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  • From CNN's 'Magic Wall' to Fox News' 'Bill-board,' Cable News Gears Up For Election Night

    Trying to keep up with the latest election results Tuesday night? You can look to your favorite news site or TV network, of course, but you can also look to the skies of Manhattan. As part of a flashy stunt put into place by CNN, the lights of the...
  • Everything's biscuits (and gravy!) for Renee Zellweger

    "You can put your boots in the oven, but that don't make 'em biscuits!" goes the old Texas saying. SPEAKING of biscuits, I received an email from Renee Zellweger after I recalled here our wonderful night in Austin a few years ago, and alluded to the...
  • Former CBS, Leo Burnett Exec to Head National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

    Former CBS and Leo Burnett Worldwide exec Bob Mauro has been named president of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the New York-based org that administers Emmy awards that fall outside the primetime scope of the West Coast-based...
  • No-fly zones over Disney have cynical Mickey-haters smelling a rat

    No-fly zones over Disney have cynical Mickey-haters smelling a rat
    Somewhere in Washington, there are committees of bureaucrats assigned to assess which American icons are most likely to be attacked by terrorists. At the Federal Aviation Administration, there is such a task force that looks at national landmarks to guess...
  • Students build Manhattan replica in show of can-do spirit

    Students build Manhattan replica in show of can-do spirit
    Students at Andersen Elementary in Newport Beach hustled around the stairs leading from classrooms to the school's library Wednesday afternoon, carefully stacking thousands of cans of vegetables, fruit and tuna to form a miniature Manhattan. From the...
  • Maltzan's One Santa Fe apartment complex plays with notion of density

    Maltzan's One Santa Fe apartment complex plays with notion of density
    Every once in a while a piece of architecture comes along that is emblematic of a moment in a city's architectural and urban development. One Santa Fe, a 438-unit apartment complex in the arts district by Michael Maltzan Architecture, is that kind of...
  • Photographer-author dives into the beauty and the tragedy of the world's oceans

    Photographer-author dives into the beauty and the tragedy of the world's oceans
    "The Last Fisherman: Witness to the Endangered Oceans" Abbeville Press, $49.95 Jeffrey L. Rotman is an author, but he is better known for his efforts as an underwater photographer. His work has appeared in National Geographic and on the Discovery...
  • The making of 'Amazing Grace: The Musical,' and of the hymn

     The making of 'Amazing Grace: The Musical,' and of the hymn
    Despite its bucolic name, the quiet hamlet of Sandy Point Town, St. Kitts, on a friendly island in the West Indies, has a history written in blood. In the 18th century, Sandy Point offered Caribbean Sea shelter to the oft-battered slave ships that plied...
  • Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'

    Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'
    For months, Islamic State militants have engaged in a high-stakes game of deadly extortion, threatening to behead American captives they are holding in the Middle East unless their demands are met, including an end to U.S. airstrikes targeting their...
  • Walgreens' designs prove an upgrade for shoppers

    Walgreens' designs prove an upgrade for shoppers
    Not long ago, you always knew where to find a Walgreens — at the corner of happy and homely. Walgreens' banal, cookie-cutter buildings made one part of America indistinguishable from another. Inside were narrow, harshly-lit aisles piled high...
  • Upscale new residential complex opens in L.A. arts district

    Upscale new residential complex opens in L.A. arts district
    In what may be the strongest sign of the neighborhood's upscale transformation, a massive residential project — which looks more like a long train than a typical apartment complex — has opened in the arts district of downtown Los Angeles....