| Jan 10, 2011
| 6:30 AM
From the Z on TV blog:
Watching NBC's coverage of two terrific Wild Card games Saturday, I was deeply impressed by the way the network raised its coverage game to match the on-field intensity of the playoffs.
Not so with CBS Sports and its coverage of...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 6:02 PM
Former TV game show host and animal rights activist Bob Barker has pledged a $250,000 donation to help the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach recover from a devastating Dec. 22 flood.
Barker is the former host of "The Price is Right," and has...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 12:25 PM
If the Bears win the NFC title and head to the Super Bowl, President Obama is going with them.
Obama, an ardent football fan, made the declaration this morning as he sat down with Hu Jintao in the Oval Office at the start of the state visit of China&...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 11:34 AM
This is one time you'll want to encourage kids to color inside the lines. Grown-ups, too.
As soon as you sit down for dinner at Animator's Palate aboard the new Disney cruise ship Fantasy, your server hands you a green marker and a special placemat and...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Laguna Beach began 2011 by digging itself out of the mud. Homes, art studios, businesses, the Laguna Beach Animal Shelter and the Anneliese School suffered damage and destruction in the December 2010 rainstorms.
Recovery was on everyone's mind.
| Jan 4, 2012
| 2:40 PM
The Beverly Hills Post Office-area home that entertainer Ed McMahon fought to keep from foreclosure in a much-publicized battle in 2008 has sold in an all-cash deal for its most recent asking price of $3.475 million.
Six offers came in on the property...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Once you got past the pre-game show and the outrageous attempt by CBS Sports to use the telecast to try to rehabilitate the reputation of Detroit Lions stomper Ndamukong Suh, TV coverage of the Baltimore Ravens 20-13 victory over the Houston Texans wasn&...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Matt Birk shot down a report by NFL analyst and former general manager Charlie Casserly on CBS’ pre-game show stating that the Ravens center intended to retire from football after this season.
Birk, who is nearing the end of his 14th year in the...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 11:10 AM
CBS is defending its decision to bring Ndamukong Suh on as an analyst last Sunday in its pre-game show prior to the AFC divisional matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Houston Texans.
I wrote about it Sunday night in my review of CBS coverage,...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 11:07 PM
LA CRESCENTA — In a prime example that anything can change from game to game in the world of Pacific League girls' soccer, Wednesday's match between host Crescenta Valley High and Burroughs couldn't have been much more different than the teams'...
| Jan 2, 2012
There is a word in fitness/health/weight loss marketing that is toxic. Sometimes it is blatant, other times implied. I hate this word. The word is "only."
You have to work out only this teeny bit to get amazing results. You only have to take this pill to...