| May 22, 2013
| 1:11 PM
In a speech Wednesday conceding the Los Angeles mayoral race to Eric Garcetti, Wendy Greuel was reflective and emotional.
"As Magic [Johnson] knows, sometimes those last shots don't go in. You don't cry about it, you pick yourself up and move forward .....
| May 24, 2013
| 11:16 PM
Meet Donnie Dark.
The Dodgers embattled manager returned home Friday night with a scowl the size of a block of empty seats in the reserved section. He conducted his pregame news conference with a tight jaw and a thin stare. For 30 surreal minutes, the...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:40 PM
In a year defined by injury, Coach Mike D'Antoni became a lightning rod for criticism, despite leading the Lakers (45-37) team to a 28-12, seventh-place finish.
In the closing moments of the Lakers' sweep by the San Antonio Spurs, the familiar chant...
| May 7, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel's campaign organization has suspended her TV advertising two weeks before the election, a move that reflects her continuing struggle to raise enough money to compete head-to-head on the airwaves with her rival,...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Boosters of Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel on Thursday sought to highlight her business community support as proof of her independence from union influence and ability to bring conflicting interests to the negotiating table.
| May 3, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Los Angeles' Department of Water and Power, whose primary union is the single biggest contributor to the mayoral race, is taking center stage in the contest with less than three weeks to go until election day.
The Times reported that employees at the...
| May 5, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Brain Games Your brain is being...
| May 5, 2013
| 10:50 AM
In Sunday's Calendar (and online here), I review "Flip: The Inside Story of TV's First Black Superstar," a worthwhile new biography of the late comedian by Kevin Cook ("The Last Headbangers," "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything"). The...
| May 6, 2013
| 9:47 PM
It's one thing to leave your heart in San Francisco, quite another to lose your mind there like Don Mattingly.
Has there ever been a more ridiculous comment offered by a Dodgers manager, and take into account Tom Lasorda said a lot of ridiculous stuff...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The last time they tried this, it didn't go so well.
The last time the Lakers attempted to win a playoff series without Kobe Bryant, they had home-court advantage, a future Hall of Famer, and absolutely no chance.
The year was 1996, and after lurching...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:30 PM
Oh me, oh my. Finally, the payoff.
And I'm not even talking about Chris Paul's exhilarating, awesome, magical, 93-91 game-winner.
I begin with Lamar Odom, who is my favorite athlete, and apparently Blake Griffin's as well. Griffin has come running off...