| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:05 AM
To the editor: The Los Angeles County Metro opened its rail network with an "honor" system of fare collection, and many Blue and Expo line stations have no turnstiles. I have used subways in Chicago, New York, Beijing and Europe, and the people there...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Lady Gaga needed to get Staples Center to start dancing on Monday night. "For all of you who don’t know about 'Artpop'," she said, alluding to her most recent album and its lumbering tour title, "ArtRave: The Artpop Ball," "grab a glowstick or get...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Two public art projects in Los Angeles County have won best-of-the-year designations in what’s billed as “the only national program that specifically recognizes public art.”
They couldn’t be more different.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:48 PM
A Los Angeles police officer allegedly caught on video as he used a baton to repeatedly strike a man who was on his knees has been charged with two felony assault counts, authorities said Wednesday afternoon.
Officer Jonathan Lai, a six-year Los Angeles...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Now comes the financial byproduct of winning another Stanley Cup.
The business side of the Los Angeles Kings franchise has successfully capitalized on the team's stirring run to its second Stanley Cup championship in the last three seasons. First off,...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The Sparks fired Carol Ross and named Executive Vice President and General Manager Penny Toler as their new coach, the team announced Sunday.
Ross posted a 61-36 record during 2 1/2 seasons with the Sparks, who are in danger of missing the playoffs...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Usher is the latest addition to the list of performers slated for the MTV Video Music Awards, the network revealed to Pop & Hiss.
MTV was expected to announce the appearance early Wednesday via its social media platforms, The multi-platinum Grammy...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Spencer Rivers, son of Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers and a playmaking point guard for Winter Park’s 2013-14 Class 8A state championship basketball team, confirmed on Tuesday that he has committed to play basketball for UC Irvine.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:51 PM
Is there no end to the Kings' resilience, no situation too dire for them to wiggle out of, even if they skate off with the hair at the ends of their lengthy playoff beards singed from the flames they just escaped?
Heavy-legged Wednesday in the first...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Often there are bandwagon NHL and NBA fans who crop up this time of year, and you can't really blame them with all the playoff excitement, but after listening to Steve Carell chat with Tom Green, you know they both have a deep appreciation for hockey....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:07 PM
When the Los Angeles Film Festival kicks off Wednesday night with "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's post-apocalyptic thriller set aboard a train traversing a frozen wasteland, it won't be the only communal viewing of action on ice.
Just a stone's throw away...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:29 PM
A foundation run by Shelly Sterling could retain up to a 10% stake in the Clippers, according to the agreement to sell the franchise to Steve Ballmer.
By June 15, Sterling has to elect whether to sell 100% of the Clippers to Ballmer for $2 billion or...