| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Arcade Fire burned through the competition on its way to the top of the Billboard 200 this week.
The Canadian group bowed at No. 1 on the album chart Wednesday with "Reflektor," which sold 140,000 copies in its first week in stores, according to Nielsen...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When Sky Ferreira turned up recently at an Echo Park watering hole to talk about her debut album, the singer's seen-it-all manner — joyless expression, slumped shoulders, eyes hidden behind dark sunglasses — hardly communicated the giddy...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:37 PM
The Los Angeles City Council Friday unanimously confirmed Mayor Eric Garcetti’s decision to keep Raymond Chan as temporary head of the city’s Department of Building and Safety for six more months.
Chan is one of more than 30 department heads...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Hollywood's famed Capitol Records building flickered like a disco ball Tuesday night as Arcade Fire serenaded their fans with a free concert in support of the band's new album "Reflektor," which arrived earlier in the day.
"We're the Reflektors," the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Justin Timberlake is bringing ... Justin Timberlake back.
After a lengthy stretch in which he all but ruled the kingdom of pop music, the singer-actor-formalwear enthusiast has been lying relatively low since the release last month of "The 20/20...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The Los Angeles County Natural History Museum celebrated its 100th anniversary of excavation at the La Brea Tar Pits Monday with a guided tour by the dig site’s museum curator and free admission for visitors.
As giddy paleontologists and curious...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Major record labels have filed suit against SiriusXM, claiming that the satellite radio giant has failed to pay for the airplay of thousands of classic recordings made before 1972.
The suit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, contends that...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:15 AM
This year's fall pop music season offers your average 21st century bounty, one with so many colors, textures, varieties, personalities and avenues for consumption that it's pretty easy to frame an argument depending on mood or agenda.
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
For more than a year and a half, the solitary mountain lion known as P-22 has made himself right at home in Griffith Park within view of Hollywood's Capitol Records building.
By night, he cruises the chaparral-covered canyons, dining on mule deer,...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:27 PM
More than 1,000 activists ended their hours-long rally and march through Hollywood on Saturday on a high note after getting word that Gov. Jerry Brown had signed several bills that would ease conditions for immigrants.
Just before noon on Saturday, a...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:56 AM
This post has been updated. See note below for details.
John Lennon’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced with graffiti and other markings over the weekend, just days before what would have been his 73rd birthday on Wednesday.