| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:12 PM
News Corp. has sold its U.S.-based community newspaper group -- eight daily newspapers and 15 weeklies -- to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, an asset management firm.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Rupert Murdoch's media company...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:43 PM
So, potheads didn’t start the Rim fire after all.
On Thursday, the U.S. Forest Service revealed that a hunter let an illegal fire “escape,” sparking the blaze in and around Yosemite National Park that has burned more than 237,341...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Decked out in a blue blazer and stylish white hat, he bounded onto the ballroom stage at the Beverly Hilton as if he could barely contain himself, beaming at the audience of TV journalists from around the country.
After being almost off the showbiz grid...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:49 PM
The woman in the TV commercial is identified as Julie, a mother of two. She's sitting on a bench in a nice yard containing a kids' play structure. A little boy swings in the background.
"Two years ago," Julie says, "my son Caleb began having seizures....
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:38 AM
From Orlando to Los Angeles to Toronto, the George Zimmerman verdict dominated front pages of newspapers.
In Florida: You can visit almost no newsstand in the Sunshine State without seeing the verdict. It was the major story on the front page of every...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Carlos Guardado keeps a box in his bedroom filled to the brim with books.
His collection of page-turners counts among the 12-year-old's prized possessions.
"I can't be separated from them," Carlos said, smiling, his eyes bright.
He listens to jazz...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Fugitive secrets-spiller Edward Snowden isn’t yet out of his monthlong Moscow airport limbo, but U.S. officials have warned that Russia is provoking a diplomatic crisis with its reported granting of refuge to the American charged with espionage...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:45 PM
California Community News, LLC* (CCN) provides a range of printing, packaging and distribution services for several Tribune Company companies, including the Los Angeles Times Media Group (LATMG).
CCN inserted and distributed nearly 4 billion preprints...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Tribune Co., parent of the Los Angeles Times, is reviewing operations in an effort that will likely result in staff reductions at the company's daily newspapers.
Tribune announced in July that it planned to separate its newspapers from the company's...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:06 AM
After the coffee. Before making sure all my expense reports are filed.
The Skinny: A lot going on this weekend. I'm hoping to catch either "Don Jon" or "Enough Said" and then Sunday is football, "Breaking Bad," "Homeland" and "The Good Wife." Oh, and a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Allen J. Schaben will be the next featured speaker in the Los Angeles Times Photographer Series from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday. Schaben became an L.A. Times photographer 19 years ago, after earning his bachelor’s degree in journalism from...