| Jan 19, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has gone to great pains lately to inject a large dose of an unfamiliar characteristic — optimism — into discussions about state finances.
His surprise announcement that California is now operating in the black, and that...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In 'Big-screen blind spot,' we sit down with those 'classic' movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment.
Confession: In middle school, my friend...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:22 PM
"Farewell, Fred Voodoo"
By Amy Wilentz
Simon & Schuster; 329 pages
Fred Voodoo, we learn from Amy Wilentz's candid new book, is not a person but an epithet — the Haitian equivalent, more or less, of Joe Average. Wilentz spent years in Haiti as...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:53 PM
SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Three reputed Rollin 40s Crips gang members were charged Friday with robbing a Canyon Country bank then leading police on a high-speed chase as they threw cash out the cars window, the District Attorneys Office announced....
| Dec 3, 2012
| 6:18 PM
In 1994, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley Jr. — teenagers who came to be known as the West Memphis Three — were convicted of murdering three little boys in a Satanic ritual. There were a lot of things wrong with their trial,...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Robert Generali was a reverse Robin Hood. He robbed from children, many of them poor, to enrich himself.
Mr. Generali was recently sentenced to prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury. So infuriated was U....
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Many people around town remember the car shows hosted by National Charity League and the Glendale Motor Car Dealers Assn. But even longtime residents might not realize that they were not the first of their kind.
The first known showing of new model...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Pinocchio is back in this "Selfless, Brave and True" episode of "Once Upon a Time." August the writer has been suffering a crisis of conscience that he could never seem to get his wooden heart around. In addition, Mendel's cover is blown: Regina now knows...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:38 AM
A group of Richmond musicians sang and played their way through 400 years of American history in downtown Hampton last week.
The program "Singing the News: Broadsides and Ballads" was put together by Gregg D. Kimball of the Library of Virginia. Kimball,...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Starz is ramping up its promotions for the April 12 premiere of "Da Vinci's Demons," its reimagining of Leonardo Da Vinci's exploits as 20something artist-inventor-adventurer about town.
The network on Wednesday released the "Coins Teaser" above and a...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:13 AM
The Dolphins are moving fast and furious to raid the public till for improvements to their private stadium, saying they need funding secured by the NFL owners meetings in May to land Super Bowl 50 or 51.
The team cleared its first hurdle in...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:15 AM
The $800-million Adventure World Warsaw theme park set to break ground July 21 will feature lands dedicated to mythical creatures, ancient legends, fantasy worlds and Polish history.
PHOTOS: Adventure World Warsaw theme park in Poland
Located about a...