| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Face it, talking to your kids about debits, credits and collateral is probably not going to boost their money IQ. You need a new plan, and I'm here to help.
Here are some inspirational quotes and comments you can use as talking points the next time...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Dear Fellow Fan,
It was wholly a pleasure to get your video of Kate Smith singing "God Bless America" as only she could -- and did. It rekindled childhood memories of listening to the Kate Smith radio show every schoolday morning at 9 in Miss Hinkle's...
| Jan 30, 2013
Almost on impulse, almost 35 years ago, Richard M. Walden and a friend rounded up six tons of relief supplies and a jet to ferry them to Vietnamese boat people in Malaysia. Thus was Operation California — now Operation USA — born. A Times...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Having a tribute to Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop play Sands Bethlehem Event Center later this month is pretty cool. Seeing the show by the Rat Pack is Back for half price is even better.......
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:23 PM
The audience at Philadelphia's Academy of Music began swooning over Hugh Jackman the moment he appeared on stage Saturday night and didn't stop after he said his last thank you. The Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe winner, and Oscar nominee won them over as...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Angus Scrimm always thought that he would be the star of “sophisticated, witty drawing-room comedies.” But instead of making people ......
| Dec 27, 2012
| 2:20 PM
As his old friend Frank Sinatra might have put it, it was a very good year for Chicago singer Frank D'Rone.
In April, D'Rone turned 80, and in June he overcame a series of health challenges to play a triumphant comeback engagement at the Jazz Showcase....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Beverly Coburn, actor James Coburn's first wife, has sold a West Hollywood triplex with a history of stellar tenants for $3.72 million.
The building, which has counted film star Marilyn Monroe and singer Frank Sinatra among its one-time residents,...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:34 PM
For years, I’ve put Johnny Cash in the Elvis Presley category: I respect him, but I don’t listen to his music.
That all changed when a friend made me a Johnny Cash mix-tape. I tried to tell him that maybe it wasn’t “my kind of...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
John Cunningham is Joe, Douglas Sills is John and Jordan Lage is Sam in William Mastrosimone's new play, "Ride the Tiger" slated for New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre.
And if you want to assume they're Joe Kennedy, JFK and mobster Sam Giancano, well, there...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Patricia Feldman is known as Mamie by the children and teachers at St. Peter School. The nickname was given to her by her oldest grandson.
"Mrs. Pat Feldman, or otherwise affectionately known as 'Mamie,' has been a staple at Saint Peter School for many...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:00 PM
When Jody Williams took the stage Wednesday night at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, he didn't dive into a rendition of the blues standard "Don't Start Me to Talkin'." But it might have been appropriate.
The 78-year-old Williams, a...