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Howard Hughes

Say It Ain't So! HCDA Says NO to Affordable Rentals

Powell Berger | Posted 05.29.2016 | Hawaii
Powell Berger

When HCDA, the planning oversight organization in charge of the future of Honolulu's urban core, denied the Howard Hughes request to convert a planned building from condos-for-sale to rental units, the HCDA said no.

Punta Diamante: Mexico's New Kid on the Beach

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.31.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

It's 1976, and eccentric (to put it mildly) billionaire Howard Hughes is on the move again. This time - after a decade of penthouse hopping between th...

Salinger Documentary by Shane Salerno, a Revealing Homerun

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Shane Salerno succeeds in solving the riddle of J.D. Salinger's reclusive behavior. Salinger chose to be a recluse when it suited his needs. Folks int...

Icons of an Era

William Bradley | Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In this era, with movies more globalized and insistently present in the culture than ever, three iconic cinematic figures are very much front and center, their latest movie outings from last year and this in the all-time top 10 in worldwide box office.

She Was The Very First Blonde Bombshell

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 03.12.2013 | Style

Seriously, she was way sexier than Marilyn.

PHOTOS: The House Howard Hughes Crashed Into

Posted 04.24.2012 | Los Angeles

Howard Hughes' crash pad is for sale in Beverly Hills for $6.995 million. No, this isn't the house that Hughes lived in, but literally the home he cra...

13 Celebs Who May Be Ghosts Or Still Alive

TruTV.com | David Moye | Posted 01.31.2012 | Weird News

Is the veil between this world and the next one porous enough to allow the spirits of the beloved dead to walk the earth once again? Maybe, if you'...

PHOTOS: The Legendary Culver Studios Listed At $150 Million

Posted 11.29.2011 | Los Angeles

The Culver Studios has been listed with a $150 million + price tag reports Financial Times. Founded by Thomas Ince in 1918, the legendary studio w...

Top 10 Urine Myths & Theories (VIDEO)

TruTV.com | David Moye | Posted 11.23.2011 | Weird News

For something so common as urine, it inspires lots of bizarre myths and theories. Did Moises Alou really whiz on his hands? Did Howard Hughes reall...

PHOTOS: Shubin+Donaldson's Underground 'Painter Residence'

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 06.12.2011 | Los Angeles

Culver City based architecture firm, Shubin + Donaldson has begun the “Linda Flora Residence” commissioned by technology pioneer and entrepreneur ...

Jane Russell, Right-Wing Republican and Good Ol' Gal (1921-2011)

Danny Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Miller

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Hit and Run in the Beverly Hills Bermuda Triangle

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

The monstrous murder of master PR agent Ronni Chasen has put Hollywood's hard-boiled honchos back to the business of watching their own backs, just as they did after the Manson clan's murders in 1969. Once again, everyone is paranoid.

Iron Man's Post-Modern Howard Hughes Is Back and Confused

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Iron Man 2, entertaining as it is, and I like it, is a big missed opportunity. It could have been a lighter version of The Dark Knight, exploring deeper themes in a pop context with a more congenial cast. Instead, it's confused.

Science Education: The Value of Undergraduate Research

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
James M. Gentile

Growing concern about America's continued leadership in science and innovation is well- documented, and now new research offers hope. It provides, for...

The CIA and the Sea

David Helvarg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Helvarg

During construction of the 619-foot Glomar Explorer, several cover stories had been considered, including the idea that it was treasure hunting for lost Spanish galleons full of gold.

Remembering Jean Simmons

Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Wasson

Remembering Jean Simmons, who died Friday, January 22, of lung cancer at 80, the first thing I thought of is her performance in Angel Face.

Long Beach Grand Prix - IndyCar combines for good race, few fans

Steve Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Parker

Dario Franchitti dedicated his victory to his wife, Ashley Judd, whose 41st birthday they celebrated together at Long Beach - kind of a boring proposi...