| Sep 12, 2012
Filmed shark for 'Jaws'
Ron Taylor, 78, an Australian marine conservationist who helped film some of the dramatic underwater footage used in the classic shark thriller "Jaws," died Sunday at a Sydney hospital after battling leukemia....
| May 30, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert on June 10 showcasing famous tunes and soundtracks from movies including "Star Wars," "E.T." and"Jaws."
The community orchestra, led by Music Director Grant Sevdayan, will perform its...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:39 PM
TILL JUNE 23
West Coast Artists
"Contemporary Traditionalists: A West Coast Perspective," a show featuring 48 works by 18 South Orange County artists, runs at the Huntington Beach Art Center, 538 Main St. Among the artists on display are Scott Albert,...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:17 PM
When I was about 8, I made what I thought was the greatest of musical discoveries.
As one of San Diego's youngest self-taught orchestral music lovers — unlike many of the classically trained, I don't come from a musically inclined family —...
| Jul 11, 2012
What do Andy Warhol, Howard Hughes and Woody Allen have in common with Chicago drive-time disc jockey Roe Conn?
They all are — or were — hypochondriacs. But they're not alone. Due to our increased access to medical information, we are...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 2:21 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Richard Zanuck, the Oscar-winning producer of "Driving Miss Daisy," the blockbuster "Jaws" and several Tim Burton films, including "Alice in Wonderland," has died.
Zanuck died Friday in Los Angeles of a heart attack at the age of 77....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 7:40 AM
BAY VIEW -- The Sunday Sunset Vesper Series at Bay View continues at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 29, in Hall auditorium with a program called Epic Movie Themes, featuring composers that include John Williams, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giuseppe Verdi, Scott...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 2:57 PM
When we moved here in 1979, there were only a few homes in the "Evergreen Development." Though the streets were gravel, they were borough dedicated.They formed a squared circle, out of the normal traffic flow.
Bob and Linda and their two children lived...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 12:51 PM
I dropped in on one of Universal Studios' technical rehearsals for its upcoming lagoon show called "Universal's Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories."
The show officially debuts May 8 (along with Universal's Superstar Parade), but there...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:25 AM
For what it's worth, the following are my thoughts on what transpired on Oscar night.
The common enemy for everything that is included on Oscar night is time. In that inclusion are such items as any and all jokes, whether good or not, all singing and...
| 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:
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:18 PM
When Alan Sepinwall was hired as a TV critic just out of college in 1996, he had no way of knowing he was about to witness “a big bang of sorts,” as he puts it in his new book "The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and...