Divers pull Paralympic hopeful’s prosthetic from ocean floor

LOS ANGELES -- When DeWalt Mix lost his prosthetic leg while paddle-boarding off the coast of Long Beach, the local Fire Department dove right in to try to retrieve it for him. When rescue divers couldn't find it on Sunday, Mix all but gave up hope of ever seeing it again. He figured it was ensconced on the bottom of the ocean, having taken with it any hope he had of competing in the javelin...

André Balazs’ plan to take Chateau Marmont private scorned by locals

A plan to convert the historic Chateau Marmont — a haunt for movie stars, rock legends, moguls and models — into a private club is being met with opposition from the Hollywood community and campaigners who are branding it “a cynical ruse” and a “bogus club.” Hotelier André Balazs said he hopes to convert the hotel on Sunset Boulevard to a members-only club by the end of the year....