| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:12 PM
When an obscure Japanese monk arrived in Los Angeles 52 years ago, he carried little more than a spare robe, a Japanese-English dictionary and an invitation to teach Zen.
But the trappings of his life would not always be so simple. At centers he...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Taking aim at HMO giant Kaiser Permanente, insurer Anthem Blue Cross is joining forces with several big-name hospitals and their doctors to create an unusual health plan option for employers in Southern California.
The joint venture being announced...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Donald Sterling remains holed up in his Beverly Hills mansion, ostracized by many, banned by the NBA and yet quietly pleased that his Los Angeles Clippers last week fetched a record sales price of $2 billion.
Sterling believes that if he had conducted...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:59 PM
A trial into whether Shelly Sterling had the right to sell the Clippers will not focus on her husband's mental capacity, but instead will review if she acted properly under the terms of a family trust and if Donald Sterling could legally kill the deal...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Two public art projects in Los Angeles County have won best-of-the-year designations in what’s billed as “the only national program that specifically recognizes public art.”
They couldn’t be more different.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
An enormous abstract sculpture, a sailboat of sorts, rests on a pedestal at the intersection of Beverly and San Vicente boulevards in West Hollywood. Its dark, carbon-fiber sails seem to billow in the wind, and corkscrew spirals of stainless steel, like...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:15 PM
More than 400 people attended a fundraiser for Burbank-based Mending Kids on Saturday, raising $150,000 to support the nonprofit, which has provided more than 1,500 free, life-altering surgeries to children in 54 countries since its inception in 2006....
| May 2, 2014
| 2:35 PM
It's a baby-girl gladiator for "Scandal" star Kerry Washington!
The actress, who plays White House fixer Olivia Pope on the ABC drama, welcomed a daughter with husband Nnamdi Asomugha, TMZ reported Friday, with People confirming the news.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:45 PM
A rapper linked to the Wu-Tang Clan was injured early Wednesday after he apparently severed his penis and jumped from a North Hollywood apartment, Los Angeles police said.
Andre Johnson, 40 -- who raps under the moniker "Christ Bearer" in the duo...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Investigators are trying to determine what prompted a rapper linked to the Wu-Tang Clan to cut off his penis and jump from a second-story apartment Wednesday in North Hollywood.
Andre Johnson, 40 -- who raps under the moniker Christ Bearer in the duo...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:22 PM
A former patient at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center accused the hospital of negligence in a lawsuit filed Monday in which she said she was sexually assaulted last year by a certified nursing assistant after she underwent surgery.
The woman alleged in the...