01:31 PM EDT 05/06/2013
Originally posted 05/03/2013 06:00AM
Lady Gaga isn't exactly known for being quiet.
But on Wednesday, the singer had a low-key evening with two female friends at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood.
With two tables full of bodyguards sitting behind her, Gaga looked "quite tired and somber" throughout the evening, an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "She was talking low and leaning into her friends. She didn't laugh or smile the entire time, just straight-faced chatting and sipping on some wine."
Originally posted 05/01/2013 10:50AM
Jennifer Aniston keeps her friends close and her yoga instructor, Mandy Ingber, even closer.
But Aniston, 43, says a lot has changed since the fitness friends first met 22 years ago.
"We were a lot rounder," Aniston said with a laugh at the Self magazine-sponsored celebration of Ingber's new book, Yogalosophy: 28 Days To the Ultimate Mind-Body Makeover (available May 6) at West Hollywood's Soho House. "We ate terribly. We did that, and then we sort of grew up a little bit more and we got jobs."
Originally posted 04/29/2013 06:00AM
As if the 14-carat engagement ring didn't give it away, Chad Kroeger really loves Avril Lavigne.
Lavigne played a secret show produced by Talent Resources and CEO Mike Heller at The Viper Room in West Hollywood on Thursday to over 2,000 people – including Jack Osbourne – and Kroeger couldn't have been more proud.
"Chad was extremely supportive throughout the evening," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "He was rocking out to Avril's performance, dancing and singing along like no one was watching. He was solely focused on Avril."
Originally posted 04/18/2013 05:00PM
Everything's fair in love and dining.
Jennifer Aniston and ex-boyfriend John Mayer dined two tables away from each other at West Hollywood's Sunset Tower on Wednesday night.
Aniston – who had visited the hotspot with the musician while they were dating – was joined by fiancé Justin Theroux, Chelsea Handler and André Balazs.
Originally posted 04/06/2013 11:15AM
It was a mellow, carefree Friday night for Zac Efron.
The Townies star kept a low profile at West Hollywood hotspot Bootsy Bellows, where he hung out with pals in the VIP room at a table in the way back corner of the club.
Clad all in black, with a beanie covering his head, the star sipped on vodka cocktails and danced to Drake's "Started from the Bottom."
Originally posted 03/22/2013 03:00PM
Ashley Greene's West Hollywood condo caught fire on Friday, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.
"The cause is undetermined," said the actress's spokesperson. No further details were provided, but according to TMZ, who first posted news of the blaze, law enforcement says that an unattended candle started the fire on the couch.
A source tells PEOPLE that the Twilight star's two fox terriers were in the apartment at the time. Rescuers were able to save one.
TMZ.com also reports that 10 fire trucks arrived on the scene of the seven-story building after the fire began while Greene was asleep. Greene's dog reportedly died under the bed.
Originally posted 03/22/2013 06:00AM
It only costs $25,000 to keep time like the Black Mamba.
Kobe Bryant was announced as the new ambassador of Swiss luxury watch brand, Hublot, at the London Hotel in West Hollywood Wednesday night, where the Lakers star's limited edition "King Power Black Mamba" timepiece was unveiled.
Still recovering from his ankle injury, the basketball champ kept score in a charity shoot-off with two children from After-School All Stars Los Angeles and raised $30,000 for the Bryant Family Foundation.
"When the little girl kept missing shots, Kobe lifted her up towards the basket so she could shoot the ball in," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "He was super sweet with the kids, and kept giving them high fives and hugs."
Originally posted 02/25/2013 03:20PM
Seth MacFarlane was really the host with the most after the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday.
Following the Oscars, the Family Guy creator hosted 500 people at an after-party at the Lot in West Hollywood.
Accompanied by a 100-piece orchestra, MacFarlane performed a few numbers for guests including "Someday."
Originally posted 02/24/2013 04:00PM
We're not in Hogwarts anymore.
Daniel Radcliffe made an unexpected appearance at Bootsy Bellows in West Hollywood on Friday night. Arriving with a male pal around 1:40 a.m., the Harry Potter star was "in party mode but really friendly," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
Wearing a long-sleeved black shirt and jeans, the actor hung out at a table in the club's back VIP room, where he made himself vodka cocktails.
As DJ BeeFowl spun hit after hit, Radcliffe "started singing and dancing at the table to Nelly's 'Country Grammar' and 'Ride Wit Me'," the source adds. "He introduced himself to people at his table casually as 'Dan.' "
Originally posted 02/11/2013 05:55AM
With Valentine's Day right around the corner, love is truly in the air.
Jennifer Lopez and boyfriend Casper Smart shared a romantic dinner on Friday night at Cecconi's in West Hollywood.
Although the couple had some "security-looking" personnel with them, they still managed to "canoodle at the table," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
Wearing a dress and sequined jacket, Lopez looked "stunning," while Smart kept things casual in slacks and a top.
"They were sweet together and Jennifer was laughing all night long," the source adds.
While there were no huge public displays of affection, the couple sat on the same side of the table and stayed close throughout their meal.
– Melody Chiu
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