| 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 Moët 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...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Just how tough will it be for a team to get out of the Class 4A East region in girls soccer this postseason?
Consider this: Defending Class 4A state champion South River, which brought back 10 starters including All-Metro Player of the Year Kacoe Longo,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:30 AM
During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts during pivotal stretches of a given season.
This week's guest is River Hill senior...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Stone Brewing Co. helped put San Diego on the craft beer map, and their year-old Pasadena retail location is helping to feed Los Angeles’ growing craft culture.
The dedication of L.A.’s Stone fans was plain on a recent rainy Monday evening...