| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:56 AM
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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.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Last year, all surviving members of the original Beach Boys reunited for a successful, worldwide, 50th anniversary tour. The heartbeat of the band, primary songwriter/performer/producer/loveable-teddy-bear-of-a-man Brian Wilson, now 71, needed some...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Three winners of network television singing competitions combine for a holiday-themed show at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown, the venue has just announced. Javier Colon, who in 2011 won the inaugural season of NBC-TV’s The Voice; and Jermaine...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 2:36 PM
More than 1,000 old concrete buildings in Los Angeles and hundreds more throughout the county may be at risk of collapsing in a major earthquake, according to a Times analysis.
By the most conservative estimate, as many as 50 of these buildings in the...
| Sep 1, 2013
Re "Tower foes sue city, developer," Aug. 29
Several times a week I drive through the Cahuenga Pass toward Hollywood. Twice a week I take the shuttle bus to the Hollywood Bowl, and as we approach the 101 offramp at Cahuenga, I point out the Capitol...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 1:10 PM
There was a time when pop punk bands went toe-to-toe with bubble gum pop acts for air time on MTV's "TRL." And while 'N Sync, Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears usually won out on the music video countdown show, bands such as Blink-182, Sum 41 and...
| May 25, 2013
High in the hills, perched between Hollywood and Vine and the Hollywood sign, sits scenic Lake Hollywood, a reservoir held back by a dam designed by the great water wrangler William Mulholland. Flanked by a classic California mix of oak, pine, eucalyptus,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:44 AM
This is exactly how it’s supposed to work: the Funky Buddha Brewery opens along the FEC tracks in Oakland Park in June, its made-right-in-the-other-room craft beers and food-truck friends attracting the bearded and the pierced, the musical and the...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:01 AM
The Beach Boys recent 50th anniversary tour reunited original members Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks and longtime member Bruce Johnston for the first time in almost two decades.
Near the end of the tour in London, and the day before...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Los Angeles officials have asked the developer of a controversial Hollywood skyscraper project to conduct a new round of seismic tests to determine whether the project's towers could be at risk in an earthquake. At the same time, state officials are...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:14 PM
The developers of a Hollywood skyscraper project said Friday they have agreed to dig a trench on the property to help determine whether an earthquake fault runs under it.
Officials at New York-based Millennium Partners said that they do not believe...