| Dec 29, 2013
| 1:57 PM
LAS VEGAS -- The show is called “Piece of Me,” and that’s exactly what it delivers -- no more, no less.
Clad in a version of the bedazzled bodysuit she wore a decade ago in the video for her song “Toxic,” Britney Spears...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 10:03 AM
LAS VEGAS — One down, 99 (or so) to go.
Britney Spears on Friday night began her much-discussed two-year residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, in which the onetime teen-pop superstar will perform a scheduled 100 shows through 2015, with...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:24 AM
It's hardly the most high-profile surprise holiday-season release from a major hip-hop and R&B star, but now we have a new Drake track to send us off into the new year.
The singer/MC posted his previously teased cut "Trophies" (posted below, with a...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Calabasas is known for its gated neighborhoods and its wealthy residents — people like Justin Bieber, Tommy Lee and Kourtney Kardashian.
But for the last few years, the city's attention has been focused on people living in some of its oldest...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:37 PM
UCLA wanted a leader, and Xavier Su'a-Filo figured he knew where to look to become one.
"I printed out a list of sayings," said Su'a-Filo, the Bruins' star offensive lineman.
All his coach did was laugh.
"He's young, and he thinks...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Beyonce's single "XO" begins with a warning. Former NASA public affairs officer Steve Nesbitt is sampled saying "Flight controllers here looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction."
It's taken from audio recordings of the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The holiday season brings quality cinema entries. But sometimes one leaves the theater thinking, "That was good, but it could have been better" Or perhaps, "That was good, but it could have been better if filmmakers were a little more open to other...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 5:57 PM
WASHINGTON — Forget the chicken dinner, the rubbery staple of the political fundraising circuit.
Go alligator hunting with Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) on a Louisiana Bayou Weekend for a campaign donation of $5,000.
Or spend a weekend in Hayward,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The record-industry score-keepers at Nielsen SoundScan recently confirmed something many music fans had probably already assumed: Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" — the cheeky disco-funk jam with the controversial, nudity-enhanced video — was...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Kelly Osbourne is single once again, having ended her engagement to Matthew Mosshart -- but instead of pining, she's been having a little fun with Justin Bieber.
No, not that kind of fun. Osbourne and the Biebs did a little spray-paint tagging, and...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In 2011, on his holiday album "Under the Mistletoe," Justin Bieber came on like Mariah Carey's kid nephew — a sort of pint-sized vocal prodigy — in a squeaky-clean duet with the singer on her "All I Want for Christmas Is You."