| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
"Scandal," "The Americans," "The Walking Dead," "Portlandia," "Ripper Street," "Vikings," "House of Cards," "Hannibal"—February sees the return of several TV favorites. New series also launch, including "The Red Road" on Sundance, "Mixology" and the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:22 AM
A Pakistan-born man who pleaded guilty to murdering two girlfriends, including one whose body was chopped up and another whose body hasn’t been recovered, was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison.
Los Angeles County Superior Court...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Honda plans to debut two new models at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit — the new version of its Fit subcompact car and the Acura TLX sport sedan, which replaces the automaker’s TL model.
The Fit is one of those...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Here's an app that can help make your road trip more organized and less full of the kinds of surprises that leave you shaking your head.
Name: Road Ninja
Available for: iOS and Android devices
What it does: Identifies your location and points you,...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:06 PM
MAKENA STATE PARK, Hawaii — After a record year of attacks across the Hawaii archipelago, sharks were not far from Colin Dececco's mind as the sun went down on the long white strip of sand here on a recent Sunday evening.
He and his daughter had...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The most surprising thing about "Her," the new Spike Jonze movie, is not that it dares to suggest an otherwise sane person might fall in love with the operating system that runs his computer and his smartphone. Or that middle-aged men look good in high-...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Cutting through a Wilshire Boulevard intersection on his silver Razor scooter, relatively alone for a brief moment, George Smith felt weird.
It was quiet, there were no cars around him and the crowds had yet to gather for CicLAvia.
"It just felt wrong...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The history of action cinema has a long tradition of international cross-cultural pollination, as films from one country inspire filmmakers from another. Directors such as Sam Peckinpah, Akira Kurosawa, Sergio Leone, John Woo and Quentin Tarantino learned...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Rhys Darby, who played personal manager (and New Zealand deputy cultural attache) Murray Hewitt on HBO's "Flight of the Conchords," has created a series in which to star. "Short Poppies" gets a U.S. premiere Thursday via Netflix, all eight episodes at...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies, alleging they beat him and covered up the incident.
Since his retirement from baseball, Dykstra has served prison time for auto theft, bankruptcy...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:30 AM
A decade after the titular superhero family of "The Incredibles" donned their spandex suits to save the day, Disney announced that its animation studio Pixar is working on a sequel to the Oscar-winning movie.
The sequel was announced by Disney...