| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Today's bloopers column includes an attempt to make amends for a blooper of my own.
I misfiled one of the responses to my Looove Connection inquiry about people's winter romance stories, inadvertently sticking it in my file for Grammar Police and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Dorothy Lorraine Douglass passed away January 29th, 2014 in Atascadero, California at age 95. A family memorial gathering will be held at a later date.
Dorothy was born in Los Angeles in 1918 to Beatrice Dunn (nee Walden), and John W. “Jack”...
| May 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
Enough of Rihanna and Katy Perry and Lady Gaga. The world is (at least, should be) ready for a new pop star.
Based on “Forever For Now,” that star should be LP, whose major-label debut is nothing less than 12 consecutive...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:01 PM
With the front-runner in the race conspicuously absent, Democratic gubernatorial candidates Douglas F. Gansler and Heather R. Mizeur disagreed — politely — during a debate Tuesday night, with Gansler saving the brunt of his criticism for the...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Thomas Dybdahl remembers the moment he knew his new album was going to be something special.
A real-deal pop star in his native Norway, the 35-year-old singer had come to Los Angeles to do what all real-deal pop stars eventually do: experiment with...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:59 PM
He is best known as Happy Jack Burns, one of the area's polka kings and the ringmaster and music host on the Party Channel — WALN digital cable radio.
But Happy Jack, whose real name is John Burnatowski, knows his sports as well.
And as WALN...
| May 31, 2014
| 11:42 AM
When it comes to media spending, Democrats Anthony G. Brown and Douglas F. Gansler are like distance runners intent on keeping their rival close. The two most visible candidates in the primary for governor each spent more than $2 million on television and...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Marilyn Beck, prominent Hollywood columnist who led the way for a hard news approach to celebrity journalism, died Saturday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after a three-year battle with lung cancer. She was 85.
A straight-shooter who was...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Cary L. Pahigian has been named to succeed Ed Kiernan as general manager of radio stations WBAL-AM and WIYY-FM.
Kiernan is retiring after more than two decades at the helm of the Baltimore stations.
Here's part of the release from Hearst Television:...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:41 AM
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday.
Parker, who was injured in the fourth game of the Western Conference finals series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, missed part of the second half and all...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The Times is taking a new approach to covering breaking news with the creation of a "RealTime news desk" that will focus on coverage for the relaunched latimes.com.
Deputy Managing Editor Megan Garvey, who is overseeing the effort, says the RealTime...