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  • 'Titanic' actress Gloria Stuart dies at 100

     
    Gloria Stuart, the actress best known to younger audiences as the older Rose in the movie "Titanic," died Sunday of lung cancer at her home in West Los Angeles. She was 100. Stuart was nominated for a supporting actress Oscar for that performance in...
  • Crafts training program opens doors to Hollywood

     
    A few years ago, Jonathan Caballero was sitting in a prison cell, pondering his bleak future as he served time for a robbery conviction. He could scarcely have imagined the journey that brought him to a sound stage in Culver......
  • The Morning Fix: Diller exiting Live Nation Entertainment! Obama bashes Fox News. 3-D Star Wars!

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether to suspend my Facebook account after seeing "The Social Network." Buh bye. Mogul Barry Diller is stepping down as chairman of Live Nation Entertainment, the behemoth that was born out of the controversial merger.....
  • Bomb threat at sober living center leads to evacuation

     
    A phoned-in bomb threat about 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon prompted police to order the evacuation of the Beit T’Shuvah sober living facility on Venice Boulevard in West Los Angeles. Residents waited a block away for more than an hour as......
  • Third suspect arrested in slaying of pregnant newlywed in Mid-City

     
    Los Angeles police detectives said Tuesday they have arrested a third man in connection with the gang-related slaying of Jana Collins, 26, a newlywed who was four months pregnant. The first two suspects, Cecil Levi Laurent, 23, and Asfaw Abebe,......
  • 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......