| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Beyoncé is the latest to join the lineup of performers for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, the network announced early Thursday morning.
The pop diva – she has a leading eight nominations this year -- will also be rewarded with the night’...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:02 AM
DeShaun Foster had a rough start to a seven-year career in the NFL. The UCLA standout running back, who starred at Tustin High, suffered a season-ending knee injury during the preseason in 2002.
Football has been a big part of Foster's life. It's taught...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
One of the biggest sponsors of the National Football League's flagship event, the Super Bowl, said Tuesday it was "concerned" about the league's handling of recent controversies involving two popular players, a signal that ad support for one of the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
As Netflix, Kickstarter, Tumblr and a host of other websites on Wednesday urged users to chime in on the need for robust net neutrality rules, the FCC said that total public comments on the issue reached a record 1,477,301.
That figure is greater than...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Nancy Sullivan is Vice President, Communications for the Los Angeles Times. She is responsible for all internal and external communications strategy and implementaion for Los Angeles Times Media Group, as well as the development and execution of media...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Call it the incredible shrinking Super Bowl halftime.
In recent years, Beyonce, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Prince and Bruce Springsteen headlined the year’s biggest nationally televised mini-concert. But Sunday we got a one-man wedding band.
| Jan 12, 2014
Ask Nancy Reinsdorf about her day, and she'll tell you, "I buy a lot of crickets."
That's because of the bearded dragon she, husband, Michael, and their three children have at their north suburban home. And the gecko. And the two frogs. And the hermit...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Media and entertainment industry attorney Donald Engel died Wednesday in Redwood City, Calif. following a long battle with leukemia. He was 84 years old.
Engel's famous clients include Olivia Newton John and Donna Summer, for whom he won major victories,...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Don Engel had only a small law firm in Los Angeles — just two or three attorneys in addition to him and his wife. But a phone call from Engel could strike fear among the loftiest executives in the music business.
Engel, who represented some of the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Kristina Wong has crashed Miss Chinatown pageants as a pimply, cigar-smoking, over-the-hill contestant.
She has posed as a rabid Jeremy Lin fan, waving sexually suggestive signs at the NBA player's games. On a sewing machine in her Koreatown apartment,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The direction of Florida Grand Opera’s production of Jules Massenet’s “Thais” is mostly the domain of choreographer-director Renaud Doucet. But the look is all Andre Barbe’s.
Famous in operatic circles for their...