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  • On the Town: Meeting an entertainment legend

    On the Town: Meeting an entertainment legend
    As a part of the Burbank Public Library's continuing “Meet the Author” program, the library this past week gave Burbankers the opportunity to spend an evening with legendary nightclub owner and filmmaker Fred Weintraub. Staged by Library...
  • Krause reflects on a life of scouting

    Krause reflects on a life of scouting
    WILMINGTON, Del. — Jerry Krause enters a hotel lobby loaded down by two suitcases, an Arizona Diamondbacks-issued laptop and that look defining any haggard business traveler. In three hours, he will sit through his second doubleheader in as many...
  • Local lacrosse recruiting notes

    Local lacrosse recruiting notes
    The trend of rising high sophomore sophomores making oral college commitments continues, highlighted by a pair of players who have chosen to join Maryland, the national runner-up the past two seasons.  Attackman Louis Dubick of Winston Churchill totaled ...
  • London calling?

    London calling?
    As excitement builds for this week's opening of the Summer Olympics, many an armchair athlete may yearn to hop a transcontinental flight to London. But if a trip overseas isn't in the cards right now, why not discover a taste of jolly olde England closer...
  • Feedback: If you could dine with an author, who would it be?

    Feedback: If you could dine with an author, who would it be?
    Definitely Christopher Fowler, who writes the "Peculiar Crimes Unit" and "Bryant & May" series. He has such a great sense of humor and knows so much about the history of London. His books are so much fun to read. — Rena Gorman, Aurora I would...
  • Wallis Warfield Simpson is the subject of yet another book

    It's a story that simply won't go away. It's an upper-class soap opera, and even after the passage of 75 years it still packs a sentimental punch and draws a willing audience into the glittering world of the British aristocracy. It is the saga of...
  • Jack LaLanne, fitness guru, turned wife Elanie LaLanne into fitness queen

     
    Fitness guru Jack LaLanne died Sunday night in California at the age of 96-years old. He leaves behind his 83-year-old wife Elaine LaLanne and three grown children Jon, Dan and Yvonne....
  • SAG Awards — Portman and Firth, Bale and Leo, ‘King’s Speech’ — the favorites carry on

     
    The awards season routine established before the Golden Globes held true last night as “The King's Speech” picked up best ensemble and best actor (Colin Firth) prizes, Natalie Portman won best actress, Melissa Leo best supporting actress and...
  • Emanuel was a terrific dancer, too, Braun forgot

     
    From today's story: Braun said Emanuel's commercials show him to be "so kind, so nice," which she said is different from reality. She then tried to make a joke involving the famous Mel Brooks comedy "The Producers," referencing a character......
  • Gifts: Use Presidents Day as an inspiration for your gift list and go for a tie vote

     
    Abraham Lincoln was one dapper guy -- even a fashion muse, of sorts, with his trademark black bow tie and top hat. Decades later, Franklin D. Roosevelt used his cravat to make a political style statement, forming the “bow tie......
  • Oscars: Why 'The King's Speech' will win best picture Sunday

     
    Peter Brown recently wrote an impassioned piece for Politics Daily about why "The King's Speech" shouldn't win for best picture at Sunday's Academy Awards because of its historical inaccuracies. This view has nothing to do with the movie itself, but......