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  • Casey Kasem dies at 82; radio personality hosted Top 40 countdown show

    Casey Kasem dies at 82; radio personality hosted Top 40 countdown show
    For decades, he was among the nation's best-known — and ubiquitous — radio personalities, hosting the weekend Top 40 programs that carried him "from coast to coast" and into the homes of millions of listeners eager to find out which pop song...
  • Casey Kasem: From 'Shebang!' to Shaggy and beyond

    Casey Kasem: From 'Shebang!' to Shaggy and beyond
    Casey Kasem died Sunday, after a long career in broadcasting, from a disease that had already robbed him of the ability to speak. He was a voice, foremost, but he was also a familiar face: A set of white teeth he kept on display like a row of medals...
  • The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low

    The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low
    The Chicago Gospel Music Festival still is two weekends away, but someone forgot to tell a few performers at this past weekend’s Chicago Blues Festival. “Amazing Grace,” rather than “Sweet Home Chicago” or some other blues...
  • Designer jumped into the 3-D printing game at just the right time

    Designer jumped into the 3-D printing game at just the right time
    The gig: Diego Porqueras, 39, owns Deezmaker, one of the nation's first commercial 3-D printing shops. After two successful Kickstarter campaigns funded production of his 3-D printer, Porqueras moved his business from his garage to a store in Pasadena. He...
  • Casey Kasem, Shaggy on 'Scooby-Doo,' Voice of 'American Top 40,' Dies at 82

    Casey Kasem, the resonant voice of Top 40 radio and a vocal fixture on cartoon programs for the past 40 years, has died, according to his daughter. He was 82. Kasem died Sunday of Lewy body disease, a common form of progressive dementia. Daughter Kerri...
  • Jennifer Lopez shuts down rumors linking her to Maksim Chmerkovskiy

    Jennifer Lopez shuts down rumors linking her to Maksim Chmerkovskiy
    Jennifer Lopez's love life remains as intriguing as ever: The newly single diva has shut down rumors that she's already started dating. The "I Luh Ya Papi" songstress took to Twitter late Wednesday after a spate of reports surfaced linking her to...
  • DVD Review: Hilarious character doesn't get the DVD treatment he deserves

    DVD Review: Hilarious character doesn't get the DVD treatment he deserves
    Steve Coogan may have gotten his two Oscar nominations — for writing and producing his atypical “Philomena” — but his greater fame in the U.K. is for his radio and TV work, most particularly the character Alan Partridge. I'd say...
  • Classic car gives Laguna radio station a classic feel

     Classic car gives Laguna radio station a classic feel
    An occasional look at artwork and other displays around Laguna Beach. * KX 93.5's mascot is nothing if not conspicuous. The restored 1960 Chevrolet El Camino is painted a vivid yellow and emits a racket when its engine turns over. A donor who...
  • Beach Volleyball: Laguna Open a hit once again

    The 59th annual Men's Laguna Open beach volleyball tournament drew talented teams and big crowds last weekend at Main Beach. Some of the high-level talent among the top 28-ranked teams vying for expanded prize money included 32 AAA-rated players, several...
  • How my interview with O.J. almost ended in a fistfight

    As 1993 wound down, Leo Wolinksy, then the Metro editor at The Times, asked me to put together a story that would take stock of the period we’d just been through: A few days earlier, a jury had delivered a mishmash of verdicts against those involved...
  • 2 months of L.A. radio data may be wrong, Nielsen says

    In an unprecedented move, ratings giant Nielsen acknowledged problems with its audience estimates for Los Angeles radio stations. Nielsen conceded on Wednesday that two months of ratings data might have been compromised because of undisclosed problems...