| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads.
Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Photographers go behind the scenes
The Festival of Arts continues its weekly Thursday Art Talk series with "Where Did You Get That Shot?" from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday.
Festival photographers Adam Amador, Ron Azevedo, Nancy Holly, Tom Lamb and...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Roger Kozberg, an insurance executive who helped guide the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum through a $93-million renovation and became a top proponent for the facility's use as an NFL stadium, has died. He was 77.
Kozberg had neuroendocrine carcinoma,...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:18 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — The preseason does not mask the fact the Raiders will be dreadful this season.
Mired in salary cap hell the Raiders look like they will be in the hunt for the No. 1 pick in the 2014 draft. If the Bears can be close to as good...
| Apr 9, 2013
***1/2 (out of four)
When you don’t see someone for years, it can take time to acclimate to who they are now. We change over time, and our friends, significant others and favorite bands may not grow with us.
I’m not the same person I...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Here's a reason for hometown pride -- even if you're not a fan of the Grateful Dead. Rock critic David Fricke included a 1989 concert at Hampton Coliseum in his list of 20 Essential Grateful Dead Shows.
"You didn't need an advanced degree in Dead lore...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:17 AM
A man broke the fall of a woman who was apparently trying to commit suicide by jumping from the third-level deck at O.co Coliseum following the Oakland Raiders' loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.
The man, identified by the San Jose Mercury News...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The city-owned Los Angeles Convention Center entered a new era Tuesday when the private company hired to run the facility named its new general manager.
Anschutz Entertainment Group, which won a contract to run the center in October, named Brad...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:28 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. – Traveling to the West Coast for their longest road trip of 2013, and kicking it off in their personal palace of horrors, it wouldn’t have been surprising if the Orioles would have come out flat Thursday night.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Orioles manager Buck Showalter's focus was on the Oakland Athletics on Friday night, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t have an eye on what was happening in Charlotte.
Right-hander Jake Arrieta, who was demoted Monday...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. – The Orioles exorcised plenty of their demons in 2012 when they finally achieved a winning record and a playoff berth for the first time in 15 years.
But not every lingering nightmare can be erased in one season — not after...