| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:08 AM
NEW YORK -- A Southern California dog took the Best in Show title at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday night, adding to her collection of top prizes.
Sky, a ginger-and-white wire fox terrier, beat six others in the finals -- whittled down...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Thomas H. Landau
Architect designed commercial buildings, office towers
Architect Thomas H. "Tommy" Landau, 76, whose firm designed a number of prominent commercial buildings in the Los Angeles area, died of lung cancer Monday at his Santa Monica...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"There's no one who's more romantic than a cynic," said the late, great, writer-moviemaker Nora Ephron.
When a novel titled "What Nora Knew" uses this quote to open a new so-titled novel, I confess I bridled a little bit.
(I guess I was foolishly...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Charlie Collier is a big believer in the power of circles. That's why he has a round, rather than rectangular, table in his office to facilitate meetings and brainstorming sessions. It's a subtle but significant difference when people face one another...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:24 PM
It's been a little over two months since a heaving Mindy Lahiri and Danny Castellano rekindled their romance atop the Empire State Building in the Season 2 closer of "The Mindy Project." But will a flimsy piece of underwear threaten their rom-com when the...
| May 28, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Eitan Gorlin, producer 2001 Israeli movie "The Holy Land," has formed film production company Detente613 with backing from Peter Chernoff and Reuven Kahane.
Detente613 is developing "The Shot That No One Heard," centered on Al Qaeda's lesser-known...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
With the opening Tuesday of Hershey’s Chocolate World on the Las Vegas Strip, visitors may feel as though they’ve landed on the Candy Land game board.
Hershey’s Chocolate World plans to distribute 1 million free Kisses when it opens...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:30 AM
If it's true that lightning never strikes in the same place twice, then neither does a sharknado.
For the sequel to last summer's surprise social media phenomenon, director Anthony C. Ferrante knew he had to take his low-budget sharks-in-a-tornado...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
What a view!
We're standing atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty -- about halfway up the 305-foot, 1-inch climb to the crown -- looking out at the New York City skyline.
Even the jaded high school boys I'm chaperoning can't help but be impressed....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Celebrations begin Friday in China to welcome the Year of the Horse. The official seven-day holiday is marked by parades, prayers – and usually pyrotechnics. But things are a bit different this year.
Revelers in China are being encouraged not to...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Updated 9:15 p.m.: Ebron went No. 10 overall to the Detroit Lions.
The Ravens may say yes to North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron toninght. They may say no. No worries: He already has at least one willing partner. And it's a pretty important one.