| Sep 25, 2013
Steve Soboroff has rounded the bases in L.A. government, from the Harbor Commission to rec and parks, even a run for mayor. He's "Uncle Steve," the booster who practically drove the Endeavour space shuttle to its new home, a businessman who drove the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:17 PM
A year after a citizens’ commission handed down an extensive set of recommendations for preventing abuse of inmates in the county’s jails, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to fund many of the reforms.
The board unanimously...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:40 PM
A year after a citizens' commission handed down an extensive set of recommendations for preventing the abuse of jail inmates, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to pay for many of the reforms.
The board unanimously voted to authorize $29.3...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Like a Southern-fried Larry David in rolled-to-the-knee support hose, Thelma Mae Crowley Harper could curb anyone's enthusiasm. For six seasons on "Mama's Family" beginning in 1983 — and years before that on "The Carol Burnett Show" — the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:27 AM
The former ABC executive who helped "America's Funniest Home Videos" producer Vin Di Bona bring his vast repository of amateur videos to the Web has left the company they founded amid differences over the future direction of the company.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Want to save Snapchat pictures and videos without the sender finding out? There's an app for that.
SnapHack, a $0.99 app for Apple iOS devices, lets users save photos and videos that they receive via Snapchat, circumventing Snapchat's key feature that...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:36 PM
SACRAMENTO — Testimony continued Wednesday in a federal court case on California’s treatment of mentally ill prisoners.
Dr. Pablo Stewart, a psychiatrist, testified about the care that California’s condemned prisoners receive,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:21 AM
In a very nonchalant tweet Tuesday, Vine announced that it has now surpassed 40 million users.
How much growth is that? A whopping 207% since it hit 13 million just two months ago.
Though Vine has only been around since January, it has quickly...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:24 PM
YouTube's iPhone and Android app has a new look and a new picture-in-picture capability. The feature is neat, but the mobile app update could have used one more useful enhancement.
With the new feature, users minimize the current video they are watching...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Expect to see more Facebook in your life whether you want to or not.
The Menlo Park social media giant announced that users will soon be able to embed public Facebook posts as easily as they can embed tweets and YouTube videos on websites.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Leaders of a Pennsylvania borough voted this week to fire their foul-mouthed police chief while the embattled cop’s attorney vowed Friday to seek a public hearing for his client.
The Borough Council of Gilberton voted 6 to 1 to “suspend...