| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:42 AM
CJ Jacobson is the executive chef at the newly opened Girasol restaurant in Studio City. The two-time "Top Chef" alum played professional volleyball and traveled the world discovering different types of food before becoming a chef. He's worked in the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Roger Wolfson's backyard is not unlike the others that dot this rugged Silver Lake hillside -- a narrow slip of grass, on a steep incline, with a distant view of the reservoir.
But Wolfson's yard, unlike the others, also has a Roman-style amphitheater....
| Jan 13, 2012
Given that the country is facing huge problems and still digging out from the worst financial crisis since the Depression, some might expect that the seemingly endless debates and breathless saturation of media coverage of it all would converge into a...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Gov. Dannel Malloy's estimate of pension savings over 20 years was wrong by $3.1 billion, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office said Friday.
Malloy had announced that the state would save $4.8 billion over 20 years from a negotiated deal last...
| Mar 2, 2012
Andrew Breitbart, the pugnacious, conservative Internet entrepreneur who took on the left and what he called the "media bully cabal" with a series of exposes that were explosive and sometimes flawed, died early Thursday after collapsing near his home in...
| Jul 14, 2011
Moviegoers in China enthusiastically see American films, yet the reverse is almost never true. But you'd think if there would be someone who might bridge the divide — someone whose personal background, connections and professional expertise could...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 1:08 PM
I noticed the long, tubular box first. Sitting in our living room, spread out among the mail, old newspapers and advertisements for Thai takeout, the brown cardboard looked out of place. Also, I tripped on it.
“What is this, babe?” I yelled...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 11:27 AM
In “Tower Heist,” opening Friday, a group devastated by a failed Ponzi scheme conspire to rob a businessman’s high-rise. In preparation for the new flick, we asked our staff which unsuspecting individual they would you like to steal from...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Andrew Breitbart loathed the "institutional left," and what he called "the Democrat media complex." A son of Brentwood who cut his sharp online incisors working alongside blogging pioneers Matt Drudge and Arianna Huffington, Breitbart went on to forge...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:30 AM
For nine years FORBES has ranked the 100 most powerful women in the world. These are the women who adhere to the traditional classifications of power (political and economic might) and those who have risen to the top of the social and cultural landscape....
| Aug 31, 2012
| 12:55 PM
TAMPA, Fla. – Political conventions tend to mess with one’s sense of time. For journalists on the West Coast, whose deadlines are three hours later than usual, it’s heaven.
Writing on deadline can be a stressful experience. You have...