| Apr 18, 2010
| 4:35 PM
"Cheeseburger, cheeseburger, pumping gas, what we do is what we do," sang Devo as the headlining act in the Mojave tent at Coachella on Saturday night. And watching the band, which has been around for nearly four decades in a......
| Apr 29, 2010
| 9:34 PM
It started 11 days ago when a resident at an upscale downtown L.A. high-rise tower smelled fumes coming from neighboring apartment. Firefighters knocked on the neighbor's door, but he refused to let them in. They called police, who broke down......
| Dec 26, 2009
| 9:34 PM
As the holiday season unfolds, our thoughts on The Ticket turn to working not quite so hard for a few days. So we are re-publishing some of our favorite or most-read items from 2009. This item originally appeared on Oct.......
| Apr 24, 2010
By day, her "Malcolm in the Middle" character, Lois, ruled the roost in an unkempt house on a suburban block. But after work, actress Jane Kaczmarek returned to an Italian Renaissance Revival villa in sedate San Marino more in keeping with her role as a...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 5:36 PM
Update: Actor Robert Conrad and his wife, LaVelda, have sold their equestrian property in Thousand Oaks for $1,955,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The Mediterranean home, built in 1996, sits behind gates on 3 landscaped acres with a free-form...
| Feb 19, 2010
Shortly after Duquesne University law professor Ken Gormley decided to write a book about the crisis that almost ended Bill Clinton's presidency, a powerful publishing figure offered some advice.
"I won't name names, but a very prominent agent said:...
| Dec 5, 2010
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich
Rhapsodomancy Reading Series: Authors Diane Lefer (" California Transit"), poet Robin Ekiss ("The Mansion of Happiness"), author/screenwriter Steve De Jarnatt ("Miracle Mile") and poet Candace...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 10:14 AM
The U.S. Secret Service is working to determine whether damage to an exterior window of the White House is linked to a Friday night shooting near the Washington Monument, after bullets were discovered at the presidential mansion Tuesday.
| Nov 17, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Herman Cain will soon have a U.S. Secret Service security detail, the agency said Thursday, which would make him the first Republican presidential candidate with such a level of protection. By law, major presidential candidates and their spouses...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 8:35 AM
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether a Secret Service agent can be held liable for arresting a Colorado man who confronted then-Vice President Dick Cheney and told him his "policies in Iraq are disgusting."
The justices will decide whether...
| May 20, 2011
Bill James has revolutionized the way baseball mavens think about the game, but his first love has always been death.
Since high school, in addition to demolishing conventional wisdom with his annual "Baseball Abstract," James has apparently been...