Guerlain gets ready to launch new international women’s fragrance

Guerlain is poised to launch a new women’s fragrance - called Mon Guerlain - conceived to have strong resonance abroad. “We are entering a new cycle for Guerlain,” explained Laurent Boillot, chairman and chief executive officer of the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned brand. He said the house…

‘Champion to the American people’: Readers express support for a free press

After the Los Angeles Times and other news organizations including the New York Times, CNN, Politico and the BBC were barred from a White House press gaggle Friday, readers from around the country expressed their support for the journalists. And, not surprisingly, there was one who claimed the…

Brie Larson and Emma Stone’s Oscars hug shows us that friendship is magic

Oscars 2017 updates: Dwayne Johnson, Jimmy Kimmel and more reveal what was going on in the crowd during the ‘Moonlight’ surprise Feb. 28, 2017, 3:26 p.m. The day after Oscar’s craziest, shocking moment ever, questions still linger about why “La La Land” was announced best picture when “Moonlight”…

SeaWorld reports lackluster revenues and a drop in attendance

SeaWorld attendance and revenue extended their slump in the final quarter of 2016, even as the financial picture brightened at its San Diego and San Antonio parks, the company reported Tuesday.

Across its 12 parks, SeaWorld Entertainment generated revenue of $267.6 million, down slightly from $267.9…

Italy grants partial clemency to ex-CIA agent in abduction of Muslim cleric

The Italian president has granted partial clemency to an American ex-CIA agent on the eve of her expected extradition from Portugal.

The presidential palace said late Tuesday that President Sergio Matterella had shaved one year off Sabrina de Sousa’s four-year sentence for her role in the abduction…

Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome embrace backstage after ‘Moonlight’s’ best picture win

Oscars 2017 updates: Dwayne Johnson, Jimmy Kimmel and more reveal what was going on in the crowd during the ‘Moonlight’ surprise Feb. 28, 2017, 3:26 p.m. The day after Oscar’s craziest, shocking moment ever, questions still linger about why “La La Land” was announced best picture when “Moonlight”…

City Council rejects landmark status for Bob Hope estate in Toluca Lake

The L.A. City Council has voted against granting historic status to the 1939 Bob and Dolores Hope estate after a heated battle that pitched daughter Linda Hope against Councilman David Ryu.

The Council voted 8-2 in favor of landmark status for the Toluca Lake estate on Tuesday, but the motion required…