| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Jimmy Kimmel and new bride Molly McNearney are having a baby, and it's no joke (even if his original announcement might have been)!
That makes kid No. 3 for the late-night host and his first child with McNearney, a writer on his show whom he married...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:30 PM
In the story collection "Karate Chop," Dorthe Nors illuminates an ominous world of disconnected people trying to make sense of their dislocation.
Among these micro-transmissions of self-preservation is the standout, "The Wadden Sea," in which a young...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Tom Laughlin, who came to fame as the half-Native American, half-white ex-Green Beret in the 1971 indie blockbuster "Billy Jack," died Thursday at age 82.
A lot of his films are on DVD and on streaming services. If you want to go back to his...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Oyster fiends, the Hungry Cat now offers half-off oyster Mondays at its Hollywood and Santa Barbara locations, as well as its Santa Monica Canyon outpost. Chef David Lentz selects oysters according to the local market and season for the Monday bargain. In...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:37 AM
A 25-year-old Modesto man has been arrested in connection with the death of his parents, whose bodies were found earlier this month in their burning home.
Brandon Pettit and another man, Felix Valverde, 26, were arrested on suspicion of homicide,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Director Harald Zwart was in a forest outside of Toronto on Friday, looking for a possible home for fairies to live. After finding a proper wooded locale, he would have to quickly shower and change into a suit and tie for the Canadian premiere his new...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:52 PM
UFC 163 takes place Saturday night from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, headlined by a UFC featherweight title bout pitting champion Jose Aldo and challenger "Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung. Aldo is the only fighter to have held the UFC featherweight title and has...
| Apr 17, 2009
| 2:23 PM
A Russian karate expert has been charged with beating to death a 61-year-old woman and her son, whom he accused of infecting his wife with lice, an investigator said Friday.
The drunk 26-year-old burst into a neighboring room in his hostel Tuesday and...
| Nov 15, 2008
Call it Jean-Claude Van Damme's "Being John Malkovich" moment.
In the opening sequence in his namesake drama "JCVD," the C-list martial arts movie star is shown punching, kicking and blasting his way across a wartime wasteland. Even if he's looking...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 6:30 AM
The parking at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is inexpensive ($9 to self-park; $20 for valet) and convenient, but there can be a bit of a bottleneck trying to get out after the production. And the parking layout isn't exactly intuitive: How many times...
| Mar 13, 2009
A robber gets more than he bargained for when he targeted a Tae Kwon Do studio in suburban Milwaukee. The robber thought he could quietly slip in and out of David Kang's studio in Fox Point with some loot. What he didn't realize is that he would encounter...