| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:08 PM
The moment, in Bill Robles' recollection, came in a flash. Charles Manson grew agitated during his 1970 murder trial and lunged at the judge, a uniformed official tackling him around the waist and averting further mayhem in the courtroom.
Within an hour,...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:47 PM
Jurors will get to see Aaron Hernandez's trophy case when they visit his home during the former New England Patriots star's murder trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Assistant District Attorney William McCauley had sought to have the case hidden, saying the...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Martin Freeman was the host this weekend on "Saturday Night Live," but Taran Killam was the star.
Starting with the monologue, Freeman happily played supporting actor to the ensemble. He announced that all British celebrities know one another, and...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
What a sad day for the town of Ferguson and for race relations in general. Once again, we see a black community ripped open by opportunists and outside criminals given a national stage by a slobbering news media. Businesses destroyed, most never to...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The bank that took control of the house where Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza lived burned all the items left in the house to ensure that no one could sell them as murder memorabilia.
"There is nothing left but the light fixtures; we...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In his long public life in Los Angeles, including eight years as mayor, few ever accused Richard J. Riordan of being the Great Communicator.
Sincere. Awkward. Generous. Tone deaf. Unbending. Passionate. All of those, yes. But capable of moving people...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Oscar-winner Cuba Gooding Jr. will portray O.J. Simpson in the FX miniseries "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson."
Sarah Paulson will portray prosecutor Marcia Clark in the production from executive producer Ryan Murphy. She has starred in...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:40 PM
As UCLA football fans have learned, the journey to becoming an elite college football program is not an easy one. If the Bruins wish to take that next step, winning today's game is a requirement. With USC coming off scholarship sanctions, any type of loss...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Terry Donahue was part of 28 UCLA-USC games, as a player, assistant coach and head coach for the Bruins. That hands-on experience led him to one conclusion:
"Every UCLA-USC game, there is a guy who makes the difference," Donahue said. "Whether it's Gary...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
They caught a matinee showing of the action movie "John Wick," spent Sundays poolside at PGA National Resort and Spa and dined at LongHorn Steakhouse, TooJay's Gourmet Deli and Hurricane Grill and Wings.
When they weren't listening to testimony at the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Although it was only a minor role, Hot Property had a star turn in 1995 when former professional football player O.J. Simpson stood trial for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman.
A clipping of the column was...