| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:00 PM
I always hated zombies. But I liked Gordon.
He was going to be at my friend Jaime's annual Halloween party in Hollywood. I loved Halloween, and I never missed her party, but I was in New York working on a TV show. Homesick for my friends in L.A., I...
| Nov 14, 2013
The eighth-graders in Stephanie McGurk's class at Ocean Charter School began a recent day as they usually do: reciting a verse celebrating nature. Next, they played scales on recorders as they sat in a classroom furnished with wood furniture, lamps,...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Food costumes are hot this Halloween.
And sexy too.
For years, it seemed, Halloween's hottest costumes took their cues from the ghoulish. (Sexy has always been in vogue.) That took a sharp turn last year in part after online costumer Yandy.com...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:25 AM
If you have a particular fondness for those eye-popping bright orange safety vests that construction workers wear, well then, the Anaheim Ducks' jersey for the upcoming Stadium Series at Dodger Stadium might be just for you.
The Kings' jersey for this...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Reality TV writer and director James Marcus Howe and his wife were inside their Glassell Park home when a salesman knocked on the door.
It was the Wednesday morning before Thanksgiving. Within minutes, Howe was dead and his wife seriously wounded. ...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Sriracha lovers united for the first-ever Sriracha Festival on Sunday in downtown Los Angeles. They came in droves with a line wrapping around the long city block outside Lot 163, where participants came armed with cameras, dressed in red T-shirts, and...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The coming of age of horror cinema in Thailand might seem like an odd subject for the Princess of Thailand to address.
But it was Halloween night, after all, and Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya had good reason to single out the Southeast Asian nation's...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Michelle Monaghan previously touted her baby bump on the red carpet and the streets of Los Angeles. Finally, she’s popped!
The “True Detective” actress and graphic artist husband Peter White welcomed their second child the day before...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:30 AM
If there's any one thread running through today's pop music, it's the amazing ability for most songs to be about absolutely nothing.
Despite scores of crises around the world, the biggest hits of the summer (i.e. "Get Lucky" and "Blurred Lines") are...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:13 PM
It may be hard to believe, but Halloween is just around the corner. To celebrate, General Mills is bringing back some of its classic cereal flavors and characters.
Because nothing says the holidays like getting nostalgic about your favorite childhood...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Do you want to know how good Jan Moon’s "The Southern Pie Book" is?
I spent most of Saturday afternoon tasting pies for Evan Kleiman’s KCRW Good Food Pie Contest – including 60-some cream pies in 100-degree temperatures. But the...