| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:41 AM
The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds for ALS research showed no signs of cooling this week, with the ALS Assn. reporting Wednesday that it had raised a whopping $8.6 million overnight.
Between July 29 and Aug. 20, the organization has raised $31.5...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Ashton Kutcher has sold his Hollywood Hills home for $9.925 million, The Times has confirmed, after quietly shopping it since spring at $12 million.
The glass-clad contemporary, built in 2006-07, has views of the Hollywood Reservoir and the Hollywood...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
At this point, you really have to wonder: Is it still news when a Republican says something asinine?
On the off chance it is, let us spend a few moments pondering the strange case of Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, who said last week that the Democratic Party is...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Emmy nominations produced more than the usual amount of weeping and gnashing of teeth this year, with a number of worthy series and performances going unnoticed. Is it time to overhaul the system? Times television critic Mary McNamara and The Envelope's...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Regardless of whose version of Philadelphia's restaurant tipping uproar is correct, Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has rendered our culture a great service.
Obligatory tipping, even when service is not so hot, is a curse of Western civilization, and...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:58 PM
It seems turning 20 cents into more than six figures simply takes a LeSean McCoy signature and a little social media outrage.
The now-infamous receipt on which the Philadelphia Eagles' star running back recently left a tiny tip seems to be going for big...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Sitting in a corner booth at PYT as the lunch-crowd hum blended with the thump of some '80s dance tune, Tommy Up laughed and clicked to refresh his e-mail.
"You rock!" read the latest, No. 2,105.
"Proud of you," went another.
Then, this flattery:...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:56 AM
LeSean McCoy handled the blitz this afternoon much the way he handles it on the field: with aplomb.
The Eagles running back faced the questions about the 20-cent tip he left at PYT Burger Restaurant recently, and came away more believable than the owner...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:02 PM
What do you do when a multimillionaire football player leaves an insanely small tip at your restaurant? You air your grievances on Facebook, of course.
Tommy Up, owner of the Philadelphia restaurant PYT, is claiming Eagles running back LeSean McCoy...
| 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...
| 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...