| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"YES, I have smoked crack cocaine. It was probably during one of my drunken stupors."
This quote from Rob Ford, the mayor of Toronto, Canada, has to go down in history, for so many reasons. Pillows and T-shirts are sure to follow. He says he's not...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"WHAT'S the best book you've read so far this year?" asked The New York Times of James McBride. (He is the author of 'The Color of Water' and "The Good Lord Bird.")
His answer had more people talking than I've heard in lit circles in ages. His answer...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:22 AM
George Burns makes a hand print, then cigar print, in cement outside Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:14 PM
To the rest of the world, she was Ena "Mimi" Bernard, Costa Rica-born nanny to the Kennedys.
But to the 11 children of Bobby and Ethel Kennedy, she was the calm in a world of joy and woe. She fed them when they were hungry, comforted them when they were...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The show: "Ride the Tiger" by William Mastrosimone at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre
First impressions: You can't keep your eyes off the characters in this juicy, funny and fascinating new play that is part myth, part political melodrama and part pulp...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:15 PM
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The finalists for the 33rd L.A. Times Book Prizes were announced Thursday morning -- the complete list is below. In addition to the 50 books in 10 categories that are in the running for the awards,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:41 AM
WASHINGTON — Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control.
"The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. reported second-quarter sales growth that topped analysts’ expectations as mobile advertising revenue surged year over year.
The Oakland company generated $157.4 million in revenue in the quarter ended July...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Pandora Media Inc., the Internet radio giant, has hired former aQuantive head and Microsoft Corp. executive Brian McAndrews as its chief executive, president and chairman as it fends off growing competition and tries to increase revenue from advertising....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Streaming music pioneer Rhapsody, one of the first digital music companies to offer access to songs through monthly subscriptions, has cut its staff by 15%.
Also, its president, Jon Irwin, is stepping down and will continue as a strategic advisor. ...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:45 PM
In some ways, last Saturday evening was an aberration for the Glendale Community College football team, much to the chagrin of head coach John Rome.
While the Vaqueros (1-1) missed an opportunity to begin the season with consecutive victories for the...