| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
After doing more than 4,000 episodes over the last half-century of his iconic daytime game show "Let's Make a Deal," Monty Hall is finally getting an Emmy Award.
"TV's Big Dealer" is receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 40th Daytime...
| May 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The hand is quicker than the eye, according to David Kwong, magic consultant for the upcoming film "Now You See Me" from Summit Entertainment. But that's not the only trick behind how the film's central characters — a gang of four magicians played...
| May 26, 2013
| 6:30 AM
For many readers, nothing is more satisfying -- or frustrating -- than trying to solve a crossword puzzle.
Today and tomorrow we shine a spotlight on Rich Norris, who provides our daily crossword, and his editor at Tribune Media Services, James Lower. ...
| May 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In Part 2 of our conversation about the intricacies of puzzle creation, Rich Norris, who supplies our daily crossword, and his editor, James Lower, discuss how the games are made.
Q. Rich, the crossword credit line includes names besides yours. What...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:32 AM
I would like to make some corrections/additions to the letter titled, "LeBard changes will benefit community" in the Nov. 6 Forum section of the HB Independent.
Most of the surrounding community does not consider this project to be beneficial. This is...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Paula T. Earl
June 21, 1932 – November 23, 2012
Beloved mother and grandmother, Paula Earl, died at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, CA, on Friday, November 23, 2012 from respiratory failure. She was 80 years old.
Born Paula Tye Turner at St....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Madonna Clare Staley Pashia
Donna was born on the family farm near Charter Oak, Iowa December 4, 1925 to Francis Anthony and Catharine Ellen Gaughan Staley. She was raised on farms near Charter Oak and Ute, Iowa, attending rural neighborhood schools....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Crossword and Sudoku
The Daily Pilot has moved its crossword and Sudoku puzzles from the classified advertising section of the newspaper to the news pages.
Today's puzzles are printed alongside editorial content on Page A4, which is typically used for...
| May 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
An old index card reads: Original. Real. Poignant. Those were the first words Greg Daniels jotted down a decade ago as his guide in adapting the daft British TV series "The Office" for an American audience.
The ideas on the flimsy card stock proved...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Mary Alice Frank passed away peacefully on April 9th at her home in Pasadena. She was 86.
Mary Alice was the middle child of three children of Ruth and Roger Bentley of Glendale, where she grew-up and attended Hoover High School. Following in the...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Dr. Gordon Breitman, long-time resident of La Canada and community physician for over 45 years, passed away in his home at the age of 78 in Henderson, NV, on April 4, surrounded by loving family. He is remembered for his kindness, warmth, thoughtfulness...
| Mar 21, 2013
Next week we will be making changes to our daily A+E comics/puzzles package as part of our continuing evaluation of reader feedback.
First up, we’re adding a puzzle: Jumble Crossword. This easy but entertaining game lets crossword aficionados test...