| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:06 AM
After the coffee. Before making sure all my expense reports are filed.
The Skinny: A lot going on this weekend. I'm hoping to catch either "Don Jon" or "Enough Said" and then Sunday is football, "Breaking Bad," "Homeland" and "The Good Wife." Oh, and a...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Remember when you had to jiggle an antenna on your TV set to get good reception for a UHF signal?
Well, those days are long gone and the Federal Communications Commission thinks it is time to stop treating a UHF channel as a weak sister to a VHF...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:37 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what shows to drop from my DVR.
The Skinny: Last season, I got hooked on ABC's "Nashville." Unfortunately, the rest of the country didn't follow my lead, and ABC started to turn the show about country music artists...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Creating some competition for AT&T, Kindle-maker Amazon.com Inc. tried out a proposed new wireless service earlier this year, Bloomberg reported.
With companies such as Amazon, Netflix and Google providing a growing array of data-hogging video services,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Cellular phone networks across California are failing to properly deliver the location of 911 callers to emergency rescuers in a growing majority of calls for help, according to a report released by advocates for the state's emergency dispatchers....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:11 PM
SACRAMENTO--The Amber Alert that came screeching through cellphones statewide last week may have been startling or annoying, but Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) is urging Californians not to disable such alerts.
The Assembly's top...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:57 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama praised both Lawrence H. Summers and Janet L. Yellen as "highly qualified" to be the next Federal Reserve chief, but said he had a "range of outstanding candidates" and reiterated that he would not make a decision until the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 3:21 PM
After a monthlong blackout, Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. struck a distribution deal that returned the broadcast network's programming to millions of frustrated subscribers in Los Angeles, New York and Dallas.
The agreement came after weeks of...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Justin Bass is a big Los Angeles Dodgers fan, but for nearly four weeks he has been shut out of the action.
The continuing contract dispute between television giants CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. has blacked out the CBS-owned KCBS Channel 2 and...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:11 PM
The Los Angeles City Council plans to wade into the contentious contract dispute between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp., which has led to a four-week blackout of local CBS stations in more than 1 million homes in Los Angeles.
On Friday, the L.A. City...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:14 PM
David Letterman picked a good time to go on a vacation.
Since Time Warner Cable stopped carrying CBS-owned TV stations in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas a week ago, all three outlets have experienced rating declines for both national programming and...