| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:15 AM
John Steinbeck's epic novel "The Grapes of Wrath" tells the saga of the Joads, an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family that journeys to California, where they encounter hardships as migrant farm workers.
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Depression-era...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:05 AM
"The Network," Eva Orner's well-intended if rudimentarily told and structured documentary, follows the formation and development of Afghanistan's first independent television network, Tolo TV, by Afghan expatriate Saad Mohseni in the years following the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are getting married, and they keep talking about it.
The couple is commandeering the media storm following their Oct. 21 engagement. Now the reality star and the Grammy-winning rapper are opening up about the proposal,...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Looking to borrow a page from its all-news radio station WINS-AM New York -- whose motto is "You give us 22 minutes, we'll give you the world" -- CBS is considering launching a digital news platform that would complement its broadcast news programming....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Jimmy Kimmel assembled a crew of cute kids in full Halloween costume Wednesday night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to deliver a Very Important Message on the proper procedures of Halloween.
It may seem like a no-brainer, but despite decades of tradition, it...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Authorities found an anti-government note next to the man who allegedly opened fire at LAX on Friday, according to law enforcement sources.
In the note, Paul Ciancia, 23, expressed “his disappointment with government” and said he had no...
| Nov 3, 2013
One hundred years after its opening, the Los Angeles Aqueduct continues to cast a long shadow over the rough and tumble of California water policy. The arrival of water from the Owens Valley made the modern city possible. But it also reshaped Los...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:08 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Former California Senate Majority Leader Dean Florez faces record fines for campaign violations that include using $26,541 in political funds for his personal benefit to buy furniture, concert tickets, fireworks, satellite radio, travel,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:29 AM
After the coffee. Before coming up with my own stat of the day.
The Skinny: Caught most of an amazing documentary on KCET last night on World War II hero James "Maggie" Megellas. Incredible story. Go watch it. Tuesday's roundup includes more analysis...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Fleeing airline passengers spilled onto restricted aircraft ramps at Los Angeles International Airport. Travelers were stuck in terminals for hours with little information.
Outside, people — many towing their luggage — streamed onto...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on Friday lost the radio show he has used to ignite a conservative following and came under mounting pressure from family, colleagues and critics to resign or go on leave.
Fellow city officials in Canada's biggest municipality...