| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Bicyclists plan to ride from Calabasas to downtown Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon in memory of Milton Olin Jr., who was struck and killed by a sheriff's deputy in a patrol car.
The memorial ride was organized by the Los Angeles County Bicycle...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 4:05 AM
To the editor: As a five-day-a-week bike rider, I take great umbrage that Deputy Andrew Francis Wood will not face charges in the death of former Napster executive Milton Olin Jr. (Re “Deputy won’t face charges,” Aug. 29).
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Uber has pulled off what few others can these days: The beloved car service has united politicians of all persuasions. Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians are all vying to outdo each other in portraying the popular ride-sharing company and its...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Oliver Luckett has perfected the art of excess. Seemingly every inch of the walls in his Los Angeles tech start-up, theAudience, is crowded with murals and framed works by street artists such as Shepard Fairey as well as contemporary artists like Jere...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
My inbox has been filling up with critics saying gotcha, implying my endorsement of the hi-res streaming service Wimp is a belated acknowledgement of the superiority and inevitability of Pono.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
Wimp is a new...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:02 AM
To vinyl collectors, Record Store Day is the equivalent of Christmas morning. And with the seventh-annual event being celebrated Saturday, audiophiles will flock to their local record store to try to get their hands on great deals and limited-edition...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:10 AM
"I mean, I'm wearing next to nothing
I even put on a little spice
I long for you to hold me in your arms
But instead, you cradle your device."
— Tom Brosseau, "Cradle Your Device"
Need any more proof that smartphones have taken over our...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The good news for the music industry out of the Recording Industry Assn. of America’s just released report on sales and revenue for 2013? Things didn’t get any worse than they were during the previous three years.
Overall revenue during 2013...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown reported a war chest of nearly $20 million as he seeks an unprecedented fourth term as the state’s top executive, according to financial disclosure documents filed Friday with the California secretary of state’s office.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:32 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has built a war chest of $19.7 million to fund his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, easily eclipsing the money raised by his challengers, according to new campaign reports filed with the state.
Brown has raised...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
On Friday afternoon, while South by Southwest festival attendees were sleeping off hangovers or busy making new ones, in a conference room at the Austin Convention Center, record people were discussing the return of indie record stores, the success of the...