| Jul 7, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Once a high-wire acrobat loses balance, it's assumed the act is finished. And perhaps no pop vocalist ever resembled those denizens of dizzying heights more than the angelically-voiced Art Garfunkel.
When Garfunkel announced four years ago that his voice...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Jennifer Lawrence has been named FHM's sexiest woman in the world for 2014.
"The Hunger Games" star tops the British men's magazine 20th annual list, unseating last year's champ Mila Kunis and sending her down to the No. 6 spot.
The reasons: JLaw's...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Menopause may well be a universal condition, but the brand of narcissistic self-examination on display in Henry Jaglom's "The M Word" is distinctly Southern Californian. One might even say it's Jaglomian, given the iconoclastic writer-director's prior...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 11:07 AM
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Early Friday morning in the high desert outside of Palm Springs, menacing Baltimore synth pop band Future Islands was responsible for a memorably challenging, if ultimately victorious, sold-out gig....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:00 AM
David Zurawik's column ("'Fox and Friends' mistreats Elijah Cummings on IRS emails story," April 18) is interesting and is quite obviously written by an Obama administration supporter. Fair enough. It didn't take me very long to take umbrage at what the...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
It's not quite May, but I have officially begun my search for the perfect popcorn movie. That's what we call the big box-office bruisers that swagger through our summers because expectations are strangely both high — and low. A quick fix of fun...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:50 PM
FRESNO — The state's new effort to map the areas most at risk from pollution features hot spots up and down California.
But nowhere are there more of the worst-afflicted areas than in Fresno — in particular a 3,000-person tract of the city's...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Duke's Jabari Parker has an important decision to make by Tuesday.
The freshman forward is debating whether or not to declare for the 2014 NBA draft.
Parker and Creighton forward Doug McDermott, who are both 6 foot 8, joined Mark Willard and Mychal...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:57 PM
Another sign of a team in decline — empty seats.
There have been nine non-sellouts at home for the Lakers, a surprising number for a team that enjoyed 270 consecutive packed crowds at Staples Center until earlier this season.
The franchise was...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 3:37 AM
Oscar-winner Susan Sarandon explained the secret of her long-running success during a Friday night appearance at the Florida Film Festival.
"I'm just a very good listener. That was sexy on screen," Sarandon, 67, told an audience at the Enzian in...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Make no small plans.
Said Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...