| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Could a hidden Mickey discovered in a scene from Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back have revealed clues to the The Walt Disney Company/Lucasfilm deal?
Probably not, but it's still a curious find - especially for fans of the Star Wars franchise...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The calendar says this weekend is the last weekend of the summer. The first day of fall is Sept. 22, which also happens to be my 50th birthday.
Anyway … what better way to spend the last weekend of the summer hanging out at the beach doing...
| Sep 22, 2012
|| Drunk on power. That's the best way to describe two new cars from BMW, the M5 and M6. Both are variants of the already potent 5 Series sedan and 6 Series coupe and convertible.
The 2013 models have 560...
| Jun 21, 2011
Longtime UCLA Extension writing teacher
Phyllis Gebauer, 82, a teacher for two decades in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program who recently donated to the program signed first editions by reclusive author Thomas Pynchon, died Wednesday at...
| May 4, 2012
Character actor often played the 'heavy'
George Murdock, 81, a veteran character actor who had a recurring role as Lt. Scanlon on the television sitcom "Barney Miller" and played God in the 1989 film "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier,"...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 10:04 AM
A new "Star Wars" themed area at Legoland California with 2,000 Lego models will take visitors chronologically through scenes from the epic film saga.
Photo gallery: View "Star Wars" Lego models at Legoland California
Scheduled to make its debut March...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:19 AM
CHICAGO - I grew up in Chicago and still go there often. But since I'm visiting my family, I rarely stay in hotels.
Friends post on Facebook about their weekends at the historic Burnham or the boutique James, the bargain Days Inn or the glitzy Wit; it...
| Jan 25, 2011
The viewing audience for Super Bowl XLV is expected to be around 100 million people.
You, however, do not have to be part of the crowd.
Think back. How many times has the game been compelling? And we mean truly compelling, not just some hyped-up media...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 9:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Bret Harrison was born in Portland, Ore., on this date in 1982. This birthday guy currently stars as Dr. Sidney Miller on the rehash of the sci-fi series "V." Harrison also has starred on the series "Reaper" and "The Loop," as well...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 11:06 AM
The new Star Wars' models take shape at Star Wars Miniland renders epic battles, iconic cityscapes and massive machines in an intimate 1:20 scale at Legoland California.
The new Star Wars attraction, which opened Thursday at the Carlsbad kiddie park,...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
In a mother ship hovering above Manhattan, Anna, the queen of the reptilian alien visitors in ABC's "V," plots the extinction of Earthlings from the comfort of a design classic: the 2004 Spoon chair, above, designed by Antonio Citterio and......
| Mar 9, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Which character won't survive Season 2?...