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Matt Bomer and Mark Ruffalo as lovers dealing with AIDS in the powerful television film, 'The Normal Heart.'

News, Seven Days, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Film

Mark Ruffalo: Life At Home & The Psychological Challenges Of Acting

Posted Jul. 1, 2015, 12:30 pm

Any time you mention Mark Ruffalo’s name to anyone, the response is always, “He seems like a really nice guy;” or “He seems so genuine and not full of himself;” or “I love his acting;” or “I really love that guy.” And so it goes.

American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes to become the 12th winner of the US Triple Crown.

Sports, Los Angeles, Celebrity

American Pharoah, Triple Crown Winner, To Parade Before Fans At Santa Anita Park

Posted Jun. 27, 2015, 8:09 am

American Pharoah -- who made history three weeks ago by winning the first Triple Crown in 37 years -- is set to parade today before thousands of fans at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia.

Jessie Vargas.

Sports, Los Angeles, Celebrity, Boxing

Welterweight Championship On The Line Tonight Between Jessie Vargas, Timothy Bradley

Posted Jun. 27, 2015, 8:01 am

Undefeated Jessie Vargas will fight Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley for the interim World Boxing Organization welterweight championship tonight at StubHub Center.

BET Awards to be presented Sunday at Microsoft Theatre (previously Nokia Theatre) at L.A. Live.

News, Awards, Music, Celebrity, Film, Television

Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj Carry Six Nominations For Sunday's BET Awards

Posted Jun. 27, 2015, 7:46 am

Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj will carry a leading six nominations each into Sunday's 15th annual BET Awards, while Beyonce and Lil Wayne each have four.

Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana play husband and wife in Maya Forbes’ film 'Infinitely Polar Bear,' a true story about her father’s bipolar disorder and the effect it had on her childhood.

Seven Days, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Film

Mark Ruffalo On “Infinitely Polar Bear,” The Art & Challenge of Acting, Family

Posted Jun. 25, 2015, 8:19 am

Any time Mark Ruffalo’s name appears in the cast of a project, you know he will be giving an absolutely perfect performance. Hence, he is one of the most successful, sought after Hollywood actors.

Actor Dick Van Patten arrives at the premiere for 'Boynton Beach Club' held at the Pacific Design Centre Silver Screen Theatre on August 1, 2006 in Los Angeles.

News, Obituary, Celebrity, Santa Monica

Actor Dick Van Patten Dies At Saint John's Hospital In Santa Monica

Posted Jun. 23, 2015, 9:11 am

Actor Dick Van Patten, Tom Bradford on the 1980s TV series "Eight is enough," died today in a Santa Monica hospital. He was 86.

Cast of “The Remake,” Lockhart's latest film. From left: June Lockhart, Patrika Darbo, Sally Kellerman, Ruben Roberto Gomez, and Lynne Alana Delaney.

News, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Film

At 90, June Lockhart Looks Beyond Monsters & Mutts

Posted Jun. 20, 2015, 9:17 am

Since the 1960s, June Lockhart has been widely recognized as the practical and protective TV mom from “Lost in Space” and “Lassie.” But her extensive career stretched beyond zany aliens and courageous canines.

President Barack Obama.

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President Obama To Fundraise Today At Homes Of Chuck Lorre, Tyler Perry

Posted Jun. 18, 2015, 9:07 am

President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport this afternoon aboard Air Force One, then headline two Democratic National Committee fundraisers.

Kathryn Hahn stars in  'The D Train' alongside Jack Black.

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Q&A: Kathryn Hahn On Co-Starring Alongside Jack Black In "The D Train"

Posted Jun. 15, 2015, 9:25 am

Kathryn Hahn can either make you laugh or cry, as she is equally at home in comedic or dramatic roles. She is also equally at home on stage, screen, or television, having performed in all those genres. She recently had a role in This Is Where I Leave You where she played a woman desperate to get pregnant. In her personal life, she’s managed to do that twice. She is married to Ethan Sandler and has two children: her son Leonard and her daughter Mae.

A timid (Jack Black) spins a web of lies around a famous former classmate (James Marsden) to win his friendship and persuade him to attend their high-school reunion in “The D Train.”

News, Celebrity, Film

Q&A: Jack Black, James Marsden Banter About Their Film "The D Train"

Posted Jun. 15, 2015, 9:23 am

Jack Black is a Santa Monica boy who made it to the top. He attended the Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences, followed by enrolling in UCLA where he became a member of Tim Robbins’ Acting Ensemble. Since then, Black has racked up a number of film credits including Bernie, for which he won Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award nominations.

News, Celebrity, Police Department, Beverly Hills

John Stamos Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI In Beverly Hills

Posted Jun. 13, 2015, 9:20 am

Actor John Stamos was cited for suspicion of drunken driving, and today thanked Beverly Hills police for their help. Stamos was stopped in his vehicle near the intersection of Beverly Drive and Santa Monica Boulevard around 7:45 p.m. Friday, said Beverly Hills police Lt. Lincoln Hoshino.

Stuart Lynn Dunn, 30, was arrested around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in an alley near 1100 block of Sixth Street in Santa Monica.

