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  • Planets may not be aligned for Disney's 'John Carter'

    Planets may not be aligned for Disney's 'John Carter'
    When Walt Disney Co.'s "John Carter" opens in theaters this weekend, the science-fiction adventure may encounter obstacles as formidable as its hero faces on Mars. The film brings to the big screen a century-old fantasy tale, from Tarzan creator Edgar...
  • 'Terra Nova' premiere: Disaster in the making

    'Terra Nova' premiere: Disaster in the making
    Subtlety isn’t a strength of the new FOX show “Terra Nova.” With all the mystery and none of the finesse of “Lost,” and all the dinosaurs and none of the excitement of “Jurassic Park,” the show has all the makings...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Observing Banned Books Week

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Since this week is Banned Books Week, and since one of my colleagues over at Glendale High School is fighting for Truman Capote’s "In Cold Blood" to be approved as a book to teach to advanced 11th grade English students,...
  • Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West

    Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West
    Margaret Tante Burk, a businesswoman, publicist and book enthusiast who co-founded one of the country's largest literary lunch groups, died Oct. 6 in Los Angeles of natural causes, her son, Harry, said. She was 93. For 30 years, until 2007, Burk ran...
  • Burbank residents put their 'thank yous' out there

    Burbank residents put their 'thank yous' out there
    Burbank residents did more than count their blessings Saturday – they put them on display. Inspired by Burbank author Todd Jensen’s book “On Gratitude,” community members and city staff unfurled an enormous list of things they...
  • King epic takes on time travel

    King epic takes on time travel
    In every life, a little fall must reign. One slip, one missed opportunity, one hesitation or wrong turn can haunt you forever, casting an intractable shadow over the rest of your days. The words "if only" are never far from anyone's thoughts. But what...
  • Planetfest opens up Mars landing to the public

    Planetfest opens up Mars landing to the public
    While Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers bring the rover Curiosity to the surface of Mars next week, many of the leading authorities on the Red Planet will be celebrating with the public six miles away. The Planetary Society, a Pasadena-based nonprofit,...
  • San Gabriel Valley roundup: Pasadena teen wins Olympic gold, Ray Bradbury remembered before Curiosity landing

    San Gabriel Valley roundup: Pasadena teen wins Olympic gold, Ray Bradbury remembered before Curiosity landing
    Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, Aug. 1. Ray Bradbury's death earlier this year had a deep impact on the science community. Steven Paul Leiva, a friend of the "Martian Chronicles" author, remembers Bradbury as a "romantic with a 19th Century...
  • Theaters from Burbank to South Pasadena

    Theaters from Burbank to South Pasadena
    Shakespeare, Molière, musical romps, contemporary classics, comedies of all Jordi Galcerán's descriptions, cutting-edge new work — theater in Southern California is varied, plentiful and far-flung, from the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and...
  • The theater that Colonized Burbank

    The theater that Colonized Burbank
    Barbara Beckley, pencil thin and fiercely emphatic, sits in an armchair in the living room-style lobby of the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Sounds from the stage indicate that rehearsals are underway for the second show of the Colony's 38th season: the...
  • JPL names Curiosity's landing site after Ray Bradbury

    JPL names Curiosity's landing site after Ray Bradbury
    Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury passed away on June 5, two months before the NASA rover Curiosity landed on Mars. But the "Martian Chronicles" author, who visited the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Caltech often, wasn't left out of the mission....