If aliens ever target Earth, Jon Gibson and Amanda White are counting on them having an appreciation for pop art and a sense of humor.
CAMARILLO, Calif. - It seemed that each time wind-driven embers sparked new blazes or a wall of fire leaped a Southern California hillside and came charging toward hundreds of homes, an army of firefighters was right there to either douse or direct the flames away from humanity.
LOS ANGELES - Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.
Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.
LOS ANGELES - When 20 percent of your dinner reservations don't show, what's a restaurant owner to do? Usually nothing.
CLAREMONT, Calif. - As he rolls through the front door of the sprawling Claremont Club fitness center and shouts a friendly hello here and there, for just a moment it's as if nothing has changed since Hal Hargrave Jr. was the big, friendly teenage gym rat who haunted this place.
LOS ANGELES - It's been called, sometimes derisively, a collection of 72 suburbs in search of a city.
LOS ANGELES - James Comisar is the first to acknowledge that more than a few have questioned his sanity for spending the better part of 25 years collecting everything from the costume George Reeves wore in the 1950s TV show "Superman" to the entire set of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson."
LOS ANGELES - Jack Wyard is 92 and sees no reason to surrender his car keys, not to mention the freedom they give him to get up and go anywhere he wants, whenever he wants.
LOS ANGELES.– Ray Bradbury, el maestro de la ficción científica y la fantasía que transformó sus sueños de infancia y temores de la Guerra Fría en marcianos telepáticos, monstruos marinos enfermos de amor y la visión desoladora de un futuro distorsionado en el cual los bomberos queman libros…
Ray Bradbury, the science fiction-fantasy master who transformed his childhood dreams and Cold War fears into telepathic Martians, lovesick sea monsters, and, in uncanny detail, the high-tech, book-burning future of "Fahrenheit 451," has died. He was 91.
LOS ANGELES — From Miracle Mom to Octomom and now, perhaps soon, Homeless Mom, the bizarre life of Nadya Suleman and her 14 children has been a subject that rarely fails to hit a nerve among those who have followed her personal soap opera.
LOS ANGELES - Henry Keith Watson remembers April 29, 1992, as if it happened just last week. History won't allow him to forget it.
LOS ANGELES - Families canceling vacations. Fishermen watching their profits burn up along with their boats' gasoline. Drivers buying only a few gallons of gas at a time because they can't afford to fill the tank.
LOS ANGELES — The U.S. porn industry’s movers and shakers accused Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Monday of pandering to conservative voters when he vowed to crack down on their business if elected.
LOS ANGELES — They’ve still got their trombones and their trumpets, their cornets and their clarinets.
LOS ANGELES — Coroner's officials on Friday identified a man
whose dismembered head, hands and feet were found in a Hollywood
park as a 66-year-old from Los Angeles, and police continued to
hunt for his killer.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — A physician says a 67-year-old man found
alive after his car plunged 200 feet off a California mountain road
some six days ago told him he collided with an oncoming car after
being temporarily blinded by the headlights.
ARCADIA, California.– Las obras coloridas y expresivas del
representante del movimiento artístico chicano Gilbert "Magú" Luján
llegaron a cubrir de todo, desde las paredes del metro hasta los
museos más prestigiosos.
LOS ANGELES - Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger delayed his
Hollywood comeback Thursday as he braced for what could be a costly
divorce prompted by revelations that he had an affair and child
with a housekeeper who worked for his family for 20 years.
BAKERSFIELD, California.– La revelación de que Arnold
Schwarzenegger tuvo un hijo fuera de su matrimonio con una ex
empleada doméstica se convirtió en la primera plana de los
tabloides el miércoles.
LOS ANGELES.- Podrían haberse quedado fuera de las listas de
éxitos. Algunos a lo mejor perdieron la musa. Pero en estos días,
estrellas de rock de antaño no tienen que preocuparse por caer en
el olvido, al menos no siempre que haya universidades.
LOS ANGELES - Listen closely, that's the sound of demented music
dying that you're hearing on your radio.
LOS ANGELES.- Cada vez que un distribuidor o un viñatero deja
caer una caja y se rompe una botella, manchando las demás, la gente
de la firma Accidental Wine Company se frota las manos: Sin este
tipo de accidentes, la empresa no existiría.
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Move over, it’s Saturday night at Club
Bounce and people are bouncing onto the dance floor in a big, big
LOS ANGELES — He spent the last few years of his life on a
globe-trotting odyssey, and now in death Michael Jackson still
seems unable to find a permanent home.
