| Apr 8, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Bella's getting married! And Stephanie Meyer’s new book, "The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide," gives some illustrations of what the bride-to-be might look like on her wedding day, which is coming up in the movie "Twilight: Breaking...
| May 3, 2011
| 4:32 PM
With "The Twilight Saga" nearing its end, fans can take solace in the upcoming film adaption of "The Host," written by "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer....
| Sep 24, 2010
| 12:01 PM
Ever since the popularity of children's books such as "Harry Potter," and Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight," it has become more socially acceptable for adults to read children's or young adult fiction. That is a good thing. There are many first-class authors...
| Apr 10, 2011
Sometimes inspiration comes in the unlikeliest places.
While vacationing in Puerto Vallarta in fall 2008, USC professor Deborah Harkness, a historian of science, was consumed with the upcoming bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth, but the rest of the...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 4:51 PM
When a thousand people each give $1,000 that equals $1 million. This major capital support campaign of the Costa Mesa Library Foundation — to raise a substantial sum of money for a new central library in Costa Mesa from a large number of residents...
| Dec 4, 2010
| 4:53 PM
One thing to know about our club:Our husbands or fiances were all in a fraternity together at the University of Illinois. We started Intellectu-Gals as a pseudo-excuse to get together, chat and enjoy good food and wine. The enjoying good food and wine...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Diane Gomes will be one of the first in line to see "New Moon," the much-anticipated sequel to last year's "Twilight."
"I'm wicked excited," Gomes says.
The Twilight saga has taken the world by storm-- it was a bestselling book that brought adult...
| Mar 19, 2010
The problem with "The Runaways," a street-level snapshot of the creation of the groundbreaking '70s all-girl rock band, is that they went with the wrong girl.
Instead of training the lens on the Runaways' artistic rebel who hung around and became legend,...
| Oct 28, 2009
When I was a young boxing writer, I once was invited to watch historic fight films with a small group that included Sugar Ray Robinson, by then long retired from the ring.
Suffice to say, I was -- by several orders of magnitude -- the most ignorant...
| May 24, 2009
|| Fiction || Weeks on list ||
|| 1. || Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris (Ace: $25.95) Sookie Stackhouse finds herself a pawn in a war with a race of unhuman beings. || 2 ||
|| 2. || The 8th Confession by James Patterson (Little,...
| Nov 24, 2008
A wildly popular vampire love story took a big bite out of the box office, helping deliver a banner weekend for the industry as Hollywood brushed off one of the most tumultuous weeks ever on Wall Street.
"Twilight," the film that drew legions of fans...
| Mar 28, 2009
"High School Music 3: Senior Year" graduated with honors Saturday at the Kids' Choice Awards.
The Disney musical was selected as the favorite movie by audience votes at the 22nd annual slime-filled Nickelodeon spectacle held inside UCLA's Pauley...