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  • Mysterious death of Elisa Lam inspires Sony Pictures film project

    Mysterious death of Elisa Lam inspires Sony Pictures film project
    Sony Pictures Entertainment will make a horror film centered on the mysterious death of Canadian tourist Elisa Lam, whose body was found inside a water tank at downtown's Cecil Hotel. The project is based on a screenplay by Brandon and Phillip Murphy...
  • Elisa Lam, body found in hotel water tank, inspires horror film

    Elisa Lam, body found in hotel water tank, inspires horror film
    The death of Canadian tourist Elisa Lam, whose body was found in a water tank atop a Los Angeles hotel, has inspired the plot of a Hollywood horror movie. Lam, 21, was found dead in a water tank on the roof of the Cecil Hotel on Feb. 21, 2013. Her odd...
  • Valentine's Day travel: Hotel recommendations in California, abroad

    Valentine's Day travel: Hotel recommendations in California, abroad
    Valentine's Day approaches. Whether you can make it across town or across the ocean, here are some romantic recommendations for every budget. Close to home Hotel Indigo, Santa Barbara For an affordable, hip escape, try Hotel Indigo in the heart of...
  • Man gets 33 years to life for explosion, fire in Santa Ana motel room

    Man gets 33 years to life for explosion, fire in Santa Ana motel room
    A man was sentenced to 33 years to life in state prison for causing an explosion that started a fire in a Santa Ana motel room, according to authorities. In addition to his prison time, Thanh Van Quang, 39, was ordered to pay more than $177,000 in...
  • Women's workplace struggles could someday be her dissertation

    Women's workplace struggles could someday be her dissertation
    Cathy Youngblood leaves home at 5 a.m., walks a mile in the dark and catches a Blue Line train at the Watts station. She transfers to the Red Line downtown, then boards a bus at Sunset and Vermont and gets to West Hollywood at 6:45, ready for her job as a...
  • Bid to hike L.A. minimum wage gets pair of powerful backers

    Bid to hike L.A. minimum wage gets pair of powerful backers
    The debate on whether Los Angeles hotel workers should be paid at least $15.37 an hour opened last week with some less-than-expected allies for a "living wage" and some questions from City Council members about whether the proposal goes too far, or not...
  • In a withered desert town, he envisions an otherworldly hotel

    In a withered desert town, he envisions an otherworldly hotel
    BAKER, Calif. — On the aging main drag here just off the route to Las Vegas, Luis Ramallo ticks off the worn buildings of Baker Boulevard by what they used to be. There's the old IHOP and the Starbucks. The Chinese restaurant with broken windows...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Bates Motel,' 'Those Who Kill,' 'Hollywood Game Night,' 'Call the Midwife'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Bates Motel,' 'Those Who Kill,' 'Hollywood Game Night,' 'Call the Midwife'
    "Bates Motel"  The A&E prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's iconic "Psycho" sounded like such a bad idea, even in the hands of Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Kerry Ehrin ("Friday Night Lights"). Who would want to watch the presumably Freudian-nightmarish young...
  • 5 San Francisco police officers face drug, fraud and theft charges

    5 San Francisco police officers face drug, fraud and theft charges
    Five San Francisco police officers are expected to appear in court Friday to faces fraud and theft charges. A federal grand jury has indicted the officers and a former city policeman in two separate cases, one involving the theft of drugs and...
  • Peru: Bird-watching in the Amazon, Machu Picchu

    Peru: Bird-watching in the Amazon, Machu Picchu
    Birds of a feather do flock together in Peru, which boasts more than 1,800 avian species, so Inkaterra Hotels is focusing on these exotic creatures by offering bird-watching experiences at two of its in-country properties. The  four-day, three-night...
  • 'True Detective' music: 10 other great songs by the Handsome Family

    'True Detective' music: 10 other great songs by the Handsome Family
    Musically speaking, one of the best parts of the breakout success of “True Detective” is the window it opens into the world of the Handsome Family. The husband-wife duo of Brett and Rennie Sparks composed “Far From Any Road,”...