May 20, 1994 |
Ordinarily this is the frantic time of year when Tustin High School honor student Quyen Pham is hunched over exams. But Thursday morning she stood outside a towering courthouse with a timid smile full of braces and cheeks stained by tears.
April 10, 2013 |
Nate Berkus is engaged to Jeremiah Brent, his boyfriend of nearly nine months. The 41-year-old interior designer, TV personality and Oprah protege popped the question Monday at Machu Picchu in Peru, completely surprising Brent because the two were actually on a business trip, his rep confirmed to Us Weekly . "Machu Picchu @nate_berkus @susankfeldman @allmoxie #lifechanging #specialday," Brent tweeted on Monday with an Instagram picture ...
April 17, 2013 |
Jessica Simpson toasted to her unborn son at a Tom Sawyer-themed baby shower over the weekend. "I'm so excited to have a son," the singer turned fashion designer told People, which obtained exclusive access to the event. "He got all these cute vintage cars and I got a lot of little leather jackets I can't wait to try out!" And that's fitting for mommy, who wore a curve-hugging bright blue dress and happens to be a "Fashion Star" mentor. PHOTOS: Hollywood baby boom The garden fete took place Sunday and was hosted by Simpson's sister Ashlee and mom Tina.
April 16, 2013 |
Kat Von D's wedding plans are sunk - and that's a good thing. The tattoo artist and her electronic-musician fiance, Deadmau5 (real name Joel Zimmerman), are leaving the traditional white wedding far behind and choosing an underwater vibe instead for their nuptials. The couple apparently both love and are drawing inspiration from the 1926 H.P. Lovecraft story "The Call of Cthulhu," Von D told People on Monday (As best we can tell from a very quick read , it's about a powerful ancient creature that is part man, part octopus and part dragon and lurks in an ancient city beneath the sea)
March 20, 2013 |
L.A.-area lockups are just one more musician away from a forming supergroup this week, after police said the rapper Too $hort was arrested in Hollywood early this morning on suspicion of drunken driving and drug possession. The 46-year-old, born Todd Anthony Shaw, was arrested around 3 a.m. near the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Las Palmas Avenue, according to Los Angeles police officer Cleon Joseph. PHOTOS: Celebrity mug shots Joseph added that Shaw briefly tied to evade arrest on foot before being apprehended.
April 11, 2013 |
Ivanka Trump is having another baby! The "Celebrity Apprentice" mentor, 31, and husband Jared Kushner are expecting their second child, news that she confirmed on Twitter on Thursday. "Jared and I are so excited that Arabella will become a big sister this fall. Thanks for all your good wishes!" she tweeted . PHOTOS: Hollywood baby boom The couple welcomed Arabella Rose, their first daughte r, in July 2011. She and Kushner, the chairman of Observer Media Group, married in 2009.
April 16, 2013 |
Bradley Cooper lives with his mom. Yes, you read that right. The Sexiest Man Alive in 2011 calls his mother, Gloria - this year's Oscar date - his roommate. In Details magazine's May issue, the cover boy and "The Place Beyond the Pines" star opened up about why he moved in with his mother after his father, Charles, died in 2011 following a long struggle with cancer. "We're surviving. Both of us. Let's face it: It's probably not easy for her, by the way, to be living with her son. It's life," Cooper said . "And right now, two years after my father's death, this is where we are. My family is very close, and my dad dying was brutal for all of us. It was a schism, and its aftershock has not stopped.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1997 |
It's a scene straight out of film noir, yet it's played out in real life many times a day: A beleaguered crime victim flips through page after page of mug shots, looking for his attacker, his head swimming amid the hundreds of faces glaring back at him. But using a program that's the first of its kind, Santa Ana police hope to have a computer do that search instead, saving crime victims--and themselves--countless hours.
March 20, 2011 |
It's no easy job, being the lungs of Los Angeles. But Griffith Park, the foremost green space in a city notorious for meager parkland and abundant smog, endures bravely, maybe even heroically. Venture into the park, or nearby Elysian Park, or one of the creative neighborhoods in between, and you'll find not only beloved landmarks such as Griffith Observatory and Dodger Stadium, but also happy surprises, such as the time-travel supply shop, or the cafe where cops dine daily to the sound of echoing gunfire, or the Korean greetings that echo at dawn every day atop Mt. Hollywood.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 1991 |
Two teen-agers, skateboarding along busy Niguel Road last week, were arrested, handcuffed and photographed at the sheriff's substation for allegedly violating a city ban on riding in the street. The arrests infuriated the parents of one boy who said Wednesday that they have filed a complaint against the arresting officer for the "abusive" treatment of their son. "My son will now go through the rest of his life with a criminal record," said the boy's father.