| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:26 AM
Here is a brief timeline of SeaWorld-related incidents:
Sept. 30, 1987: Chris Barlow of Sea World San Diego was rammed in the stomach by a whale during a show. He was hospitalized but survived.
Nov. 21, 1987: John Sillick fractured his vertebrae,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Peter Rainer, noted Christian Science Monitor film critic, Bloomberg News columnist and reviewer for NPR's FilmWeek, reflects upon his three-decade career in "Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era."
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:54 AM
After the coffee. Before the flight back to Los Angeles.
The Skinny: It's been fun here in D.C. but it's time to head home. Hope my cats didn't leave me any welcome home gifts! Wednesday's roundup includes the latest on News Corp.'s plans to split...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
That was quick. Tribune Co.'s new topper Peter Liguori is making good on his vow to beef up the company's TV assets, particularly its WGN America cable channel.
WGN America last week gave a 13-episode straight-to-series order to "Salem," a supernatural...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Tribune Co. has hired Steven Berns, the top finance executive for cosmetics company Revlon Inc., as its chief financial officer and promoted its current CFO, Chandler Bigelow, to serve in an expanded role developing strategy for the company.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Twenty-three years ago, for barely 24 hours, Nelson Mandela visited Los Angeles.
It was 1990, and he had been a free man for only a handful of months, but he had been a symbol for years -- of endurance, of the black-and-white apartheid battle in South...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Earnings at Tribune Co., parent of the Los Angeles Times, fell sharply in the first quarter as advertising revenue continued to slide and the company incurred a big tax bill.
The company reported net income of $58.4 million in the three months, a 41%...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:34 PM
About a month ago, I commented on the futility of attempting gun control.
I wrote that "there are 270 million privately owned firearms in the U.S. The U.S. is the world leader in both the number of privately owned guns and, more telling, the rate of...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The northbound 5 Freeway at the 110 Freeway was closed Friday morning after a high-speed pursuit of suspected robbers led to a deadly crash, authorities said.
Authorities are diverting traffic onto the 110 Freeway, said Officer Ed Jacobs of the...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:25 AM
In its quest for total world domination through savory meat and fluffy buns, Umami Burger has announced that it will open a branch of its popular SoCal burger chain in Burbank during the first half of this year.
The restaurant will be located in the old...