| Apr 19, 2012
Dick Clark, the youthful-looking television personality who literally introduced rock 'n' roll to much of the nation on "American Bandstand" and for four decades was the first and last voice many Americans heard each year with his New Year's Eve...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Roger Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic whose gladiatorial "thumbs-up, thumbs-down" assessments turned film reviewing into a television sport and whose passion for independent film helped introduce a new generation of filmmakers to...
| Jun 27, 2012
The demise of the Hearst newspaper empire in Los Angeles began in 1962 when publisher George Randolph Hearst Jr. abandoned the morning newspaper market.
Hearst and the company that owned the Los Angeles Times made what some viewed as a back-room deal: At...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Mark the date, remember the day.
On March 5, 2013, Los Angeles redefined apathy.
A measly 16% of the city's registered voters — or perhaps around 20% once all the mail-in ballots are counted — turned out in an election with the following...
| Sep 30, 2012
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, the fourth publisher of the New York Times, who made history with his decision to publish the Pentagon Papers and revived the "Good Gray Lady" of print journalism with a radical redesign that set a new standard, has died. He was...
| Jun 30, 2012
Actress worked with Lucille Ball
Doris Singleton, 92, an actress best known for playing Lucy's friend Caroline Appleby on the classic TV comedy "I Love Lucy," died Tuesday in Los Angeles of complications from cancer, according to her...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Huell Howser seemed an unlikely candidate to become a television star — a big, grinning ex-Marine with a molasses-smooth Tennessee drawl and an eye for stories that others would pass by, such as the Bunny Museum in Pasadena and the rendering of...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:12 PM
Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86.
| Jul 8, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Family and friends of missing 20th Century Fox executive Gavin Smith spent Sunday morning passing out fliers in Sylmar as part of their latest push to find the 57-year-old....
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Calling it a sign of grassroots support, U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams‘ campaign this morning is trumpeting a win in an online poll conducted by local television station Central Florida News 13. Adams, R-Orlando, beat primary opponent U.S. Rep. John Mica,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Penn State picked up a 2013 recruit over the weekend, its first since the NCAA sanctions were announced, and lost an offensive lineman from its current roster. Jordan Smith, a defensive back from Washington D.C., made an oral commitment to......
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:23 AM
British tabloids have held off on splashing nude photos of Prince Harry cavorting in a Las Vegas hotel room across their pages, resorting to staged photos and other shots to cover the story....