| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Chris Lewis, the chip leader at the time, took home $14,500, in the Studz Summer Splash at Calder Casino and Race Course on Sunday, part of the Players Poker Championship (PPC Poker Tour).
Play stopped when the field narrowed to five, and the players...
| Aug 16, 2013
Re "New train may address LAX missing link," Aug. 12
As Los Angeles World Airports and Metro consider plans to provide direct rail access to and from LAX terminals, I believe it is critical that we seize this opportunity to correct a glaring weakness in...
| Nov 30, 2013
Re "Gehry's Grand vision," Nov. 25
Finally, finally, perhaps the most interesting piece of undeveloped corner real estate in Los Angeles has a worthy project proposed. It took guts on L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina's part to stand up and demand...
| Dec 28, 2013
Re "Union Station's homeless," Editorial, Dec. 25
Once again we read on this Christmas day that the business community — in this instance, aided by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority — finds no room for the...
| Jan 21, 2014
Re “Big fare hikes needed, MTA officials say,” Jan. 14
If we had our priorities right, we would realize that a major goal of public transportation should be to get people out of their cars and use public transportation for most commuting...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
A record 76 movies will compete in the foreign-language film category at the 2014 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday.†
Moldova and Saudi Arabia are among the first-time entrants, and†Montenegro is submitting for the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:18 PM
"Metro Manila," a thriller about a poor farmer who moves his family from the rice fields of the northern Philippines to Manila in hopes of a better life, was the big winner Sunday evening in London at the MoŽt British Independent Film Awards, earning...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The drama "Starred Up" earned the most nominations for the 16th Moet British Independent Film Awards on Monday morning, receiving eight, including best film, best director for David Mackenzie, best actor for Jack O'Connell and supporting actor for...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Alfonso Cuaron's stranded-in-space thriller "Gravity" received the most nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, earning 11 nominations including for film, actress for Sandra Bullock, director for Cuaron and screenplay for Cuaron and his son,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Paula Deen was moved to tears by a standing ovation she received in Texas this weekend at an event marking her first public appearance after a national uproar over her admitted use of the N-word.
Deen, 66, visibly shook and cried into a tissue as...