| Feb 12, 2012
Whitney Houston, a willowy church singer with a towering voice who became a titan of the pop charts in the 1980s and 1990s but then saw much of her success crumble away amid the fumes of addiction and reckless ego, has died. She was 48.
Kristen Foster, a...
| Mar 4, 2012
100 Years Ago
Tiger, tiger, luring site
In the Times' Laurel column:
"At a recent meeting of the Mayor and city council, it was stated that reports were in circulation that the law prohibiting the sale of spirits and malt liquors is being violated in...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:55 PM
A former "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County" star was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving Saturday.
Talan Torriero, 25, known for his role on the reality show from 2004-05, was arrested at 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of Brooks Street and South...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 9:12 AM
My friends and I grew up in the shadow of the women’s rights movement and the sexual revolution. When I came of age, birth control pills and abortion were legal and people my age believed women should have the same opportunities as men.
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:29 PM
98 Rock’s Autumn Equinox Festival featuring Seether, Sick Puppies and Baltimore’s own Charm City Devils takes place at Pier Six Pavilion on Saturday night. Compared with the pop, electronic and retro acts that typically fill the amphitheater...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:22 PM
If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, as Elvis Costello and others have sneered, then what does that make reading about music? Well, fun, for starters. Although Bowker Market Research reports that music books have steadily comprised...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Todd Kessler found his way onto NBC's singing competition "The Voice" after playing the Chicago music scene for a few years with his band, The New Folk. RedEye spoke with Kessler, 30, regarding his song choice for his recent blind audition, what it's like...
| May 22, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Now it's time to say goodbye to the graduates at William McKinley High.
This week's glee club assignment is, appropriately enough, "Goodbye." Mr. Schu asks the underclassmen to perform a song for the seniors and vice versa. Then he delivers a heartfelt...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Publishing giant Random House posted record profits last year, Publisher's Weekly reports. Thanks to E.L. James' "Fifty Shades" trilogy, revenue at the Bertelsmann-owned publisher exceeded $420 million in 2012 -- up a staggering 75% from the year before....
| Oct 2, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Actress and activist Jane Fonda and music producer Richard Perry have sold their house in Hollywood Hills West for $8.5 million.
The traditional-style home was built in 1942 for actor Ronald Reagan and his first wife, actress Jane Wyman, according to...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:44 PM
She did it again. Lil Spitzer, executive director of the Beckstrand Cancer Foundation, produced what many called "the party of the year" Oct. 13 in the Hangar at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa.
Spitzer joined forces with community...