| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
| Jul 30, 2013
Re "Filner says he'll enter therapy," July 27
Is there such an incredible absence of individuals who could serve as respected leaders of major cities such as San Diego and New York that we have to put up with the antics and despicable behavior of San...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The California Republican Party, long given up for dead, is showing surprising signs of life.
The last two decades have marked a slow, steady decline for a party that once yielded such national figures as Earl Warren, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:00 AM
While it's one memory lane some may rather not stroll down, the divisive near-term-and-a-half of America's disgraced 37th president is recounted with economy, focus and, at times, pitch-dark humor in the documentary "Our Nixon."
Director Penny Lane,...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Helen Thomas, the pioneering female journalist who questioned 10 U.S. presidents from her front-row seat at White House press conferences, has died. She was 92.
The Associated Press reported her death. She lived in Washington for more than six decades....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:53 AM
In the Los Angeles Times City Room, editorial writer Bob Hartmann comments on the election results to KTTV....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Los Angeles Councilman Mike Bonin, who represents much of the Westside, proposed Tuesday that the Marina Freeway be given a new name: the Ballona Freeway.
"Ballona Creek is an important natural resource in the Los Angeles urban environment," Bonin...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:42 PM
David Frost badgered statesmen and made small talk with stars, but one exchange towered over all the others in his 50-year career.
"You've explained how you have got caught up in this thing," he told Richard Nixon in his famous 1977 TV interviews with...
| Jul 14, 2013
Upon joining the staff of the National Zoo in 1955, veterinarian Theodore Reed was greeted by antiquated animal dwellings — some dating to the 1890s — and a budget so spare he bought medicine for his new charges at a local drugstore and...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:35 PM
Leonard Garment, a lawyer who was a friend and advisor to President Nixon as the Watergate scandal unfolded and who urged him not to destroy tape recordings of his conversations, has died. He was 89.
Garment, who had been ill, died Saturday at his New...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:00 PM
David Frost, the British interviewer and television personality who died suddenly Saturday on board the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth at the age of 74, had no real American equivalent -- he was something of a cross between Barbara Walters and Dick Cavett,...