| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:43 AM
The Walt Disney Co. and its Marvel Studios subsidiary said Monday that "Iron Man 3" will be a co-production with China, as the Burbank company teamed with DMG Entertainment of Beijing to co-finance and distribute the film.
Robert Downey, Jr., Gwynneth...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Since Kim Kardashian mused aloud about wanting to run for mayor of Glendale someday, political commentators and others have weighed in on whether the TV star's aspirations can become a reality.
In the “Pinheads & Patriots” segment of his...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 2:21 PM
The Los Angeles Zoo said it had no plans to increase security at the elephant exhibit a day after a determined visitor climbed over multiple barriers and petted the pachyderms.
The enclosure that separates the elephants from visitors is surrounded by...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:09 AM
Millions of Americans are familiar with the Rose Parade, the storied Pasadena pageant whose flower-covered floats have dazzled viewers for more than a century.
What's less known is that most of those rolling creations are produced by a trio of local...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 3:47 PM
Authorities across Southern California were beefing up patrols Saturday night, hoping to catch the person or persons responsible for more than 35 fires over the last two days.
Los Angeles police and fire officials were trying to determine whether the...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Thousands gathered under clear, blue skies Monday for Pasadena’s yearly spectacle of fantastical floral floats, high-stepping marching bands and colorful equestrian units.
Themed "Just Imagine," the 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade was expected...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Francis Adams' letter printed on Dec. 27, “A witness to history and change in America,” may be an example of freedom of speech, but it is so loaded with inaccuracies, generalizations and contradictions, that I am baffled as to why it was...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The Legislature should not authorize the issuance of $6 billion in bonds to start building California's $98.5-billion bullet train project, a state-appointed review panel says in a key report to be released later Tuesday.
The conclusion by the California...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Hot Pockets aren't quite as hot as they used to be.
In the wake of static sales and increased costs, food giant Nestle is laying off 103 employees — about a sixth of the workers at its plant in Chatsworth that make the microwaveable snacks.
| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Temperatures are expected to return to normal in Southern California after a week of windy, summer-like weather that broke some heat records.
The National Weather Service lifted the red-flag warning issued Saturday for parts of Los Angeles. The...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Authorities are investigating an allegation by the mother of "Modern Family" star Ariel Winter that her daughter's 18-year-old boyfriend had unlawful sex with the 14-year-old actress, according to sources familiar with the investigation.
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Planners of California's high-speed rail project want to discard a more direct route from Los Angeles to Bakersfield over the Grapevine and continue development of a sweeping dogleg through Palmdale and Lancaster.
Though the option was ruled out in 2005,...