| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:29 AM
The La Brea tar pits are marking 100 years of digging history out of the muck.
The aroma of the pits is notorious along Los Angeles' Miracle Mile, where they have been burbling since prehistoric times. It's an incredible site that has fascinated...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:10 AM
“We’re not going to play any Lou Reed tonight out of respect to the man,” said Kurt Vile on the evening of the legendary rocker’s death. “Wouldn’t want to sully his life work.”
Though Vile was being facetious,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The Los Angeles County Natural History Museum celebrated its 100th anniversary of excavation at the La Brea Tar Pits Monday with a guided tour by the dig site’s museum curator and free admission for visitors.
As giddy paleontologists and curious...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:52 AM
The Ovation Awards, L.A.'s biggest theater honors, were handed out Sunday at a ceremony at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse.
Center Theatre Group was the top winner of the evening with a total of 12 awards. The La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:41 AM
At this time of year, I am all about deadlines.
Work life, family life, whatever. Everything needs to run on a strict deadline.
Walk the dogs at this time, get to church at that time, go to work, cover this game, that game and the other game. So...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The two artists who have separate exhibits at Howard Community College are artists-in-residence at Baltimore Clayworks. Although their exhibited sculptural objects incorporate ceramics, as you would expect, these are mixed medium creations whose materials...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Chris Pratt is in early talks to star in Universal's "Jurassic World."
Pratt would take on the role originally intended for Josh Brolin. Discussions are very preliminary, as scheduling and salary discussions, which were the original deal breakers for...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
News broke Thursday that actress Bryce Dallas Howard is in talks to join the cast of the much-anticipated sequel "Jurassic World," the fourth in the franchise that kicked off with Steven Spielberg's 1993 film "Jurassic Park."
There are few specifics...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Microraptor, a small dinosaur that lived in northeast China about 120 million years ago, had feathers on its wings, hind legs and tail. But in all likelihood, it didn’t fly like a bird. Instead, it glided from trees and cruised over “medium...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:39 AM
Field Museum scientists have discovered a new "top predator" dinosaur in North America, a significant precursor to Tyrannosaurus rex and an important part of an emerging fossil record for the continent, the museum announced early Friday.
The 4-ton, 30-...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"The Croods" have invaded home entertainment with Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD versions of DreamWorks Animation's $568 million box office blockbuster now available from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. What that means for parents --...