| Nov 10, 2009
| 6:21 PM
Film, TV character actor
Joe Maross, 86, a prolific character actor whose film and television career spanned the 1950s to the 1980s, died of cardiac arrest Saturday at a convalescent hospital in Glendale, said his son, Michael.
| Mar 4, 2010
| 8:06 PM
Nathan Scott, a film and television composer, arranger and conductor whose credits include composing music for the TV classics "Dragnet" and "Lassie," has died. He was 94.
Scott, the father of jazz saxophonist and composer-arranger Tom Scott, died...
| Nov 18, 2009
| 11:26 AM
| Jan 11, 2009
of Kate Hope
Houghton Mifflin: 336 pp., $16
What Nancy Drew was for aspiring girl detectives, Kate Hope may become for middle-school attorneys at law. The title character of Wick Downing's middle reader novel "The...
| Mar 15, 2009
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney (Amulet: $12.95) Greg's dad enlists him in organized sports in order to toughen him up. || 7 ||
|| 2. || Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer...
| Apr 5, 2009
If "Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History" (thank you, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, for the title that made your scholarly book famous), well-behaved girls seldom make literature, either. The drama in female characters usually comes from their rebelliousness,...
| Nov 20, 2009
| 11:35 AM
LOS ANGELES -- There's a new moon out and it's shining bright inside movie theaters.
Twilight fans, or "Twihards" as they're called, flocked to theaters across the country at midnight Friday to view "New Moon."
Summit Entertainment's official estimate...
| Jun 16, 2008
The phone rang as I wrestled with the wood-framed window to close out the Santa Ana wind dusting the desk in my father's office. David, the hospice worker assigned to his case, wanted to know more about this 90-year-old man whose ability to speak has...
| Nov 26, 2009
If you've ever watched a child open the same toy twice during a holiday party because everyone got the same list it can be disappointing for both the gift giver and receiver. To avoid repeat gifts and to find alternatives to the video game systems for...
| Nov 17, 2009
| 11:14 AM
It's another wild Saturday night at 'Bar Sinister,' a place billed as 'Hollywood's only underground alternative vampire club,' and only our KTLA cameras were allowed inside
"The people who are hard-core and really passionate about this scene are here...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 11:03 AM
The werewolves are BACK! The vampires are BACK! The angst is BACK!
As if you already didn't know, Kristen Stewart is BACK as Bella - a girl in Forks, Washington, who happens to be dating a vampire, Edward (Robert Pattinson). After an incident at her 18th...
| Nov 19, 2009
The Twilight series is back, with the release of New Moon in theaters starting at midnight on Thursday, November 19th.
A newcomer to the series, Charlie Bewley, who plays Demitri, came to Dallas to sign autographs, meet with fans and host one of the...