| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:30 PM
They often arrived, especially at first, with a certain swagger. Two Lakers, a Boston Celtic and, once, an entire pro team from China among them.
On the sidewalk outside, passersby sometimes stopped to peer through the windows of the Marina del Rey...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:52 AM
In addition to a quick sprint across the Sprint Skybox by Olympic runner Usain Bolt, there to cheer on fellow Jamaican Tessanne Chin, "The Voice" brought us another run of strong performances Monday, as the top 10 singers took the stage. After an...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:28 PM
A charismatic Pasadena yoga instructor convicted of sexual battery “preyed on young women” and “had access to vulnerable people,” said a yoga teacher who formerly worked in his Lake Avenue studio.
A Los Angeles County Superior...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Many documentaries steeped in social or political issues get very insistent and often very noisy in expressing a point of view. Michael Moore is of course the model for effective, engaging and defiantly in-your-face activism in this arena.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:00 PM
As its name promises, "The Great Beauty" is drop-dead gorgeous, a film that is luxuriously, seductively, stunningly cinematic. But more than intoxicating imagery is on director Paolo Sorrentino's mind, a lot more.
One of Italy's most impressive...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Perfumer Persephenie Lea doesn't stop at scented oils and candles. She's an aromatherapy artist who handcrafts fragrant jewelry, ceramic vessels and uncommon objects that transport the mind and soul to exotic lands.
"I'm experimenting with scented...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
By 1980, John Landis had a string of successes under his belt — including "The Kentucky Fried Movie," "Animal House" and "The Blues Brothers" — but the writer-director had long been unable to get his script for "An American Werewolf in London"...
| Oct 23, 2013
Imagine a future in which real wages for most workers decline year after year; a future in which middle-class jobs that disappeared in the Great Recession won't be coming back; a future in which young Americans either squeeze into an increasingly...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Bloomingdale’s is getting a younger chairman and chief executive, according to parent company Macy’s Inc.
Michael Gould, 70, will step down as head of the upscale retail chain on Feb. 1 after 22 years in his dual position. He will be...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Malibu Country Mart is decked out with pumpkins and hay bales and is planning special Halloween activities Thursday for kids.
Some stores are offering trick-or-treating from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (Participating shops will display a Halloween balloon.)...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
German graphic designer Benedikt Gross was flying into Los Angeles for the first time when he gazed out the jetliner's window and was mesmerized by the hundreds of shimmering blue swimming pools tiling the landscape below.
The image of all those...