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  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • Know Beatles trivia? You could win the model guitars they played

     
    If you’re an expert on The Beatles, a contest this month could end up with you winning the types of guitars Paul McCartney and John Lennon played in the iconic rock group. A two-night event at Sands Casino Bethlehem to......
  • Bay Area dad couldn't say no, builds son a roller coaster in backyard

    Bay Area dad couldn't say no, builds son a roller coaster in backyard
    A Bay Area man who hand built a roller coaster for his 10-year-old son in the family's backyard says he couldn't think of a good reason to say no when the boy asked. Now, six weeks and $3,500 later, Lyle Pemble has his own red roller coaster winding...
  • The NBA won't tolerate racism, so why does the NFL tolerate 'Redskins'?

    The NBA won't tolerate racism, so why does the NFL tolerate 'Redskins'?
    Now that the NBA is addressing ownership problems that fester behind closed doors, will the NFL step up to deal with a problem in plain sight? After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver determined that Clippers owner Donald Sterling was the voice on the audio...
  • La Cañada Crime: Oakwood Avenue home ransacked

    La Cañada March 28 Identity theft: 4500 block of Leata Lane. A woman contacted police to report that sometime between Jan. 15 and March 1, someone had illegally filed her 2013 tax return with the IRS. She received a tax return check, through she had...
  • Minimum wage bill advances to final vote in House

    Despite resistance from the GOP, the Maryland House of Delegates gave preliminary approval on Wednesday to a bill that would increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour over three years. Rejecting every amendment proposed,...
  • Enforcer Malloy Drops Gloves, Ices Jindal

    Enforcer Malloy Drops Gloves, Ices Jindal
    No one ever mistook Nicholas Evlampios Fotiu for Dick Button, but there are almost as many of Fotiu's skating highlights on YouTube as of the great figure skater Button. Invariably, Fotiu is punching somebody, a feat he performed repeatedly for the...
  • Taking the Kids: 10 ways to kick-start Halloween all October

    Taking the Kids: 10 ways to kick-start Halloween all October
    Lucky kids. They don't have to wait until Halloween to don their costumes and collect treats — not when every place from museums to aquariums to zoos to theme parks are celebrating Halloween the entire month of October with haunted houses, spooky...
  • Review: Fright Fest slowly improves at Six Flags Magic Mountain

    Review: Fright Fest slowly improves at Six Flags Magic Mountain
    Like a lumbering and laborious monster intent on capturing his prey, Six Flags Magic Mountain continues to make slow but steady progress toward improving its annual Fright Fest event. Photos: Fright Fest 2013 at Six Flags Magic Mountain In hopes of...
  • Andre Birotte Jr., driven by justice

    Andre Birotte Jr., driven by justice
    At the top of the big whiteboard in his office, Andre Birotte Jr. has written "BHAGS," by which he means his aspirations as U.S. attorney for seven Southern California counties: "big hairy audacious goals." He's already hit some audacious personal goals,...
  • World's tallest roller coaster coming to Florida

    World's tallest roller coaster coming to Florida
    A 520-foot-high roller coaster, the tallest in the world, will be built in Florida. We just don't know exactly where yet. An official announcement will come in a few weeks, said Michael Kitchen, president of US Thrill Rides, the Windermere-based company...
  • Scott Disick's mother dies after long illness, reports say

    Scott Disick's mother dies after long illness, reports say
    Scott Disick's mother, Bonnie Disick, died Oct. 28 after a long illness, according to recent reports. She was 63. The cause of death was unclear. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star, 30, who is boyfriend to eldest sister Kourtney Kardashian,...