| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:13 PM
As the saying goes, you should never judge a book — or, presumably, an album — by its cover. But if any artwork of the last half-century has been eclipsed in fame by its own packaging, it's the Beatles' "Yesterday and Today." While some fans...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:18 PM
A consultant hired by the developers of several large Hollywood projects said his studies found no evidence of an active earthquake fault underneath the properties and is asking the state to reflect that in its official regulatory maps.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Neither the music nor the presentation of Annie Lennox’s forthcoming standards album “Nostalgia” carried a whiff of business-as-usual during a listening session Tuesday night in Hollywood.
First was the location. The album will be...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:00 PM
John Van Hamersveld designed the famous album jacket for the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." Forty-two years later, he's embedded on Main Street.
Main Street in Huntington Beach, that is.
Last month, the Southern California graphic artist was...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:08 AM
The newest hotels in South Florida are already making a name for themselves.
Open just since March, the Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach has earned the top spot for the city on TripAdvisor, followed in second place by another newcomer, The Redbury...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:30 AM
For years, Ringo Starr has used the occasion of his birthday to urge fans to flash the peace symbol and say the words "Peace and love" at noon wherever they happen to be in the world.
The former Beatle upped the ante for his 74th birthday party this...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:51 PM
In writing about what's being called “the train song” in the Beatles’ film “A Hard Day’s Night,” and recent efforts to identify the musicians who recorded it, at least one reader commented, “Why doesn’t...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Los Angeles’ interim head of the Department of Building and Safety was given the permanent job Wednesday after a 13-0 City Council confirmation vote.
The move elevates Raymond Chan, a longtime veteran of the Department of Building and Safety. Chan...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Guitarist Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction and "Ink Master" fame has put his Hollywood loft up for sale at $899,000.
The 1,570-square-foot unit features black glass-beaded wallpaper in the entry, 15-foot ceilings, blackout curtains and views of the...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Old news: The popularity of One Direction. Actual news: The exploding success of 5 Seconds of Summer, the quartet of Australian teenagers who will open for 1D during two late-August shows at Soldier Field and sold out their entire North American...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:36 AM
As it has so many times over the last few months, the hit soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" topped the Billboard 200 album chart Wednesday, reflecting sales of 149,000 copies in the week ending April 6, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
But another title...