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Step Inside Cher's Ultra-Cozy $2.5 Million Beverly Hills Estate

Iconic songstress Cher has listed her Beverly Hills home for $2.5 million, Trulia reports. <i>The Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!</i> star has reportedly lived …

Beverly Hills

Buy a New Car Since 1995? You Could Get Part of a $1 Billion Settlement

If you bought a new car in the past 23 years, you could be compensated for price fixing as part of the largest criminal antitrust investigation in U.S. history.<p>Americans who bought a new car or truck in the last 23 years could be eligible for compensation, thanks to the largest criminal antitrust …

Dazzling 1970s Palm Springs oasis seeks $1.45M

Sunken living room alert<p>The desert is hot, but this four-bedroom house in Palm Springs is very, very cool. Designed in 1978 by architect Hal Lacy, it has all the groovy bells and whistles one might hope for in a home of this period, namely a sunken living room, an amazing atrium, and more than one …

From the Archives: 1924 Redondo Beach swimsuit competition

This composite photo was published in the Aug. 11, 1924, Los Angeles Times. The print now is in two sections in the Los Angeles Times archives. I placed a gray bar between them.<p>Three of the prize-winners at bottom of the composite are, from left, Chase McDonald, Marcella Arnold and Antoinette …

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Crews are putting the final polish on the last stretch of freeway that will complete the Carson Bypass.<p>Tentative plans are to open for a run-walk and …

Midcentury home with Bauhaus-inspired fireplace asks $385K

It’s located in Dallas, Texas<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Dallas, Texas<p><b>Price:</b> $385,000<p>This cool midcentury pad in Dallas was built in 1968 …

Glass-roofed heaven in Sweden can be yours for $1.3M

Own a piece of heaven and live among the stars<p>We’ve seen our fair share of gorgeous glass-walled houses for sale, but a home with a glass roof doesn’t come around these parts that often. Located in Gothenburg, Sweden, “Villa Heaven” features a simple gabled construction and a glazed covering that …

A Circular House Lets Its Residents Engage The Forest Surroundings

The 360 Villa is an unusual home with a name that pretty much describes the major things that define it. The house is placed in a clearing in a …

Snag this renovated 1960s Palm Springs home with pool for under $1M

The William Krisel design is listed for $925,000<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Palm Springs, California<p><b>Price:</b> $925,000<p>Though not quite as …

12 Lesser Known National Parks in America to fall in love with

For every well-known national park there are numerous lesser known national parks that are just as breath-taking and beautiful. Check out some of our …

National Parks

House of Mirrors: You Must See Inside This Amazing Reno Mansion

Conventional wisdom says your home should be a reflection of yourself. <b>Janet Andrews</b>, 82, took that saying literally when decorating her six-bedroom, $3.5 million home in Reno, NV.<p>Want your space to reflect your lifestyle in more ways than one? Begin by adding mirrors. A <i>lot</i> of mirrors. While the …

This Palm Springs dream home is built to look like it's 'launching off the hillside'

This dream house is all about outdoor living.<p>For the Schnabels, it began with their discovery of a stunning Palm Springs hillside site with views of the boulder-strewn San Jacinto Mountains rising around it and the Coachella Valley tumbling down before it.<p>"It took our breath away," Kort Schnabel …

Palm Springs

McDonald's Next debuts in Hong Kong | CNN Travel

(CNN) — McDonald's has always been about consistency, speed and budget pricing.<p>Its Golden Arches can be neon beacons of hope in a strange land -- a place where you know you'll always get the exact burger and fries you are looking for, followed by pangs of guilt the next day.<p>But in Hong Kong, 40 …

Elvis Birthday Bash is set for Sunday in Burbank

Los Angeles' annual tribute to Elvis Presley is set for Sunday, two days after the King of Rock 'N' Roll would have turned 81.<p>Event founder Ronnie Mack will be joined from 3 to 9 p.m. in the Riverside Concert Hall at Pickwick Bowl in Burbank by a long lineup of area roots, rock and country …

Meet Pumpkin: This adorable orphaned raccoon thinks it’s a dog

Pumpkin the raccoon might just be the most loveable raccoon on the planet<p>Meet the loveable raccoon who is taking Instagram by storm, and who also happens to think she’s a dog.<p>Pumpkin the raccoon faced a life of obscurity before she fell out of a tree and into the arms of a loving couple and their …

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Actress Maureen O'Hara sells her longtime retreat with private islands in County Cork, Ireland

Actress Maureen O'Hara has sold her longtime home in County Cork, Ireland, for an estimated $1.8 million.<p>Two private islands are part of the 35-acre coastline property, known as Lugdine Park. In addition to the main house there's a guest cottage and free-standing swimsuit changing rooms. Views take …

Amazing Record: Sam Snead's 82 wins on the PGA TOUR

Step Inside the Homes of Your Favorite Old Hollywood Stars

If his career was underappreciated, Billy Casper didn't seem to hold any grudges

Statistics are the simplest way to measure the legacy of Billy Casper, who died Saturday evening at age 83 in Utah. During his impressive playing career, the San Diego native amassed 51 PGA Tour titles, won two U.S. Opens (1959 and 1966), one Masters (1970), five Vardon Trophies and two …

Golf

Private island developed for Tiger Woods priced at $7.1 million

To the victor go the spoils, and forTiger Woods, winner of 14 major golf championships and one of the richest athletes on the planet, the spoils include, among other things, a private island in Sweden.<p>Found near Stockholm, the 62-acre island was purchased by a Swedish businessman in 2006 and …

Jillian Stacey: Most Beautiful Women in Golf 2015

The Rose Parade 1895 – 1969 [updated]

The Rose Parade began in 1890 as a promotional winter festival by the Pasadena Valley Hunt Club. Nothing like sun, clean air and snow-capped mountains to sell Southern California to the frozen East.<p>The festival took off and became the premier News Year’s Day event viewed by millions worldwide.<p>Here …

Is This the Perfect Christmas House?

Perched high on a hill and featuring a 180-degree panoramic view of Vermont's Green Mountains, this magical Victorian home looks straight out of a holiday postcard. The best part? It's for sale! This article originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p><i>All photos: CIRCA Old Houses</i><p>It's easy to envision …

This $195M Beverly Hills Palazzo Is America's Newest Most Expensive Home

The 25-acre palazzo has a spa, disco, movie theater, vineyard, and bowling alley.<p>Look out, power brokers: There's a new "most expensive house in the nation," and this one's a stunner—the 25-acre, $195 million "Palazzo di Amore," located in Beverly Hills, is a Frankenstein's monster of luxury …

Real Estate

Being Bill Murray

Many of us have random impulses, but Bill Murray is the man who acts on them, for all of us. Consider, for example, the time a couple of years ago …

Meet Venus, the most amazing cat in the world

Not a day goes by without Mother Nature creating something amazing, and Venus, a cat with fur color split exactly down the middle of her face, is a …

Have we got a golf-course house for new Los Angeles CC member, Clippers owner

One of the newest members of the Los Angeles Country Club is former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who recently bought the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. Paid $2 billion for it, too.<p><i>(Getty Images photo)</i><p>Presumably he will now be in the market for a house. Anyone willing to pay $2 billion for a …

The Bikes, Art Cars, and Wacky Vehicles of Burning Man

Photo: Nick Kelley<p>I never thought I'd attend Burning Man, the week-long party and famous gathering in the heat of the Nevada desert. Not even when I pitched the idea to my editors on a whim. Then they said yes, and I ended up in the middle of Black Rock City in August. After waiting more than 24 …