| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:44 PM
A 23-year-old Ventura County man was arrested on suspicion of using social-network sites to extort and trick girls and boys into sending him naked photos and videos.
The victims were fans of performers and musical groups such as Justin Bieber and One...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:39 PM
A recent grant from the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts Foundation will allow the Sawdust Art Festival to underwrite a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach.
The festival, which is in its 48th year and plans to develop its educational...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Aspiring rapper Lil Za was sentenced to probation and community service Wednesday after he pleaded no contest to one felony count of possessing a controlled substance.
Lil Za, whose real name is Xavier Dominique Smith, was sentenced to three years'...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Former USC and NFL football player Keyshawn Johnson won't face any charges in connection with his arrest last month after reports of a domestic battery incident involving his ex-girlfriend at his Calabasas home.
Johnson, 40, was taken into custody...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The saga between behemoths Gwyneth Paltrow and Vanity Fair seems to have come to an anticlimactic close.
Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter addressed long-running rumors that the magazine would blast the Oscar-winning actress -- an article he said some...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Deport Justin Bieber? A petition asking for just that is apparently headed to the White House, having obtained the 100,000 signatures needed within a month. This puppy actually hit the mark within six days.
"We the people of the United States feel...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Miley Cyrus has been 21 for all of two months now, give or take, but she's already something of a senior statesman, apparently giving advice to a pal, 19-year-old Justin Bieber.
"I would just say, you know what, you've got a lot of money. Pay people...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
On what would have been Trayvon Martin’s 19th birthday, news surfaced that the man acquitted of murdering the unarmed teenager would go toe-to-toe in a “celebrity” boxing match with DMX.
The rapper was reportedly picked out of more...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:07 PM
On Twitter, Amanda Bynes has put a new face forward -- her own.
The actress on Monday posted what appears to be a self portrait on her recently cleaned-up account. She has deleted years' worth of tweets and changed her bio to read simply: "Fashion...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Justin Bieber's reputation apparently preceded him early Sunday morning as he tried to party in New York, according to a Monday report. And not in a good way.
The 19-year-old was shunned at the door of the New York City club 1 Oak and turned away from...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Selena Gomez spent about two weeks in rehab in January, though the "Come & Get It" singer wasn't there to be treated for substance abuse, her rep said Wednesday.
"Selena voluntarily spent time at Meadows, but not for substance abuse," her rep told The...