| Jun 18, 2011
"Wanna buy a song for a dime?" For many startled UCLA students and Sunset Strip sightseers in the 1960s, that was the way Larry "Wild Man" Fischer introduced himself.
Anyone who took him up on his offer was rewarded with a brief, bellowing burst of...
| Nov 25, 2008
LOS ANGELES-- The Los Angeles Police Department's specialized auto crimes unit has broken up an auto theft ring in the San Fernando Valley, where seven young men were stealing and transporting vehicles to Mexico, officials announced today.
In addition to...
| Jul 7, 2008
California is laced with fabled roadways: Highway 1, the Golden State, El Camino Real, Route 66 and many others. Some follow the footpaths of padres, the trails of wagon trains. And some are monuments to the Freeway Age and California's bearhug embrace of...
| Sep 15, 2009
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Music industry executive
Bob Greenberg, 75, a longtime music industry executive who held key positions at several record labels including Atlantic, Warner Bros., MGM/UA and Mirage, died Friday in West Hills, a day after suffering a stroke,...
| Nov 7, 2009
Nick Counter, the long-standing former negotiator for the major studios who squared off against Hollywood's writers during a 100-day strike in 2008, died Friday night. He was 69.
The former president of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television...
| Jan 27, 2005
A man apparently intending to commit suicide parked his SUV in the path of a Metrolink commuter train Wednesday morning, then jumped out of the way in time to watch a chain-reaction wreck that killed at least 11 people and injured about 180.