| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The bestselling biography "Steve Jobs" is coming out in paperback in September. Publisher Simon & Schuster is not only republishing the book, it is sending Jobs back in time. Instead of the contemporary photograph of Jobs emblazoned across the cover of...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:45 PM
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An infinite jest, Chicago lyricist Chance the Rapper's stellar new mixtape "Acid Rap" begins with a woman's seductive voice -- chanteuse Lili K. -- uttering, "Even better than I was the last time, baby,...
| Jun 27, 2012
Richard Lynch, 72, a veteran actor with platinum hair and a scarred face who played villainous characters in such films as "Bad Dreams" and "The Sword and the Sorcerer," died June 19 after suffering a heart attack, his family announced.
A resident of the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Gerald D. Klee, a retired psychiatrist and LSD expert who participated in experiments with the hallucinogenic drug on volunteer servicemen at U.S. military installations in the 1950s, has died. He was 86.
Klee died Sunday of complications after...
| May 25, 2012
| 4:38 PM
“The Central Park Five,” a devastating new documentary directed by Ken Burns, David McMahon and Sarah Burns that is premiering out of competition at Cannes, examines the truth around the savage beating and rape of a New York jogger. Five black...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
An encore of the stunning 1996 performance by Neil Young and Patti Smith is probably too much to hope for from their upcoming discussion together at BEA....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:33 AM
An undercover drug investigation at Temecula area high schools led to the arrest of 22 students Monday on suspicion of illegal drug sales....
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:54 AM
A Riverside County judge on Monday found a 12-year-old boy guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting and killing of his father, neo-Nazi activist Jeffrey Hall, as he slept on the family’s living room couch. He also was found guilty......
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:45 AM
NEW YORK — Oliver Sacks never meant to be part of the story. Indeed, much of his new book, "Hallucinations," (Alfred A. Knopf: 326 pp., $26.95), which mixes case studies, analysis and personal observation, had already been written when, in March...
| Jan 3, 2011
The parents of 15-year-old Sasha Rodriguez, who died of an ecstasy overdose after attending a rave, have filed a claim against the management of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
The parents are seeking $5 million in damages from the Coliseum...
| Mar 15, 2011
Nearly everyone familiar with the history of the 1960s has heard of Timothy Leary and Ken Kesey, the pranksters who spread the gospel of psychedelics to the countercultural generation. But far fewer remember Owsley Stanley.
Stanley, who died Saturday...