| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Comedy is hard, in large part because it's supposed to look easy. Carefully crafted sentences must be delivered with both precision timing and a sense of spontaneity; a double-take that looks rehearsed is just embarrassing. The performers who joined The...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Spike TV wants to broaden its appeal, and its answer -- or maybe “manswer” -- is more original, gender-neutral shows.
To that end, the network best known for its young male-oriented fare is bolstering its original programming staff,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:45 AM
News Corp.'s cable unit FX Networks has restructured its executive ranks in advance of the launch a new entertainment channel -- FXX -- and a corresponding increase in original programming production to service it.
Under the new structure, three...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Fresh Mex: The much-anticipated fresh casual Mexican restaurant Solita Tacos & Margaritas has opened at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach, 7631 Edinger Ave., Suite 1508. Created by the team behind SOL Cocina of Newport Beach and featuring the big flavors of...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:44 PM
The mystery began four days ago when Darwin Vela took his chocolate Labrador for a walk. Minutes later, Vela’s fiancee found the dog whimpering outside with blood on his leash and no sign of the 22-year-old man.
Police began searching for Vela,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The mystery began four days ago when Darwin Vela took his chocolate Labrador for a walk in the West Adams district. Minutes later, Vela's fiancee found the dog whimpering outside with blood on his leash and no sign of the 22-year-old man.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Police are investigating the case of a man who says he was kidnapped and held prisoner days before he was set to testify in a criminal case.
Darwin Vela went missing Tuesday while walking his dog.
Police searched for Vela, who was scheduled to testify...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:34 PM
A Los Angeles man's story of being kidnapped while walking his dog last week -- just days before he was supposed to testify in a celebrity-linked burglary case -- has been deemed a ruse, police said.
Police spent three days looking for Darwin Vela, 22,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Has it really been close to three years since Charlie Sheen melted down and was fired from "Two and a Half Men"?
You'd never know, judging by the attention he still pays to the show and to his replacement, Ashton Kutcher.
Sheen Twitter-bashed Kutcher...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Chris Brown rejected a plea deal Wednesday related to his October arrest on suspicion of felony assault in Washington. His bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, did the same.
Breezy and Hollosy were taken into custody after they were allegedly involved in a...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A home repairman pleaded no contest Wednesday to allegations he stole and pawned an $8,000 Rolex Submariner watch from the Beverly Grove house of actor Nicolas Cage’s ex-girlfriend.
The watch belonged to Christina Fulton’s son, and...