| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers has sued The Times, parent company Tribune Co. and the paper’s top two editors, alleging that he was discriminated against because of his age and a disability.
Simers’ lawsuit, filed...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:19 PM
The Lakers were swept out the playoffs last spring by the San Antonio Spurs as Dwight Howard was ejected in Game 4 while Kobe Bryant sat in the locker room because of a recently torn Achilles' tendon.
Minutes after Howard stormed to the locker room,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:17 PM
SACRAMENTO — One thing I don't get: If people kill people — guns don't — why is it OK for a perpetually drunken person to own a gun? Gov. Jerry Brown thinks it is.
A drunk with a gun is double-barreled trouble.
Studies show that a...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:12 AM
"The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years," an exhibit celebrating the 125th anniversary of the magazine, begins Oct. 26 and runs through April 27, 2014, at the Annenberg Space for Photography with more than 500 images....
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Editor hired 'Sex and the City' columnist
Peter Kaplan, 59, the former editor of the New York Observer who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called "Sex and the City," died Friday of cancer in New York City, said his...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:36 PM
I don't know who's the bigger crybaby, you or Pat Haden. The bottom line is this: Southern Cal cheated. They got caught. Take your punishment like a man.
Glenn M. Langdon
Haden is definitely the older crybaby, but I'm not sure I get...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:22 PM
One day not long ago I was sitting in the audience at a Los Angeles City Council meeting when Tom LaBonge approached me.
I'd been hammering city officials for the long-running budget mess, and about how, thanks in part to exorbitant labor contracts, the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Its online readers have been expanding, but even that doesn’t save print anymore -- New York magazine, which has developed a highly successful website, said Monday that it would begin publishing every other week in order to better match consumer...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:52 PM
It never ceases to amaze how sports can become a morality play, and take so many wrong and disgusting turns along the way.
Take the case of the football coach of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers, Jerry Kill. Kill has epilepsy. He has had...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Jack Bierman founded a magazine that looked at Southern California from the perspective of a child.
"When we ask what there is to do in Los Angeles, we don't ask it from 6 feet up," he said in a 1984 interview with The Times. "We look at the view from 3...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:39 PM
President Obama's nod to the idea of a short-term increase in the debt limit has people talking about whether offering Republicans this option is smart or dumb.
Smart: It relieves the pressure of near-term brinkmanship.
Dumb: It just means there...