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  • Oscars: '12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Picture

    In a contest that held suspense up until the last minute, Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" took the best-picture prize Sunday at the 86th Academy Awards and established a few Oscar records in the process. Winning three of its nine nominations, the...
  • Oscars: Cate Blanchett Wins Lead Actress

    Cate Blanchett won her second Academy Award for her lead performance in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine." The actress, who previously won supporting actress for "The Aviator" in 2004, thanked Allen in her speech for writing the script and casting her after a...
  • Matthew McConaughey Takes Oscar for 'Dallas Buyers Club'

    Odds-on favorite Matthew McConaughey won the best actor Oscar for his portrayal of AIDS activist Ron Woodroof in "Dallas Buyers Club." McConaughey and castmate Jared Leto have dominated awards season, both winning Golden Globes, SAG and Independent...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss possible nepotism at the L.A. Fire Department

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss possible nepotism at the L.A. Fire Department
    Join Times staffers Ben Welsh and David Zahniser for a discussion at 1 p.m. about the possibility of nepotism in the Los Angeles Fire Department, including the recent reassignment of two top commanders who oversaw hiring and training. The commanders...
  • Box Office: 'Frozen' Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide

    "Frozen" had several reasons to celebrate last night (excluding the flubbed introduction of star Idina Menzel). Aside from nabbing two Oscars, including Disney's first best animated feature win in history, the toon also crossed the $1 billion-mark at...
  • Putting LAFD's hiring practices to the test

    Putting LAFD's hiring practices to the test
    I'm guessing that if you call 911 to report a fire in Los Angeles, you probably wouldn't want me showing up with a hose and a helmet. But just in case I had an untapped aptitude for putting out blazes, I decided to try my hand at the sample test questions...
  • Venezuela protests turn deadly; Maduro accuses opponents of coup plot

    CARACAS, Venezuela -- In the wake of civil unrest that left three dead and scores injured in the Venezuelan capital and other cities on Wednesday, President Nicolas Maduro said he would order the arrest of opposition leaders who he claimed were plotting...
  • Oscars 2014: Karen O, U2, Idina Menzel to perform at ceremony

    Oscars 2014: Karen O, U2, Idina Menzel to perform at ceremony
    This year's Academy Awards ceremony promises to feature a Grammy-worthy lineup of musical performers, with indie rocker Karen O, Broadway star Idina Menzel and arena-rock veterans U2 now set to join previously announced singer-producer-rapper Pharrell...
  • Karen O Joins Pharrell, Idina Menzel, U2 for Oscar Telecast

    Oscar's musical pieces are falling in place, as all the kudocast performers have been confirmed for the four nominated songs, while details were unveiled for the annual pre-Oscar concert that salutes musical-score contenders. The Academy of Motion...
  • Trumbull Student Honored By Dramatists Guild

    Larissa Mark, the Trumbull High School senior who led efforts to successfully reinstate the school's  Thespian Society production of the musical "Rent" via a wide-spread social media and grass roots community campaign, will be honored by the Dramatists...
  • Broward baseball team previews

    Editor's note: Schools are listed in alphabetical order. Teams not listed did not submit form. AMERICAN HERITAGE Coach: Bruce Aven 2012-13 record: 25-3 District: 16-5A Returning starters: Louis Beck, Sr.; David Villar, Sr.; Dallas Perez, Sr.;...