LOS ANGELES — The thought hit as soon as the bus pulled up: "I
needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I needed a
vacation, I needed a home in the country. What I had was a coat, a
hat and a gun."
LOS ANGELES — Police investigating Michael Jackson's death
looked into his medical treatment Friday, seeking to interview one
of the pop king's doctors and seizing a car that they said may
contain drugs or other evidence.
LOS ANGELES — Police investigating Michael Jackson’s death
looked into his medical treatment Friday, seeking to interview one
of the pop king’s doctors and seizing a car that they said may
contain drugs or other evidence.
LOS ANGELES — Miss California USA Carrie Prejean, who stirred up
trouble for herself when she said gays shouldn’t be allowed to
marry, got two dreaded words from pageant poobah Donald Trump on
Wednesday: “You’re fired.”
LOS ANGELES — As the Twitter juggernaut roars across the
Internet seemingly unobstructed, meet at least one guy who has
angrily placed himself in its path.
LOS ANGELES — Former Miss USA Shanna Moakler resigned as
co-executive director of the Miss California USA pageant on
Wednesday, saying she no longer believes in the organization
because of pageant owner Donald Trump’s decision to let the state’s
controversial title holder keep her crown.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Miss California USA Carrie Prejean got
the word from angry beauty pageant officials Monday — they aren’t
happy with her ducking out of official appearances to proselytize
against gay marriage, and if they could they would probably rip
that tiara right off her head.
LOS ANGELES — Marilyn Chambers, the pretty Ivory Snow soap girl
who helped bring hard-core adult films into the mainstream
consciousness when she starred in the explicit 1972 movie “Behind
the Green Door,” has died at 56.
LOS ANGELES — Paul McCartney may have a knighthood, but it's
George Harrison who is receiving the royal treatment from the
Hollywood Walk of Fame this month.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — When it comes to glam rock stars, Paul
Stanley always could wield that makeup brush with the best of
LOS ANGELES – Pay no attention to that eerie silence in the
nation's most populous county this week; it will simply be the
sound of 10 million people not cussing.
LOS ANGELES — It seems so long ago now, but for just a day or
two last month Nadya Suleman was known as Miracle Mom, the amazing
woman who gave birth to the longest-surviving set of octuplets.
LOS ANGELES — Chris Brown, who was arrested a week ago in
connection with a domestic violence investigation, said Sunday he
is “sorry and saddened” by what happened and is seeking counseling
from his pastor and loved ones.
WHITTIER, Calif. — The mother of newborn octuplets says she had
six embryos implanted in her fertility procedure — far more than
industry guidelines recommend under ordinary circumstances — and
was well aware that multiple births could result.
WHITTIER, Calif. — Reporters from all over the map have camped
outside her doorstep and surrounded the hospital where she gave
birth to eight healthy babies last week, but people still don’t
know much about Nadya Suleman. That’s about to change.
LOS ANGELES — Where is the lifetime supply of diapers, formula
and baby wipes? The free van? The brand-new house?
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Throwing your money around is so
LOS ANGELES — He was the comedian who actually said the seven
words you can never say on television, but close friends and family
members remembered George Carlin as a man who, when he was off
stage, had only a kind word for everyone he met.
MALIBU, Calif. — The neighborhood already has a house that
scientists say looks like a giant atom smasher, and nearby there is
another that is perched on a cylindrical tower and looks like a
flying saucer. Yet when Francie Rehwald moves into her new digs
sometime next year, she'll have them …
LOS ANGELES - She's a wizard, but 15-year-old Selena Gomez knows
that just waving her wand isn't going to turn her into the next
LOS ANGELES — James Garner, who was hospitalized late last week
after suffering a minor stroke, is doing well and should be going
home shortly, the veteran television and film star's publicist said
LOS ANGELES — He's the special-effects wizard who seems to visit
the Academy Awards every other year to collect an Oscar for a "Lord
of the Rings" film. But it's a gentle, animated children's show
about a medieval knight and her goofy, fire-breathing dragon that
captures most of Richard Tayl…
LOS OLIVOS, Calif. — Michael Jackson still has Neverland, having
cut an 11th-hour deal Thursday to keep it off the auction
LOS ANGELES — It's never been a secret that when people die
after long and distinguished careers, those detailed stories about
their passing that major news organizations seem to produce almost
instantaneously in fact were written well in advance.