| Jun 23, 2008
| 12:24 PM
Friends and colleagues today mourned George Carlin, the acerbic, Grammy-winning comedian whose career spanned more than 50 years.
Carlin, 71, died of heart failure after being taken to St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica on Sunday evening. The...
| Jun 23, 2008
George Carlin, the acerbic, Grammy-winning comedian whose career spanned more than 50 years, died of heart failure Sunday evening after being admitted to the hospital complaining of chest pains, his spokesman said. He was 71.
Carlin, who had a history of...
| Jun 16, 2008
"The Incredible Hulk," the action movie about a man whose temper transforms him into a green beast, was the top film at U.S. and Canadian theaters this weekend with sales of $54.5 million.
The movie topped director M. Night Shyamalan's "The Happening," a...
| Feb 18, 2008
Americans usually celebrate the likes of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy on President's Day. But rarely are the less stellar commanders in chief ever mentioned, such as William Henry Harrison -- who caught a...
| Jan 4, 2008
Rimmon C. Fay, a marine scientist and longtime Venice Beach lifeguard who devoted his life to saving the Santa Monica Bay from pollution and other assaults, has died. He was 78.
Fay died of a heart attack at Berkley West Convalescent Hospital in Santa...
| Jan 3, 2008
This can't be a joke because there's a writers strike on and jokes are out for the duration. So in all unscripted seriousness, I ask, could Hollywood really be smarter than Washington? Is it possible that movie people are savvier than political people?...
| Aug 18, 2006
Mel Gibson agreed to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, perform public service announcements and pay $1,300 in fines as part of a plea agreement the actor reached Thursday with prosecutors to resolve his drunk driving charges.
Gibson was scheduled...
| Jul 29, 2006
The main road through the celebrity-studded beach community is where Robert Downey Jr. was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in 1996. And where Nick Nolte was picked up in 2002 for the same reason, resulting in a famous mug shot. Earlier this year, a...