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  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for June 21, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown: $27.99) A recently downsized reporter investigates a serial killer who uses his computer job to find his victims. || 2 || || 2. || Shanghai...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for July 12, 2009.

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's: $27.95) A witness enters a barbecue competition to uncover the killer of a contestant. || 2 || || 2. || The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for the week of July 26, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (Doubleday: $26.95) A novelist in 1920s Spain takes a dangerous writing assignment. || 4 || || 2. || Shanghai Girls by Lisa See (Random House: $25) Two...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for July 19, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (Doubleday: $26.95) A novelist in 1920s Barcelona takes a dangerous writing assignment. || 3 || || 2. || Shanghai Girls by Lisa See (Random House: $25)...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 10, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 10, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || First Family by David Baldacci (Grand Central: $27.99) A child is kidnapped from a birthday party held at Camp David. || 2 || || 2. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99)...
  • Will Spielberg take a walk on the wild side?

    Will Spielberg take a walk on the wild side?
    Steven Spielberg, who at 22 was hired by Universal to a long-term contract, started out his career as the teacher's pet of the Movie Brat generation. With the unveiling of his first Indiana Jones escapade in 19 years today at Cannes, he's proffering yet...
  • Cheo Feliciano, cinco décadas de pasión tropical

    Cheo Feliciano, cinco décadas de pasión tropical
    Descansando en su casa de Puerto Rico, Cheo Feliciano hecha a volar sus recuerdos y con ellos visualiza las grandes anécdotas que ha vivido en su larga trayectoria como embajador de un género conocido en diversas partes del mundo como salsa. “Han sido...
  • Hail to the chiefs, as played by . . .

    Hail to the chiefs, as played by . . .
    Americans usually celebrate the likes of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy on President's Day. But rarely are the less stellar commanders in chief ever mentioned, such as William Henry Harrison -- who caught a...
  • Sean Faris never backs down from a challenge

    Sean Faris never backs down from a challenge
    When last we met Sean Faris, star of Never Back Down, he was having a rough day. The temperature was pushing 100 on the shores of Sanford's Lake Monroe. Faris was sweating another lake where he stood, panting in between takes, scenes that involved wind...
  • 'Precious' is truly precious at the box office; $2.5 million is 'remarkable'

     
    "It was a fantastic expansion for 'Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire,' which Lionsgate widened from 18 to 174 theaters this weekend," Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com reports to Gold Derby. "Going into the weekend, I thought it had a...
  • Man awaiting trial in UC Riverside professor’s death dies in jail

     
    A Long Beach construction worker awaiting trial in the death of a UC Riverside professor last year died in his jail cell on Christmas Day, authorities said today. A guard on a security walk found Marlon Martinez, 22, lying in......
  • Women anglers join Bassmaster Opens Tour

     
    After the elimination of the Women's Bassmaster Tour earlier this month, two women anglers have signed on to compete in the Bassmasters Opens Tour. Former WBT champion Judy Wong and WBT Angler of the Year Dianna Clark will be competing......