| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Church, Chase & Betterly I haven't found time yet to attend any of the 'NATO 3' trial in Cook County Criminal Court, but from what I've read it really looks as though these mopey wanna-bes were too baked and aimless......
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Glendale native Paul Ignatius, retired Secretary of the Navy, will be honored at this year’s Glendale Educational Foundation event as a distinguished Hoover High alumnus.
Born in 1920, Ignatius grew up on Columbus Avenue in a Spanish-style house...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"There's no one who's more romantic than a cynic," said the late, great, writer-moviemaker Nora Ephron.
When a novel titled "What Nora Knew" uses this quote to open a new so-titled novel, I confess I bridled a little bit.
(I guess I was foolishly...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 8:20 AM
El mundo acaba de vivir otra Navidad e, imperceptiblemente, ha consolidado un poquito más la tradición cristiana. La vida del planeta, que ya entra en su ańo 2014, sigue girando alrededor de la fecha del supuesto nacimiento de Jesús de Nazaret.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Scientists know that the best way to make a vodka martini is to mix the ingredients with a thin wooden spoon -- it combines the ingredients effectively without raising the drink’s temperature the way a metal stirrer would. So why would James Bond,...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Since California's inception, its residents have been trying to break it apart. Wikipedia notes 220 such proposals since statehood in 1850.
More recently, supervisors in a handful of Northern California counties have passed secession resolutions....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:51 AM
"Life can change … in a heartbeat," "American Idol" reminded us Wednesday night as it kicked off a new season with a fresh batch of hopefuls, a greater focus on the positive (fewer prolonged looks at the cringe-inducingly untalented and delusional)...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It’s a sad day in France when the unmarried president spends the night with a woman who is not his girlfriend and sparks a national furor.
Last week — as you have undoubtedly heard — a salacious news story broke in the French press:...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Kiefer Sutherland wasn't afraid to admit he's "terrified" to begin production on Fox's "24" event series, "24: Live Another Day."
The actor told journos at the Fox TCA session for the program, "I'm very nervous. Without patting ourselves on the back so...
| Dec 16, 2013
I bet you didn't expect to hear from me.
Or, really, to still exist.
But there you are at the back of my desk, plugged into your cradle, fully charged and ready to spring into service in case it's ever 2006 again.
I forgot to...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:39 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The woman who dubbed herself "Jihad Jane" was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Monday for a range of terrorism offenses, including conspiring to kill a Swedish cartoonist who had depicted the prophet Muhammad as a dog....