| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 7, 2012
Kiwi are now plentiful at farmers markets, but they're not always easy to find in prime condition. To produce high-quality kiwis, growers need to apply crop-specific expertise in pollination, pruning, irrigation, ripening and storage. Many farmers...
| 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.
| Jun 28, 2012
Barry Becher, 71, a marketing mastermind and infomercial pioneer best known for bringing Ginsu knives to the American public, died Friday at a hospital in West Palm Beach, Fla., of complications from surgery and kidney cancer, his family said.
| 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...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday denounced the reported kidnapping of a group of Lebanese Shiite Muslim pilgrims by rebels in Syria while also appealing for calm, as the Syria crisis showed further signs of spilling into Lebanon....
| May 17, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Entravision Communications Corporation today debuted Salsa 98.1 on WNUE-FM in the Orlando, Florida market. The station, which used to be José 98.1 , offers a focus on tropical music, bringing the rhythmic beat to the Central Florida region. The format...
| May 24, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Glendora authorities are asking residents to keep an eye out for a man they believe posed as a police officer earlier this month....
| May 29, 2012
| 9:38 PM
For the first time in 17 years, Fox 11’s "Good Day L.A." aired without Dorothy Lucey as permanent co-host this week, as fans continued protests that began last week via Twitter, Facebook and posts on the television station’s website....