| Mar 22, 2013
| 12:23 AM
Construction begins on the Four Level Interchange in downtown Los Angeles. Sunset Blvd., is on the right, Temple St., on the left, and Figueroa St. runs horizontally in the foreground....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Objecting to the presence of Times reporters, the top manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum refused to answer questions Wednesday and walked out of a deposition in an open-government lawsuit against the stadium's overseers. Interim General...
| Mar 3, 2013
One was nicknamed "Pinky," for rather obscure reasons. Another, for lamentably obvious ones, was known as "Horse Face," and the military buddies of a third called him "Old Chubby Cheeks."
One was a used-car salesman and a KKK member. A couple were...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:14 PM
A proposed agreement between the state and USC would give the private university control of taxpayer-owned parking lots that serve the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and several public museums at Exposition Park. Released in draft form Tuesday, the...
| Jun 7, 2013
The water, Esther Williams once quipped, was her favorite costar.
With her beauty, sunny personality and background as a champion swimmer, Williams shot to stardom in the 1940s in the "aqua musical," an odd sub-genre of films that became an enormous hit...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:33 PM
He was the overwhelming favorite in his event, so much so that U.S. sportswriters covering the 1960 Summer Olympics boasted that if Americans won just one gold medal over the rival Soviet Union at that year's Games, it would be his.
A skinny 19-year-old...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A Korean American author’s reverie on the victims of World War II sexual enslavement has landed in e-book form in the midst of fresh controversy provoked by a Japanese politician’s defense of "comfort women" as necessary for wartime discipline...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Historians have said that losing the Philippines in the early stages of World War II was a defining event in the career of Gen. Douglas MacArthur.
The same could be said of Edwin Ramsey. But Ramsey couldn't admit defeat.
After MacArthur's retreat in...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:51 AM
The son of Disney's original Imagineer, Roger Broggie Jr. began working for the man he called "Uncle Walt" as a boy in 1950 when he tended the backyard railway at the studio mogul's Holmby Hills home.
Broggie was 11 when he and his younger brother,...
| Dec 30, 2012
The queen's Diamond Jubilee was a chance to look back at 60 years of colorful suits and hats. And everyone seemed more than eager to hop aboard the royal train, including Pantone, which color-coded her highness' most iconic outfits, and...
| Dec 30, 2012
Body by Beckham
Women weren't the only ones baring skin in ads this year. Fast fashion giant H&M debuted its first Super Bowl ad for the David Beckham Bodywear collection, starring the soccer star in his skivvies. During the London Summer Olympics,...