| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Ryan Murphy is going from creepy to criminal.
The creator of FX's "American Horror Story" is behind a new companion anthology miniseries, "American Crime Story," which will focus each season on a different true crime story that made headlines and...
| Sep 27, 2014
Whatever happened to "Obamamania?" Recent polls suggest that race relations have gotten worse since President Barack Obama's 2008 election — or, at least, that more of us Americans think they have.
It didn't help anybody's feeling of sunny...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:40 AM
The Ray Rice scandal is getting its own TV special.
The Reelz network announced today that it will air "Ray Rice: Celebrity Bad Behavior" at 10 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 23). According to a press release, the OK! TV production is the network's way of "gearing...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Bruce Jenner has filed his response to wife Kris Jenner's divorce petition.
The Olympic gold medalist filed the papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, reiterating the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" matriarch's petition to dissolve...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In the wake of outrage over the actions of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, we can thank the strong voices of ESPN's Michelle Beadle and the Orlando Sentinel's Mike Bianchi — among others in the sports world and beyond — for elevating...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:28 PM
In the world of broadcast journalism, it is most unusual for an on-camera reporter/anchor to enjoy a 30-plus-year career in a single market. Vikki Vargas, Orange County bureau chief for NBC 4, is such a journalist.
Her breadth and depth of knowledge...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:40 PM
The penalty was underwhelming. The angry public fallout was not.
A month after the NFL suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games after he allegedly knocked out his soon-to-be wife at an Atlantic City hotel, the league admitted its error...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:13 PM
One hates to be the proverbial skunk at the garden party, but NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hardly deserves to be lionized in the wake of his decision to tighten up the league’s rules about players who beat their wives.
The man’s values are...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:50 PM
There is a certain traditional look to USC football.
Traveler, the white horse, races down the sidelines during home games, right past the iconic USC song girls. The Trojans marching band performs "Fight On" after every USC first down. And fans need a...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:20 PM
I agree with your Sept. 18 editorial, "Failing marks for schools," and the urgent need for improvement.
You state, "And we all ... must find a path for improvement." Perhaps the kids need a new type of "American Idol." Yet on page 2, on...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Bruce Bozzi Jr.'s great-grandfather knew how to draw attention after he opened a restaurant in an Italian section of New York City in 1926.
Pio Bozzi and his friend John Ganzi had arrived from Parma, Italy, and intended to name their restaurant after...