| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Standing in the football area of UCLA's Hall of Fame, Brett Hundley ponders how he might remodel it.
The display for Gary Beban, UCLA's only Heisman Trophy winner, would have to be downsized.
"Move it over, but keep him here," Hundley said,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:02 AM
The easy thing to forget in this latest National Football League fiasco, the thing the NFL is counting on us to forget, is that Roger Goodell is only playing the part of Big Boss.
Goodell is the chief executive of a multibillion-dollar enterprise, and...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:15 PM
George Nicholaw, the longtime general manager of KNX-AM (1070) who oversaw its rise into an award-winning, all-news giant and delivered on-air editorials that made his voice familiar to millions of Southern California listeners, died Sunday in Los...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Decorator and "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" regular Faye Resnick sold a newly refurbished residence in a famously celebrity-packed nook of the Hollywood Hills for $2.29 million. Resnick, who penned a pair of scandalous books on the O.J. Simpson...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The specifics of the decades-old case of convicted murder accomplice Pamela Smart now seem far less interesting than Smart's sensationalized trial, which became the first to be televised gavel-to-gavel. This relentless exposure dubiously paved the way for...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
A few words about the "poor door."
Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:55 PM
UCLA once won a national football championship.
That was in 1954, a year before the facemask was invented.
No matter how you mark the time — 60 years, 598 games, 35 or so quarterbacks, 11 coaches and three interim coaches — anything pre-...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Paley Center for Media will host a 35th anniversary "Facts of Life" reunion event on Sept. 15 as part of its annual Fall TV Preview screenings held Sept. 6-15 at its facilities in New York and Beverly Hills.
Shows getting a big push at the...
| 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...