| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Pasadena boasts a bounty of entertainment options, but only one offers the opportunity to spend an evening picking some of the most interesting brains in art, science, politics and entertainment.
This high-minded cultural event is the Distinguished...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Only two sports have over the years have led to a significant library of very good movies: boxing and baseball. Now you can add Moneyball to the list of baseball-themed movies to that library. In fact, for a number of reasons, it may very well stand up...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:46 AM
When diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, Paul Sorvino worked with his doctor to create an overall treatment plan that included diet, exercise, and diabetes medications. He also realized the importance of support, and was thankful for his family and friends to...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:08 PM
A few months ago, I had lunch with my old mentor, Larry Allison, in downtown Laguna Beach.
We ate Italian sandwiches at Anastasia Café and caught up on our days together at the Long Beach Press-Telegram, where Larry spent most of his 54-year career...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:16 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival has chosen "Looper," director Rian Johnson's "thinking-man actioner" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, to open its 10-day event starting Sept. 6. The film stars Gordon-Levitt as a time-traveling...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 10:40 PM
This might be the worst movie of the year, if you look at one thing – the cast. The list of actors in this are among the best in the business: Joan Allen, Edward Norton, Stacy Keach, Rachel Weisz, Albert Finney, Scott Glenn, David Strathairn, and...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 3:01 PM
Update: A Malibu beach home once owned by actor-producer-director Robert Redford has sold for $11.75 million.
The gated two-story, built in 1948, has walls of glass, living areas that open to patios, and stone and hardwood floors. There are five...
| Mar 13, 2010
Prolific songwriter and " American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi's Spanish-style home in the Hollywood Hills is on the market at $1,649,000.
The gated house, built in 1964, has city and canyon views, wood-beamed ceilings, an open floor plan, extensive decks...
| Mar 21, 2010
Stewart L. Udall, who as Interior secretary in the 1960s vastly expanded the country's system of national parks and monuments and developed far-reaching legislation to protect public lands, has died. He was 90.
FOR THE RECORD:...
| Jan 3, 2010
In skiing, as in marriage, spousal roles are defined, distinct -- and often at odds.
He thinks "whiteout" is code for no one on the slopes and plenty of fresh powder. She views a blizzard as a good reason to stay inside and read a book. He thinks...
| Jul 25, 2010
You know western Wyoming and dumb luck are both on your side when:
• Your daughter spies three mule deer in a Yellowstone meadow. Then a moose mid-river. Then bison, fox and marmot, trumpeter swans, a wayward seagull and a grizzly family —...
| Nov 12, 2008
Joe Hyams, a former Hollywood columnist and bestselling author of books ranging from biographies of Humphrey Bogart and James Dean to a popular tome on Eastern philosophy, has died. He was 85.
Hyams, a longtime Los Angeles resident who moved to Penrose,...