| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:29 AM
The price of admission to last weekend's play at El Camino Real Charter High School was anything but typical. Then again, neither was the play.
Students had to submit essays describing their views on gay marriage. The play, "8," dramatizes the 2010 trial...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:02 AM
California lost $3 billion in wages from 2004 to 2011 because of film and TV production flocking to other states and countries, a new study concludes.
Burbank-based Entertainment Partners, the industry’s largest payroll service company, which...
| 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...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:50 PM
A North Hollywood man who attempted to cross the U.S.-Mexico border late Wednesday night was taken into custody after border patrol officers discovered he was wanted on suspicion of murder.
Oscar E. Aguilera walked up to the Otay Mesa border crossing...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Rep. Howard Berman, trying to come from behind in his fight with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Shermanfor a San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, Monday slammed Sherman for having earned interest on loans he made to his campaigns over the years...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that strengthens the state constitution’s guarantee of a free public education by specifically banning all school fees related to educational activities.
Such fees already were against the law, based on...