| May 30, 2013
| 1:00 PM
What draws viewers to a TV show? Sometimes it's the spark between the actors, or opening a window onto a new or rarely seen world. And sometimes seeing Bryan Cranston in his tighty whiteys is all it takes.
Meet the show runners, the people charged...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Haynes Johnson, a Washington journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the civil rights movement and migrated from newspapers to television, books and teaching, died Friday at a hospital in Bethesda, Md., after suffering a heart attack. He...
| Jan 1, 2013
Byoung Baek flew out from Rochester, N.Y., on Christmas Day for the Rose Parade. But she didn't come for the weather or the revelry or the spectacle.
She traveled to Pasadena to pay a debt she has owed for 60 years.
Baek was a youngster in South Korea...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Ray Briem, the longtime KABC-AM talk show host who ruled all-night radio for nearly three decades with his phone calls to the famous and the quirky and his opinionated banter slamming liberals, championing conservative causes and extolling the big-band...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:56 AM
SEOUL — North Korea continued firing short-range weapons over its own eastern waters Monday after a weekend of what it called “rocket launching tests” intended to bolster deterrence against enemy attack. South Korean officials were...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:03 PM
During the car-crazy 1950s in Southern California, Dean Jeffries was one of the first hot rodders to chop, channel and soup-up automobiles. His distinctive paint jobs and sculpted body work attracted many admirers to his auto shop, including the likes...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A conference to promote peace between communist and capitalist adversaries might sound like an antiquated notion in the post-Cold War era.
But in this 60th anniversary year of the signing of the Korean War armistice, which suspended the fighting but...
| Mar 19, 2013
James L. Barrett, a pioneering Napa Valley vintner who stepped onto the world stage in a big way in 1976 when his Chateau Montelena Chardonnay won a prestigious Paris tasting, has died. He was 86.
Barrett died Thursday in San Francisco, according to...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:09 PM
As the wise, dryly humorous psychiatrist caring for shellshocked surgeons and troops in the hit television series "MASH," actor Allan Arbus was so convincing that at least one colleague assumed he had expertise in the medical specialty.
In 1973, the...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Sally Kellerman does a mean Marlon Brando.
"Sally, don't you recognize me or are you playing it cool?" she mumbles in her best brooding tough guy, mimicking one conversation with the actor when, as a struggling actress, she made ends meet by working...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:20 PM
George McArthur, who covered the Vietnam War for the Los Angeles Times as Saigon bureau chief after spending two decades as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press, died Friday. He was 88.
McArthur died at a hospice in Fairfax County, Va., of...