| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas obtained a building permit Friday to renovate what appears to be an improperly converted garage at his Leimert Park home by adding a carport and removing a section of the detached building.
The request to...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was the pop culture equivalent of the Big Bang, a televised moment that changed music for decades to come.
Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as 73 million people tuned in, the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Jenny Offill's riveting new novel, "Dept. of Speculation," is steeped in weird and geeky facts. It opens, for example, with the information that antelope have "10x vision" and on a clear night can see the rings of Saturn. It's a fitting beginning to a...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw (seven nominations), and Keith Urban (six nominations) lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The following is a complete list of nominees:
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Jim Lange was the original and best-known host of a television show that has come to be identified with the swinging late 1960s and 1970s: "The Dating Game."
"We were really the first reality show," he said in a 2002 Times interview, "paving the way for...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If you missed out on going to the Sundance Film Festival this year, maybe Grumpy Cat can help. The online female feline phenom will appear Saturday in "furr-son," as the hype goes, at the L.A. stop of the Internet Cat Video Festival's world tour.
| 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...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Ruben Salazar, the former Los Angeles Times reporter and columnist who became an engaged supporter of the radical Chicano movement in Los Angeles, died under mysterious circumstances in 1970. Now a new documentary set to air on PBS in April will...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Los Angeles is home to hundreds of comedy clubs and sketch shows and some of the country's strongest improvisation schools, which have trained and put a spotlight on comedians like Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and Taran Killam. But the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode!
The Skinny: Are we all rested and ready for 2014? No? Then we should take another week off. If only we could. But since we can't, let's get back into our groove. Today's headlines include the weekend...