| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Bonnie McKee writes party-ready pop songs streaked with sadness, and one source of that sadness might be that she hasn't been the person singing them.
The L.A.-based songwriter is partially responsible for some of the biggest hit singles of the last few...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:28 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if NBC's ratings are alive with the sound of music.
The Skinny: Survived three holiday parties this week. Now I just want to hide all weekend. Friday's roundup includes the box office preview and a hilarious story about...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Pandora has added a new alarm clock feature to the Apple iOS version of its mobile app to give users another reason to keep using its app and not Apple's iTunes Radio.
For the last few years, Pandora has been the unquestioned king of Internet radio, but...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Classic R&B and hip-hop radio station KDAY-FM (93.5) has been sold to Meruelo Media, a Los Angeles company that has been expanding its holdings.
Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
The station had been on the market for more...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
First he lost his studio and station home. Then some public radio stations dumped him after he criticized President Obama. Earlier this year, Arsenio Hall swept in and poached his executive producer and other key staffers. Oh, and the tendons in his...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:19 PM
There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements.
Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:09 PM
WASHINGTON -- After days of rising expectations, diplomats from six world powers failed in marathon talks with Iran to seal a preliminary deal aimed at launching comprehensive negotiations on Tehran’s disputed nuclear program.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It shouldn't come as a surprise that the notoriously raucous Los Angeles posse Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All can put on a wild carnival.
The Los Angeles hip-hop group featuring founder Tyler, the Creator and fellow breakouts Frank Ocean, Earl...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:00 AM
At Wednesday's 10th birthday party for Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Los Angeles Philharmonic will perform the world premiere of Frank Zappa's "200 Motels." It's made up of 13 orchestral suites by the late L.A. rock star and composer, only parts of...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:45 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Peace negotiators Saeb Erekat and Mohammed Shtayyeh have submitted their written resignations to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization's executive committee said Wednesday....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Mariah Carey didn't dance around the issue when asked about her time on "American Idol." During a recent radio appearance, the singer said her time as a judge on the show was like "going to work every day in hell with Satan."
Carey appeared on "The...