Wanna join the Academy Awards? Well don’t be a female and pray if you’re not white…

About 37 million people tuned in to the Academy Awards last year, and a great deal rides on the show’s outcome…Yet the roster of all 5,765 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a closely guarded secret. The organization does not publish a membership list. A Los Angeles Times study …

Wanna join the Academy Awards? Well don't be a female and pray if you're not white…

About 37 million people tuned in to the Academy Awards last year, and a great deal rides on the show’s outcome…Yet the roster of all 5,765 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a closely guarded secret. The organization does not publish a membership list. A Los Angeles Times study …

Jimmy Stewart takes his oath to fight in World War II (photo)

March 22, 1941: A group of 41 men, including actor Jimmy Stewart, in the foreground wearing the solid black tie, takes the oath to enter the Army. Stewart was the first top-ranked Hollywood star to enter military service during the United States’ mobilization before World War ll. via┬áLA Times 130th Anniversary  

Crime Lineup from the 1930's – Los Angeles Police Department (photo)

May 9, 1936: Suspects line up during a Los Angeles Police Department “show-up,” now known as a lineup, as victims or witnesses try to identify alleged crime perpetrators. via LA Times 130th Anniversary

Crime Lineup from the 1930’s – Los Angeles Police Department (photo)

May 9, 1936: Suspects line up during a Los Angeles Police Department “show-up,” now known as a lineup, as victims or witnesses try to identify alleged crime perpetrators. via LA Times 130th Anniversary

130 years of news for the L.A. Times, my favorite newspaper's birthday

  The Los Angeles Times has the best newspaper website in the world. Their online presence is the fastest growing in the U.S., and for a technologist, like me, that is awesome. I have their iPhone and iPad apps, including the LA Times Magazine app which is the best magazine app I’ve seen yet. I …

130 years of news for the L.A. Times, my favorite newspaper’s birthday

  The Los Angeles Times has the best newspaper website in the world. Their online presence is the fastest growing in the U.S., and for a technologist, like me, that is awesome. I have their iPhone and iPad apps, including the LA Times Magazine app which is the best magazine app I’ve seen yet. I …