June 14, 2010
Tribune Interactive is partnering with TomPetty.com, the website for rock musician Tom Petty and his band, the Heartbreakers, to launch an online hub as part of the band's 40-city "Mojo" tour. That site, which launches Monday, offers music, merchandise and concert tickets. It can be reached through the main navigation bar of any of Tribune's newspaper or TV station websites, including the Los Angeles Times (www.latimes.com) and KTLA-TV Channel 5 (www.ktla.com).
January 24, 2010 |
The Templars were an elite taskforce -- consider them the Green Berets of the Middle Ages. They were known for their service to the pope, their fierce determination to wrest Jerusalem from the enemy, their great wealth and, like many groups, their secrecy. For a group so secret, though, they've received an incredible amount of attention both in the years BDB (before Dan Brown) and ever since. Michael Haag, who has occasionally contributed to our pages, decided to weigh in and settle the misinformation bandied about by various recent books with his own, "The Templars: The History & the Myth" (Harper: 384 pp., $15.99 paper)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1999
Investors and others tracking Valley companies can check out the following sites in cyberspace: www.sec.gov: Web site for the federal Securities and Exchange Commission. Access detailed filings for publicly traded companies. www.nasaa.org: Web site for the North American Securities Administrators Assn. Includes ways to guard against securities fraud. www.latimes.com: Company research, investing tools, articles and more by clicking on the Business page. www.mrv.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 2009
Voters in four Southern California counties on Tuesday decided a number of candidate races and a range of tax measures for some cities and school districts. In Northern California, residents chose a replacement for former Bay Area Democratic Rep. Ellen Tauscher, who left the 10th Congressional District to join the Obama administration. For highlights, go to www.latimes.com. Complete local results can be found on each county's elections website: Los Angeles County -- www.lavote.
February 4, 2010
"Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" will bring the bookshelf bestseller to the screen, but he's not quite the magical child familiar to the millions of young readers of author Rick Riordan. In the books, the hero is 12, but in this new Hollywood adventure, the actor is 18-year-old Logan Lerman. On the Hero Complex blog, director Chris Columbus talks to Rachel Abramowitz about the age issue and says that, in a way, Lerman takes Percy to an even older sensibility. "He's like this 45-year-old guy trapped in a teenager's body.
October 18, 2012 |
CVS Caremark is feeling more heat. Join me at 3:15 p.m. PDT for a Google+ Hangout video chat about my latest column on CVS being investigated for allegedly refilling prescriptions and submitting claims to insurers without patients' approval. Another federal investigation has begun. I'll have information on that. Also, we've gotten our hands on more internal documents highlighting instructions given to CVS pharmacists about enrolling people in the company's automatic-refill program.