While neither the Dodgers nor the Giants are playing particularly well at the moment, one team is playing particularly less well than the other. And as much as it pains me to admit -- we don't hide our loyalties here, so if you're looking for unadulterated objectivity, you may want to look elsewhere ... More >>
Scott Sterling, the 32-year-old son of controversial Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling, was found dead of an apparent overdose in Malibu last night, sheriff's officials said.
Someone called and asked deputies to check up on Sterling at his beachside home last night, and when cops arrived about 11:3 ... More >>
Lakers management fired head coach Mike Brown today, just five games (and four losses) into the season.
The LA Times is calling it the earliest firing in Laker history.
On the bright side though, Brown is $11 million dollars richer, he doesn't have to deal with the team's notorious divas anymore ... More >>
Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election, people.
So when it comes to the Obama vs. Romney war, don't talk about it, be about it. County registrar officials say as many as 3 million people in L.A. County who are eligible are not registered to vote.
Wow. And her ... More >>
Comic Jeff Ross' balls are as big as his mouth, which is on fire every week on his new Comedy Central show, The Burn with Jeff Ross, where he rips "the world a new asshole, one crack at a time." You probably know Ross as the Roastmaster General, the network's go-to-guy for its annual celeb roasts wh ... More >>
Mark Walter and his investment partners, including Magic Johnson, bought the Dodgers on April 30 for $2 billion. That seemed exorbitant, but Walter said that was the price he had to pay for a life-changing opportunity."I don't want to realize a return on investment on buying the Dodgers," he told th ... More >>
First Magic Johnson and Guggenheim Baseball purchase the Dodgers from the dreaded Frank McCourt.
Now local billionaire Eli Broad is once again teasing us with the possibility that he could buy the Los Angeles Times and kick its loathed ownership -- the Tribune Co. and its tard of a chairman, Sam Ze ... More >>
Remember the Dodgers? The baseball team we loved but whose stadium we abandoned because of all that nasty Frank McCourt business? Now that Magic Johnson has gone on and saved the Dodgers, we can all head back out to Chavez Ravine on a lazy weekend afternoon to catch a game or two, baseball gloves ... More >>
National Anthem Auditions
Better than...having to listen to me sing the national anthem.
The "Star Spangled Banner" is a notoriously difficult song to sing. Its one and a half octave range of chest-pounding passion has stumped many singers. Nonetheless last Saturday, for the ... More >>
This week backers of a downtown NFL stadium will roll out a $27 million environmental impact report that will undoubtedly tell us how good this venue will be for Planet Angeles.
Fair enough, but a new report over the weekend casts some doubt on the grand designs of Anschutz Entertainment Group, the ... More >>
cure.med.ucla.eduDr. Peter Anton, who led the study.In the worldwide race to cure HIV, researchers out of Los Angeles have made some of the biggest recent breakthroughs. By late 2009, UCLA had discovered human blood stem cells could be used to fight HIV-infected cells. And by this August, USC ... More >>
AEGWhen LA Weekly reporter David Futch showed up at L.A. City Hall this morning for a hearing on Anschutz Entertainment Group's proposed L.A. football stadium, he thought he was in for just another L.A. City Council meeting.
What Futch failed to realize is that, when one attends a meeting on ... More >>
Christina M. FeliceVanaprastaBy now, we're sure you have your strategy mapped out for Saturday's street festival portion of the Sunset Strip Music Festival.
You're hitting the Sunset Strip early for Semi Precious Weapons; you're darting between outdoor stages for the likes of Travie McCoy, ... More >>
Janice Hahn.Some officials have expressed concern that the Lakers' televised, 6 p.m. NBA Finals game against the Boston Celtics Tuesday could discourage fans from getting to the polls after work and further impact low voter turnout for the statewide primary. At least one campaign, that of Lt. ... More >>
Okay, this is an odd list. Is this not an odd list? Most specifically, John Mayer. Right? That's a left-field pick. Is he not the Leonard Zelig of our time? And Shaheen Jafargholi? Hmm. The rest is fascinating and spot-on. The participants for Michael Jackson's memorial tomorrow have been announced, ... More >>
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AC/DC at the Forum, Monday, December 8Text By Falling James, photos by Timothy NorrisThe once-fabulous Forum has clearly seen better days. Its curving, dark-gray walls look barren without the bright yellow Lakers championship banners and the retired numbers o ... More >>