| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:22 PM
The population of Los Angeles County has edged past 10 million -- a new high for the most populous county in the United States, according to just-released estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
As of July, the county was estimated to have a whopping 10,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:51 PM
Harold Weitzberg, a city committee member and marketing entrepreneur, announced Wednesday that he will run for the Costa Mesa City Council.
The 64-year-old longtime resident last ran in 2012. Since then, the Queens, N.Y., native has kept active in the...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Chicago and its home state of Illinois may have a reputation for corruption in politics, with its long list of governors, aldermen and even a mayor who have been tossed in jail.
But some are wondering whether the Empire State is now giving the Land of...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Perhaps it's appropriate that the director of "The Immigrant" has achieved more fame overseas than on his own shores.
In France, James Gray is practically a household name. Though he hails from New York -- Queens to be exact -- four of his five films...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
CANNES -- Youth programming digital upstart VICE Media and FremantleMedia, the distribution-production giant behind shows like "Idols," "Got Talent" and "The X Factor," launched their joint-venture Munchies channel at MipTV Monday in Cannes....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Disney's It's a Small World ride is turning 50, and it received a global birthday party on Thursday.
A segment on "Good Morning America," broadcast on Disney-owned ABC, showed groups from Disney theme parks and other locations singing the well-worn...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:59 PM
A video went viral last week of Santa Monica High School teacher/coach Mark Black restraining a student in his classroom.
When the public first saw the video, reaction was negative about the teacher.
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Supt....
| May 5, 2014
| 3:49 PM
A growing achievement gap between Asian American students and their white classmates is due largely to greater work effort and cultural attitudes, not innate cognitive ability, researchers say.
In a study published Monday in the journal PNAS, two...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:12 PM
NEW YORK - The East River has never been as beautiful or famous as the Hudson, so it was especially stinging when Macy's moved its spectacular July 4 fireworks show from the eastern waterway to its western rival, like a prom date jilting a mousy sister...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:35 PM
The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival, which opens Thursday and runs for a week, is a labor of love for its director, Hilary Helstein, a filmmaker who directed the 2009 documentary "As Seen Through These Eyes."
"There's so much that goes into putting on...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:45 AM
NEW YORK -- The 1990s were a rich period for hip-hop, a time that saw the emergence of groups ranging from A Tribe Called Quest to N.W.A to Wu-Tang Clan (depending, of course, on which coast you favored).
There was no artist more influential in that...