| Mar 3, 2013
The beloved mentor and his favorite student spent their final hours together holding hands on a hospital bed.
Jerry Buss was entering the final stage of his life after a long battle with cancer, and he wanted to spend some of it with Magic Johnson....
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show.
The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
| Sep 2, 2012
Hal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of enduringly memorable hits in the 1960s and early '70s, including "Walk On By," "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and the Oscar-...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:15 PM
This week, a downtown favorite shut its doors, a famous deli decided to close up shop and move on, and an L.A. chef brought his love of frozen treats to Sin City. Here's a look at the latest restaurant news out of Los Angeles and beyond.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
When Dr. Wayne Grody heard that the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Myriad Genetics could not patent two genes linked to breast cancer, the UCLA medical geneticist was minutes from giving a well-worn speech on the years-old case to a room full of...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Michael Clarke Duncan, the tall and massively built actor with the shaved head and deep voice who received an Academy Award nomination for his moving portrayal of a gentle death row inmate in the 1999 prison drama "The Green Mile," died Monday. He was 54....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Dr. Eric J. Small, the oncologist treating Gov. Jerry Brown’s cancer, is highly respected in the profession and a leading expert on the treatment of prostate cancer, colleagues say. The governor "is in very good hands,’’ said Stuart...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:22 AM
A 40-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries Friday morning after she became trapped underneath the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s westbound Red Line train at the Hollywood and Western station....
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Longtime adult movie actor Ron Jeremy suffered an aneurysm and has been hospitalized in critical condition, his longtime manager and friend said Wednesday....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:53 AM
"Green Mile" actor Michael Clarke Duncan died of natural causes and a doctor has signed his death certificate, officials said. Duncan, 54, died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a statement from his publicist, Joy Fehily. He........
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:12 AM
A private funeral for late actor Michael Clarke Duncan will be held on Monday, a day after friends and fans gathered for a public memorial....