| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:07 AM
One of the best biographies I have ever read was "Another Man's War: The True Story of One Man's Battle to Save Children in the Sudan," by Sam Childers, aka the machine gun preacher. It painted the image of Childers fighting for orphans in Sudan, and also...
| Oct 26, 2011
A host of female singers heralding from the U.K. have really been impacting radio in the U.S. Think Adele
or Jessie J. Well, Atlantic Records recording artist Rumer is making waves across the pond with her music. She's been compared to legendary...
| Feb 12, 2008
1. "Thriller," the biggest-selling album ever, wasn't the only Michael Jackson work released in November 1982. A few weeks before it was set to hit stores, MCA Records released an album of Jackson reading the story of "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" and...
| Dec 20, 2008
It's not even Christmas yet, and I've already gained 5 pounds, most of it on my face (see dotted sketch). Five pounds doesn't sound like a lot, unless it's all in your jowls. Besides, I have been gaining 5 pounds every Christmas for about 20 years now,...
| Apr 9, 2008
| 10:35 PM
Marie Black is a skeletal woman of 106 years with skin so thin that a nurse's touch can leave a dark bruise on her arm. She never leaves her bed in Westminster Towers' nursing home in Orlando. Sitting up is painful. Her eyesight is gone, blinded by...
| May 3, 2008
It was hustle and flow, all right. Terrence Howard, the Oscar-nominated actor best known for his role as Djay, the rapping pimp protagonist of Craig Brewer's acclaimed 2005 film, was doing everything but serving smoked Gouda to the 40 or so people...
| Oct 19, 2009
| 4:32 AM
Saturday night the Long Beach Symphony celebrated the beginning of its 75th season. The mayor, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the State Assembly and Senate sent proclamations. Champagne and cake were served in the Terrace Theater Lobby......
| Dec 7, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Dave Alvin, Harper Simon and the Living Sisters help the Beach Boys legend make Sunday's 'Songs of the Sun' concert a memorable ode to the California experience. At the end of Sunday's "Songs of the Sun" concert, part of the......
| Jan 8, 2010
| 4:34 PM
If there was ever a reason to drive east of Rosemead, tonight's Sonic Youth concert might be the perfect excuse. Some 28 years after forming in New York City, the godparents of indie rock are still making stellar music together, and sounding better than...
| Feb 12, 2008
"Thriller," the biggest-selling album ever, wasn't the only Michael Jackson work released in November 1982. A few weeks before it was set to hit stores, MCA Records released an album of Jackson reading the story of "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" and...