| May 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A Korean American author’s reverie on the victims of World War II sexual enslavement has landed in e-book form in the midst of fresh controversy provoked by a Japanese politician’s defense of "comfort women" as necessary for wartime discipline...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:49 AM
As the world’s go-to Beatles ambassador (sorry, Ringo), Paul McCartney has been busy lately.
In 2012, the still-cute ex-Beatle was a reliable fixture at Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee Concert, the Summer Olympics in London and the “...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:05 AM
The beauty pageant each April at the Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater, Texas, requires traditional skills like interview poise, evening-gown fashion and talent, but also some ability and inclination to milk and skin rattlers. High school senior Kyndra...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
NBC won 10 kudos at the 34th annual Sports Emmy Awards in New York on Tuesday, part of 23 hauled in by the NBC Sports Group.
HBO was second among individual networks receiving honors from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with six,...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:15 PM
If you were at the Sunset League swim finals at Newport Harbor High last week and you did a double take because you thought you saw Aaron Peirsol, well, that's because you did.
Aaron is back in Newport Beach. If you see him please welcome him as for the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:38 PM
So here’s the real question about the Tuesday ceremony in Amsterdam in which Queen Beatrix abdicated and passed the robe (they don’t wear crowns) to her son, Willem-Alexander, who just turned 46: Did Britain's Prince Charles, who was in...
| May 3, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Economists are forecasting slow growth in advertising spending for the remainder of 2013 amid encouraging signs from the U.S. labor market.
Media companies are doing their best to grab a bigger slice of the pie.
This week, Wall Street cheered Viacom...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:51 AM
The son of Disney's original Imagineer, Roger Broggie Jr. began working for the man he called "Uncle Walt" as a boy in 1950 when he tended the backyard railway at the studio mogul's Holmby Hills home.
Broggie was 11 when he and his younger brother,...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum field is the place where the USC Trojans play football, two Summer Olympics were staged, John F. Kennedy accepted the Democratic presidential nomination and Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass.
It was also a location for...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Historians have said that losing the Philippines in the early stages of World War II was a defining event in the career of Gen. Douglas MacArthur.
The same could be said of Edwin Ramsey. But Ramsey couldn't admit defeat.
After MacArthur's retreat in...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Milt Campbell, a versatile athlete who became the first African American to win a gold medal in the Olympic decathlon, besting then-world record holder Rafer Johnson at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games, has died. He was 78.
Campbell, who went on to...