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  • There once was a land named Crimea

    Thanks to some strange alignment of the planets, there were two competing, yet remarkably similar, news stories this week. Both involved the disappearance of things that should never get lost: an entire passenger plane and an entire country. But, at...
  • Verdugo Views: Distinguished alum has Armenian heritage

    Verdugo Views: Distinguished alum has Armenian heritage
    Glendale native Paul Ignatius, retired Secretary of the Navy, will be honored at this year’s Glendale Educational Foundation event as a distinguished Hoover High alumnus. Born in 1920, Ignatius grew up on Columbus Avenue in a Spanish-style house...
  • 'That Awkward Moment' Wins Over Social Media on Super Bowl Weekend

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and redict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • 'The Monuments Men' review: Reminder: Clooney isn't perfect

    'The Monuments Men' review: Reminder: Clooney isn't perfect
    ** (out of four) Boy, there's nothing as thrilling as searchers who arrive at their target and say, "Yep, there it is." That's all the excitement found in the dull "The Monuments Men," which suggests its interesting true story makes better fodder for...
  • Assemblyman Mike Gatto to use 'crowdsourcing' to craft new bill

    SACRAMENTO -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto said Monday he will introduce a bill next year on the state's probate code. However, what that bill is going to say is still to be determined -- not by the the assemblyman, but by online input. Gatto (D-Los Angeles)...
  • 'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway

    'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway
    Another show that transferred from Hartford to New York didn’t as well ar Hartford Stage's "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder." “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” which starred Bera Jo Rupp in the solo bio-show, received further development...
  • Big Ten, Big East to launch basketball series

    Big East visionary Dave Gavitt used to tell colleagues that the Final Four was proof that college basketball knew how to end a season. As for the best way to start it ... not so much. Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and his counterpart at the Big East,...
  • Anna Chlumsky: From 'Girl' to grownup roles

    Anna Chlumsky: From 'Girl' to grownup roles
    Actress Anna Chlumsky fidgeted in her chair with the tenuous excitement of a girl readying to open a soda can she's just finished shaking. Her gaze and attention focused sharply on the woman seated across from her, Sheila Nix, chief of staff to Dr. Jill...
  • Review: 'To Rise Again at a Decent Hour' by Joshua Ferris

    Review: 'To Rise Again at a Decent Hour' by Joshua Ferris
    Finishing Joshua Ferris' "To Rise Again at a Decent Hour" left me torn between admiration and dismay, or, put another way, I can't remember reading a novel that was this good while being this bad. First the good: Set in 2011, this is the story of Paul O'...
  • Gansler fails Pot History 101 [Letter]

    Gansler fails Pot History 101 [Letter]
    I was amazed in watching the gubernatorial debate when Attorney General Douglas Gansler said marijuana had been illegal for hundreds of years ("Debate: Round 1," May 8). The actual number is less than 100. Various forms of regulation had grown up in the...
  • Noah replaces Jacob as top boy name in U.S.; Sophia scores three-peat

    Noah replaces Jacob as top boy name in U.S.; Sophia scores three-peat
    Noah is more than the name of a popular movie. It is the top name for baby boys born in 2013 in the United States, the Social Security Administration announced on Friday. Sophia scored the three-peat for girls’ names, being chosen as the top...