| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Time Warner Cable inked a pact to carry Al Jazeera America, significantly expanding the reach of the fledgling cable-newser backed by the Qatar government, The New York Times reported.
Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. TW Cable will add Al...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:24 AM
It's a climate puzzle that has vexed scientists for more than a decade and added fuel to the arguments of those who insist man-made global warming is a myth.
Since just before the start of the 21st century, the Earth's average global surface...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:21 PM
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation named a high-ranking White House official as its first president this week. In addition, the Broads announced a $100-million gift to their institute focused on biomedical research in Cambridge, Mass.
The moves reflect...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Today marks the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination. It was a landmark event, one that changed the course of history and left a nation forever shaken. The assassination was one of those events where you’ll never forget where you were,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
News Corp, the newspaper company that is part of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, has named Jim Kennedy as its chief communications officer, the company said Wednesday.
Kennedy has overseen media relations for Sony Corporation of America at Sony's New York...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Before I reveal the champion in this year's local version of the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, I need to indulge in some whining.
One of the problems with enlisting the judging aid of other tasteless people in the newsroom is that they almost never...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Comedian Jeff Ross isn't sure, but thinks it may have been Jimmy Kimmel who gave him the nickname "Roastmaster General." What he does know is how much fun he has roasting people on Comedy Central specials and in his standup act.
"It's like going into...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Thirteen years ago today, after 36 days of nasty skirmishing over Florida’s contested presidential vote, George W. Bush formally won the 2000 election. The day before, the U.S. Supreme Court had cleared the way for him to become the 43rd president...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Every Christmas Eve, I dress up as Santa Claus and deliver gifts to Los Angeles-area kids, most of them underprivileged, through a program organized by the Pasadena Junior Chamber of Commerce. Every year we number at least 75 Santas strong, each with...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:03 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. As...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
There is a new poll out in New Hampshire, the first presidential primary state, but we won’t bother sharing the results for a simple reason: They’re meaningless.
Yes, the numbers can influence donors, shape the narrative of the campaign (to...