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  • Arts funding on the November ballot

    Arts funding on the November ballot
    This year, election day in Los Angeles County will be about arts funding as well as politics. Among the decisions voters will face on the Nov. 4 ballot is whether to absorb $23 in annual per-parcel property taxes over the next 30 years for...
  • People watching at the California Science Center

    People watching at the California Science Center
    Scott Williams photographed visitors peering at the California Science Center's kelp forest exhibit, housed in a 188,000-gallon tank, on July 8. Williams works in federal land management, so he has a special interest in seeing how the public connects with...
  • Discovery Science Center's L.A. offshoot museum to open in November

    Discovery Science Center's L.A. offshoot museum to open in November
    Turning a lingering and expensive civic embarrassment into a new asset for science education, a never-used, $21.8-million building paid for by the city to give the San Fernando Valley its first major museum finally will open Nov. 13 at Hansen Dam...
  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
  • Halle Berry believes in 'Extant,' aliens

    Halle Berry is making the move from film to television in this summer’s CBS television series “Extant,” a new sci-fi show produced by Steven Spielberg and his Amblin Television team. At a premiere screening for the show Monday night at...
  • Halle Berry Launches 'Extant' at California Science Center Premiere

    The Space Shuttle Endeavor served as the perfect backdrop for the Monday premiere of the CBS sci-fi drama "Extant" as guests including series star Halle Berry flocked to the California Science Center for a screening of the pilot episode. "Extant,"...
  • 'Amazing Race' Producers Leave a lot Up to Fate

    In 2001, Bertram van Munster stood at a crossroads. His syndicated nature show "Wild Things" had come to an end, and the Dutch-born filmmaker and television producer was on the lookout for a new project to sink his teeth into. His partner Elise...
  • Rentrak Redefines Names Of TV Measurement Services After Industry Questions

    Rentrak, an emerging player in the quest to provide better measurement for TV viewers, said Wednesday it would use new descriptions for two of its products after consulting with an industry group that monitors standards for such efforts. The company...
  • Wily Indies Succeed on Digital Channels Where Majors Struggle

    It's the TV equivalent of undeveloped beachfront property, but so far only a handful of ritzy hotels have sprung up. The recent decision by the ABC owned stations group to pull the plug on its Live Well Network in January shows how little progress has...
  • TV Review: 'Falling Skies,' Season Four

    The creative roller-coaster ride that is "Falling Skies" opens season four on a downward arc, as the TNT series goes a little gaga with its alien-invasion metaphors, including Hitler Youth-like camps to re-educate younger prisoners. While the show...
  • Fox Co-Financing Tom Hanks-Steven Spielberg Cold War Thriller

    Fox has joined DreamWorks to co-finance Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg's Cold War spy thriller. Fox will also distribute the film internationally. The film will start shooting in September. Disney and DreamWorks announced earlier this week that the U.S....
  • Zahi Hawass is on the stump again for ancient Egypt's Pharaohs

    For many years, Zahi Hawass has been the living face of ancient Egypt, an ambassador for long-dead Pharaohs who uses his high-wattage personality, telegenic showmanship and knack for wading confidently into controversy to preserve both their star power...