| Sep 7, 2013
Fifty years ago, Sept. 12, 1963, was a Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. Young people were listening to "My Boyfriend's Back" by the Angels. J.D. Salinger's "Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour, An Introduction," had recently been published....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:22 PM
With a score by Stephen Sondheim and a book by John Weidman, the musical "Assassins" presents a rogue's gallery of presidential assassins, or would-be assassins, from John Wilkes Booth to John Hinckley Jr., with the likes of Leon Czolgosz and Lee Harvey...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:05 PM
A self-proclaimed biblical prophet with a flowing gray beard and the name Papa Pilgrim shows up with his wife and 14 children in a bit of Alaskan wilderness so remote and austere it has driven all other settlers away. Even the native Ahtna people never...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 4:24 PM
I got quite a bit of response to my gun columns (here and here), so I thought I would share excerpts from some of those emails. If you’ve been following our letters to the editor, you’ve seen many of these......
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:33 PM
If you’re wondering how Lifetime’s Jodi Arias biopic Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret can premiere mere weeks after the sensational months-long trial came to a close, the answer is surprisingly simple. The filmmakers say they always intended...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Fall seasons don't only include the premieres of new series. New original movies usually abound, and Fall 2013 is no exception. Here are some of the Fall 2013 New Shows: Movies to check out over the next few months, from dramas to family films and more....
| Nov 13, 2012
Maybe you dated some real losers in your single days. Or maybe the people just had a bad rap.
Imagine if you dated a man who would be accused of killing the president.
“I'm tired of it, and I'm coming out with the truth. And I think it's...
| Sep 26, 2011
Shel Hershorn, a photojournalist who documented the tumult of the 1960s and then dropped out to live a rustic lifestyle in northern New Mexico, died Sept. 17 at a nursing home in Espanola, N.M. He was 82.
Born in Denver on June 11, 1929, Herbert...
| Apr 27, 2011
Terrance W. McGarry, a former Los Angeles Times Valley edition reporter and assistant city editor whose previous work for United Press International included coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy, died Tuesday of a rare brain disease at his...
| May 17, 2011
Joseph Wershba, a pioneering CBS reporter and producer whose work on Edward R. Murrow's "See It Now" series in the 1950s helped expose the McCarthy era's communist witch hunt and demonstrated the power of television, has died. He was 90.
Wershba, a two-...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 7:19 PM
I am not given to conspiracies. I think Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, that we really did land on the moon and that President Barack Obama probably was born in America.
However, I do have personal proof that corn-based ethanol is part of a radical Al...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 8:43 AM
In every life, a little fall must reign.
One slip, one missed opportunity, one hesitation or wrong turn can haunt you forever, casting an intractable shadow over the rest of your days. The words "if only" are never far from anyone's thoughts.