Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" is the song of the summer, and helps continue the Thicke family's run of pop culture ubiquity. After all, Robin's father Alan played Kirk Cameron's father on Growing Pains, penned the theme songs for "The Facts of Life" and "What's Happening," and will get a star on Ca ... More >>
Phil Jackson, of all people, recently had some harsh words for "Fix The Knicks," the odd, showtuney-tune penned by New York Knicks owner James Dolan. (You can hear it here.) Dolan needs either "a better lyricist or a better musician," Jackson said. Ouch! Of course, it's hard to disagree with ... More >>
The L.A. Lakers' James Worthy leaps for a basket against Houston Rockets as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, right, looks on. (LA Times/UCLA)
UCLA Lab Fire Fine The University of California, Los Angeles, was fined more than $31,000 by Cal/OSHA for safety violations in a 2008 fire that led to the death of a research assistant. L.A. TimesOakridge Residents Return After 170 days, residents of the mobile homes not destroyed by last year's Say ... More >>
Photos and text by Timothy Norris Or as it's known among some in the know: The 2008 Cuervo Black US Air Guitar Tour, Presented By TouchTunes. Fans are lined up early. It only happens once a year in Los Angeles and US Air Guitar is back at the Troubadour. Contestants get the run down and t ... More >>
Crowd at Mozza saw the Lakers squad gather in a private dining room to study the Jazz-Rockets game over pizza. Guess who paid?
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