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  • It's Another Boy for Watts, Schreiber

    Actors Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber welcomed a baby boy into their family on Saturday, Dec. 13. Watts, 40, and Schreiber, 41, have been a couple since 2005. They have another son, Alexander Pete Schreiber, who was born in July of 2007. Watts work...
  • Los Angeles art history a timeline

    Los Angeles art history — a timeline
    A selective timeline of modern and contemporary art in the L.A. area 1927 Walter and Louise Arensberg, major patrons of Marcel Duchamp, move from New York to Los Angeles and install their trove of modern art and ethnic artifacts in a Hollywood house that...
  • Watts House Project: art meets architecture near the Towers

    Watts House Project: art meets architecture near the Towers
    It's so hot that the heat doesn't hang, it shimmers. And though Edgar Arceneaux tends toward the pragmatic, even he has to stop and question whether he's staring at a mirage. Standing in the tilting, lacy shadow of Simon Rodia's venerable Watts Towers...
  • Durable anchor fought TV fluff

    Hal Fishman, the award-winning KTLA-TV Channel 5 news anchor who was a Los Angeles broadcasting fixture for nearly 50 years, died Tuesday, the station announced. He was 75. Fishman died at 3 a.m. at his Brentwood home with his family at his side. He...
  • Matt Weinstock, Nov. 7, 1959

     
    The Fight Against City Hall Continues It's an old adage that you can't fight City Hall. Nevertheless, some people keep trying, whether they get anywhere or not. Today's candidate for head bumping is Kenneth Reiner, who writes in a letter to City Council:...
  • Tony Jackson to cover Josh Towers aspiring to play north of Watts Towers

     
    Former Daily News writer Tony Jackson will be the Dodger beat writer for ESPN.com's soon-to-be-launched Los Angeles branch. Mark Timmons of L.A. Dodger Talk (where we last saw Jackson) confirmed with the man himself. Glad to have Jackson back on......
  • Man sentenced in 2008 shooting of LAPD officer

     
    A man who shot and wounded a Los Angeles Police Department officer in Watts in 2008 was sentenced Monday to 40 years to life in state prison. Samuel Jackson, 30, received the maximum sentence for the shooting of LAPD Officer......
  • Richter, O'Brien's writers to appear in TBS special

     
    TBS is already gearing up its viewers for Conan O'Brien's arrival. Andy Richter and O'Brien's writers will take part in a one-hour TBS special — tentatively titled “Team Coco Presents Conan’s Writers Live” — to be taped durin...
  • The Watts Towers' perpetual state of crisis

     
    Luisa Del Giudice, a scholar who's hosting an October UCLA conference on the Watts Towers, is quoted by my colleague, Hector Tobar, repeating an awful truth: "The towers are so fragile, we've been forced to save them over and over......
  • Charges filed in 1983 sexual assault, slaying of 8-year-old girl [Updated]

     
    The Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday announced that detectives had issued an arrest warrant in the 1983 abduction and slaying of an 8-year-old girl in Watts. Detectives with the LAPD's cold case homicide unit said prosecutors had filed murder........
  • Mayor's Summer Night Lights program expands to 8 more L.A. parks

     
    Late-night recreation programs will be added to eight more parks in Los Angeles next week as part of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s Summer Night Lights program, city officials said Monday. Appearing in Highland Park, Villaraigosa said he had secured...