| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:30 PM
This year’s Grammy nominations may be as muddled as usual, but the Recording Academy sent at least one straightforward message with the picks it announced Friday night: Rock music didn’t matter in 2013.
No rock albums made the shortlist...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Last year around this time, it was an almost ubiquitous news item in Newport Beach: the proposed boycott of the annual Christmas Boat Parade by residents who opposed a new city-imposed fee hike on their docks.
The grass-roots group Stop the Dock Tax...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — King Kong climbed it. A bomber crashed into it. Now the country's most iconic building is going public.
The Empire State Building is set to make its debut Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. And for $13 — about half the cost...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The Dallas Cowboys football team has welcomed a new addition to its home at AT&T Stadium. "Sky Mirror," a large-scale reflective sculpture by the British artist Anish Kapoor, was recently unveiled at the Cowboys' stadium as part of a contemporary-art...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Costa Mesa chic met New York City glamour last week as Tiffany & Co. hosted the celebrity-studded Blue Book Ball. A return to the 1920s "Jazz Age" social milieu was the central theme, embracing the glittering April week of events in the Big Apple...
| May 5, 2013
NEW YORK CITY — Storybook-themed outings, particularly for young kids, abound in New York. Fans of "Eloise at the Plaza'' by Kay Thompson can book the Plaza Hotel's Eloise Suite, featuring a sparkly padded pink headboard and Eloise's name in neon...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A man is in custody Thursday after he tried to slit his wrists with a knife outside NBC's "Today Show" in Rockefeller Center in New York City, police said.
The incident occurred around 7:40 a.m. EST Thursday. An NYPD representative said the man, who was...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:01 AM
A lot of TV anchors got in the Halloween spirit Thursday, from George Stephanopoulos as an astronaut on "Good Morning America," to Kelly Ripa twerking through the morning as Miley Cyrus. But no one did more to make TV viewers feel awkward than Matt...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
With Christmas season cranking up all over, one of New York City’s busiest bus tour operators will soon be offering “Holiday Lights & Movie Sites” tours of Manhattan.
The tours, which begin Nov. 29, include locations from “...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Al Roker might want to invest in a new alarm clock.
The “Today” weatherman overslept Tuesday, missing his early-morning call for The Weather Channel’s “Wake Up With Al.”
“After 39 years, it happened. I overslept and...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:55 PM
NEW YORK — Making his debut as host of "Late Night" on Monday, Seth Meyers struck a decidedly low-key note in a broadcast that emphasized finely tuned punch lines over star power and razzle-dazzle.
Meyers opened the NBC show by paying tribute to...