Wendy Greuel this morning launched a reboot of her campaign for mayor of L.A., giving a speech at UCLA that attacked the media and rival Eric Garcetti, while including a tacit admission that she has struggled to define her candidacy.Greuel acknowledged up front that her campaign has been overshadowe ... More >>
Cops today say they found the Mercedes of missing Fox movie executive Gavin Smith. The discovery means that this is officially a homicide case, the L.A. County Sheriff's Department announced.
Smith, a 6 feet, 6 inch member of John Wooden's championship UCLA basketball team from 1975, worked at Fox ... More >>
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time leading scorer. As both a Bruin and a Laker, he is a pillar of Los Angeles basketball. On Friday, Nov. 16, he will have his jersey number retired, and a statue of him will be unveiled outside Staples Center. That's fine and all, but we wanted to talk to him ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with some strange details about the last time he was seen. First posted at 7:05 a.m. Monday.
Gavin Smith, a longtime Fox movie distribution exec, has been missing for nearly a week.
His son, USC basketball forward Evan Smith, has taken to Twitter to publicize the plight of hi ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with responses from Chancellor Block, Athletic Director Dan Guerrero and Coach Ben Howland. First posted at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 29.
UCLA is already defending its basketball program from a Sports Illustrated cover story that doesn't hit newsstands until Monday. The piece, which ... More >>
Aw, shucks.Sports nuts are declaring the final downfall of UCLA basketball's recruiting class of 2008 today, after reserve point guard Jerime Anderson was arrested for allegedly stealing a fellow student's MacBook Pro. (The rest of the '08ers have either dropped off the team or been drafted b ... More >>
Flickr user Ron DolleteThese are not the fries in questionIf you thought this season's UCLA men's basketball team needed more obstacles to overcome (remember the Kansas game?), you're in luck. The Los Angeles Times reports that, after beating Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 72-61 on Saturday night, ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"Did we agree to stop calling them gastropubs? Very well, they're no longer gastropubs." First Bite: Half a Dozen of Each, or Mix & Match at The Six.
"Some people think that food started when goat cheese was introduced on ... More >>
2009 Eric RichardsonBaron Davis at Clippers media dayBaron Davis is a rarity in this city. He is a true Los Angeles athlete, having grown up in South Central, playing high school basketball at Crossroads in Santa Monica, then in Westwood at UCLA, where after two years, he was chosen with the ... More >>
Seth Odell / UCLAA makeshift memorial to John Wooden has cropped up on the campus of UCLA. The campus' iconic Bruin bear sculpture in Bruin Plaza was adorned over the weekend with flowers, wreaths and other tributes to the legendary UCLA basketball coach, who died Friday at the age of 99. The ... More >>
UCLA on Friday released an "update" on campus basketball legend John Wooden, but it didn't contain much information. It states:
"Coach John Wooden is resting comfortably at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and spent a peaceful night. He was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday, May 26, due ... More >>
UCLALegendary former UCLA basketball coach died of natural causes at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center Friday at 6:45 p.m., the university announced. He was 99. He passed as students on campus were preparing to undertake a Friday night rally in his honor.
The man who led the university to te ... More >>
Former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden was hospitalized Thursday in "grave" condition according to KCAL 9 News. The 99-year-old "Wizard of Westwood" was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, according to the station.
Wooden helped the UCLA squad win 10 NCAA championships in the 1960s ... More >>
The Lakers won at the buzzer last night on a Ron Artest put-back off of a Kobe Bryant air ball. But that, it turns out, is not what made Suns coach Alvin Gentry sick to his stomach. In fact, Gentry threw up in the first half, and claimed to feel much better afterward. So what was the cause of his il ... More >>