| 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,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:22 AM
Roger Barkley, left, and Al Lohman, hosts of KFI's Lohman and Barkley show, pose with 1922 transmitter built by Earle C. Anthony to promote 50th anniversary celebration of KFI....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Los Angeles is brimming with hidden treasures and at the Hammer Museum's second biennial show, "Made in L.A. 2014," some of the city's best-kept art secrets will be revealed.
Consider the selections from the Los Angeles Museum of Art — not to be...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Santa Barbara's radio airwaves are about to get a little more eclectic.
Public radio station KCRW-FM (89.9), the Santa Monica-based NPR-affiliate, is acquiring Santa Barbara's oldest radio station, classical broadcaster KDB-FM (93.7), for about $1...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:31 AM
L.A. zinesters, their friends, family and fans will be gathering Sunday in Culver City for the city's third annual Zinefest. A conversation with Jaime Hernandez of Love and Rockets fame will close out the event at 5:15 p.m.
It's a celebration of zines,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:58 AM
GAZA CITY -- Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian man near the Gaza Strip border Thursday, the latest in a series of deadly cross-border incidents, officials said.
Ashraf al-Qedra, a spokesman for the Health Ministry in Gaza, said 26-year-...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Joe bought a new car and received a few free months of Sirius XM, the satellite radio service.
When that was done, Sirius asked if he wanted a six-month trial for $25. Joe said yes.
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Then he lost track...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:17 PM
One of two survivors of a wrong-way crash that left six dead over the weekend described a movie-like scene on the 60 Freeway: twisted metal, blood and mangled bodies.
Joel Cortez, 57, of Ontario, who works at a plastic injections molding company in...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Good news for Wazers: On Thursday, a California appellate court ruled that looking at a smartphone map while driving is not against the law.
A three-judge panel of California’s 5th District Court of Appeal threw out the distracted driving ticket...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Could a "Seinfeld" reunion really be in the works?
Well, it isn't not in the works, Jerry Seinfeld said Thursday in a giant tease of an interview with New York's WFAN radio station.
Appearing on "Boomer & Carton," Seinfeld was asked about a photo...