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  • Leon Russell on Elton John, crystal radio sets, and playing piano for Phil Spector

     
    When Leon Russell was in the midst of what possibly was the busiest period in his life, he was often referred to by the musicians he worked with as “the master of space and time” for his otherworldly ability to......
  • AIDS activists praise porn star's comments on industry

     
    Los Angeles AIDS activists released a statement late Friday praising adult film star Jenna Jameson’s response to news that a fellow adult performer tested positive for HIV at a San Fernando Valley clinic that caters to the industry. In an......
  • Big-rig driver in Westside crash dies of apparent heart attack

     
    The driver of a semitruck involved in an eight-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on the 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles has died, authorities said. William Bradfield, 58, of Huntington Beach is believed to have suffered a heart attack while behind......
  • Cal State Northridge's new performing arts center is ready for its close-up

     
    Does Robert Redford have plans for the last Saturday in January? Recalling his L.A. boyhood for The Times in 1990, the actor-director and Sundance Institute founder said that when his family moved from West Los Angeles to Van Nuys for......
  • Westside subway could hit the brakes in Beverly Hills

     
    As the pace quickens for construction of the Westside subway extension, the city of Beverly Hills could prove to be a formidable obstacle for the long-delayed project. Citing potential hazards from the construction and operation of the new rail link,........
  • L.A.'s solar subsidies: Should the City Council come to the rescue?

     
    Los Angeles homeowners and businesses have applied for $70 million in rebates from the city utility this year to build rooftop solar panels. That should be good news for green jobs and for the small businesses that have grown up......
  • Police arrest suspected bank robber on bus in Palms area

     
    A suspected bank robber was taken into custody on a bus Thursday in the Palms area of West Los Angeles, authorities said. The arrest was made several minutes after a robbery occurred at a Bank of America branch at Wilshire......
  • Jose Rodriguez, owner of La Serenata de Garibaldi restaurants, dies at 76

     
    It wasn't all that long ago that La Serenata De Garibaldi in Boyle Heights was the place to get Mexican food in L.A. -- and restaurateur Jose "Pepe" Rodriguez presided over it all. Rodriguez, 76, died Monday night at St.......
  • Your Los Angeles: Where do you like to shop for unique holiday gifts?

     
    Where do you like to shop for unique holiday gifts in L.A.? "The Thank You Mart in Westwood. Everything is $3.99 and it's a Japanese-owned store, and they get a lot of really cool accessories and belt buckles and sunglasses ... They have vintage things,...
  • MTA says changes to proposed rapid bus lane won't jeopardize funding

     
    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority could omit a nearly one-mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard from a proposed bus lane project without jeopardizing federal funding under a new program intended to encourage bus rapid transit,...
  • Man reunited with Camaro stolen 27 years ago

     
    A Nevada man was reunited Tuesday in West L.A. with a 1973 Chevrolet Camaro stolen from him 27 years ago. Robert Andrews reported his car stolen July 31, 1983, in his former hometown of Santa Ana, said California Highway Patrol......
  • 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon: First Drive

     
    Photos by Drew Phillips for Cars.com There???s no logical reason for the Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon to exist. It???s a 556-horsepower, supercharged eight-cylinder rear-wheel-drive station wagon with a six-speed manual transmission (optional) for $64,000....