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  • Possible Banksy mural surprises taco shop owner

    Possible Banksy mural surprises taco shop owner
    OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- Whether it's the work of the world's most famous and mysterious graffiti artist  or not, the giant rat on the side of an Oceanside restaurant is drawing lots of attention. Banksy is an anonymous, faceless, British graffiti artist...
  • 'The King's Speech' wins top Oscars

    'The King's Speech' wins top Oscars
    "The King's Speech" was crowned best film at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. Nominated for 12 Oscars -- the most of any film -- it won four statuettes, including for Colin Firth for lead actor, Tom Hooper for director, and David Seidler for...
  • Eccentrics, dreamers and seekers flock to Crestone, Colo.

    Eccentrics, dreamers and seekers flock to Crestone, Colo.
    For thousands of years, the high, arid San Luis Valley has spawned tales of the strange and the fantastic. Native Americans called it the Bloodless Valley, setting aside their weapons as they made vision quests up sacred Blanca Peak, the great sentinel...
  • Jamie Oliver: Food fighter

    Jamie Oliver: Food fighter
    Jamie Oliver presses a "happy cow" veggie burger on me with the fervor of a believer handing out religious pamphlets. He asks me whether I love it, but his smile is pure certainty that I will -- and even love him for making it. He's stepped out from the...
  • Book review: 'Between a Rock and a Hot Place' by Tracey Jackson

    Book review: 'Between a Rock and a Hot Place' by Tracey Jackson
    Sometimes you just want someone to tell it to you straight. You may look and feel better than your grandmother or even your mother did at 50 but the idea that 50 is anything like 30, Tracey Jackson practically screams, is either a marketing scam or a line...
  • Television review: When troubadours were the scene in L.A.

    Television review: When troubadours were the scene in L.A.
    "Troubadours: Carole King, James Taylor and the Rise of the Singer-Songwriter," a presentation of "American Masters" that airs Wednesday on KOCE, tells the story of the crowd that haunted Doug Weston's Troubadour in the late '60s and early '70s, the music...
  • John Miner dies at 92; investigator of Marilyn Monroe's death

    John Miner dies at 92; investigator of Marilyn Monroe's death
    John W. Miner, a former Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who was an investigator in the 1962 death of Marilyn Monroe and made headlines in recent years when he revealed the contents of private tapes the actress recorded for her psychiatrist...
  • A few of Matt Porterfield's favorite things

    A few of Matt Porterfield's favorite things
    Matt Porterfield says we can credit Jean-Luc Godard's "Masculine-Feminine" (1966) for the interview structure of "Putty Hill." He also says that Martin Bell's hard-to-find "Streetwise," about Seattle street kids, exerted a huge influence on his two...
  • 'Runnin' Rebels of UNLV' offers life lessons from 'The Shark'

    It is said the best college coaches give their players tools to excel not only in their chosen sport but also in life. Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar say it about their ex-UCLA coach, John Wooden; Joe Namath has said it about his coach at Alabama,...
  • 'Mad Men: Season Four'

    'Mad Men: Season Four'
    1960s advertising man Don Draper (Jon Hamm) is at a crossroads both personally and professionally as this most recent season of the acclaimed AMC drama series begins. His secrets cause him to clam up on a business reporter, thus jeopardizing an article...
  • 'Treme: The Complete First Season'

    'Treme: The Complete First Season'
    This widely praised HBO drama series, overseen by "Homicide: Life on the Street" writing-producing veterans David Simon and Eric Overmyer, focuses on New Orleans residents trying to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. John...