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Stories with place: Hollywood
  • Stars speak out about Baltimore; others won't risk it 
    Updated: May-02-15 2:35 pm

    LOS ANGELES - As the events in Baltimore continue to grip the nation, a few celebrities are raising their voices for the city and the cause. But experts say many stars are reluctant to address such heated emotional issues publicly.

  • Hollywood rolls out red carpet to 'influencer' fans story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-01-15 11:37 am

    LOS ANGELES - Clad in his pajamas, Reid Jones often blogs about Marvel superhero movies, with starry ambitions of one day becoming an entertainment journalist.

  • Judge halts planned Millennium Hollywood skyscrapers project 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 6:57 pm

    LOS ANGELES - A judge has halted plans to build a 1 million-square-foot complex of skyscrapers, stores and restaurants in the heart of Hollywood.

  • Correction: American Indians-Stereotypes story story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-15 2:08 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - In an Associated Press story April 24 about American Indian stereotypes, the AP erroneously reported comments by Elise Marubbio, an American Indian Studies professor at Augsburg College, about the portrayal of Lakota Indians. She said that other Great Plains tribes, such as the Comanche, but not the Lakota, were portrayed as living in Monument Valley.

  • Don Mankiewicz, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, dies at 93 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 1:09 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Don M. Mankiewicz, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter from a legendary Hollywood family who created the television shows "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "Ironside," has died in California. He was 93.

  • Los Angeles police arrest man in fatal Hollywood stabbing 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 8:49 am

    LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles police have made an arrest in the fatal stabbing of a 27-year-old man on Hollywood Boulevard.

  • ELO's Jeff Lynne gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 4:26 am

    LOS ANGELES - Jeff Lynne, the leader of the Electric Light Orchestra and a leading rock music singer, writer and producer for more than four decades, has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

  • Roach's dream: A master plan for Pacquiao to beat Mayweather 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 5:47 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Freddie Roach's hip is killing him, and his sternum feels like somebody dropped an anvil on his chest. He took a shot to the chin the other day, and it knocked him across the ring onto the far ropes.

  • Board votes to boot tenants from Hollywood high-rise 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 2:40 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Tenants in a 22-story Hollywood building will be moving out after a panel that oversees the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety voted to uphold an order calling for their removal.

  • No quick action on 'SOLA' acronym for South Los Angeles 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 2:25 pm

    LOS ANGELES - More than a decade after the neighborhood formerly known as South Central was rebranded as South Los Angeles, another renaming could be coming.

  • Investigators say identity-theft suspect had 74 aliases 
    Updated: Apr-18-15 12:20 am

    LOS ANGELES - A woman accused of stealing the identities of people working behind the scenes in Hollywood film production has lived under at least 74 aliases, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.

  • Frederick's of Hollywood reveals closing of retail stores 
    Updated: Apr-17-15 1:42 pm

    LOS ANGELES - After years of struggling to keep up with Victoria's Secret, Los Angeles-based lingerie brand Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc. is switching to a web-only retail model.

  • Elusive mountain lion captivates LA then quickly vanishes story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-14-15 5:20 pm

    LOS ANGELES - A celebrity mountain lion transformed a wealthy hillside neighborhood into a paparazzi-like scene of scrambling photographers before eluding everyone Tuesday and quietly slipping away.

  • What happens to Hollywood's push for diversity after Oscars? 
    Updated: Apr-09-15 1:32 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The "Fast & Furious" series is often cited as an example of how diversity can work in Hollywood. With its multicultural casts and international settings, the franchise has generated more than $2.4 billion in global earnings. The latest installment, "Furious 7," set box-office records last weekend with its $147-million domestic opening.

  • Comedy genius, father of funny commercials Stan Freberg dies story has photos
    Updated: Apr-07-15 7:04 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Stan Freberg, the spirited comic genius who lampooned American history in his landmark recordings "The United States of America" and was hailed as the father of the funny commercial, died Tuesday. He was 88.