| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Cate Blanchett is disputing a report in a major Australian newspaper about the couple's announced departure from the company. The couple will conclude their tenure as co-artistic directors at the end of the 2013 season....
| Mar 31, 2012
| 9:31 PM
SANTA MONICA (KTLA) -- Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier shut off the lights on its world-famous Ferris wheel Saturday night in honor of the sixth annual Earth Hour.
For just one hour, iconic landmarks across Southern California shut off the power...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Joan Rivers is a force of nature and one of the hardest-working celebrities in the world. An entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent, she’s an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-winning television talk show host, Tony-...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Hailing from Sydney, the high school classmates who would go on to become Human Nature brothers Andrew and Mike Tierny, Phil Burton and Toby Allen were captivated by the harmonies of soul, gospel and R&B. Since forming Human Nature,...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Back to the Fundamentals: The multicultural Macquarie University, in suburban Sydney, Australia, said its restroom posters, installed last year, have been successful in instilling toilet etiquette. The lined-through figure of a user squatting on top of...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 6:30 AM
When you are competing with the likes of Spielberg, Scorsese, Clooney and Brad Pitt for an Oscar, it can be tough to get any attention, but the producers of the film “The First Grader” had a surprising secret weapon for their film: two young...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Sydney, Australia, is what Los Angeles wants to be.
Remember your first time in LA? "Where's the beach?" you asked. "What's Santa Monica?" "How far away is that? How far?"
Not so, Sydney. It often feels as if the whole place is waterfront property....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:47 AM
In what's become an annual rite, thousands of diehard fans of Apple's iconic smartphone endured long overnight lines outside Apple retail stores around the world to be among the first Friday to buy the new iPhone 5.
Kelson Horton, 39, had been in line at...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:55 AM
(CNN) -- In what's become an annual rite, thousands of diehard fans of Apple's iconic smartphone endured long overnight lines outside Apple retail stores around the world to be among the first Friday to buy the new iPhone 5.
Kelson Horton, 39, had been...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 1:00 PM
On the surface, Cate Blanchett would seem to be the least Chekhovian human being on the planet. No idle longing for Moscow for this international stage and screen star, whose frequent flier mileage must have broken the million mark since she and her...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:00 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The oldest active trophy in international sports was at the same yacht club that plays host to the oldest youth regatta in the U.S.
The America's Cup met the Governor's Cup at the Balboa Yacht Club on Friday.
Many of the sailors...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Michael Black is returning to Lyric Opera as the company’s new chorus master. The Australian, who served as interim chorus master for the 2011-12 season, will resume duties here as of the 2013-14 season.
He presently serves as chorus master of...