| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a Los Angeles councilman arrives with a life-size cardboard cutout of William Mulholland at the LA Aqueduct Cascades for a reenactment of the opening of the Aqueduct 100 years ago. In...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
To say Jimmy Kimmel has a healthy appetite would be an understatement. From diving into his Italian nonna's marinara sauce as a kid to grilling up his special burger recipe (with teriyaki sauce) for hordes of TV critics at TCA, the latenight host spends a...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:42 PM
With the Nov. 14 opening in Venice of Scopa Italian Roots, bar and spirits masterminds Pablo Moix and Steve Livigni will be heading a unique cocktail-driven program that pays homage to vintage Los Angeles.
During a Wednesday night cocktail party-esque...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:23 PM
A record high 21 endangered California condors were treated at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens for lead poisoning in October -- more than half what of the center sees in a typical year, officials reported.
The zoo’s announcement comes...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"We can actually solve the problem" of childhood hunger, said Participant Media CEO Jim Berk, one of the honorees at Tuesday night's No Kid Hungry dinner and auction for Share Our Strength at Ron Burkle's expansive Green Acres estate in Beverly Hills....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Going to the dogs: New dog boutique Charlie & Me, 410 W. Coast Hwy., Suite C, Newport Beach, is offering a range of canine Halloween costumes. It will also host a free dog parade and costume party from 3 to 5 p.m. on Balboa Island at Classic Kids...
| Sep 7, 2013
How do you know you're in a serious restaurant at the moment — a place where the chef ferments his own turnips, keeps a copy of "Modernist Cuisine" by his bedside and dreams of visiting Spain's Mugaritz restaurant?There will probably be a seaweed or...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Virginia oysters and wines are on the menu for a major culinary event taking place Saturday, Nov. 2, in Irvington.
The first Virginia Wine and Oyster Classic is a partnership between the local oyster industry, 15 Virginia wineries and 10 of the state&...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:38 AM
High-diving seabirds known as blue-footed boobies have been popping up all over Southern California and as far north as Marin County in recent weeks.
Bird-watchers are intrigued and delighted by the boobies, which rarely venture north of Imperial...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:32 AM
James Gandolfini died in June at age 51, and it's still a terrible loss, all these breathless 24-hour news cycles later. His final picture, a crime drama called "Animal Rescue," opens next year. Meantime, consider writer-director Nicole Holofcener's...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell on Friday proposed banning animal snare traps in the city, saying the wire nooses used to trap coyotes are "inhumane."
O'Farrell said his office was alerted to a coyote killed in a snare trap in Silver Lake...