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Audiences may be more fractured than ever before, but they're also more loyal to performers who cut though the din to foster personal connections under the guise of humor. He ... More >>
It was a real-life Perry Mason moment in the public trial of Scotty Bowers' credibility.
In his sensational memoir, Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars, Bowers claims he procured female lovers for Katharine Hepburn and had threesomes with Cary Grant and hi ... More >>
Recently, actress Salma Hayek was announced as the latest celebrity to be milk-mustached by the Milk Processor Education Program, otherwise known as the "Got Milk" people. Hayek's ads will promote the new The Breakfast Project campaign, which touts milk as key to a good breakfast. In the commercial, ... More >>
For the past three years, Christwire.org creators Bryan Butvidas and Kirwin Watson have come off sounding like the bastard sons of Ted "Kill It and Grill It" Nugent with their right-wing rhetoric on gays, liberals and foreigners. Most followers eventually caught onto the joke, as did major media out ... More >>
The lone fatality of an early-morning DUI pileup on January 3 has been identified as 26-year-old Angelo Bowers.
According to comedy site LaughSpin, Bowers -- who didn't have a Twitter or Facebook account -- was somewhat of a comic's comic, well-known and -loved by the insider L.A. comedy community. ... More >>
Thelonious Monk Jazz InstituteWhen most college students return home for winter break, they watch TV in the den and get drunk with high school friends.
Pianist Kris Bowers, a 22-year old-graduate student at Julliard, however, has come home to Los Angeles with some big prizes, and will perfo ... More >>
FacebookDoug Odgers' profile pictureA 23-year-old Rancho Cucamonga resident and UCLA graduate was killed early Sunday morning when the ambulance in which he was riding crashed head-on into the base pole of a freeway sign over the 10 West, just east of Fourth Street in Ontario.
California Hig ... More >>
There are few acts so graceless as eating a bacon-wrapped hot dog from Bowers Gourmet Sausages (@BowersSausages). While Los Angeles has no shortage of sausage trucks (Dogzilla, Dogtown Dogs, Germany's Famous Bratwurst, Grindhaus and Let's Be Frank, to name a few), none seem as determined as Bowers t ... More >>
By Mark Cromer
Mark CromerJohn Quigly and Julia Posin stand where government bulldozers wiped out 240 Arcadia Woodlands trees.Los Angeles County prosecutors today offered the 'Arcadia Four' tree-sitters -- who protested the county's destruction of 249 old-growth oaks north of L.A. -- a ple ... More >>
J. GarbeeBreadMan Co-Owner Nick Zuvic At Saturday's Market, One Of His Last in Santa MonicaBeginning on Saturday, October 2, you'll notice some changes among the prepared food vendors at the Santa Monica Farmers' markets. A lot of changes. Earlier this year, the city offered an open recruitme ... More >>
CVS pharmacies are being accused of keeping their Eastside stores' condoms locked up at the same time its Westside outlets have the rubbers on open display. A press released issued by the labor federation Change to Win stated
today that this practice "stigmatizes condoms and condom users," while not ... More >>
"Our entire justice system rests on the assumption that attorneys can be trusted to be ethical," said Federal District Judge Dale Fischer. It was Monday morning and Fischer had just begun addressing a leniency request for super-lawyer Terry Christensen, 64, who'd been convicted last August of consp ... More >>
County Museum board members busted in illegal art sting
The L.A. County Museum of Art got some unexpected visitors this morning, when federal agents arrived en masse with search warrants. The raid, the result of a five-year investigation into illegal dealing of Asian artifacts, according to federa ... More >>