News, Celebrity, Police Department

Escaped Mila Kunis Stalker Arrested In Santa Monica

Posted Jun. 4, 2015, 8:42 am

A man who was convicted of stalking actress Mila Kunis and recently escaped from a Pomona mental health facility was recaptured Wednesday.

Lindsay Lohan.

News, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Courts

Lindsay Lohan Completes Community Service, Released From Probation

Posted May. 27, 2015, 1:51 pm

After nearly eight years, Lindsay Lohan was finally released from probation today when a judge confirmed that the actress had successfully completed the last of her required 125 hours of community service.

News, Celebrity, Santa Monica

Josh Duhamel To Lead One-Mile Run/Walk Fundraiser In Santa Monica On Sunday

Posted May. 15, 2015, 4:26 pm

A one-mile run/walk to raise funds for Nepal earthquake victims will be held Sunday in Santa Monica.

News, Celebrity, Courts

Justin Bieber Paparazzo Civil Suit Trial Delayed

Posted May. 15, 2015, 9:02 am

Attorneys for Justin Bieber and a photographer who alleges the singer kicked and punched him in 2012 at a Calabasas shopping center have agreed to delay Tuesday's scheduled start of trial of the paparazzo's civil suit in order to try to settle the case.

Lindsay Lohan.

News, Celebrity, Courts

Update: Lindsay Lohan Told To Complete 116 Hours Community Service By May 28

Posted May. 7, 2015, 9:29 am

Lindsay Lohan has completed only about nine of the 125 community service hours she is required to perform as part of her probation stemming from a 2012 traffic crash in Santa Monica, and the actress will face "consequences" if she fails to complete the hours by May 28, a judge said today.

News, Sports, Celebrity

Soap Opera Star Joshua Morrow To Start From Pole For Pro-Celebrity Race

Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 9:24 am

Actor Joshua Morrow will start from the pole for today's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro-Celebrity Race.

News, Awards, Celebrity, Santa Monica

TV Land Awards To Be Presented Tonight

Posted Apr. 11, 2015, 8:34 am

Betty White, Donny and Marie Osmond, "Parenthood," "The Wonder Years," "Ally McBeal" and "Freaks and Geeks" will be honored tonight at the TV Land Awards.

News, Obituary, Celebrity, Santa Monica

Actor Richard Dysart Dies Age 86 In His Santa Monica Home

Posted Apr. 10, 2015, 9:03 am

Private services were pending today for Richard Dysart, best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of hard-nosed attorney Leland McKenzie on NBC's "L.A. Law."

Stan Freberg.

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Comedian Stan Freberg Dies Age 88 In Santa Monica

Posted Apr. 8, 2015, 9:23 am

Comedian, voice actor, satirist and advertising pioneer Stan Freberg died age 88 in Santa Monica on Tuesday.

Prolific screenwriter Richard LaGravenese’s latest film is “The Last Five Years,” which he adapted and directed from Jason Robert Brown’s musical.

Celebrity, Santa Monica, Film

Part Two: Richard LaGravenese’s Personal Journey To Success

Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 1:14 pm

Richard LaGravenese is one of those very successful Hollywood writers who very rarely is recognizable by the general public. However, his vast list of screenwriting credits speak for themselves and include, “Rude Awakening,” “Behind the Candelabra,” “Water for Elephants,” “P.S. I Love You,” “Freedom Writers,” “Paris, je t’aime,” “Beloved,” “The Horse Whisperer,” “The Mirror Has Two Faces,” “The Bridges of Madison County,” “A Little Princess,” “The Ref,” “Erin Brockovich,” and his break-out script “The Fisher King.”

Latest Malibu news.

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Man Pleads No Contest To Malibu DUI Crash Involving Jennifer Lopez's Rolls-Royce

Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 8:18 am

A Las Vegas man who crashed a pickup truck into singer Jennifer Lopez's Rolls-Royce in Malibu last September pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor DUI charge.

News, Celebrity, Courts

Chris Brown Released From Probation From 2009 Assault Of Rihanna

Posted Mar. 21, 2015, 9:02 am

After nearly six years, R&B singer Chris Brown was released Friday from probation stemming from his February 2009 assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna in Hancock Park.

Lou Ferrigno, best known for portraying the titular role in the “The Incredible Hulk,” has used his lasting stardom to raise funds for The Starkey Foundation and L.A. Muscular Dystrophy Association.

News, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Non Profits

Lou Ferrigno, AKA The Hulk, Shines Light On Hearing Loss, Muscular Dystrophy

Posted Mar. 20, 2015, 12:24 pm

When you meet 6’5” Lou Ferrigno, aka the Hulk from the 1977-82 television series “The Incredible Hulk,” it doesn’t take long to realize the Santa Monica resident is a gentle giant, using his long lasting stardom to support charities close to his heart.

Jerry Seinfeld and Julia Louis-Dreyfus as they walked past Platino at 909 Montana Ave. Tuesday morning while filming an episode of “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee.”

News, Celebrity, Montana Avenue, Santa Monica

Jerry Seinfeld Spotted Filming With Julia Louis-Dreyfus On Montana Avenue

Posted Mar. 10, 2015, 12:51 pm

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld filmed an episode of his online show “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee” in Santa Monica on Tuesday morning with former “Seinfeld” co-star Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

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