| May 19, 2013
"Celluloid condoms between the audience and the immediate gratification of understanding."
"More like watching Playboy TV than having sex."
Hyperbolic outbursts are not uncommon in opera, but rarely were they so concentrated or, um, vivid.
| May 9, 2013
The overseers of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum concealed from the public independent reports of lax financial controls and widespread spending abuses at the taxpayer-owned stadium that included sloppy accounting of hot dog sales and excessive perks...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:00 PM
A state board voted Tuesday to approve a sharply debated deal that grants USC control of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and nearly all of the revenues from the taxpayer-owned stadium for the next century.
The governing board of the California Science...
| Apr 28, 2013
Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine.
If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Two trustees of the California Science Center's fundraising foundation say the museum will still be hurt by a revised lease that allows USC to run the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The deal would give USC control of museum parking for major Coliseum...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:00 AM
We recently asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, and vote you did, as we received an amazing 12,231 ballots. So many people voted that we have decided to expand the list from the top 10 to the top 20. Each weekday at...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Madison Square Garden Company signed a lease extension with Comcast Spectacor just five weeks ago, reaching an agreement to keep its AHL affiliate at Hartford's XL Center for at least the next three seasons.
But it seems the executives at MSG may...
| May 4, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The first measures heard at Staples Center as the Rolling Stones began their 26th (give or take) concert in Los Angeles didn’t include Keith Richards’ riffs, Mick Jagger’s sweet falsetto, Ron Wood’s delicate guitar lines or...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:35 PM
A deal to give USC control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum promises the public a share of the money from Trojan football games and other events the school stages there.
But in big-time college sports, such a commitment is no...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Coastal Plain League:
York High graduate TJ Rinoski of Wingate pitched five innings for the victory as the Peninsula Pilots (6-8) beat Morehead City 3-0 Saturday at War Memorial Stadium.
A wild pitch broke a 0-0 tie, Mount Olive’s...
| Jun 16, 2013
The celebration might have seemed premature, even a tad in bad taste, when upon finishing the 1966-67 season in first place, the Blackhawks wildly sprayed each other with champagne while Coach Billy Reay screamed: "We buried Muldoon!"
It was the era...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Trying to make money off the Beatles without crossing every “T” and dotting every “I” can be an arduous process. Just ask the folks at Ace Arts, the company suing Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Apple Corps for blocking the release...