Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 10:54 am
Powered by her theatrical "Bad Blood" video, Taylor Swift will carry a leading nine nominations into Sunday's presentation of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.
Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 10:47 am
Kanye West Sunday will receive the MTV's highest Video Music Awards honor, the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, honoring a career of "groundbreaking videos, legendary VMA performances" and his impact on music, art, fashion and culture.
Posted Aug. 26, 2015, 9:58 am
Residents along the coastline including Santa Monica were rudely awakened to what appeared to be a random fireworks show off the coast last night.
Posted Aug. 21, 2015, 9:17 am
Former pro tennis star Pam Shriver was at the Santa Monica Tennis Club to watch her son compete in a junior tournament this week, and to offer advice on how tennis can become a more popular sport in the United States.
Posted Aug. 20, 2015, 12:46 pm
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department investigators plan to submit evidence to the District Attorney's Office next week that could potentially lead to a misdemeanor manslaughter charge against Caitlyn Jenner over a fatal traffic crash in Malibu, officials said today.
Posted Aug. 19, 2015, 9:23 am
Yvonne Craig, who played heroine Batgirl in the 1960S television series "Batman," has died of cancer, it was announced today. She was 78.
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Posted Aug. 16, 2015, 9:28 am
Taylor Swift, "The Hunger Games" and superheroes are among the big nominees heading into tonight's presentation of the Teen Choice Awards, honoring the best of TV, movies, music and sports in the eyes of the teen set.
Posted Aug. 8, 2015, 10:06 am
Omar Sy is one of those gifted actors whose presence lights up the screen. American of audiences saw this French actor for the first time in “The Intouchables,” for which he won the French Cesar Award for Best Actor in 2012. The film was also nominated for a Golden Globe and a BAFTA award. One of France’s top actors, he has crossed the pond, acting in two blockbuster films “X-Men: Days of Future Passed” and “Jurassic World.”
Posted Aug. 6, 2015, 12:23 pm
A loose carburetor jet caused Harrison Ford's vintage aircraft to lose power shortly after takeoff from Santa Monica Airport in March, leading to the actor's crash-landing in a golf course near the airfield, federal investigators said today.
Posted Aug. 1, 2015, 9:14 am
It happens all the time. You’ve gone out to dinner and enjoyed a nice meal. But in the last few minutes, a six-top table of softball team members just sat down next to you and now the energy they’re exuding in their triumph over a rival team is more than you wish to share. Or maybe the evening’s musical entertainment just started, and you’re not staying for all six minutes of “Sweet Home Alabama.” So you ask for your check. You want to leave. You want to exit from the noise and its related volume.
Posted Jul. 21, 2015, 9:22 am
Funeral services were pending today for George Coe, an original "Saturday Night Live" cast member, veteran character/voice actor and Screen Actors Guild union activist.
Posted Jul. 19, 2015, 9:34 am
A 21-year-old man was found drowned today in the backyard pool of the home of actress and producer Demi Moore.
Posted Jul. 9, 2015, 9:14 am
Marion "Suge" Knight's attorney said in a new court filing released Wednesday that video footage from a Jan. 29 confrontation in Compton -- for which the former rap mogul is charged with murder and other counts -- shows him being "viciously attacked and fleeing for his life."
Posted Jul. 9, 2015, 8:46 am
Studio Talent Group is mourning the passing of its long-time client and long-time Santa Monica resident, Irwin Keyes, who died early Wednesday morning.
Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 11:36 am
Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck confirmed today the department has an "ongoing" investigation into Bill Cosby, but the probe is unrelated to a recently released deposition in which the comedian admitted obtaining drugs he intended to give to women with whom he wanted to have sex.
Posted Jul. 7, 2015, 9:10 am
Flowers will be placed today on the Hollywood Walk of Fame star of film producer Jerry Weintraub, Peyton List whose credits include "Diner," "The Karate Kid" and the "Ocean's Eleven" movies.
Posted Jul. 1, 2015, 12:30 pm
Any time you mention Mark Ruffalo’s name to anyone, the response is always, “He seems like a really nice guy;” or “He seems so genuine and not full of himself;” or “I love his acting;” or “I really love that guy.” And so it goes.
Posted Jun. 27, 2015, 8:09 am
American Pharoah -- who made history three weeks ago by winning the first Triple Crown in 37 years -- is set to parade today before thousands of fans at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia.
Posted Jun. 27, 2015, 8:01 am
Undefeated Jessie Vargas will fight Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley for the interim World Boxing Organization welterweight championship tonight at StubHub Center.
Posted Jun. 27, 2015, 7:46 am
Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj will carry a leading six nominations each into Sunday's 15th annual BET Awards, while Beyonce and Lil Wayne each have four.
Posted Jun. 25, 2015, 8:19 am
Any time Mark Ruffalo’s name appears in the cast of a project, you know he will be giving an absolutely perfect performance. Hence, he is one of the most successful, sought after Hollywood actors.
Posted Jun. 23, 2015, 9:11 am
Actor Dick Van Patten, Tom Bradford on the 1980s TV series "Eight is enough," died today in a Santa Monica hospital. He was 86.
Posted Jun. 20, 2015, 9:17 am
Since the 1960s, June Lockhart has been widely recognized as the practical and protective TV mom from “Lost in Space” and “Lassie.” But her extensive career stretched beyond zany aliens and courageous canines.
Posted Jun. 18, 2015, 9:07 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport this afternoon aboard Air Force One, then headline two Democratic National Committee fundraisers.
Posted Jun. 15, 2015, 9:25 am
Kathryn Hahn can either make you laugh or cry, as she is equally at home in comedic or dramatic roles. She is also equally at home on stage, screen, or television, having performed in all those genres. She recently had a role in This Is Where I Leave You where she played a woman desperate to get pregnant. In her personal life, she’s managed to do that twice. She is married to Ethan Sandler and has two children: her son Leonard and her daughter Mae.