| Aug 27, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Lombard had a colorful Hollywood life. She was known for her ribald humor and her marriages to William Powell and Clark Gable. She overcame a serious car accident that scarred her face and could have ended her career. She was a patriot who, after...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:32 PM
As movie studios and theater owners fight over who should pay for 3-D glasses, an opportunity for serious synergy between film and fashion comes into focus....
| Dec 10, 2010
| 5:26 PM
"The Ring of Solomon: A Bartimaeus Novel"
By Jonathan Stroud
Hyperion Books, $17.99, ages 10-14
Bartimaeus, an ancient djinni whose narration sounds as if he's channeling Groucho Marx, has been a favorite with readers in three previous books by...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:03 PM
The situation is a little bit sad and a whole lot ironic.
Big East officials snubbed UCF forever and ever because they felt the Knights weren't worthy of their high-and-mighty conference. Now the Big East is scrambling to add schools like UCF in order to...
| Jan 5, 2011
Burbank actors Daniel Roebuck and Jim Roope will have to age 20 years through the magic of makeup for their roles as 70-year-old former vaudevillian performers reuniting for one last TV appearance in Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys".
The show opens...
| Feb 16, 2011
No other star of Hollywood's golden age continues to hold audiences in quite the way that Humphrey Bogart does.
The American Film Institute voted him the greatest male star of all time, and his influence as cultural icon and representative of a certain...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:51 AM
1) Taft Apartments
The Taft celebrates its 100th birthday this year, and its staff plans to celebrate all year long. In its days as a hotel in the early part of the 20th Century guests like Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Babe Ruth and Lassie are...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:54 AM
BEND, Ore. — It was when the 20-something guest-of-honor in a beer-saturated bachelor party aboard the Cycle Pub mooned a passing limo that Bend really proved that, if anything, it's not boring.
If there's any doubt that this Central Oregon city of...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Back in the late sixties, when Robert Downey Jr.was a toddler, his filmmaker father could get away with signing his movies “Robert Downey (a prince).” But ever since Junior hit the big time, Downey pere has had to put a “Sr.” after...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:27 PM
The Declaration of Independence, announced 236 years ago today by the Second Continental Congress, is the birth certificate of the United States of America. Its famous words are, or should be, known to all: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Regarding the story of Hue Jackson — a former Glendale Community College quarterback — as coach of the Raiders (“Jackson fired after one season,” Jan. 10), must your paper print every expletive a coach or athlete yells when they...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Forget the Golden Globes and the Oscars. This year's hottest ticket may be the premiere International 'Stache Film Festival. That's 'stache as in "mustache."
Don't expect to see any films by Tom Selleck, Groucho Marx or other stars famous for their...