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  • 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...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for April 19, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for April 19, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99) Bella must choose between her lover and a friend, between life and death. || 39 || || 2. || Long Lost by Harlan Coben (Dutton: $27.95)...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 10, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 10, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || First Family by David Baldacci (Grand Central: $27.99) A child is kidnapped from a birthday party held at Camp David. || 2 || || 2. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99)...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 17, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99) Bella must choose between her lover and a friend, between life and death. || 43 || || 2. || Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 31, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 31, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (Disney Hyperion: $17.99) Percy Jackson and his army of demigods battle to stop the Lord of Time. || 3 || || 2. || Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Little,...
  • 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...
  • "Beyond the Blues: Reflections on African America" Coming to NOMA

    "Beyond the Blues: Reflections on African America" Coming to NOMA
    The New Orleans Museum of Art and the Amistad Research Center have teamed up to present the latest show at the museum. "Beyond the Blues: Reflections on African America" from the Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center will be at the museum...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for March 7, 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. || 39 || || 2. || The Man From Beijing by...
  • Warrant: Clark's Fiancée Submitted Saliva Sample To Police

    The fiancée of an animal lab technician accused of killing Yale University graduate student Annie Le submitted saliva samples to police late last year after she was served with a search warrant, her attorney said. The warrant, obtained by police Nov....