| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Four of the candidates vying to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky will face off this evening in the first major debate of the campaign.
Scheduled to participate are former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver, former state lawmaker...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Robert S. Strauss, a one-time chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a Washington insider who combined earthy Texas charm with raw political power, died Wednesday. He was 95.
A spokesman for Strauss' Washington law firm, Akin Gump Strauss...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:22 AM
New $20,000 Federal Airway radio station in Glendale with one of its 128-foot towers. Hourly weather reports are broadcast to pilots and airports....
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
More than 25,000 participants are expected to compete Sunday in the 29th annual L.A. Marathon.
Defending men's champion Erick Mose of Kenya is among 16 competitors in the elite men's field.
Ethiopia's Amane Gobena, who finished second in 2009, is...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Lucian Grainge has a vision for the future of the music business that bears scant resemblance to the traditional record company playbook.
He is putting songs on smartphones in Africa, reviving moribund American record labels and making Lorde into a...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:29 PM
L’Wren Scott, the designer, celebrity stylist and former model who died Monday in what appears to be a suicide, once said, "I'm a fashion designer. I don't want to be defined as someone's girlfriend."
That followed her into death, as many news...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:51 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's currency is called the real, which in Portuguese means both "royal" and, simply, "real."
But with prices skyrocketing ahead of the World Cup finals this summer, some locals in this famed beach city have created a mock...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Geoff Edwards, a Los Angeles radio personality and TV game show host who for years flew weekly to Sacramento to emcee the California Lottery's "Big Spin," died Wednesday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica.
He was 83.
His death was caused by...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Sixty-eight years ago a cartoon director, a radio station owner, a military film editor and a Glendale schoolteacher came together with the goal of turning an emerging technology into a respected profession.
Their pet project — the Academy of...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:24 PM
When my brother and I were growing up in the 1960s, my parents bought the book, “Great Negroes Past and Present.” Perfect for young readers, it was a survey of famous black folks in history. It sat on a shelf in my father’s study, and...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:21 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela — Protests continued Monday across Venezuela amid growing reports of police repression and scarcities of basic goods, which provoked rare public criticism of President Nicolas Maduro by a political ally.
Jose Vielma Mora,...