| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:26 PM
Amazing dogs and cats have been part of the Community Animal Network's rescue portfolio in 2014, and some are still available for adoption, like Lady Gaga.
Lady Gaga and her two siblings are special-needs kittens. They have a neurological disorder...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:07 PM
A Navy captain on Thursday became the highest-ranking officer to plead guilty in the $20-milllion bribery scandal in which classified information was sold in exchange for cash, Cuban cigars, Lady Gaga tickets, hotel and travel expenses and the services...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:52 PM
They came armed with scissors, tape, wrapping paper, bows and creativity.
Representatives of nine nonprofit organizations went head to head Wednesday morning in a gift-wrapping competition sponsored by Quattro Caffe at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa....
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Barbara Walters, speaking last month at the celebrity-studded launch party for "The Woman I Wanted to Be," said this about 67-year-old Diane von Furstenberg: "She does what she wants to do, she does it well, and she doesn't give a damn."
True as that...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Once they nestled into the mind, 2014's most enduring earworms never let up. Seeming to gain joy and momentum with each melodic loop, the stickiest brain music soundtracked our inner dialogue for weeks on end. These split-second loops — or...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:54 PM
As a black teenager with an affinity for pop music but raised on R&B and hip-hop, I considered BET’s “106 & Park” essential viewing.
Before “106 & Park” -- which ended a remarkable 14-year run on Friday -- arrived in 2000,...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Chicago jazz listeners heard great sounds in 2014, including:
Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Nov. 14, Auditorium Theatre: A little more than a decade ago, the CJP was but a dream of Chicago trumpeter-composer Davis and colleague Mark Ingram....
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:34 PM
You just know it’s not going to be your traditional Christmas pageant when, at the outset, Bing Crosby steps into a spotlight and, between puffs on his pipe, invites you to travel back in time with Doc Brown and Marty McFly to a night, many years...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Merry Christmas! One of TV's best presents arrives Tuesday night, again courtesy of CBS.
The 37th annual Kennedy Center Honors telecast, starting at 9 p.m., is another classy, thrilling jamboree of entertainment.
The recipients are singer Al Green,...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The presents are unwrapped so it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s in Las Vegas. Here are 15 lively ways to welcome 2015 Vegas-style:
The hottest ticket for New Year's Eve is the concert featuring the combo of old-time crooner Tony...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Some defense-minded law professors and others have criticized revised college sexual misconduct policies that shift the definition of sexual assault from involuntary sexual relations to a lack of affirmative consent. But affirmative consent is the right...