| May 9, 2012
| 9:34 PM
"Got Your Six" is a campaign by a coalition of major media companies, talent agencies and unions teamed with two dozen nonprofit organizations to build awareness for veteran issues such as employment, health, housing and education....
| Jun 7, 2011
Rob Young's "Electric Eden" is a rich, overgrown garden of a book. Subtitled "Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music," its ostensible purpose is to chronicle the late 1960s/early 1970s heyday of British folk rock: artists such as Fairport Convention, Nick...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 10:22 PM
When the real Rahm Emanuel stepped into the WLS-AM 890 studio late Wednesday afternoon to meet the man who had impersonated him so effectively and humorously on Twitter, the skies didn't open, and no one got sucked into a time vortex.
| Aug 18, 2011
UPDATE: U.S. Marshals tell us William Morris was arrested when he robbed a bank on Capitol Hill on August 10th.
Detectives say he took off and went to Boston after the first bank robbery he's accused of, but returned to Seattle.
---CASE UPDATE 5/27/...
| May 6, 2012
| 1:27 PM
LOS ANGELES -- George Lindsey, the actor who portrayed the country-bumpkin mechanic Goober Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show," died Sunday after a brief illness, his family said. He was 83.
Lindsey's character Goober Pyle joined the hit sitcom in 1964 as...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The French novelist Michel Houellebecq is possibly best known for pissing off Muslims and for endorsing sex tourism. Add to that a reputation for crazy boozing, and the guy doesn’t win loads of sympathy. (A mini flap over the author’s...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:10 PM
The tail end of the holiday season marks the second birthday of the Glendale Philharmonic. On Sunday (Jan. 8) the orchestra celebrated that milestone and this evening’s opening of their third season by performing at the First Baptist Church of...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:26 AM
La historia de los mineros chilenos que permanecieron atrapados bajo tierra más de dos meses llegará a la pantalla grande.
Los 33 mineros han vendido los derechos a su historia al productor Mike Medavoy, según un comunicado de éste y de los...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Former William Morris Agency Chief Executive James Wiatt has listed his mansion in Pacific Palisades for sale at $16.5 million.
The 11,544-square-foot house built in 2007 features a sweeping staircase, high ceilings, a paneled library/bar and a master...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 4:52 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Sue Mengers, a veteran talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79.
At the time of her death, Mengers was...
| Jul 22, 2012
Sunday @ 9a.m. People Of The World Carrying Out A Noble Activity To Give Life Blood Drive Garden Grove Sports & Recreation Center 13641 Deodara Drive Garden Grove eng.weloveu.or.kr If you're inspired to donate blood this Sunday, stop by the "People Of The...
| Jul 25, 2010
I was recently invited to review a superb jazz festival in Cheltenham, about two hours west of London, in the Cotswolds.
"You're going to the Cotswolds?" my friends gushed.
"Yes," I said. " Hugh Masekela will be there. And Jack DeJohnette. Nigel...