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  • Mary "Jane" Humphrey May 5, 1934 - October 7, 2013

    Mary "Jane" Humphrey  May 5, 1934 - October 7, 2013
    Founder of Once Upon A Time bookstore in Montrose California passed away peacefully after a long re-occurring illness. She will be remembered for her trail breaking spirit, having opened Once Upon A Time bookstore in 1966, long before women worked outside...
  • It's a Trojan kind of town: Deep, long connection ties USC to La Cañada

    It's a Trojan kind of town: Deep, long connection ties USC to La Cañada
    The crowd erupts in cheers as a Trojan warrior parades a white horse down Foothill Boulevard. “It's Traveler!” shouts a woman, who dashes into the street for a photo with the University of Southern California mascot. GRAPHIC: La Canada's...
  • Canada's Oscar Entry 'Gabrielle' Finds U.S. Home

    Entertainment One Films U.S. has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "Gabrielle," Canada's entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category for the Oscars. The film is slated for a domestic theatrical release this winter. It was screened in the...
  • Best of Toronto: Variety Critics Look Past the Oscar Hype

    PETER DEBRUGE: Looking back on 11 days and several hundred movies, it's somewhat disheartening to realize this is the year that Oscar hype all but overwhelmed the Toronto Film Festival. Things have been gradually building up to this, considering that...
  • Death of Cory Monteith makes film successes 'bittersweet'

    Filmmaker Josh Waller spent the better part of the last decade trying to get his crime thriller "McCanick" made. Over the years, its budget shrunk from $10 million to less than $500,000. Actors fell off the project. The film's location shifted from New...
  • Canada Picks 'Gabrielle' as Foreign-Language Oscar Entry

    "Gabrielle," Quebec director Louise Archambault's drama about a developmentally disabled music prodigy who finds love with a fellow choir member, will represent Canada for consideration as a best foreign-language film Oscar nominee, it was announced...
  • Jean T. Bachmeier October 6, 1921 - September 21, 2013

    Jean T. Dussault Bachmeier entered into eternal rest at the age of 91 in Pasadena, California. Born in Cohoes, New York, Jean was a graduate of Cohoes High School and attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She married Eugene J. Bachmeier at St....
  • Next up: South Coast Tournament

    A balanced scoring attack enabled the Huntington Beach High boys' water polo team to come back from a three-goal deficit Tuesday against Servite, and defeat the visiting Friars, 13-6, in nonleague play. Servite opened up a 3-0 lead before the Oilers...
  • Taking the scenic route on the Rocky Mountaineer train

    Taking the scenic route on the Rocky Mountaineer train
    ABOARD THE ROCKY MOUNTAINEER IN WESTERN CANADA — The land, baronial and steep, dwarfs this 20-car train as it snakes through the wilderness. Go ahead, smudge your nose up against the wide windows. Slip outside into the warm, pine-scented vestibule...
  • Rolling on and off the water on a drive and ferry trip to British Columbia

    Rolling on and off the water on a drive and ferry trip to British Columbia
    Land. Sea. Land. Sea. Ferry. Road. Ferry. Road Fish for lunch. Fish for dinner. Pancakes for breakfast (yes, you can have fish if you really must). A looping trip west out of Vancouver, British Columbia, means a lot of water and mountains that get in...
  • Vegging out

    Vegging out
    Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
  • Cory Monteith dead: Troubled actor, 31, was upbeat after battling addictions

    Cory Monteith appeared a few months ago as if he was truly looking forward to the future, having finally put behind him the demons of substance abuse that had plagued him since he was a youth. "Sending out my love to everyone," the "Glee" star said in a...