| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
So is Robert Redford really a "fun guy"? And does Joseph Gordon-Levitt truly project "a mellow, laid-back vibe?"
I pondered these earth-shaking questions as I read recent examples of that dubious literary genre, the "celebrity interview," wherein...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:58 AM
I know what many of you expect me to address this week, the recent headline-grabbing story about a teacher at Hoover accused of sexually assaulting a student. After all, I work there and that teacher was a colleague of mine.
However, I'd like to dial...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Robert Shogan, a former Los Angeles Times national political correspondent who covered Washington for more than 30 years and wrote more than a dozen books on topics as diverse as the New Deal, violence in West Virginia's coal fields and the nature of...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Ryan Ferguson left prison a free man Tuesday, greeted by cheers from supporters and lingering questions related to one of Missouri’s highest-profile murder cases.
He and a friend were convicted of killing a Columbia, Mo., newspaper editor and...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Three teenagers were injured in a shooting after they left their Pittsburgh high school Wednesday afternoon, and authorities say they are questioning six people in connection with the incident.
The shooting may be tied to a drug-related fight at the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:38 PM
A planned sale of the Riverside Press-Enterprise to the owner of the Orange County Register has not yet closed three days after the deadline, according to the newspaper’s current owner.
In a statement published after the close of the stock market,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Donald S. Maxwell, a retired financial executive who helped guide the Los Angeles Times and its former parent company, Times Mirror, through periods of unprecedented expansion, died Wednesday at his home in La Habra Heights. He was 83 and had pancreatic...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The owner of the Riverside Press-Enterprise is threatening legal action against publishing entrepreneur Aaron Kushner if he fails to make good on his offer to purchase the newspaper.
The $27.25-million deal had been set to close Friday. But the Press-...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Kathy Thomson, the president and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Times, announced that she is leaving the newspaper at the end of this month.
In an email to the staff, Thomson said she is departing for “another challenging opportunity&...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:29 PM
An activist hedge fund has taken a 2.5 percent stake in Tribune Co., and may be looking to increase its holdings.
Blue Harbour Group, a Connecticut-based investment firm, says it is on board with the direction taken by Tribune Co., which is planning...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:22 AM
There are real-life newspaper editors like the ones you see in the movies, the ones who swagger and swashbuckle and cuss and scrap.
Bill Thomas was not one of those editors.
He was urbane, dapper, cool and collected, an editor to match the...