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George Coe.

News, Obituary, Celebrity

Obituary: Original "Saturday Night Live" Actor George Coe Dies In Santa Monica

Posted Jul. 21, 2015, 9:22 am

Funeral services were pending today for George Coe, an original "Saturday Night Live" cast member, veteran character/voice actor and Screen Actors Guild union activist.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Celebrity, Police Department

Man Aged 21 Found Drowned In Pool Of Demi Moore On Westside

Posted Jul. 19, 2015, 9:34 am

A 21-year-old man was found drowned today in the backyard pool of the home of actress and producer Demi Moore.

News, Celebrity, Courts

Defense Wants $10 Million Bail Lowered For Former Rap Mogul Suge Knight

Posted Jul. 9, 2015, 9:14 am

Marion "Suge" Knight's attorney said in a new court filing released Wednesday that video footage from a Jan. 29 confrontation in Compton -- for which the former rap mogul is charged with murder and other counts -- shows him being "viciously attacked and fleeing for his life."

Irwin Keyes.

News, Obituary, Celebrity, Santa Monica

Actor Irwin Keyes, A Long-Time Santa Monica Resident, Dies Age 63

Posted Jul. 9, 2015, 8:46 am

Studio Talent Group is mourning the passing of its long-time client and long-time Santa Monica resident, Irwin Keyes, who died early Wednesday morning.

News, Los Angeles, Celebrity, Police Department

Bill Cosby Investigation Ongoing, Says LAPD Chief Charlie Beck

Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 11:36 am

Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck confirmed today the department has an "ongoing" investigation into Bill Cosby, but the probe is unrelated to a recently released deposition in which the comedian admitted obtaining drugs he intended to give to women with whom he wanted to have sex.

News, Celebrity, Hollywood

Flowers To Be Place On Jerry Weintraub's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Posted Jul. 7, 2015, 9:10 am

Flowers will be placed today on the Hollywood Walk of Fame star of film producer Jerry Weintraub, Peyton List whose credits include "Diner," "The Karate Kid" and the "Ocean's Eleven" movies.

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.

News, Los Angeles, Celebrity, Obama

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.

News, Celebrity, Film

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."

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