| Oct 18, 2012
For something so little, it's a big talker. Apple's iPad mini hasn't even been officially announced yet — that's scheduled for Tuesday — and already people want to know what apps to download first.
That's easy: Angry Birds everything. But...
| May 6, 2012
| 1:05 AM
I don't care about George Zimmerman's MySpace page.
Granted, it was gratifying to read recently in The Miami Herald about his crude animus toward Mexicans ("soft ass wanna be thugs") and his reference to a former girlfriend as an "ex-hoe." Given the way...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:10 AM
The bari-sax and toy-piano-driven “Dog,” a memorable song on You Scream I Scream's last album, Bug in a Light, pits panting man's-best-friend (“You better like me 'cause I'm your best friend/Dog-dog-dog-dog”) against backward-hat...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:30 PM
A Yorba Linda man was convicted for the second time Thursday of raping three women, including one at a Newport Beach hotel.
Jason Ara Erpinar, 23, was found guilty of two felony charges of rape by intoxication and one charge of forcible rape.
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:15 AM
It's the morning after Summer Jam 2012 — the "biggest hip-hop festival in the world," according to the event's sponsor, New York radio station Hot 97 — and Mike Bowen, who often goes by the pseudonym Mike Waxx, is running from business meeting...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:23 PM
A new Louisiana law requires sex offenders and child predators to state their criminal status on their Facebook or other social networking page, with the law's author saying the bill is the first of its kind in the nation.
State Rep. Jeff Thompson, a...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Days into an unprecedented social-media push on behalf of a criminal defendant, George Zimmerman's attorney,Mark O'Mara, is already owning up to two missteps.
Neither one is significant enough to greatly impact his case. At least so far.
But the lessons...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Something's missing from the hours of video and audio recordings released last week that, for the first time, let us hear George Zimmerman explain in his own words what happened the night he shot Trayvon Martin.
What's missing? Any sign of the rampant...
| Jul 5, 2012
In 2010, Sleigh Bells rode a gargantuan wave of hype to a day-ending set at the Pitchfork Music Fest. And delivered a performance that singer Alexis Krauss calls “mediocre.”
“What I heard is that people were really frustrated because it...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 3:24 PM
LONDON --The son of one of the world's wealthiest men is under arrest in London after the body of his American wife was found in their home this week, her death unexplained.
Police stumbled into the mystery Monday, when they arrested Hans Kristian...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Four years ago, Drew Houston was just another super-smart hacker with ambitions of starting his own company.
He'd strap on headphones to block out everything but the endorphin rush as he cranked code late into the night on a new service that instantly...
| Jan 22, 2012
Our freedoms tolerate little wiggle room. We are not to tamper with speech, religion, guns, assembly and, apparently, the freedom to show one’s ugly side in a good strong light.
As a journalist, I have been taught to go to the wall in the name of...