| Feb 25, 2014
One small detail in news of the queen of England's cash-flow problem leapt off the page, seized hold of my psyche and refuses to let go. Having examined the royal books, a House of Commons committee recently concluded that Elizabeth II is down to her last...
| Feb 22, 2014
Radio ratings: An article in the Feb. 19 Calendar section about January ratings for KFI-AM (640) said ratings had not been affected in the first month since Rush Limbaugh's program moved to another station. Limbaugh's program began airing on KEIB-AM...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:19 PM
Feb 20 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the
New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these
stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* The frenzy to acquire fast-growing technology startups
reached new heights on...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:23 PM
It's early days, but losing Rush Limbaugh to another Clear Channel station didn't seem to hurt ratings for KFI-AM (640) in January.
Numbers released Tuesday by Nielsen Audio showed little change in KFI's numbers in the first month after Clear Channel...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Zkipster is aiming to make Oscars weekend a breeze for party planners across Los Angeles.
The company's cloud-based mobile application tracks guest lists, allowing event coordinators to swap cumbersome clipboards for iPads.
The app, also called...
| Feb 16, 2014
NORFOLK — U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen wears her Christian faith proudly, at least to the extent that federal judges can.
At her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee three years ago, Wright Allen began by...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:06 AM
The elderly woman who lives in the van in the shopping center on 41st Street in Hampden is Harriet Kahn. It says "Kahn" on the vanity plates of her van, but "Can" is how she pronounces her name because, she says, the softer "ah" (as in "Kaan") gives her...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:31 PM
The race to replace Rep. Henry A. Waxman intensified Friday, a day after the Westside Democrat announced that he would not seek a 21st term in Congress.
State Sen. Ted Lieu announced Friday he would run, joining former City Controller Wendy Greuel among...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed Wendy Greuel’s congressional bid Tuesday, saying her background made her the best candidate for the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman.
“Wendy Greuel is the right choice,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Democratic attorney and activist Sandra Fluke has decided against running for retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman’s congressional seat, instead planning a bid for the state Senate.
“I am extremely moved by the outpouring of local and national...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
If anyone was under the impression that Paul Verhoeven's 1987 "RoboCop" was a vision of the future, Jose Padilha's pumped-up, cleaned-up update makes it clear that this sci-fi concept merely holds a mirror to the political present. Shifting the prime...