| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:07 PM
When an all-girls Christian private school in Northern California this week announced over the public address system that a lunch menu in honor of Black History Month would include watermelon and fried chicken, classrooms erupted in nervous laughter...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Billy Ray won the Writers Guild of America award for adapted screenplay for seagoing drama "Captain Phillips" and Spike Jonze took the trophy for original screenplay for futuristic romancer "Her."
Ray won over Tracy Letts for "August: Osage County,"...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:49 PM
"Annie and a Side of Fries" (YouTube). Just before she was a person with a TV show (Comedy Central's "Broad City," in which she co-stars with her longtime stage partner, Ilana Glazer, and which you should be watching), Abbi Jacobson created this splendid,...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Surveillance cameras at a New York City car dealership captured a pedestrian being knocked off his feet by a wave of slush tossed up by a fast-moving snowplow.
It was a case of splash and run.
The video, from Newsfix, shows an unsuspecting, bundled-up...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Chris Kattan, former "Saturday Night Live" cast member, was arrested early Monday morning after a freeway crash in Los Angeles.
Reports on the incident included news of Kattan's air bag deploying from KNX 1070 and the comedian suffering a bloody nose....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:24 AM
In a backstage segment on WWE Raw on Monday night, John Cena said something fairly interesting, something that might simultaneously excite and infuriate fans.
Cena acknowledged that the fans were calling for change, and that the company would be...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:23 PM
"African Heritage": The Black History Month-themed display of works capturing landmark moments in African-American history is drawn from a collection of a dozen local artists. Highlights include Bryan Favors’ original sculptures and artifacts, Betty...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:31 PM
February is the observance of Black History Month. Many events and activities take place across the region. This listing of events, in order by locality and date, will be updated throughout the month.
17th Annual Black History Program...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Part of what makes the horrific crash Sunday in Diamond Bar that killed six people -- which police suspect was caused by a drunk, 21-year-old woman speeding on the 60 Freeway in the wrong direction -- so tragic was how completely preventable it was.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The boy who once required military intervention to attend a high school in Arkansas will be a warmly received guest at a high school in Huntington Beach.
That's the symbolic truth as Terrence Roberts — one of the black students known as the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:12 PM
In advance of the Heat's Monday game in Atlanta on Martin Luther King Day, and in advance of Black History Month, Heat center Chris Bosh is featured in an NBA "Big" commercial....