| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:22 PM
The bomb threat at R.D. White Elementary School on Monday set thousands of sets of teeth on edge, including mine. News it was a hoax brought relief, and anger at the knucklehead who would do such a thing.
But it quickly evolved into something else: a...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Following weak box office performances for re-releases of "Monsters, Inc.," "Finding Nemo" and "Beauty and the Beast" in 3-D, Walt Disney Studios has canceled plans for a 3-D "The Little Mermaid" in June.
The underwater animated hit from 1989 was...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:03 AM
All lanes of 5 Freeway near Elysian Park are expected to be closed until at least 9 a.m. as the result of a big rig crash, officials said early Tuesday.
At about 3:16 a.m., a driver lost control of a big rig, which hit the center divider and caught fire...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:28 AM
All lanes of the 5 Freeway near Elysian Park were reopened Tuesday morning after a big rig hit the center divider and caught fire, backing up traffic for miles during the early commute.
Authorities reopened the freeway shortly after 7:30 a.m., said...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 7:39 AM
The Hollywood jobs picture continued to improve last year.
Employment in Los Angeles' entertainment industry climbed nearly 4% in 2012, reflecting an upswing in feature film production in the fourth quarter and a surge in commercial shoots, which climbed...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:37 AM
It took Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies a minute longer to respond to emergency calls from unincorporated parts of the county than from cities that contract with the department for police services, according to a county audit.
The finding comes...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The northbound 5 Freeway at the 110 Freeway was closed Friday morning after a high-speed pursuit of suspected robbers led to a deadly crash, authorities said.
Authorities are diverting traffic onto the 110 Freeway, said Officer Ed Jacobs of the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Hollywood studios aren't known as easy places to work. But DreamWorks Animation once again has made Fortune magazine's list of the 100 best employers. The Glendale studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies ranked 12th in the...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:42 AM
All lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway at the 110 interchange have reopened following a deadly collision that left one person dead, authorities said Friday morning.
At 7:54 a.m. the freeway reopened, said Officer Cheyenne Quesada with the California...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:40 AM
For an animal whose primary goals in life were simply getting something to eat and maybe taking a snooze up a tree, a black bear now known as Meatball has shown an uncanny ability to influence his world and the people in it.
When he started boldly...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:10 AM
DreamWorks Studios has begun filming the “The Fifth Estate,” a movie about the controversial founder of WikiLeaks. The film, which will be released in the U.S. on Nov. 15 through Disney's Touchstone label, began principal photography last week...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Situated in a former Southern Pacific Railroad switching station in Atwater Village, the 18-month old Golden Road Brewery has been aggressively expanding both the distribution of its beers in Southern California markets and the capacity of its...