| May 12, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Following the Nov. 2, 1989 closure of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, the newspaper morgue that included 2.2 million photographs was donated to the Los Angeles Public Library....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:10 PM
The Miramax film company's attempts to reestablish itself as a Hollywood powerhouse hit another snag with the resignation of Chairman Richard Nanula, a veteran executive who formerly held prominent posts at Walt Disney Co. and Amgen Inc.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:50 PM
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With same-sex weddings set to resume in Southern California after a nearly five-year ban, the city of West Hollywood said it would waive fees on marriage ceremonies performed in its council chambers during a...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Richard Ford and Timothy Egan were named winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence at the American Library Assn.'s national conference on Sunday night. This is the second year of the awards.
The fiction citation went to Ford for his novel...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It is hard to imagine a more gentlemanly trade than the buying and selling of old books. The very word "antiquarian" evokes tweedy, bespectacled fellows moving between dusty shelves to pull down some esoteric intellectual treasure. But as Travis McDade...
| Jun 29, 2013
The Huntington Library is a lovely place to fall in love.
I was there to study its collection of writings by Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and other prominent suffragettes, and one day I took lunch in the San Marino library's outdoor cafe....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Iconic science-fiction author Ray Bradbury lived in Los Angeles for almost 80 years, but his books are heading back to his birthplace, Waukegan, Ill. His personal book collection will go the Waukegan Public Library.
Bradbury lived in Waukegan until he...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:05 AM
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Considered by many as a turning point in the Civil War, the bloody three-day battle marked the highest number of casualties in the four-year conflict. The Union defeat of the Confederate...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
DreamWorks Animation has signed a multi-year deal to produce more than 300 hours of original programming for Netflix Inc.
Under the terms of the agreement, DreamWorks Animation, creator of "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" franchises, will...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Seattle is a great book town. And also a great biking town. So it should comes as little surprise that Seattle now given us a mobile, people-powered public library that’s wheeled about town by pedaling librarians
“Librarians on bicycles...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Andrey Priadkin was studying for finals in the Santa Monica College library when he heard the screams.
"I figured that something happened to one of the students or employees," the 34-year-old said. "The one female was screaming really loud. I was...