| 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...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Farmers, ranchers and onetime loggers were among those who packed a church community room here in August to listen to a former state lawmaker convey his vision of a cleaved — and more governable — California. The theme was familiar, the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The old man crouches over a Steinway in the hotel lobby, a lifetime of musical mementos stacked above the keyboard — photographs, news clippings, old albums and CDs for sale.
Joe Vento is a gray-haired showman, a gregarious self-promoter who's...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Liberty Media Corp. intends to strengthen its embrace of SiriusXM satellite radio.
The Colorado-based Liberty, which is controlled by billionaire John Malone, announced a plan late Friday to offer Liberty common stock to minority shareholders of...
| 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 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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Gracenote, a Silicon Valley company whose name-that-tune technology is the backbone of some of the most popular digital music services, is unveiling a platform to power the next generation of Internet radio stations.
Dubbed Rhythm, Gracenote's...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:30 PM
YREKA, Calif. — Farmers, ranchers and onetime loggers were among those who packed a church community room here in August to listen to a former state lawmaker convey his vision of a cleaved — and more governable — California.
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"Peter and the Starcatcher" alights at the Ahmanson, Bette Midler portrays super-agent Sue Mengers, and Brian Dennehy is "The Steward of Christendom." Plus, a stocking stuffed full of seasonally -themed shows.
Celebrating the Holidays with The Lion King...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Listeners tuning in to KCSN's new HD2 radio station will notice something once unheard of but increasingly common in American culture: Spanish and English being spoken — and sung — together, almost interchangeably.
One day recently, for...