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  • Timeline: Killer whale incidents at SeaWorld

    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,...
  • Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career

    Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career
    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." Rainer,...
  • News Corp. moves closer to split. WME takes aim at rival CAA.

    News Corp. moves closer to split. WME takes aim at rival CAA.
    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...
  • Tribune's Peter Liguori Making Good on Vow to Beef Up TV Assets

    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...
  • Michael Hastings dies at 33; his article led general to resign

    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...
  • Tribune hires Berns as CFO, promotes Bigelow to strategic role

    Tribune hires Berns as CFO, promotes Bigelow to strategic role
    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. Chicago-...
  • When Nelson Mandela visited Los Angeles

    When Nelson Mandela visited Los Angeles
    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...
  • Profit at L.A. Times owner Tribune Co. plummets 41%

    Profit at L.A. Times owner Tribune Co. plummets 41%
    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%...
  • Smith: Legal drugs more deadly than guns

    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...
  • Northbound 5 Freeway at 110 Freeway closed after deadly crash

    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...
  • Umami Burger to open in former Papoo's Hot Dog Show stand in Burbank

    Umami Burger to open in former Papoo's Hot Dog Show stand in Burbank
    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...