| May 1, 2011
Harry Jackson, an acclaimed Western artist who created the bronze equestrian sculpture of cowboy movie legend John Wayne that was installed in front of what was then the Great Western Savings & Loan office building on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:59 AM
The chairman of the Republican National Committee on Tuesday called for Rep. Anthony Weiner to resign from Congress, saying no investigation was necessary "to know he lied and acted inappropriately."
Following Weiner's dramatic news conference Monday...
| Feb 18, 2011
Packing a laid-back attitude and setting priorities can make Universal Mardi Gras a nice evening with thousands of your closest, party-Mardi friends. Here are tips to guide you.
The parade starts at 8 p.m. (9 p.m. on April 16 and 23), but...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 2:27 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board has taken the lead in the investigation of that deadly, small plane crash Saturday afternoon in Westchester County.
Four people died when the Cessna 210 tried to make an emergency landing, shortly after take off...
| Aug 28, 2011
Author and folklorist Stetson Kennedy, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan six decades ago and exposed its secrets but decades later was criticized for appearing to exaggerate his exploits, died Saturday at a medical center near St. Augustine, Fla. He was...
| Jan 19, 2011
Don Kirshner, the veteran music mogul who shepherded songs from a monstrously talented stable of young writers to the top of the pop charts in the 1960s, launched the career of the Monkees and then became a familiar face to millions of rock fans as...
| Feb 13, 2011
Hisaye Yamamoto, one of the first Asian American writers to earn literary distinction after World War II with highly polished short stories that illuminated a world circumscribed by culture and brutal strokes of history, has died. She was 89.
| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...
| Jun 21, 2011
Longtime UCLA Extension writing teacher
Phyllis Gebauer, 82, a teacher for two decades in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program who recently donated to the program signed first editions by reclusive author Thomas Pynchon, died Wednesday at...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 4:27 PM
At least eight House Democrats could lose their jobs if the wave favoring Republicans nationwide proves strong enough in New York.
One seat is an almost certain Republican pickup on Election Day. Tom Reed, the former mayor of Corning, was expected to win...
| May 5, 2011
| 2:02 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is delaying the layoff notices that were set to go out to about 4,000 state workers on Friday as negotiations between public employee unions and his administration continue.
"He has decided to hold off on sending out the layoff...