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  • Will Spielberg take a walk on the wild side?

    Will Spielberg take a walk on the wild side?
    Steven Spielberg, who at 22 was hired by Universal to a long-term contract, started out his career as the teacher's pet of the Movie Brat generation. With the unveiling of his first Indiana Jones escapade in 19 years today at Cannes, he's proffering yet...
  • Cheo Feliciano, cinco décadas de pasión tropical

    Cheo Feliciano, cinco décadas de pasión tropical
    Descansando en su casa de Puerto Rico, Cheo Feliciano hecha a volar sus recuerdos y con ellos visualiza las grandes anécdotas que ha vivido en su larga trayectoria como embajador de un género conocido en diversas partes del mundo como salsa. “Han sido...
  • Hail to the chiefs, as played by . . .

    Hail to the chiefs, as played by . . .
    Americans usually celebrate the likes of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy on President's Day. But rarely are the less stellar commanders in chief ever mentioned, such as William Henry Harrison -- who caught a...
  • Sean Faris never backs down from a challenge

    Sean Faris never backs down from a challenge
    When last we met Sean Faris, star of Never Back Down, he was having a rough day. The temperature was pushing 100 on the shores of Sanford's Lake Monroe. Faris was sweating another lake where he stood, panting in between takes, scenes that involved wind...
  • '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.”...
  • A tennis star versus a football coach: L.A. Times bestsellers, Aug. 1, 2010

     
    On Monday, Jacket Copy wondered how former USC football coach Pete Carroll's book "Win Forever" is selling. Carroll's winning tenure has come into question after the NCAA leveled penalties against the school for improprieties made during his time there....
  • Brush fire breaks out in Chula Vista

    A non-injury brush fire at the bottom of a Rancho del Rey canyon near Chula Vista scorched less than an acre today before being doused by firefighters, a fire dispatcher said. The blaze was reported at 2:40 p.m. in the canyon off Plaza Amistad and Camino...