| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:30 AM
From the barbershops of El Monte to a mariachi outfitter's in Boyle Heights, many Southern Californians struggled Tuesday to make sense of the sudden disappearance of the wacky, warmhearted man they'd woken up with for the last decade.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Fox News Channel gave Rush Limbaugh a big forum Tuesday night on Greta Van Susteren's show, "On the Record."
During the hour, there wasn't much talk about Limbaugh's future in radio. But the transcript suggests Limbaugh was his usual quotable self about...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Just past sundown the kids, the punks, the surf rats swarmed up Main Street in Huntington Beach and decided – well, what the heck – let’s riot.
Shirtless and clad in board shorts, they taunted the police. One guy grabbed a stop sign...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:10 PM
The new top banana in local morning radio, Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez of regional Mexican music station KLAX-FM (97.9), not only held onto No. 1 in July but also widened his lead in the Los Angeles-Orange County ratings, according to figures released...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Gloria Allred is back in the news and -- not that she gives a flying fig — but the haters are out in force.
They call her “ambulance chaser” and “publicity hound.”
They snicker that if a sex scandal is in the air,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Episode five of this season's The Newsroom proved to be a low-key affair, diverging from Season 2′s framing device of the investigation into the actual investigation of Operation Genoa for a real-time, slice-of-life look at the goings on at Atlantis...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Anybody with half a brain should have known it was wrong to put an Obama mask on the face of a rodeo clown Saturday at the Missouri State Fair.
It was wrong for the announcer, a local school superintendent, to rile up the crowd by saying, “We&...
| May 25, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Leonard Marsh, a window washer from Brooklyn who struck it rich after he and two of his boyhood pals created a soft drink called Snapple, has died. He was 80.
Marsh, Snapple's former chief executive, died Tuesday at his home in Manhasset, N.Y., his...
| Mar 20, 2013
It's never too early to start thinking about the next presidential race — especially if you're a political party that has managed to lose the popular vote in five of the last six elections, as the Republican Party has.
Hence the remarkable...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Expect a kinder, gentler Missouri State Fair from here on out.
This week, the Missouri State Fair Commission ordered that officials and contractors hired by the state's rodeo association -- which would include cowboys and clowns -- complete...
| Aug 18, 2013
A few months ago, I helped my father pack up his apartment in San Diego in preparation for his move to an assisted living facility. He was ill and could no longer live alone, and I wanted him nearer to my home in Los Angeles.
I doubt that such a task is...