| Feb 23, 2013
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article:
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:28 PM
It doesn't appear that things will slow down after last week's exciting and deadly episode of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars."
As you can see in the clip above, Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano are involved in a dogfight when Anakin's ship is attacked by...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Disney's Animal and Magic Kingdoms offer visitors a theme-park experience with a touch of whimsy.
Before it was torn down, Skull Kingdom on International Drive offered guests frightening fun.
And there are countless structures in Central Florida...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren are typically credible as legendary "master of suspense" Alfred Hitchcock and his wife, Alma, in director Sacha Gervasi's docudrama, but the bigger interest is the movie's detailing of the complications - financial and...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Ahsoka Tano marches closer to her ultimate fate in this week's "Star Wars: The Clone Wars."
When the Republic military takes over the Temple bombing case after Ahsoka and Anakin Skywalker ferreted out the bomber, Ahsoka finds herself at odds with...
| Oct 8, 2010
Roy Ward Baker, the London-born director best known for his 1958 documentary-style feature film, "A Night to Remember," about the sinking of the Titanic, has died. He was 93.
Baker died Tuesday at a London hospital, his son, Nicholas, told the Associated...
| Feb 20, 2012
Damien Bona earned a law degree from New York University in 1980 but spent only two years practicing law.
As he told the Los Angeles Times in 1986, "I had to choose between a job and an obsession. I chose the obsession."
Bona's obsession was the Academy...
| Oct 16, 2011
Howard H 'Tim' Hays
Former Press-Enterprise editor, publisher
Howard H "Tim" Hays, 94, a former editor and publisher of the Press-Enterprise who led the Riverside newspaper when it won a Pulitzer Prize for an expose in the 1960s and won two landmark U....
| Jan 9, 2012
As concertmaster for the orchestra that recorded the soundtrack for the movie "Psycho," classical violinist Israel Baker helped create a piece of pop culture that is regarded as one of Hollywood's most terrifying. He led the piercing attack of the violins...
| Dec 9, 2011
Robert Lawrence Balzer, a wine critic and educator who wrote an influential column in The Times for three decades during a career that stretched from the post-Prohibition era through the explosion of the California wine industry he championed, has died....
| Jun 2, 2010
Championship coach in Santa Monica
Norm Lacy, 56, who coached Santa Monica and St. Monica Catholic high schools to Southern Section football championships and was serving as the athletic director at Santa Monica, died Saturday at John F....
| Jul 18, 2011
| 1:15 PM
German media mogul
Leo Kirch, 84, who turned his one-man film distribution company into Germany's second-biggest media business before losing control of it after a gamble on pay television, died Thursday in Munich. His family did not give...