| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Using zoning laws to limit alcohol outlet density won't stop the heaviest drinkers from consuming alcoholic beverages ("Government should use zoning to limit liquor stores, Hopkins researchers say," April 11). Such a solution oversimplifies the problem of...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Before Raymond Chandler's hard-boiled L.A. detective Philip Marlowe and his vivid literary prose caught the public's attention, before Billy Wilder's towering position as one of Hollywood's greatest writer-directors, there was a James M. Cain novel...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: We're worried about our son because he's been arrested twice for drunken driving since leaving for college last fall. He says we shouldn't worry because it's just a phase all college students go through. Should we be concerned? -- Mrs. E. McN.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:53 AM
(Reuters) - A documentary is in the works about the late British soul singer Amy Winehouse and it features previously unseen material, the film's distributor said on Wednesday.
The film, which will include archival footage never seen by the public,...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:31 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When it comes to country music, George Jones was The Voice.
Other great singers have come and gone, but this fact remained inviolate until Jones passed away Friday at 81 in a Nashville hospital after a year of ill health....
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:38 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Doors drummer John Densmore keeps the spirit of Jim Morrison alive in his new book, "The Doors Unhinged: Jim Morrison's Legacy Goes on Trial."
The 68-year drummer is no stranger to chronicling his former band. He...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Last week was "Prom Night" and mercifully Wynonna went home. Tonight is "The Best Year of Your Life," and I'm already prepared to feel decrepit and ancient when Aly and Zendaya pick from their limited number of years.
During the staircase introductions,...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:22 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.
The Ohio native died Thursday evening at his Montecito,...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Pat Summerall, who was half of one of the best known announcing teams in television sportscasting history as John Madden's broadcasting partner for more than two decades of NFL games, has died. He was 82.
Summerall, who lived in Southlake, Texas, died...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
New York theater institutions don't come much feistier or more dynamic than Elaine Stritch. The tart-tongued, 88-year-old force of nature -- whose stage career includes memorable collaborations with Stephen Sondheim and Edward Albee -- kicked off her...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:47 AM
After more than four years of sobriety, Chris Herren has been talking about his past of a roller-coaster life and trying to help others who have had to deal with the struggles he faced.
Herren, a former NBA player, visited Newport Beach's Sober Living...