| Oct 25, 2012
| 1:02 PM
A man suffered severe burns after an explosion this week in a Santa Clarita apartment that authorities said was being used as a marijuana grow house and laboratory for the extraction of tetrahydrocannabinol, commonly known as THC and the active ingredient...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 5:47 PM
The fierce battle between Democratic Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman for a San Fernando Valley congressional seat has surpassed the $13-million mark for spending, making it among the costliest House races in the country, according to new campaign...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:07 AM
The first trailer for “Iron Man 3” debuted last week, giving fans a glimpse of Tony Stark’s new armor, snazzy shots of his seaside mansion under attack, and a first look at Ben Kingsley as the Mandarin. One thing it doesn’t have:...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown's request for $6 billion to start construction of the California bullet train will face a difficult vote in the Legislature in the coming days, prompting some last-minute political maneuvering that could significantly alter the...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Deposed Walt Disney Studios Chairman and former Disney Channels Worldwide President Rich Ross has been named chief executive of Shine America, a production company owned by News Corp.
Ross, who was a fast-rising television executive heading Disney...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Five soldiers dressed in camouflage and carrying machine guns took cover behind a stack of wooden pallets. One yelled “incoming” and a few seconds later a large explosion ignited behind them, setting off a ball of flame rising 30 feet high....
| Jun 30, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Los Angeles police are searching for several suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of a 38-year-old man outside a Sherman Oaks restaurant, authorities said Saturday.
Lt. Jim Gavin of the LAPD's Van Nuys station said the victim, Raul Lopez, was ...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Screenwriting jobs and wages in Hollywood declined for a second straight year, reflecting the broader pullback in production by the major film studios, according to the Writers Guild of America West.
The WGA, which represents about 12,000 writers,...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Television production in and around Los Angeles has continued to slide, keeping overall production numbers flat in the most recent quarter, according to a report released Tuesday from FilmL.A. Inc.
The nonprofit organization, which issues permits for Los...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:56 AM
The bullet train won't be on the November ballot, but it will be on many Californians' minds as they decide the fate of Gov. Jerry Brown's tax proposal.
That's what I keep hearing from e-mailers such as Fred: "Many voters will not support Jerry's tax...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:49 AM
After nearly two decades of debate, the decision to move ahead on the California high-speed rail project will come down to a state Senate vote this afternoon that could be decided by one or two members.
The Senate will have to accept an $8 billion...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The inside of 40 Love Café feels like a food court, the outside just the tiniest bit like Wimbledon courtside.
Within the Burbank Tennis Center, the café's interior is all large white floor tiles and pinkish walls, with the tables and white tubular...