| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:59 AM
New York on Friday became the 23rd state to pass a bill legalizing medical marijuana, and the governor is expected to sign it.
The legislation comes 18 years after the first medical marijuana bill was proposed in the state Assembly and after a week of...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Jose Arriaga has run out of excuses for missing work to watch the U.S. men's soccer team in the World Cup.
The births of his children, deaths of relatives and those pre-World Cup friendlies — all have eaten up his personal days. But after watching...
| Apr 27, 2014
Hillary Rodham Clinton sure sounds like a woman who wants to run for president.
"If you really want to do something, if you believe you're the right person to do it, if you think that it could make a difference, then you have to be willing to compete,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:58 AM
In honor of the Kings winning the NHL championship, Los Angeles is planning a big celebration in downtown Monday.
A team parade is set for noon. It will begin at Figueroa and 5th streets and end at Staples Center.
On Friday night, crowds at Staples...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Let's hope the Stanley Cup Final is more exciting than the wager between the governors of California and New York over the hockey championship between the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers.
If the Kings win the Stanley Cup, New York Gov. Andrew M....
| Apr 11, 2014
Stephen Colbert took a few seconds during the Thursday-night edition of his "Colbert Report" to pay tribute to David Letterman - but did not break character talk about his own feelings about being the latenight veteran's successor.
"I know we've got a...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Chicago and its home state of Illinois may have a reputation for corruption in politics, with its long list of governors, aldermen and even a mayor who have been tossed in jail.
But some are wondering whether the Empire State is now giving the Land of...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
Instead, he gave thanks — to New York.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Movies filmed on location in the Los Angeles area surged 24.2% in the first quarter to 1,588 permitted days while TV activity slid 9.2% to 4,624.
Permitting agency FilmL.A. issued the the report Tuesday, which showed a 1% decline in overall production to...
| Apr 21, 2014
Eight of the nine nominees for this year's best picture Oscar were filmed outside California. Nearly all of the live-action movies nominated in other Academy Awards categories were filmed in other states or countries as well. In the last two years,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Whether Mayor Eric Garcetti’s open letter urging CBS to move “The Late Show” to Los Angeles was a political stunt or a savvy business move — or both — he’s clearly making runaway production a key issue, even if he can&...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is sure to make a pitch for keeping CBS' successor to "Late Show with David Letterman" in the state, so today he issued a Top Ten list to honor the departing host.
The list is boosterism more than anything else, coming on the...