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  • Apodaca: Optimism and the state budget

    Gov. Jerry Brown has gone to great pains lately to inject a large dose of an unfamiliar characteristic — optimism — into discussions about state finances. His surprise announcement that California is now operating in the black, and that...
  • Big-screen blind spot: 'Robin Hood: Men in Tights'

    Big-screen blind spot: 'Robin Hood: Men in Tights'
    Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In 'Big-screen blind spot,' we sit down with those 'classic' movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment. Confession: In middle school, my friend...
  • The Latest: A sad 'Farewell,' a colorful trek

    "Farewell, Fred Voodoo" By Amy Wilentz Simon & Schuster; 329 pages Fred Voodoo, we learn from Amy Wilentz's candid new book, is not a person but an epithet — the Haitian equivalent, more or less, of Joe Average. Wilentz spent years in Haiti as...
  • Gang Members Charged in Canyon Country Bank Robbery, Pursuit

    Gang Members Charged in Canyon Country Bank Robbery, Pursuit
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Three reputed Rollin’ 40s Crips gang members were charged Friday with robbing a Canyon Country bank then leading police on a high-speed chase as they threw cash out the car’s window, the District Attorney’s Office announced....
  • DVD review: Crime docs win a positive verdict

    DVD review: Crime docs win a positive verdict
    In 1994, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley Jr. — teenagers who came to be known as the West Memphis Three — were convicted of murdering three little boys in a Satanic ritual. There were a lot of things wrong with their trial,...
  • Boys & Girls Club Theft A New Height Of Lowness

    Robert Generali was a reverse Robin Hood. He robbed from children, many of them poor, to enrich himself. Mr. Generali was recently sentenced to prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury. So infuriated was U....
  • Verdugo Views: When car shows were the fashion

    Verdugo Views: When car shows were the fashion
    Many people around town remember the car shows hosted by National Charity League and the Glendale Motor Car Dealers Assn. But even longtime residents might not realize that they were not the first of their kind. The first known showing of new model...
  • 'Once Upon a Time': Straying from 'Selfless, Brave and True'

    'Once Upon a Time': Straying from 'Selfless, Brave and True'
    Pinocchio is back in this "Selfless, Brave and True" episode of "Once Upon a Time." August the writer has been suffering a crisis of conscience that he could never seem to get his wooden heart around. In addition, Mendel's cover is blown: Regina now knows...
  • Program explored American history through stories told in song

    Program explored American history through stories told in song
    A group of Richmond musicians sang and played their way through 400 years of American history in downtown Hampton last week. The program "Singing the News: Broadsides and Ballads" was put together by Gregg D. Kimball of the Library of Virginia. Kimball,...
  • Go behind the scenes of 'Da Vinci's Demons'

    Go behind the scenes of 'Da Vinci's Demons'
    Starz is ramping up its promotions for the April 12 premiere of "Da Vinci's Demons," its reimagining of Leonardo Da Vinci's exploits as  20something artist-inventor-adventurer about town. The network on Wednesday released the "Coins Teaser" above and a...
  • Mayo: Just say no to $90 million Florida subsidy for Dolphins stadium

    Mayo: Just say no to $90 million Florida subsidy for Dolphins stadium
    The Dolphins are moving fast and furious to raid the public till for improvements to their private stadium, saying they need funding secured by the NFL owners meetings in May to land Super Bowl 50 or 51. The team cleared its first hurdle in...
  • Adventure World theme park set to break ground in Poland

    Adventure World theme park set to break ground in Poland
    The $800-million Adventure World Warsaw theme park set to break ground July 21 will feature lands dedicated to mythical creatures, ancient legends, fantasy worlds and Polish history. PHOTOS: Adventure World Warsaw theme park in Poland Located about a...