| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Microsoft announced that engineering exec Satya Nadella will be its next CEO, replacing retiring chief Steve Ballmer after a nearly six-month search, and that cofounder Bill Gates would step aside as chairman of the board.
Gates is to remain a technology...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:34 PM
LOS ANGELES – Marina Shafir might well have fought her final amateur bout.
Regardless, she most assuredly turned in the most complete performance of her amateur mixed-martial-arts career on Sunday night at the University of MMA’s Fight Night...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Nokia will reportedly unveil a smartphone running Google's Android operating system later this month, before its acquisition by Microsoft closes.
The Finnish phone maker, which agreed to sell its hardware business to Microsoft for $7.4 billion last...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Laugh all you want at those old public-access television clips of the late Dr. Gene Scott, the eccentric televangelist who sometimes wore two pairs of glasses at once and shouted at viewers to "Get on the telephone!" whenever his fundraising totals ebbed....
| Jan 25, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Having resided in Southern California for roughly a year now, budding mixed martial arts star Marina Shafir will fight for the first time in the Golden State.
“The Supernova from Moldova,” boasting an unblemished 4-0 amateur MMA record, will...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:55 AM
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Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Heart and Jason Mraz will appear together on March 4 as the annual All For the Hall benefit concert returns to Los Angeles to raise funds for Nashville’s Country...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:59 PM
According to credit card companies, exclusion is in.
American Express is embarking on a concert series in select U.S. cities that is offered only to its card members. On Friday night, the series appeared in downtown Los Angeles with a performance by...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:07 PM
When the Los Angeles Film Festival kicks off Wednesday night with "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's post-apocalyptic thriller set aboard a train traversing a frozen wasteland, it won't be the only communal viewing of action on ice.
Just a stone's throw away...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Large crowds of Kings fans swarmed L.A. Live on Wednesday evening hoping to see their team win the Stanley Cup, but many were left disappointed after finding out that there was no outside viewing of the game and that restaurants and bars were filled to...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:29 AM
That Steve Ballmer is buying a sports franchise is no surprise to anyone who worked with him over the many decades he was at Microsoft.
As a boy, born and raised in Detroit, he badly wanted to play basketball, but ended up a manager for his high...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:15 PM
When it comes to Lauryn Hill, expect to wait.
Fans of the acclaimed neo-soul singer are still holding out for a proper studio follow-up to the 1998 Grammy-dominating LP “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.” In a 2012 note on her Tumblr, she...