Viewership for ABC's Oscars telecast was the smallest since 2008, averaging 34.3 million viewers, according to preliminary figures released today by Nielsen. The audience for Sunday's ceremony hosted by comedian Chris Rock at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood was 6.3 percent smaller than the preliminary 36.6- million average for last year's ceremony hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris.
The Palm Springs Life Festival will bring together a stellar lineup of some of today’s top performers, fashion designers and culinary superstars for various Valley events, at various venues spread out over a month’s time. There's some backstory to the recent Palm Springs Air Museum gala.
Longtime Beverly Hills resident Bram Goldsmith, Chairman Emeritus of City National Bank and Founding Chairman of The Wallis, has died at age 93.
Voters in a dozen states headed to the polls Tuesday in what is deemed the most pivotal day of the White House primaries, with frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hoping to wipe out all rivals for their party nominations.
Nearly a dozen anti-Muslim/Middle Easterner hate crimes were reported in Los Angeles County in November and December, compared with one such crime during the comparable period in 2014, it was announced today.
The Los Angeles police department warns there could be traffic delays in the areas of Century City and North Hollywood as Vice President Joe Biden wraps up his Southern California visit today.
After five nominations, Leonardo DiCaprio finally won Best Actor honors Sunday at the 88th Academy Awards for his role in The Revenant. The film's director, Alejandro Inarritu, won his second straight Oscar for achievement in directing.
The City Council Consent Calendar, usually approved with one vote on several items unless an item is pulled by a council member for more discussion, includes an item wherein the City of Beverly Hills will enter into a $1 million agreement with Angelo Gordon Real Estate Inc., associated with the "informal public evaluation of the Townscape Partners development proposal for City property surrounding 336 Foothill Road and 9268 Third Street."
The Beverly Hills Dog Park will come before the City Council Tuesday - but not until the tail end of the meeting. Mayor Julian Gold has placed the dog park as the last item on the agenda.
The Rev. Al Sharpton plans to be in Hollywood tomorrow, taking part in a protest of the all-white slate of Oscar acting nominees and calling for more diversity in the entertainment industry.