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  • Donald Eugene Scaletta: Jazz pianist saw music as art, not entertainment

    Donald Eugene Scaletta: Jazz pianist saw music as art, not entertainment
    Jazz pianist Don Scaletta was an artist, not an entertainer. To watch him live was to see such a distinction. In a deep voice, Scaletta set up his 20-piece jazz band's next song, then fell into the role of conductor, disappearing into the music —...
  • Ranking movies that destroy Los Angeles: Did 'San Andreas' do it best?

    Hollywood loves to destroy Los Angeles — whether it's earthquakes, floods, aliens, nuclear holocaust or climate change. "San Andreas" is the latest L.A. disaster film. It look in $52 million at the box office. Here are some others: "Earthquake"...
  • Jazz favorites join annual Newport festival this weekend

    Jazz favorites join annual Newport festival this weekend
    Thousands of jazz enthusiasts are expected to stake out spots and lounge under the sun at the annual Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival this weekend. The three-day outdoor music celebration will bring family, friends and mainstream jazz artists...
  • Six buildings evacuated after city workers rupture gas line in Hollywood

    Six buildings evacuated after city workers rupture gas line in Hollywood
    More than 100 people were evacuated from their homes and businesses in Hollywood on Saturday afternoon after a gas line ruptured, authorities said. The leak was reported about noon in the 1700 block of North Cahuenga Boulevard, near the 101 Freeway,...
  • Best Coast finds another, higher place with 'California Nights'

    Best Coast finds another, higher place with 'California Nights'
    Anyone eager to see Best Coast over the last few months would have done well to look somewhere small. In February, days after revealing that it had completed an album, the Los Angeles-based guitar-pop band played at a number of cozy spots around...
  • Details of Silicon Valley exec Dave Goldberg's death emerge

    Details of Silicon Valley exec Dave Goldberg's death emerge
    Dave Goldberg, a 47-year-old Silicon Valley executive who died suddenly last Friday, collapsed while exercising on vacation at a Mexican resort, people close to the family said in a statement Monday. Efforts to revive Goldberg, who was the husband of...
  • Dwight Yoakam leans on vintage to inspire his new 'Second Hand Heart'

    Dwight Yoakam leans on vintage to inspire his new 'Second Hand Heart'
    "Man, I am burned," Dwight Yoakam said as he poured coffee from a silver 7-Eleven thermos. "My throat — it's just trashed." Bleary eyes fixed on a small monitor, the veteran Los Angeles-based country singer was sitting in an office on Hollywood...
  • Tenants of Hollywood high-rise caught in middle of legal dispute

    Tenants of Hollywood high-rise caught in middle of legal dispute
    Worried they could be kicked out of their homes, tenants of a new Hollywood high-rise at the center of a legal battle spoke out for the first time Saturday. “It’s been a nightmare,” said Melanie Culvey, who moved into the 22-story...
  • Stan Freberg, master of comedy parodies and commercials, dies at 88

    Stan Freberg, master of comedy parodies and commercials, dies at 88
    Stan Freberg, an influential master of the lampoon who channeled his off-the-wall sensibility into groundbreaking radio shows, comedy albums and hundreds of humorous television commercials for products such as chow mein and prunes, died of natural...
  • Stan Freberg: brainy, playful and a master of irony

    Stan Freberg: brainy, playful and a master of irony
    Stan Freberg, a great man of comedy and of commercials, died Tuesday at the age of 88. His career ranged wide, from cartoon voice-overs and puppetry to satirical hit records and radio series to Clio-winning ad campaigns. Yet it all seems very much of a...
  • Neil Diamond Returns To Mohegan

    Neil Diamond Returns To Mohegan
    Neil Diamond does Neil Diamond. It's that simple. Production duties for "Home Before Dark," the singer-songwriter's 2008 album, were handled by Rick Rubin, a producer known for getting artists to strip way back or explore new genres. For "Melody Road,"...