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Divorce Investment Firms Fund Cases For A Cut

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

While this business is in its infancy, Balance Point is part of a bigger trend -- the growing industry that invests in other people's lawsuits, arming...

Riding Metro in Istanbul and Beyond

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It's after 9 at night on Thanksgiving and I'm sitting in a bus station on the Asian side of Istanbul waiting for a Metro bus. No, not that Metro.

The Westside Subway: Welcome Back, Epstein

John Mirisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The Constellation station that Epstein is so fervently in favor of is exactly one block from the Santa Monica station that had been planned by Metro for the better part of a decade.

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.

Where Should I Stay in Los Angeles?

David Dixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
David Dixon

The options of quality independent hotels in Los Angeles are plentiful, distinct, and impressive. The first qualifier in LA is beach or city? The next is price.

A Dear John Letter About the Wilshire Subway to the Westside

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Public transportation in this gridlocked city is now not just a convenience. It is a necessity like water and power.

Best Places To Trick-Or-Treat In Los Angeles

Zillow Blog | Whitney Tyner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

All text courtesy of Zillow. By Whitney Tyner There are an abundance of haunted celebrity homes in the greater Los Angeles area, so it is only ...

A Parent's Guide to Public Transportation in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Prone as we are in LA to earthquakes, fires, floods, civil unrest and terrorism, there are many risks associated with life in the big city. Tunneling under a small portion of Beverly Hills is not one of them.

Constellation Blvd Is the Best Choice for the Wilshire Subway Century City Station

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

While it is unfortunate that the Beverly Hills City Council has now come out against the Constellation station location, we should remember that this was once a community that opposed the very idea of a subway.

Beverly Hills Joke

Posted 06.18.2011 | Women

I've included some of my favorite jokes in my new book, "Growing Up Laughing." Here's the one that follows my chapter about life in Beverly ...

Review: Xandros In Beverly Hills Is 'Joyful,' 'Passionate'

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

One of my mightiest culinary regrets has always been the lack of really good Greek food in Los Angeles.

Zac Posen Hits the LA Runway

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Fabio Periera

BEVERLY HILLS, CA--Los Angeles is a city known for many things--sun, beaches, and palm trees. Celebrities. But despite being the capital of the entert...

Smells Like Money: City Of Beverly Hills Rolling Out Perfume Line

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BEVERLY HILLS, California — Ah, there's nothing like the sweet smell of success. That's what this bastion of ostentatious wealth wants you to be...

LA Metro's Misguided Critics: The Local Party of No

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

No self-respecting American of any political persuasion can look at China's success with high-speed rail and rail travel generally without crying over how far we are from what the Chinese have achieved.

Xi'an: A City in China and a Restaurant in Beverly Hills!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

When I want a convenient BevHills location for an Asian bite with less adventurous companions, we always end up at Vicky Mense's Xi'An.

As American as Meat Pie Made by a Japanese Student

Sarah Spitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Spitz

On Sunday, September 5, public radio station KCRW's Good Food held its second annual pie contest as a special feature of the first-ever Taste of Beverly Hills food and wine festival.

Taste of Beverly Hills: An Epicurean Delight

Mary Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mary Hall

The Taste of Beverly Hills festival consists of individual booths with some of Los Angeles' best restaurants serving unlimited "tastes' of their best dishes.

Jaywalking in LA: News & Gossip of the Restaurant World

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

All the restaurants on the Dining Deck atop the new Santa Monica Place are interesting, especially the Chinese one, Xino, with a breathtaking view of the 3rd Street Promenade from its terrace.

How Far $1 Million Goes In America's Real Estate Markets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Home buyers with $1 million to spend: are you location-blind? If so, here's a collection of million-dollar properties in cities around the country. W...

It's Time to Try the One-Way Street Plan

Fred Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fred Silberberg

This past Monday's visit by President Obama to Los Angeles only served to highlight the need for our elected officials to finally take some action to address the problem of traffic in Los Angeles.

Hollywood Children Step Out for Vanity Fair/Louis Vuitton Party - Lorraine Nicholson, Francesca Eastwood, Rashida Jones

Caroline M. Roman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Caroline M. Roman

It was far too crowded up on the patio of Louis Vuitton to take any pictures, but I saw tons of celebs and tons of agents.

Kate Bosworth, Serena Williams and Rachel Zoe Celebrate Burberry Beauty in Beverly Hills

Style Section L.A. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

Yesterday, on a long-awaited balmy Los Angeles day, Burberry chief creative officer Christopher Bailey hosted a classic English Tea at an Ivy-covered estate in Beverly Hills.

Plan ForYourArt: July 16-17

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings thro...

PHOTOS: Britney Spears Takes A Hit Selling Beverly Hills Mansion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via Real Estalker, the always unpredictable pop princess Britney Spears has once again chopped the price of her 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom Beverly Hills Vi...

Kate Mantilini: The Son(s) Also Rises!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The only problem with this restaurant is that the menu is so extensive and irresistible that I always end up ordering far too much food.