| Nov 8, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Few performers know rock ‘n’ roll’s maddening quicksilver nature better than Daniel Hortter. As founder and lead singer for late-’60s Los Angeles psych-rock sensation the Yellow Payges, who appear at Burbank’s Viva Cantina on...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:27 AM
I couldn't erase the thought of those delectable, mouth-watering lamb chops that Nick and Arsen Sarkisian were serving at the Cancer Care Network Foundation Dinner and Gala last Saturday night. They were my only salvation from the long-winded speeches...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:43 PM
Avant garde NYC poet-rocker John S. Hall is one of pop music’s most offbeat success stories. The droll provocateur, who appears Friday at Viva Cantina, is best known for his work with late-’80s-era band King Missile and specializes in an...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:28 PM
It was a spectacular autumn afternoon on Sunday, when more than 800 people came to Memorial Park to sip fine wines and sample gourmet foods at the 12th annual Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting and premium wine auction event. The gathering was sponsored by the...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Dailey Pike didn’t come to Los Angeles in 1979 to make documentary movies. His life was stand-up comedy; he was on a first-name basis with Jay Leno and Arsenio Hall. He warmed up TV audiences for shows like “Cheers,” “The Drew...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:31 PM
A reputed gang member accused of killing a Mongols Motorcycle Club member on the Glendale (2) Freeway in 2008 was sentenced Wednesday to life without the possibility of parole.
Richard Clayborne, 40, was convicted last month of shooting and killing 30-...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Rule No. 1: The Dodgers will always break your heart.
There’s a slang word in L.A. Spanish. The word is asco. The word asco is nearly untranslatable, but it roughly means disgusting, shameful, shameless and has cooties.
Remember this word.
| May 14, 2014
| 2:25 PM
If the thought of beautiful French wines, savory foods and the infinitely delightful landscape of Provence in the South of France were teasing your palate, then the annual Los Altos Auxiliary of Hathaway-Sycamores Wine Tasting party was the place for you....
| May 7, 2014
| 1:39 PM
A couple of weekend's ago I slipped away to visit daughter Heather and her children, Catherine and Ryan.
Catherine and Ryan were both in a play called "The David Show" at their church. The play was adorably clever and it gave each child a moment in...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:19 PM
“That’s a nice song,” I said. I was shooting whiskey with rogue warriors from Australia in a makeshift bar in the dusty Vietnamese village of Phuoc Tuy.
“Thanks mate! It’s our national anthem,” Capt. Preston responded....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:02 PM
With some businesses moving on and others moving in, Montrose’s main business district is getting a makeover this summer.
A few weeks ago, Three Drunken Goats, a tapas and wine bar, closed its doors, surprising neighboring businesses and Honolulu...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Danielle Sadd is a rare breed of entertainer in Los Angeles: a native, who can sing a soulful rendition of “The Sister Act” opening and crack killer jokes about falling in love with guys named Taylor at Starbucks.
She’s so local that...