| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I suddenly find myself concerned about my blackness.
It had never occurred to me to worry about it before. Then came the incident last month on ESPN's "First Take" program that initially got commentator Rob Parker suspended and then, last week, fired...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Youman Fullard Sr., who fulfilled a lifelong dream when he and his wife took over ownership of the Yellow Bowl Restaurant and turned it into one of the city's most sought-after soul food destinations, died Sunday of complications from Alzheimer's...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Voicing disappointment over Grammy nominations is similar to complaining to your friends at recess that your 70-year-old teacher just "doesn't get it." In other words, it's pointless, other than feeling slightly better that you made the injustice known to...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 12:53 PM
[Ed. note: No running diary this time. I was judging a Battle of the Bands for WPOC in Hanover aka doing my best Simon Cowell impression, so I didn't get home until 8:40 p.m. I watched a DVR-ed version. The obvious good news of the night is the auditiions...
| Feb 8, 2012
Welcome to the Adele show. Just as she dominated radio this past year, Adele will likely walk away with a handful of shiny gramophones on Sunday night (8 p.m., WJZ/CBS). But this is show business - there are no guarantees (except that host LL Cool J...
| Sep 12, 2002
Coming this fall: The Drama of the Troubled Diva.
For the next four months, many of pop's juiciest plot lines will feature female singers struggling back from the brink. They include Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera and TLC, all of whom have spent far...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Tickets for increasingly eclectic country star Brad Paisley’s summer tour stop at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach finally go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The June 21 concert (it’s a Friday) is part of his “Beat This...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:16 PM
A 20-year-old man accused of breaking into actor Taye Diggs' Studio City home was charged Tuesday with first-degree burglary, officials said.
Hassan Omar Juna of Hollywood was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon on the felony charge, the Los...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 12:44 PM
A Santa Ana detective who was allegedly involved in a love triangle between a gang member he was investigating and the man's fiancee is no longer with the police department....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:02 AM
A bank executive has filed a claim with the city of Los Angeles, saying he suffered at least $50 million in damages after he was beaten up by two LAPD officers....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Firefighters from three agencies got the upper hand Tuesday on a one-acre brush fire in La Crescenta that closed two lanes of the 210 Freeway, authorities said....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:43 PM
L.A. County prosecutors concluded they could not prove "beyond a reasonable doubt" that Lindsay Lohan and two other people had stolen items from a Hollywood Hills home....