Capote purchased the Smith-Corona electric here in 1970 and kept it in his writing room at the Bel Air home of close friend Joanne Carson. It was used for Capote's last three books.
Everything: Last 48 hours
Here in Malibu
Well that was interesting. Sold the house, traveled and blogged, house hunted and didn't blog and now, voila. Back...
During the opening ceremony of the Los Angeles Olympic Games, a dramatic moment came when 84 grand pianos appeared in the peristyle of the Coliseum and began to play George Gershwin.
LA Times staffers are restless about halted delivery of bottled water in the newsroom. Plus a veteran NPR voice dies, a SoCal media voice gets married, and more on Mission & State.
Shelly Sterling is close to receiving the go-ahead on her sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer.
Richard Hilton guided his final walking tour of old Van Nuys on Saturday -- so I just had to go along.
NBC4's honors included for investigative reporting and for regularly scheduled daily evening newscast. Channel 4's Mary Harris also won the Emmy for news writing for the seventh time.
Lightning strikes at the water line are very rare here. Which is fortunate, because they are scary.
Christensen and Gold
Our modern water systems have made it not only possible, but virtually inevitable, that we should forget where our water comes from and the responsibilities it carries. Myth and art may be our best ways back into that understanding.
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Awesome video over downtownEvery familiar building, landmark, roofline and mural, photographed via quadcopter by Ian Wood. Watch
Streetscape: Under the 405Homeless' belongings parked in the shade under the freeway on Parthenia Street in North Hills, in the heart of the San Fernando Valley. LA Observed photo
Big Tomy'sCorner of Sawtelle and Pico, near the Sawtelle district in West LA. Click to enlarge. LAO photo
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