| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:18 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A San Jose police officer has been charged with committing a forcible rape while on duty, Santa Clara County prosecutors said Tuesday.
According to the district attorney's office, Officer Geoffrey Graves and three other officers had...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Wes Anderson sweats the details. All of them, all the time, to an extent that can be maddening. But not in "The Grand Budapest Hotel," where the writer-director's familiar style blends with a group of unexpected factors to create a magnificently...
| Mar 6, 2014
Before Wolfgang and Wynn, there was Wayne Newton and the Rat Pack. Those were the glory days of Vegas, when wise guys got the best tables, the dealers knew you by name, and neon beckoned the world to this burgeoning playground.
Though many of the old...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:26 PM
More than just about any other major American filmmaker working today, writer-director Wes Anderson doesn't so much make movies as create worlds. Each of his films takes place in its own strange sovereignty, whether the Texas prep school of "Rushmore,"...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:49 PM
A striking new hotel under construction on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood will be a swanky outpost of the James, an upscale boutique brand in major urban centers.
The 286-room hotel at the southeast corner of Sunset and La Cienega boulevards is part...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:39 AM
A rapidly moving fire tore through a motel on the Jersey Shore, killing three and setting off a search for as many as 10 people who remained unaccounted for, officials said Friday.
The fire was reported about 5:30 a.m. Friday at the Mariner’s Cove...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:55 PM
MOSCOW — Once I came to Moscow to cover an urban ballooning expedition. In winter. But when the balloonists came face to frigid, wind-lashed face with the winter here — well, we never got off the ground.
And so, as icy gales scoured the...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Most people don't think of radio commercials the day after the Super Bowl, but New York-based radio programmer WestwoodOne is trying to change that.
The company that boasted Super Bowl XLVIII coverage that aired on 700 stations asked listeners to...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Besides providing ideas and inspiration for your trip, the Los Angeles Times Travel Show on Jan. 18 and 19 handed out money-saving tips at its panel sessions. Here are some that we gathered:
• A service called Roomer can help you offset your...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:04 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The hardest part about covering the Winter Olympics, by far, is getting here and staying healthy.
The coverage breakdown is 95% logistics and 5% throat lozenges.
Writing about Bode Miller, comparatively, is a breeze.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
A cigarette dangles from the mouth of art iconoclast Dave Hickey as he cracks open the door of the Presidential Suite at downtown Los Angeles' Ace Hotel. Coffee cups, reading material and cigarette butts litter the room, which is dark except for one low-...