| Jan 30, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The composer of the Survivor hit "Eye of the Tiger" has sued Newt Gingrich to stop the Republican presidential candidate from using the "Rocky III" anthem at campaign events.
The lawsuit was filed today in federal court in Chicago by Rude Music Inc.,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Republican Rick Santorum may have come up eight votes shy of a win in the Iowa caucuses. But a piece of his wardrobe appears to have emerged as the clear winner.
His sweater vests.
While it's go-to outerwear for kindhearted dads everywhere, the...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 2:07 PM
As you embark on summer vacation, here’s a cautionary tale from “News Crews.” Pickpockets come in small sizes. That’s the stark lesson we learned on our vacation adventure (nightmare) to Rome.
From the very beginning, things...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Hundreds of games before. Hundreds since. None I've witnessed matches. Perhaps none will.
Duke 104, Kentucky 103.
March 28, 1992.
To riff off the Beatles: It was 20 years ago today, Christian Laettner caught the pass for K.
It was a Saturday night...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Actor Sylvester Stallone has sold his retreat at Lake Sherwood for $4.2 million.
The 1.75-acre property in Thousand Oaks sits on more than 500 feet of waterfront. A 3,600-square-foot main house, built in 1946, has three bedrooms and three bathrooms....
| Oct 29, 2011
| 10:09 PM
The long-held Halloween/musical tradition known as VoodooFest did not disappoint this year as attendees donned the outfits of their alter-ego.
While A-list musical acts like Snoop Dogg and Blink 182 played to the masses, dressed in colorful, contemporary...
| Oct 27, 2009
Sometimes you just want to jump-start your soul by kicking back with a feel-good flick. Here are a few movies recommended by Amazon viewers.
The Shawshank Redemption. (1994) Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding eventual redemption...
| Nov 5, 2009
Lou Filippo, a boxing hall of famer from Downey who became a referee and ring judge, memorably counting out Sylvester Stallone's champion rival Apollo Creed in the film "Rocky II," died Monday at Downey Regional Medical Center after suffering a stroke. He...
| Apr 17, 2009
Less than a week ago, she was just another 47-year-old Scottish virgin.
Now, more than 13 million YouTube views later, Hollywood agents and talk-show bookers are jostling for a few minutes with Susan Boyle, a stocky, beetle-browed woman who would not...
| Jan 5, 2007
At the start of this awards season, Harvey Weinstein was thrilled by the potential for "Bobby," a celeb-studded film about what happened the day Robert F. Kennedy was shot.
Then "Bobby" opened to decidedly mixed reviews and underwhelming box office,...
| Oct 26, 2008
Thinking of selling your house, but pining away for those halcyon days when buyers snatched up homes on the market almost instantly?
Well, dear homeowner, here's a bulletin: Cut the daydreaming, because you don't have time for that.
Snap out of your...
| Oct 29, 2008
| 7:35 PM
From losingest team to longest game, the Philadelphia Phillies are World Series champions.
Strange as that sounds.
Strange as it was.
Brad Lidge and the Phillies finished off the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in a three-inning sprint Wednesday night to win a...