| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:00 PM
It was Bob Dylan who transformed Brad Elterman into a teenage paparazzo. That was in 1974, when the folk-rocker was set to headline the Fabulous Forum and Elterman was a Sherman Oaks high school kid who scored a ticket, front row center. He realized: "I...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Warner Bros. is sending Josh Gad to "Gilligan's Island," its long-in-development movie adaptation of the 1960s sitcom.
The "Book Of Mormon" is on board to star and to write the script with Benji Samit and Dan Hernandez. Lloyd Schwartz -- son of...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:27 PM
NEW YORK — The fliers all say the same thing, but in different languages: Perdido. Brakujacy. Disparet. Vermisst. Perso.
They are on lampposts, on the sides of mailboxes and in subway stations from the northern Bronx to Brooklyn. They...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The holiday season is in full swing on TV. From "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" to "A Christmas Story" and beyond, here's a schedule of when your favorite holiday classics and new specials will be on TV. (I'll add more as I find them.)
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:30 PM
As Sacramento was shaken by news of an "Argo"-esque FBI sting operation aimed at State Sen. Ron Calderon's support for film tax incentives, it raised concerns that it will make a planned push to expand the California credits all the more difficult....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:09 PM
CTA employees are being “verbally attacked daily by angry riders’’ who are blaming them for problems with the new transit fare-payment system, the rail worker union’s leader said Thursday, calling on the agency to scrap Ventra...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:39 AM
E.M. Bainbridge's plans to stop a runaway train car thundering down Glendale Avenue were thwarted 90 years ago when a northbound steam engine crashed head-on into the railroad car, leaving behind a plume of smoke, snarled steel and splintered wood....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Gov. Pete Wilson suffered a power outage over his Prop. 187 assault on illegal immigrants. Gov. Gray Davis self-destructed over runaway spending policies that hurt just about everybody. And the politically ambivalent Arnold Schwarzenegger's big ideas went...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:44 AM
A series of three fires in five weeks has prompted a federal investigation into the Tesla Model S. In a blog post yesterday, the luxury electric car company’s CEO and Chairman Elon Musk said Tesla requested the National Highway Traffic Safety...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Two CTA electrical workers have been fired and two other employees suspended as a result of a collision in September between a "ghost train'' that traveled on its own for almost a mile after leaving a West Side rail yard and struck a Blue Line train...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Hot off the success of the net's first true crime effort "Cold Justice," TNT has greenlit "APB with Troy Dunn," an investigation series focused on locating and reuniting lost persons with their friends and family.
Each episode will feature missing...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:15 PM
The last missing person in the Colorado flood zone has been found, crossing off the final name on a list that at one point included 1,200 unaccounted-for residents, officials announced Tuesday. The last missing person was identified as Jon-Erik...