| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:30 AM
An over-honest judge is made voiceless after a drive-by shooting he's convinced isn't accidental in Daniel and Diego Vega's largely deadpan black comedy, "The Mute." The brothers' follow-up to their debut, "October," has a similarly restrained style but...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Victoria's Secret models have taken to the City of Light for the brand's latest lingerie shoot.
Models Alessandra Ambrosio, Lily Aldridge, Behati Prinsloo, Adriana Lima and Karlie Kloss were photographed Wednesday in full angel regalia — bras,...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Donald Richie, an American expatriate in Japan who became that country's preeminent Western interpreter, explaining its culture — from cinema to Zen to tattoos — in books and essays that illuminated the author's psyche as much as that of his...
| Feb 17, 2013
Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son.
"Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:26 PM
HUNTINGTON BEACH — The heats are heating up and action sports will go full throttle this weekend at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.
The nine-day event which features surfing, skating and BMX competitions, art and music plus an interactive village,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times Peru is the reason I became a photographer. It was 1988, and a friend had given me a camera and the manual on how to use it. I arrived in a country in the midst of a civil war and mired in chaos. I was hooked;...
| Jul 20, 2013
Paiche are enormous. Paiche have teeth on their tongues. Paiche, living fossils barely evolved since the Miocene epoch, have lungs and breathe air, which is pretty unusual for fish. Paiche are also easy to catch, a problem even in the sparsely populated...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Employees at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, whose union is the single biggest contributor in the current mayoral race, earned average total pay of nearly $100,000 in 2011, according to a Times analysis of the most recent publicly available...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:18 PM
The sense of sadness over Chavela Vargas' death seems almost odd. The singer, who passed away on Sunday in Cuernavaca, lived to be 93, surviving many contemporaries from decades ago when Vargas wore men’s clothes, smoked, and carried a pistol in...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Dancing is important. Why just this week the American Assn. for the Advancement of Science unveiled the latest winner of ......
| May 7, 2013
| 7:50 PM
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to provide $1.6 million to reverse a controversial new staffing plan at the Fire Department, handing a victory to the employee union that had branded it as unsafe.
Over the weekend, the department began...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Concerns raised by a top commander about a major staffing change at the Los Angeles Fire Department's 911 call center need to be addressed before the change is approved, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Tuesday....