| Sep 20, 2012
| 1:20 PM
The porn star who’s made a name for himself with his guy-next-door looks and role opposite Lindsay Lohan in an upcoming indie flick came out Thursday against a proposed initiative to require condoms on adult film sets in Los Angeles County.
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Assembly Speaker John A. Perez(D-Los Angeles) will soon be trying his hand at another profession: acting.
California's first openly gay speaker will join an all-star cast in San Francisco next month for a reading of "8," a play about the federal trial to...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:36 AM
Rep. Brad Sherman had a 13-point lead over fellow Democratic Rep. Howard Berman, according to a poll taken for KABC Channel 7.
Conducted by SurveyUSA, the poll is the first independent sampling of voters released since the June primary, in which...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Hollywood's casting directors have ratified a new three-year contract.
Teamsters Local 399 business agent Steve Dayan said the union's casting directors overwhelmingly approved a new contract Tuesday that gives them modest increases in wages and...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:01 AM
The turtles are being unleashed in the nick of time.
On Saturday morning, Nickelodeon will take the lid off a slicker, hipper version of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." The armed reptiles, a hugely popular cartoon franchise in the '80s and '90s, are...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:05 AM
The Los Angeles City Planning Commission recommended Thursday that NBCUniversal be allowed to move to the next stage of approval for a long-planned expansion at its San Fernando Valley site, after the company agreed to fund a bikeway and make other...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Gov. Jerry Brownhas signed a bill that requires state high-speed rail officials to disclose their financial investments and eliminates a loophole that created potential conflicts of interest for the project’s board members.
The legislation by...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 8:14 AM
When the California Legislature works, this is one example of how it works well.
But one big caveat: We're talking about functional versus dysfunctional, leadership versus ineptitude — a system that is running smoothly rather than broken.
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:39 AM
The German shepherd was lashed to a fence inside an abandoned junkyard. With no food and water, he began drinking his own urine. Part of his right ear was torn or bitten off. A too-small collar was embedded into his skin. Lesions and scabs dotted his back...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 10:07 AM
At this year's Comic-Con International, Warner Bros. set up a VIP-only tent so packed with luxury that some of those allowed in said it reminded them more of the Cannes Film Festival than the annual gathering of geek fans.
There was little indication...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 11:27 AM
With the state Legislature on summer recess, a bipartisan delegation of 10 Assembly members is in Washington, D.C., this week meeting with federal officials on issues including healthcare reform, veterans’ disability benefits and immigration....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Officials at the California bullet train agency have pushed back by months a key milestone in the upcoming construction, though they say the project is not falling behind and that they will be able to build 130 miles of track in the Central Valley by...