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Happy b'day LA: Frank Gehry and more
Pritzker Prizewinner Frank Gehry is LA's most famous architect; Disney Hall is his most famous hometown work. It could be argued that its architectural significance has helped revitalize downtown. We know, he overworks and underpays his staff. But we can't help it; we still like his buildings. Happy 77th birthday, Frank Gehry.
Tony Award-winning actor Robert Sean Leonard, who's now working in Hollywood as a regular cast member of House, turns 37. So does Pat Monahan, lead singer of Train.
Rae Dawn Chong, who appeared opposite Governor Schwarzenegger in 1985's Commando, turns 45. Her dad is Cheech's partner, Tommy Chong.
Actor Charles Durning will be 83. Gilbert Gottfried turns 51. Mercedes Ruehl, Bernadette Peters and director Mike Figgis (Leaving Las Vegas) all turn 58 today.
John Turturro will be 49 today. What's your favorite John Turturro movie? We're trying to pick between Do the Right Thing, Quiz Show, The Big Lebowski, and O Brother, Where Art Thou?
photo by LorE Denizen via Flickr
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.