bamboo flooring, three fireplaces, four bedrooms and four bathrooms. The ocean-view home sits on 1.26 bluff-top acres with a tennis court, a lap pool and beach access. Pitt, 48, starred last year in "Moneyball" and "The Tree of Life. " He will star in the upcoming "Cogan's Trade" and "World War Z. " Jolie, 36, won an Oscar for her supporting role in "Girl, Interrupted" (1999)
January 23, 2005 |
Both the movie "Spanglish" and the musical play "Caroline, or Change," recently at the Ahmanson Theatre, explore American culture and race relations through the interplay between a housekeeper and the family whose lives she transforms. We checked in on each to count the silver.-- * "Caroline, or Change," musical by Tony Kushner On staff: Caroline Thibodeaux, 39, African American. Employed by: The white, Jewish Gellman family of Louisiana, circa 1963. Demeanor: Acerbic, proud, fierce.
HOME & GARDEN
May 24, 2011 |
Film and television producer Brian Grazer has listed his Malibu Colony beach house for $19.5 million. Designed for entertaining, the Mediterranean-style house has a deck off the living room and breakfast room. The three-story house, with more than 6,000 square feet of living space, includes an office, five bedrooms and eight bathrooms. There is an indoor swimming pool with spa adjacent to the two-car attached garage. A gym sits by the beach deck. Grazer, 59, co-founded Imagine Entertainment with Ron Howard.
November 3, 2002
Mickey Mouse and I don't usually see eye to eye, but on the issue of copyright protection, the rodent and his handlers have it right ("The Cultural Anarchist vs. the Hollywood Police State," by David Streitfeld, Sept. 22). Why should copyright be the only property right that is time-limited? We don't require that Bill Gates surrender his fortune to the public domain or that David Geffen deed his Malibu beach house to us. Why should the heirs not inherit the rich guys' stuff? It's the American way. For the struggling writer, artist or musician, copyright is a valuable asset.
April 16, 1988 |
Perry Klein, a highly regarded quarterback who set national and state passing records last football season at Palisades High School, transferred to Carson High School Friday, according to his mother. Diana Klein said her son, a junior, will begin classes at Carson Monday, when the new semester starts. She said the family, which resides in a Malibu beach house, is renting an apartment in Carson and will begin living there Monday. Perry Klein and his father, Danny, were unavailable for comment.
June 13, 1986 |
"The Supporting Cast" at La Habra Depot Playhouse comes up short on character comedy, shorter on slapstick and shortest of all on the kind of performances that might make this uneasy combination work. Playwright George Furth has created an odd mix of goofy slapstick and contemporary character comedy in this tale about a writer whose roman a clef novel borrows from the private lives of her best friends.
April 6, 2012 |
As much as real estate is about location, location, location, selling it is about timing and pricing. Former Dodgers shortstop Rafael Furcal has been trying to sell his home on a golf course in La Canada Flintridge since late 2010. Listed then for $4,449,000, the house reappeared on the Multiple Listing Service priced at $3.8 million just as news of Magic Johnson and company's purchase of the Dodgers broke. Listing agent Susan Mohr of Sotheby's International Realty said she had been working to get the listing ready for about a month.