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  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for the week of March 15, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for the week of March 15, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney (Amulet: $12.95) Greg's dad enlists him in organized sports in order to toughen him up. || 7 || || 2. || Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast for December 1, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Jeremy Northam was born in Cambridge, England, on this day in 1961. This birthday guy starred in the short-lived series "Miami Medical" and he portrayed Sir Thomas More on the series "The Tudors." His film work includes "Gosford Park,"...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Jan. 17, 2010

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 32 || || 2. || Too Much Happiness by...
  • Affidavit Describes Evidence, Raymond Clark's Movements

    On the day Annie Le disappeared, Raymond Clark III reported seeing the Yale University graduate student leave the Yale Animal Research Center carrying a notebook and two bags of mouse food. But police said she never left the building. In the days...
  • Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64; actor was nominated for an Oscar for 'In the Name of the Father'

    Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64; actor was nominated for an Oscar for 'In the Name of the Father'
    When British actor Pete Postlethwaite was studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the 1970s, the head of the school predicted he would fare well as an actor but couldn't resist telling him that he had a face like a "stone archway." "It's all in...
  • Shipshape Again: Charles W. Morgan Being Restored, May Go To Sea

    Shipshape Again: Charles W. Morgan Being Restored, May Go To Sea
    From the day she was launched in 1841, the Charles W. Morgan has been lucky, not an inconsiderable quality in a small, wooden ship that pursued whales beyond what was then the known limit of the watery world. It was a freak current, according to a...
  • 'Precious' is truly precious at the box office; $2.5 million is 'remarkable'

     
    "It was a fantastic expansion for 'Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire,' which Lionsgate widened from 18 to 174 theaters this weekend," Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com reports to Gold Derby. "Going into the weekend, I thought it had a...
  • Man awaiting trial in UC Riverside professor’s death dies in jail

     
    A Long Beach construction worker awaiting trial in the death of a UC Riverside professor last year died in his jail cell on Christmas Day, authorities said today. A guard on a security walk found Marlon Martinez, 22, lying in......
  • Women anglers join Bassmaster Opens Tour

     
    After the elimination of the Women's Bassmaster Tour earlier this month, two women anglers have signed on to compete in the Bassmasters Opens Tour. Former WBT champion Judy Wong and WBT Angler of the Year Dianna Clark will be competing......
  • Newlyweds plan to honeymoon at Bassmaster Classic

     
    Newlyweds Jim and Donna Tyree of Austin, Texas, are hardcore bass anglers. So when they got married Jan. 1, they knew their honeymoon plans were going to be delayed so that they could spend it at the Bassmaster Classic, which......
  • Matthew McConaughey’s return to court will be for Lionsgate

     
    He broke into the big time with one legal thriller (A Time to Kill), proved the limits of his skills as an actor in another (Amistad) and could probably use a hit outside of his rom-com niche. Thus, Matty McConaughey (”That's Matthew. Please.”...