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  • Manti Te'o hoax: Alleged mastermind wants therapy, attorney says

     
    Ronaiah Tuiasosopo to speak on Dr. Phil: Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the alleged mastermind behind the Manti Te’o fake girlfriend affair, was planning to come clean and reveal the exact nature of his relationship with the football player and his role in the...
  • How Heart, Rush and the rest of Rock Hall of Fame's new nominees stack up

     
    Just nine days before it plays Sands Bethlehem Event Center, 1970s and ‘80s female rockers Heart has been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But the big news out of today’s announcement of nominees is......
  • Chief Beck says illegal immigrants need 'fair' treatment. Agree?

     
    Through a series of actions in the last year, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck has emerged as a leading voice in the national debate about illegal immigration. His first move made it easier for unlicensed drivers — a group dominated by......
  • Jenni Rivera's musical family helped popularize Mexican narco-ballads

     
    Jenni Rivera, the Mexican American pop music singer who died in an airplane crash, came from a family that wielded an enormous influence on Mexican popular culture in Los Angeles....
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame listens to us, inducts Rush. How'd we do on other predictions?

     
    Rush’s non-induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been one of the institution’s biggest criticisms. Now the argument has been taken away. Rush's Geddy Lee at Allentown Fair in 2010 Hall of Fame voters listened to us,......
  • Ridley-Thomas calls for federal prosecution of George Zimmerman

    Ridley-Thomas calls for federal prosecution of George Zimmerman
    The chairman of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors called on U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder to file federal charges against former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman for violating the civil rights of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman was...
  • ‘Dead Rising 3′ poster, plus Max Brooks, Xbox One and more zombies

     
    One of the most anticipated launch titles for the Xbox One, “Dead Rising 3″ brings a new level of sophistication […]...
  • Brenda E. Stevenson, writer of wrongs

     Brenda E. Stevenson, writer of wrongs
    Historian Brenda E. Stevenson (pictured in her UCLA office, with an African sculpture) mostly writes about the long-gone — 18th and 19th century African Americans, and the lives of enslaved women. Then came the case that made history while L.A....
  • Radar L.A. announces line-up for 2013 edition

    Radar L.A. announces line-up for 2013 edition
    The second edition of Radar L.A. -- an international theater festival that takes place mostly in downtown Los Angeles -- will feature 18 stage productions from companies around the world as well as some prominent local groups. The full line-up for the...
  • Kirk Douglas season includes new musical, show on Rodney King

    Kirk Douglas season includes new musical, show on Rodney King
    The new season at the Kirk Douglas Theatre will feature four main productions, including a world-premiere musical and Irish actor Barry McGovern in a piece dedicated to Samuel Beckett.  In addition, the 2013-14 season, announced Thursday by Center...
  • Citizen's commission to investigate Dept. of Family Services

    Citizen's commission to investigate Dept. of Family Services
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a citizens' blue ribbon commission to propose reforms in the county's troubled child welfare agency. The commission, with two members appointed by each of the five supervisors, will...
  • 'Night Stalker' prosecutor says Ramirez death ends 'tragic period'

    One of the deputy district attorneys who prosecuted "Night Stalker" Richard Ramirez described the serial killer's death Friday as an "abrupt end to a tragic period in the history of Los Angeles County." "This person hurt many people and our thoughts...