Arts & Entertainment
Matthiessen was a spy, a naturalist, a well-regarded activist and a three-time winner of the National Book Award — for both fiction and nonfiction.
Paul Salamunovich, longtime director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale who helped score movies including "The Godfather," has died. He was 86.
When David Letterman announced his retirement Thursday, it came first not from a press release, but from the same kind of organic, weird, naturalistic charm that characterized the show.
The woman behind some of the elaborate costumes on HBO's hit series reveals some of the hidden details you won't believe.
Late night mainstay David Letterman announced that he plans to retire from the "Late Show" in 2015, sparking immediate speculation about possible heirs.
Food industry "sensory panelists" spend hours chewing, swishing and analyzing food, sometimes to the point of pain.
Tomorrow marks 20 years since Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain committed suicide. His death was met with grief and questions and — for many — it signified the end of an era.
Although Latinos are 17 percent of the population, they represent almost a third of frequent moviegoers. People of color overall attend movies at rates higher than their percentage of the population.
Within hours of Letterman's retirement announcement Thursday, Garcetti sent an open letter to CBS president Leslie Moonves, encouraging him to relocate the New York-based "Late Show" to LA.
Huge crowds packed arenas to watch the world's best pedestrians walk in circles for six days at a time. Trainers encouraged the athletes to drink champagne — at the time considered a stimulant.
During a taping of Thursday's show, Letterman said he has informed his CBS bosses that he will step down in 2015, when his current contract expires.
Congratulations: You made it through the grueling work week. Now it's time to unwind, toss your worries aside and enjoy some Southern California sunshine.
You might not notice it when you walk down the cereal aisle, but your child does: you're being watched. Cereal mascots are designed to make eye contact with you.
Cheerleaders are synonymous with football games, whether its high school, college or the NFL. But the work of NFL cheerleaders, in particular, doesn't end on the field.
Colleagues steal Greek yogurt and half-eaten oranges and bosses help themselves to their employees' frozen dinner. Yes, fridge theft is apparently rampant.
The L.A. City Archivist opens his files to show us how the city dealt with the unregulated movie industry's location shoots a hundred years ago.