| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The big banks got Uncle Sam off their backs fairly quickly. It's taken a bit longer for smaller institutions, including Cathay General Bancorp in L.A.'s Chinatown.
After nearly five years, Cathay General has retired its debt to taxpayers for the capital...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:43 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses.
The Eagles, Jan. 15, 17-18 (now); Justin Timberlake, Jan. 20 (Fri.)
Katy Perry’s Can We Survive -- Music for Life, Oct. 23; Avicii,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Police in Morgan County were searching Thursday evening for a Berkeley Springs man wanted in a bank robbery, the Morgan County Sheriff's Office said.
An arrest warrant has been issued for Justin Andrew Shives, 26, for the robbery of City National Bank,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:35 PM
A Bunker Hill, W.Va., woman accused of selling a lethal dose of heroin to a man who died at her home in March 2012 was sentenced Monday on grand larceny and uttering convictions in an unrelated case.
Autumn T. Blaine, 38, entered an Alford plea Monday...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:10 PM
A Berkeley Springs, W.Va., man wanted for the robbery of City National Bank in Berkeley Springs last week was captured Thursday morning by West Virginia State Police in Charles Town, police said.
Justin Andrew Shives, 25, was being held in Eastern...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
One of Hollywood's most famous landmark buildings is looking for a name change.
The historic Pantages Theatre -- which has served as a movie palace, hosted the Academy Awards and is now a plush venue for touring Broadway shows including "The Book of...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Los Angeles commercial landlord Thomas Properties Group Inc., which revived downtown's massive City National Plaza, is fading from the local landscape.
The company has agreed to be sold to Parkway Properties Group Inc., a real estate investment trust...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS) has added a fresh group of industry honchos to its officer ranks.
Bela Bajaria, exec veep of Universal TV, has been named president; CAA's co-head of TV Adam Berkowitz is v.p.; Ian Moffitt, head of...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A 38-year-old man allegedly attempting to cash a forged check in Burbank led police to a hotel room full of credit card skimmers, printers, blank checks, false identities and personal information of multiple victims.
At 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, police...
| Jun 23, 2013
Two weeks ago, Ruth Anne and I returned from a trip to Texas, where we visited our son, his wife and two of our grandchildren. Like your children and grandchildren, they are our future.
As you might have figured, based upon my recent column, we passed...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:51 PM
A Martinsburg man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his disabled brother in the last five years, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.
Kenneth Leroy Bivens, 55, of 6 Midnoon Drive, was arraigned Thursday by Magistrate...