| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Buoyed by the seven nominations snagged by "American Hustle," Sony Pictures Entertainment led all studios with 15 Golden Globe nominations in film categories.
Trailing Sony were 20th Century Fox Film with 10 nominations, the Weinstein Co. with nine, ...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At a Garden Grove manufacturing plant, chemists confer over batches of lavender, parsley and other natural ingredients, testing them for strength and quality. Other tests ensure that the products are pure and pour well.
Visitors might be excused for...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit?
Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 10:58 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —The final Saturday of the first Bowl Championship Series season in 1998 ended with shocking losses by Kansas State and UCLA that turned the BCS on its ear hole.
Wild endings in St. Louis and Miami that day put Tennessee and...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" became the best picture front-runners after flooring audiences at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, and little has changed in the ensuing weeks. Naturally, then, given their estimable craft, both movies are also...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:00 PM
TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:41 PM
TORONTO -- Over his first four films, Jason Reitman became known for sharply observed social comedy — a look at modern teenagers in over their heads (“Juno”), or a road-warrior corporate downsizer with a surprisingly poetic view of his...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Rave all you want about the peak of summer at the Hollywood Bowl, but let's not forget about September. With heat dissipating and the moon creeping in earlier, post-Labor Day nights in Hollywood can similarly burn if the vibe and the sounds are right. ...
| Sep 15, 2013
More often than it should, my mind slips away to Alaska. To follow, you'd need to fly to Anchorage, rent a car, then drive to Homer, as I did in the summer of 1994.
Homer is nice — a quirky hamlet on the Kenai Peninsula where eagles fly, bears...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:14 PM
About 80,000 jobless Californians have been cut off from unemployment benefits because of a computer glitch that could take weeks to resolve.
The Employment Development Department upgraded its 30-year-old system over Labor Day weekend with the aim of...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:17 PM
A 28-year-old woman whose body was found face down under the Newport Bay bridge was identified Tuesday in a sweeping indictment against more than 100 members or associates of a prison gang accused of running drugs, order beatings and keeping a list of...