| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Matthew McConaughey likes to turn things over in his mind. And since we've just uncorked a good bottle of Pinot Noir at a corner table in the Beverly Hills Four Seasons bar ("We'll give that just a little air and we're good," he says in that musical Texas...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
An actor pausing for years between projects dallies with career suicide. But that didn't seem to worry Jared Leto when he took a powder from acting nearly six years ago to concentrate on his rock band, Thirty Seconds to Mars. Leto doesn't follow a set...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Three decades ago, when so many of his friends were dying of AIDS, Stephen Crohn wondered why he—a gay man whose longtime companion had been one of the first to die from the disease--had managed to avoid it.
Was it just a matter of time before...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:52 PM
The city of Los Angeles filed a lawsuit Monday to halt a ballot measure that would require the city to start its own health department separate from the county's.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation, a major provider of HIV testing and treatment services for Los...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Photographer Chris Mottalini is obsessed with structural ghosts. At the heart of that obsession is architect Paul Rudolph's homes, which Mottalini documented in various stages of demolition over a period of seven years.
The images were recently gathered...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Actress Sharon Stone and actor/writer/director Jon Favreau will be feted at the 2013 Catalina Film Festival, which takes place Sept. 18-22 on Catalina Island.
Stone ("Basic Instinct," "Casino"), who has led fundraising efforts for such charities as...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Trainer Jeremy B. Manning has a story to tell, and he came to realize that stories can inspire action.
Last fall, Manning, 37, coached participants in the annual AIDS Project Los Angeles charity trail run, called T2. Compared with the blasé attitude...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:58 PM
The search-and-destroy mission against the HIV virus just got much more complicated.
New research suggests that HIV's genetic program is far more abundant in certain dormant T-cells of infected patients and is potentially more capable of unleashing...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Los Angeles County officials voted this week to try to block a ballot measure that would create an independent health agency for the city of Los Angeles.
The move puts the county in line with the Los Angeles City Council, which has also voted to go to...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:20 AM
(This post has been updated. See below.)
Director Steve Hoover's documentary feature debut, "Blood Brother," is an uncomplicated hagiography of his friend Rocky Braat, a caretaker for HIV-positive orphans in rural India. Nevertheless, the gorgeously...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 9:16 PM
In his final days as pastor of First African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Rev. Cecil L. "Chip" Murray compiled, copied and buried piles of records amassed over the 27 years he led the congregation.
The time capsule, he believed, would preserve his...