The same lawyer currently suing LAUSD for keeping parents and students at Miramonte Elementary in the dark about Mark Berndt -- a third-grade teacher allegedly caught spoon-feeding his own semen to kids as part of a sick and sexual "tasting game" -- is now at the forefront of an unraveling scandal a ... More >>
Speaking in public is often considered to be our number one fear. So who in his or her right mind would willingly hop on stage and compete to earn the title as the best at it?
Westside documentary filmmakers Brian Weidling and Paul Galichia decided to find out and, following in the tradition as fil ... More >>
Fat kids everywhere, rejoice! There's no link between childhood obesity and junk food sold in schools, a new study has found.
Cities all over the country have been busy banning the sale of sweet and salty snacks in public schools in a bid to fight childhood obesity (thanks, Mrs. Obama). But a new ... More >>
LAPDWeiss.A Hollywood talent manager who represents children who have appeared on the likes of the tween show iCarly and on other kids' programs was charged today with child molestation.
A teenager came to police with the claim that 47-year-old Martin Weiss had molested him from 2005 to 2008 ... More >>
God Bless Our Lost AngelsLance Helms, almost forgotten. But not by Judge Michael Nash.Presiding Judge Michael Nash in L.A. County Dependency Court has seen horrific child sexual predators who rape their toddlers and sickos who starve their foster children -- and social workers and judges who ... More >>
Courtesy Diavolo Dance Theater
"Here are our rock stars!" shouts a grinning Jacques Heim, artistic director of Diavolo Dance Theater
Heim is like that, full of jolly bluster and French bonhomie. It's part of his charm, his public signature. His greeting was directed at the boys pictured abov ... More >>
Flickr/Dana MoosA selection of deep-fried, salty snacks.
If you crave Planter's peanuts, hanker for bacon and relish potato chips, you may be a "supertaster." A Penn State study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior on June 16 found that some people experience the taste of salt mor ... More >>