| Oct 4, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Dmitry Samarov, like Travis Bickle, is God's lonely man, cruising the streets of Chicago, watching for your arm to shoot out and beckon him, taking note of the odd, offhanded things you say after you climb into his cab.
He is a taxi driver, and with...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 5:17 AM
Automatically from the get-go this blog has me excited me to write. Why? Because I got to subtitle it “Moves Like Jagger,” which also happens to be one of my favorite songs right now and my current ring tone.
There’s just something...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 9:06 PM
Now that the dust has settled and everyone can look back at the 2010-11 sports year, there's no doubt the campaign goes down as one of the best for La Cañada Flintridge athletes and their respective teams.
Flintridge Prep, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Fresh back from seeing Huntington Beach's own Avenged Sevenfold and Brandon Saller play in the area last week, I was more than ready to dedicate a column to more local music news. Yes, this place is called Surf City, but let us not forget that this is...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:12 PM
With all the fanfare and trappings of a royal announcement, Tournament of Roses officials on Monday named the seven young women who will comprise the 2012 Rose Court.
Against the backdrop of excited screams from family and friends and music from the...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 9:20 AM
I’ll preface this edition of “Who Has The X Factor?” with the following: I am going to be completely biased with my writing. Why? I absolutely love Diana Vickers.
Like if she ever needed a Green Card to stay in the United States, I&...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 7:42 PM
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Twin Shadow and The Stepkids. 7 p.m., May 2. Daniel Street Club, 21 Daniel St., Milford. $13-$15. 203-877-4446, danielstreetclub.com, manicproductions.org.
Kip Berman talks at great length about the influences,...
| Jan 4, 2011
5 a.m. You Keep Me Hangin' On by Kim Wilde
Reeling In The Years by Steely Dan
Somebody Told Me by The Killers
Three Little Birds by Bob Marley
Groove Is In The Heart by Deee-Lite
The Great Beyond by R.E.M.
Linger by The Cranberries
Stylo by Gorillaz
| Oct 31, 2010
Will Orpet was guilty. That was clear to the newspapers as his trial began in the summer of 1916, and it appeared equally clear to the people of Lake County: It took 23 days and more than 1,200 interviews to find a dozen men who said they could view the...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 6:28 AM
1234 by Feist
Gold Lion by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Too Nice To Talk To by The English Beat
It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones
Centerfold by J. Geils Band
And She Was by Talking Heads
Upside Down by Diana Ross
Beat Of My Heart by Hilary Duff
No Scrubs by TLC...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Both of their coaches say their standout volleyball players are leaders.
One just happens to play at Cal State Northridge and the other is at the University of Washington.
Both of their coaches rave about their athletes' intelligence on the court....
| Jun 10, 2011
| 11:00 AM
“Can't Keep” was the opening number of a 2008 Pearl Jam show at the Dodge Music Center. Eddie Vedder will likely be singing the song again in Hartford on Saturday, June 18. But it'll sound a little different, with the emphasis on “...