| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:06 PM
MAKENA STATE PARK, Hawaii — After a record year of attacks across the Hawaii archipelago, sharks were not far from Colin Dececco's mind as the sun went down on the long white strip of sand here on a recent Sunday evening.
He and his daughter had...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:31 PM
The 1950s television home of George Burns and Gracie Allen is getting a long-overdue upgrade as part of a $390-million development featuring a sleek new 20-story luxury apartment tower in the heart of Hollywood.
The revival of the legendary headquarters...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Private equity firm Apollo Global Management has agreed to purchase the Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant chain for $1.3 billion in cash and assumed debt, Apollo said in a news release.
An affiliate of Apollo will pay $54 a share to acquire the pizza chain's...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Elk meatballs are coming to Hollywood. Design and construction firm Spacecraft announced that it will build Ball & Chain, "a beer and meatballery" set to open on Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood.
Owner Marc Kreiner, of the Morrison in Los Feliz, is...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Where will you be ringing in 2014? Here's our guide to what's happening around town New Year's Eve and where you can recover the day after.
Allumette is having a retro redux New Year's with a menu inspired by 60s grand continental cuisine. Dishes...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Guillermina Villa is famous for the seafood she prepares at El Pescadito Tacos y Mariscos, a lunch truck that has been serving customers for more than 25 years near the intersection of Compton Avenue and 62nd Street in South L.A.'s Florence-Firestone...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:30 PM
"How are your kids, hon?" a woman asked Julia Roberts after stopping the actress on a Pacific Palisades sidewalk.
She was a familiar neighborhood face to Roberts, and so the two caught up for a few minutes, hugged and parted ways. Here, in the tony...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Williams, Ariz., also known as the Gateway to the Grand Canyon, was the last city on Route 66 to be bypassed by the Interstate Highway System. On Oct. 13, 1984, Interstate 40 opened and Route 66 through Williams was forgotten — almost. Over the...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:15 PM
SAN DIEGO — Bob Filner had just resigned as mayor after a summer of scandal and civic ridicule. As Filner departed in disgrace, Todd Gloria was busy.
As City Council president, Gloria became acting mayor the minute Filner departed at 5 p.m. Aug....
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:04 PM
An estimated 1 million people are expected to swarm into Times Square in New York City on New Year’s Eve to watch the famed ball-drop in person.
How many of them will end up at the Applebee’s restaurant nearby is uncertain, but the price...