Mar 21, 2013 22:23 EDT
America's late-night TV hosts appear set for a new shake-up, with veteran "Tonight Show" presenter Jay Leno said to be hanging up his microphone after falling out with his NBC bosses.
Mar 21, 2013 21:02 EDT
Emergency teams staged a mock operation to respond to a catastrophic 7.8-magnitude quake in Los Angeles, saying the West Coast megalopolis needs to be ready for an "overdue" Big One.
Mar 21, 2013 07:23 EDT
Italian athletics great Pietro Mennea, the gold medal winner in the 200m at the 1980 Moscow Olympics who held the world record in the event for 17 years, has died.
Mar 21, 2013 02:22 EDT
Here's a mess with no easy fix: American crops going unpicked -- it's backbreaking work Americans won't touch -- and poor migrants in need of work shying from it for fear of being abused.
Mar 19, 2013 22:44 EDT
The German who posed as a Rockefeller family member after allegedly killing a man in California explained the freshly-dug soil in his back yard as plumbing work, a witness said.
Mar 19, 2013 18:03 EDT
An AIDS support group announced legal action Tuesday against a US porn film company for allegedly failing to enforce a new Los Angeles law requiring actors to wear condoms while on set.
Mar 19, 2013 12:58 EDT
Hollywood actresses who bemoan the lack of good film roles for women in their forties might consider taking a leaf out of the book of French actress Gisele Casadesus.
Mar 18, 2013 22:01 EDT
The family of slain US journalist Daniel Pearl welcomed Monday the arrest in Pakistan of a former leader of a banned militant outfit allegedly involved in his 2002 murder.
Mar 18, 2013 19:10 EDT
A German man managed to pass himself off as a member of the storied Rockefeller family, "hiding in plain sight" for years after killing a young husband in California, US prosecutors said Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 18:43 EDT
Troubled US actress Lindsay Lohan was sentenced Monday to 90 days in a locked rehab facility, as part of a plea deal announced as her trial for allegedly lying to police was set to begin.
Mar 18, 2013 17:04 EDT
A German man managed to pass himself off as a member of the Rockefeller family, "hiding in plain sight" for more than a decade after an alleged murder, US prosecutors said Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 13:23 EDT
Jim Barrett, the American vintner whose chardonnay famously defeated the might of France in 1976 and helped put California's Napa Valley on the map, has died at the age of 86.
Mar 16, 2013 22:55 EDT
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, stunned by Juan Martin del Potro in the ATP Indian Wells Masters semi-finals, wasted no time mourning the end of his 22-match winning streak.
Mar 16, 2013 15:06 EDT
Susan Wang couldn't speak English when she arrived in California from Taiwan, aged 16.
Mar 16, 2013 11:03 EDT
The Church of Scientology has lashed out at a new book by its leader's niece, which recounts a stolen childhood and how she was brainwashed and cut off from her family before eventually escaping.
Mar 16, 2013 06:50 EDT
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne tweeted Friday that he was "good," as record company executives dismissed a report that the singer had been in critical condition after a string of seizures.
Mar 15, 2013 22:13 EDT
Record executives dismissed Friday a report that Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne was in critical condition in hospital after a string of seizures.
Mar 15, 2013 21:11 EDT
Grammy-winning hip hop star Lil Wayne was in critical condition after being re-admitted to hospital after a further bout of seizures, the TMZ celebrity news website reported.
Mar 14, 2013 23:58 EDT
Pope Francis has warned that the troubled Catholic Church risks becoming little more than a charity with no spiritual foundations if it fails to undergo renewal.
Mar 14, 2013 18:54 EDT
Sparked by the return of the Jets to Winnipeg the board of governors approved its realignment plan on Thursday, the National Hockey League announced.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|City of Los Angeles|
|— City —|
|Downtown Los Angeles in winter, Venice, Los Angeles, California, Griffith Observatory, Hollywood Sign|
|Nickname(s): L.A., the City of Angels, the Entertainment Capital of the World|
|Los Angeles County in the state of California|
|County||Los Angeles County|
|Settled||September 4, 1781|
|Incorporated||April 4, 1850|
|- Mayor||Antonio Villaraigosa|
|- City Attorney||Carmen Trutanich|
|- City Controller||Wendy Greuel|
|- Governing body||City Council|
|- City||498.3 sq mi (1,290.6 km2)|
|- Land||469.1 sq mi (1,214.9 km2)|
|- Water||29.2 sq mi (75.7 km2) 5.8%|
|- Urban||1,667.9 sq mi (4,319.9 km2)|
|Elevation||233 (city hall) ft (71 m)|
|Population (July 1, 2008)|
|- Density||8,205/sq mi (3,168/km2)|
|(2nd U.S., 45th World)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|- Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|ZIP code||90001–90068, 90070–90084, 90086–90089, 90091, 90093–90097, 90099, 90101–90103, 90174, 90185, 90189, 91040-91043, 91303-91308, 91342-91349, 91352-91353, 91356-91357, 91364-91367, 91401-91499, 91601-91609|
|Area code(s)||213, 310/424, 323, 661, 747/818|