| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
On Feb.. 7, 1964 -- 50 years ago today -- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in the United States and in so doing turned Beatlemania worldwide. “It is now 6:30 a.m., Beatle time,” enthused a WMCA radio DJ....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was the pop culture equivalent of the Big Bang, a televised moment that changed music for decades to come.
Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as 73 million people tuned in, the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The lyrical scene in Nightmare and the Cat's single "Alvarado" is a familiar one to Echo Park indie regulars. "Salvation was a light hanging in the street for the cars on Alvarado," sings frontman Django Stewart. "Spanish words advertising fast food...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:18 PM
In the course of one recent week, Jennifer Lopez was honored with a Billboard Icon Award, her single "First Love" became the most-added song on pop radio, she played to a sold-out crowd in Anaheim and she wrapped another season as an "American Idol"...
| May 17, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Sue Smart's birthday was three months ago, but she's still celebrating.
At 84, the Toluca Lake resident is rather busy in her 50th year as a country-music professional. A longtime fixture on the Bakersfield scene with her late husband Del, Smart has...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Developers of the proposed Millennium Hollywood project have begun to dig a trench to determine whether an earthquake fault crosses the property.
A trench study, considered by experts as the gold standard for fault-finding, began Tuesday on the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:39 PM
When veteran guitarist Bob Summers hits the stage at Pasadena jazz joint Red White & Bluezz next Saturday, it'll be much more than a hometown hoedown. The 74-year-old Pasadena-born musician's family helped pioneer the Los Angeles music scene, performing...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Nearly a century ago, as Hollywood rose from lemon groves, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church was built on a steep slope near Yucca Street.
But it was only this year that the pastor found out his church may lie atop an earthquake fault capable of tearing it...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The Times on Tuesday published an interactive video and map showing the California Geological Survey's preliminary map of the Hollywood fault zone, which runs along the Sunset Strip, into central Hollywood and then through Los Feliz.
The map allows...
| Jun 6, 2014
The San Francisco scene spawned The Steve Miller Band and the rock band Journey, who from 1976-82 each sold more than 20 million albums and together had nearly 20 Top 10 hits, many of which still are popular nearly 40......
| Jun 4, 2014
A Broadway, movie and television star nominated for a record-breaking sixth Tony Award at this week’s ceremony will headline Kutztown University’s 2014-15 KU Presents! Performing Artists Series “See You at Schaeffer!,” it has...