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  • Cover story: L.A.'s club scene: A house divided

     
    Head to a club or turn on the radio, and it quickly becomes apparent that electronic dance music has fully infiltrated the mainstream. The sounds of electro, trance and house music throb out of Angelenos' iPods and car radios — and the subwoofers of...
  • Jean-Luc Godard on what his honorary Oscar means to him: 'Nothing'

     
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards on Saturday night offered up lots of nostalgia and heartfelt sentiment, which is probably why Jean-Luc Godard didn't bother to show up to accept his honorary Oscar for lifetime achievement....
  • "Godfather" Aaronson gets a parting gift he can't refuse

     
    A fake-jeweled pinkie ring and movie music usually reserved for Marlon Brando were among the honors for ???the godfather of Palm Beach County,??? who stepped down as County Commission chairman on Tuesday. Gov. Charlie Crist during a visit in June......
  • LAPD commander says Watts Towers may be the only viable place for a Watts skate park

     
    Capt. Phillip Tingirides of the Los Angeles Police Department says he understands why people who cherish the Watts Towers as a work of art, as a landmark and as one of the few attractions that can pull tourists into Watts......
  • Elvis Presley to receive the hip-hop remix treatment on a new album

     
    The connection between hip-hop and Elvis Presley has been relatively tenuous since Chuck D discouraged matters on "Fight the Power." Branding the Mississippi-born legend a racist, the Public Enemy frontman famously opined that Elvis never "meant [a thing]...
  • Video game sales are down for the sixth consecutive month

     
    Sales of games, consoles and device peripherals totaled $1.2 billion last month, down 8% from a year earlier, according to NPD Group Inc., which tracks game sales. Despite the strong debut of Halo: Reach, sales of software fell 6% to $614 million....
  • Gay Talese talks with David L. Ulin

     
    In this Sunday’s Arts & Books, book critic David L. Ulin talks to Gay Talese about "The Silent Season of a Hero,"a new collection of his writings on sports. Talese has long been one of our most interesting journalists, the......
  • “Deadliest Warrior” — from Spike TV to the big screen

     
    That cable TV series that matches history's greatest warriors against one another in hypothetical beat downs may become a Paramount motion picture. Justin Bieber, and now this? Ahem. Aim high, Paramounties. The studio signed a deal to turn “...
  • Video game sales drop 10% in August, but don't blame Madden

     
    Video game sales fell for the fifth consecutive month in August, down 10% to $818.9 million....
  • Sheriff Baca says pot dispensaries are a crime target. 'More reason to legalize' marijuana, readers respond

     
    In the wake of a triple murder in West Hollywood stemming from a large drug deal gone bad over a large quantity of medical marijuana, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca stated this week that the industry has been taken......
  • Google acquires social games and apps maker Slide

     
    Google made another play for the social networking space Friday with its acquisition of Slide, which makes games, applications and widgets for websites such as Facebook and MySpace. The San Francisco developer provides free apps that Facebook users can...