| May 31, 2013
| 7:58 PM
Los Angeles County's second-largest advertising agency on Friday terminated nearly one-fifth of its workforce — about 200 people — after losing much of its signature American Honda Motor Co. account.
Santa Monica based Rubin Postaer &...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:38 PM
An abusive husband is wheeled onstage tied to a La-Z-Boy recliner, bound with duct tape from his hunting boots all the way up to his stubbled face.
His wife tells him she’s going to kill him. She’s going to pack the chair with venison (which...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:50 PM
I hadn't spent any quality time in the Chrysler Town & Country since I became a mom in 2010. I liked the minivan before, and now that it's even more relevant for my family, this living-room-on-wheels really delivered.
If you can get past its unrefined...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Friends and La Cañada Flintridge neighbors turned out at La Cañada Presbyterian Church on Monday to bid farewell to resident Don Rhymer, a noted television and movie writer who chronicled his bout with cancer on his own humorous and insightful blog,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Don't worry, baby boomers, Chevrolet hasn't forgotten about you.
GM's everyman brand has in recent years launched one impressive small car after another. The compact Cruze, subcompact Sonic and tiny Spark have all done well for the company, both in terms...
| Jan 1, 2012
How do you think this column is produced?
Do you picture an earnest middle-aged woman in a green eyeshade typing furiously on an ancient Underwood by the flickering glow of an oil lamp?
Better change it up just a little.
Substitute a laptop with a...
| Apr 27, 2011
"Classy with a K," I think we can all agree, is rarely meant as a compliment.
So why would an establishment intentionally bill itself as spelling-averse? (Kustom Kuts, Kozy Korner, Tastee Freez, to name a few.)
Sure, there's the occasional trademark...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 3:37 PM
The sign in John Schneider's garage says "Schneider's Biker Bar — Bikes, Beers and Babes." Bikes and beers, yes, said the Shorewood electrician about his five-car castle.
"But no babes unless my wife or daughter come in, which they rarely do," he...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:50 PM
"Aren't you old for a haunted house?" asked one of the androgynous seasonal residents of a nondescript warehouse deep in Morton Grove. His/her job, clearly, was to taunt Saturday night visitors to the Halloween attraction Fear City, so that insult goes...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 9:34 PM
It's been well established -- with photographic evidence provided by Times readers, no less -- that dogs have a knack for picking strange places and positions in which to sleep. But cats have them beat. After all, what animal could......
| May 2, 2011
| 9:37 PM
“Oh, my God –- just look at me / Grandpa been rapping since ’83”. So goes a telling new rhyme from iconic hip-hoppers Beastie Boys off the New York City trio’s just-released eighth album, "Hot Sauce Committee Part Two." It...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
John Green, the award-winning young adult author, hit the Amazon bestseller list with pre-orders alone, just like the book "Go the F-- To Sleep."...