| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Radio personality Madeleine Brand got a mayoral shout-out last week when Eric Garcetti tweeted, "On behalf of a grateful city, welcome back to the radio, @TheMadBrand," a nod to her Twitter handle.
On Monday, the host, who lives in Silver Lake, returned...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Guests at the Dancing with Diamonds gala rocked the night away on Friday at the Glendale Educational Foundation's annual ball. Representing the diamond theme, two half-carat diamond rings were given to drawing winners, who purchased champagne flutes for a...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Documentaries were supposed to be a dying genre -- and living proof that we were becoming dumber as a nation.
Reality TV is cheaper and easier to make. And who has time for lengthy, in-depth explorations of anything any more in the age of Twitter? Docs...
| Jan 27, 2014
Ravens coach John Harbaugh was named one of two finalists for the third annual NFL Salute to Service Award, presented by the United Services Automobile Association. Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen was the other finalist announced Sunday night....
| Jan 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When Howard Kurtz moved his media-analysis show to Fox News Channel, there was some skepticism whether he would be allowed to operate as an independent voice on a network that imposes such rigid message discipline. The official answer seemed to come...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Recently, Republican candidate for governor Charles Lollar gave an interview to the Washington Post in which he touted his idea to eliminate Maryland's income tax. Mr. Lollar, however, has not issued a detailed plan explaining how he would offset the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The lines crease and arc, deeper they have grown, spooling out from lips, chin and eyes, which glimmer like blue flames in a vigil. The face is a map, a diary; a rough terrain once smooth, showing its courage in its frailties. It is still handsome —...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Connecticut is a one-party state.
Unaffiliated residents form the largest group of voters, Democrats next and Republicans dead last. Every major office is held by the Democrats, who also control both houses of the General Assembly. How did this happen...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:18 AM
President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech will be a topic this Sunday on the morning programs. The guest list:
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, talks to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N....
| Mar 3, 2014
— President Barack Obama's new outreach initiative to help at-risk boys of color — "My Brother's Keeper" — is cause for cheer.
It isn't that we haven't known for some time that minority boys are in trouble. Poor school performance,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:10 PM
WASHINGTON — Seventy-two years after Nazis began deporting French Jews to concentration camps, the French government is negotiating to pay reparations for the first time to several hundred Holocaust survivors now living in the U.S. who survived...