| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed Wendy Greuel’s congressional bid Tuesday, saying her background made her the best candidate for the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman.
“Wendy Greuel is the right choice,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:34 PM
It's like a scene out of a rap video. From driving an exotic car to reportedly spending big bucks at a strip club, pop star Justin Bieber has been living it up after arriving in South Florida on Monday. We combed through social media to get a sense of his...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Winter did wonders again for KOST-FM (103.5) as listeners' appetite for holiday-themed music bouyed the station to the top of the local radio ratings for the second straight month.
Numbers released Tuesday by Arbitron showed that playlists with...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:30 AM
In the 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama garnered almost 69% of the vote in Los Angeles County, vs. 29% for Mitt Romney. Yet beginning Jan. 1, the U.S.' second-largest media market lacks a dedicated progressive talkradio station, as KTLK-AM...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Looks like the Miami Heat are the latest recruits in First Lady Michelle Obama's bid to get the country moving more and making healthier food choices.
The first lady is seen video bombing Dwyane Wade, Ray Allen and the championship team's coach, Erik...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Friday's print column From the request line: "A column on the collapse (or not) of the liberal/progressive narrative in light of the Obamacare debacle." Don't get me wrong, I'm not hard up for column ideas. But they're all my ideas,......
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:30 AM
It's the season to show concern for the less fortunate among us. We should also be concerned about the widening gap between the most fortunate and everyone else.
Although it's still possible to win the lottery (your chance of winning $648 million in...
| Dec 26, 2013
Letters to the editor for the Dec. 26 TribLocal print edition from Aurora, St. Charles, Naperville and Downers Grove.
Sharing the cold
Yes, winter has come to Chicagoland.
A neighbor has one of the fancy, monster snow-blowers. It's the kind with all...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Death usually brings tears. But Thursday was a day of shared smiles and laughter between friends of a certain age, and of pleasant memories exploding across the Internet and peppering local airwaves as a generation of Chicagoans reacted to the news that...
| Dec 13, 2013
— Make a woman laugh, Marilyn Monroe supposedly said, and you can make her do anything.
Judging from the women who fell for him, Woody Allen learned this early. Alas, he is the least likely role model for Republican males, who seem to have...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Three world leaders -- a white conservative, a black liberal and an unpretentious woman governing the happiest country on Earth -- mirthfully huddled together for a photo capturing a momentous event.
Nelson Mandela would have been pleased.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Pope Francis, who's become known for being frugal and down to earth, must be blushing. The pontiff's Q rating is soaring with his status as Time's Person of the Year and the results of two new popularity polls.
U.S. Catholics approve of the pope more...