| Sep 30, 2011
| 5:14 PM
A woman wearing nothing but a pair of black high heels was detained this week after an officer spotted her in the grass median of Glenoaks Boulevard.
An officer driving on Glenoaks near Alameda Avenue spotted the naked woman, Khadisha Baseer, at about 6:...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:53 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Jeremy Davies was born in Saugus, Calif.,., on this date in 1969. This birthday guy is known to TV fans as Daniel Faraday from the hit series "Lost." He currently appears on the series "Justified" and he played Charles Manson in the...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:49 AM
If you want to make Stephen Sondheim mad enough to swat you over the head with a rolled-up musical score, try this:
Call him a poet.
As Sondheim insists in interviews, essays and in the introduction to his book "Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:46 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The LAPD said has opened investigations into a dozen unsolved homicides that occurred near places where the Manson family operated during its slew of murders four decades ago.
The revelation came amid a legal battle to obtain hours of...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:08 AM
Everyone has been talking about the shooting in Colorado at the Dark Knight Rises. Many of my friends, knowing I’m a movie critic, have asked my opinions. I’ve decided to share many of the thoughts on all aspects of the case, in this blog. I&...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:24 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Gore Vidal, the eclectic author who faithfully chronicled the major shifts and upheavals in the United States in books, essays and plays, has died. He was 86.
Vidal died at his Los Angeles home Tuesday evening of complications from...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 10:20 PM
Signed hand tracings of Washington convicted killer Isaac Zamora have turned up for sale on mass-murder memorabilia websites – and one of his surviving victims said Wednesday: “It just makes me sick.”
Four years ago, on Sept. 2, 2008,...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Los cadáveres de dos mujeres asesinadas fueron encontrados en Rusia junto con un mensaje que exigía la libertad de las integrantes de la banda punk Pussy Riot, informaron las autoridades el jueves.
Aunque un investigador ruso alertó que el asesino...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:47 AM
What do you expect from a rock star? I just closed the back cover of Neil Young's “Waging Heavy Peace,” his big anticipated memoir (of sorts), clocking in at 500 pages (75 shy of the rock star-memoir mountain peak established by Keith...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
This is the season of generational twaddle. At graduation ceremonies across the country, politicians, authors, actors and businessmen take to the stage to tell young people they are fantastic simply because they are young. This year, the ritual is more...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Lucky for Chicago, we are home to the Heartland Institute, a right-wing think-tank that expends most of its effort attempting to "debunk" global warming, and this week they held the seventh International Conference on Climate Change, which they acronymize...