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  • 'Leave It to Beaver' star Barbara Billingsley dies at 94

     
    Barbara Billingsley, the actress embedded in the American consciousness as mom June Cleaver from the classic sitcom "Leave It to Beaver," died at her home in Santa Monica on Saturday. She was 94. Billingsley's portrayal of the quintessential stay-at-...
  • Environmental Media Awards laud green media and its moguls

     
    Ed Begley Jr., one of the first Hollywood celebs to promote environmental causes, didn't seem at all surprised that Saturday's Environmental Media Awards ceremony had mushroomed over the last 20 years from a casual event at an old L.A. club......
  • Local blogger declares candidacy for village council

     
    The focus might be on the November elections right now, but interest in the April municipal elections is heating up. Mark Thoman announced this week …...
  • Evidence that our next governor will be unable to answer a question

     
    Verbatim exchange during Sunday night's debate between Gov. Pat Quinn and his GOP challenger Bill Brady: Panelist Jennifer Boyle, Elmhurst College: Given that Illinois ranks 13th richest in GDP per capita, but 43rd lowest in state spending per capita on.....
  • Election: State House District 62 — unemployment and economy are major issues

     
    In the state's 62nd Representative District, a Republican incumbent and a Democrat political newcomer share concerns about the state economy, but their methods for fixing …...
  • Rand Paul doesn't shake hands with opponent after 'Aqua Buddha' debate; the two may not meet again

     
    Add Rand Paul's name to the list of politicians who have made good on a campaign promise. At the conclusion of what Talking Points Memo declared was "The Nastiest Debate of 2010", Kentucky Senate hopeful Rand Paul, a Republican, said......
  • Ovation Awards nominations announced for 2009-10 season

     
    The nominations for the 2010 Ovation Awards were announced Monday evening at the Autry National Center for the American West. The awards, organized by the Los Angeles Stage Alliance, are intended to honor excellence in L.A.-area theater productions in...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: “Parenthood” on NBC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 17 - 23 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies OVER-THE-TOP: In a new “Parenthood,” at 10 p.m. on NBC, the......
  • House Dist. 48 candidates oppose income tax hike

     
    Barbara Green and Rep. Michael Connelly, the respective Democratic and Republican candidates in the 48th district’s state house race, have this much in common: neither …...
  • Ribbon cutting ceremony for new Lewis Park on Wednesday

     
    The Tinley Park-Park District will dedicate the new and improved Lewis Park with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Renovations to the park …...
  • Illinois Senate debate Mark Kirk vs Alexi Giannoulias

     
    Full debate transcript courtesy of ABC News....
  • Cover story: Test Kitchen: A menu in constant flux

     
    The dimly lighted dining room pulses with gritty hip-hop and clanking silverware. Diners eagerly await what's being constructed in a kitchen filled with tattooed chefs, steam and sharp focus. A bartender wearing blinged-out earrings drops off a 40-ounce...