| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:52 PM
A federal judge in Texas has blocked a request by the Los Angeles Police Department to review recordings of a key Charles Manson follower and an attorney made decades ago. The tapes are of Manson follower Charles "Tex" Watson, who......
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:32 PM
The Los Angeles Police Department disclosed Thursday that it has open investigations on a dozen unsolved homicides that occurred near places where the Manson family operated during its slew of murders four decades ago. The Police Department made the...
| Jul 19, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
"Trishna" opens as if it could be an Indian cousin of "The Hangover," as Jay (Riz Ahmed of "Four Lions") and his fellow vacationing dudes either lounge and laugh freely or lay around nursing the night before.
Few of the women in this...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:46 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The LAPD said has opened investigations into a dozen unsolved homicides that occurred near places where the Manson family operated during its slew of murders four decades ago.
The revelation came amid a legal battle to obtain hours of...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:43 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Detectives are looking at the possible role of the Manson Family in a dozen unsolved killings from four decades ago, and believe old audio tapes from a bankruptcy case hold a key to the cold cases, a police official said.
| Nov 17, 2011
This fall, theater fans may be in for a little déjà vu: "Carnage," "Ides of March," "A Dangerous Method" and "War Horse" are all films, opening from October through December, that have been adapted from plays. All are also popping up with early buzz,...
| May 13, 2012
When most people think of Vidal Sassoon, who died Wednesday at age 84, they think Carnaby Street. But he also had a role in shaping Los Angeles as a city of style.
"He opened a salon on Rodeo Drive when Beverly Hills was just coming of age among...
| Nov 14, 2010
For many Californians, 72-year-old Jerry Brown's return to Sacramento for another go at being governor brings with it more than a little dab of déjà vu. Consider: He is inheriting the job from a Republican actor/politician, American soldiers are...
| May 10, 2012
With one high-profile haircut on the Paramount Studios lot, Vidal Sassoon vaulted to fame in Hollywood.
Flown in from London, he trimmed the tresses of Mia Farrow for her role in the film "Rosemary's Baby" — a $30 haircut that he calculated cost...
| Mar 8, 2012
Maxwell S. Keith, the defense attorney for two members of the Manson family who went to prison for their roles in the grisly 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders, died Tuesday of natural causes in the San Luis Obispo County town of Templeton, his family said. He...
| Oct 5, 2011
Trumpet player in 'Chinatown' and other films
Uan Rasey, 90, a first-call trumpet player for MGM and other studio orchestras best known for his evocative solo in Roman Polanski's 1974 film "Chinatown," died Sept. 26 at Kaiser Permanente...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 11:16 AM
CORCORAN, Calif -- A California prison panel denied parole for notorious mass murderer Charles Manson for the 12th time on Wednesday.
Manson, 77, did not attend the parole hearing.
The panel set his next parole hearing for 15 years from now, when Manson...