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  • Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics top $2 million at auction

    How does it feel? Like a new record for the sale of rock lyrics at auction, as a handwritten manuscript for Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” sold Tuesday for just over $2 million at Sotheby’s auction house in New York. The...
  • Set Designer Bill Groom on Creating 'Boardwalk Empire's' Elaborate World

    After being on the air for five years, you'd think creating the world of a TV show would get easier. Not so, says "Boardwalk Empire's" head of set design Bill Groom. "In fact, this upcoming season has been one of the more challenging ones yet." Even...
  • Chart a course for adventure on the Chicago River

    Chart a course for adventure on the Chicago River
    A few years ago, just a splash from the Chicago River would have triggered calls to Poison Control. Now, the river is slowly putting its toxic past behind it and welcoming fish and humans—even the young and permeable of pore—to ply its waters....
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1974 [videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1974 [videos]
    This week, 40 years ago, "The Longest Yard" was the No. 1 film at the box office, famed aviator Charles Lindbergh died and the following songs were the most popular in the United States, according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10. "Keep On...
  • Classics come out at Corona del Mar car show

    Classics come out at Corona del Mar car show
    Bill Dunlap has already begun checking items off his bucket list: He climbed Mount Whitney. He went to the Super Bowl. He visited Chartwell, Winston Churchill's home in England. Sitting at the Coastline Car Classic on Sunday in Corona del Mar, the 65-...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky goes on offense in mob war

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky goes on offense in mob war
    After barely escaping a mob hit in Cuba, bootlegger Enoch “Nucky” Thompson (Steve Buscemi) figures out who ordered the attack — and retaliates — on “The Good Listener,” Episode 50 of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire....
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Revisits Variety's 1931 Interview with Al Capone

    Variety had a guest shot in Sunday's episode of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" in a storyline involving our famous 1931 interview with Al Capone. The June 30, 1931, edition of Variety featured the banner story "Capone Kids Gang Films," written by staff...
  • Outfit enforcer gets 15 years in prison for gun conviction

    Outfit enforcer gets 15 years in prison for gun conviction
    As a feared Outfit enforcer three decades ago, Mario Rainone was skilled in the art of extorting mob victims. He was convicted of collecting juice loans from deadbeat borrowers with brutal force, threatening to kill restaurant owners who refused to...
  • We fear the Islamic State, but how much do we really understand?

    We fear the Islamic State, but how much do we really understand?
    If there’s one thing Americans are good at, it’s speaking definitively about things we don’t understand. From the salesman who feigns the knowledge he lacks to the television talking head who blathers “facts” based on...
  • Corona del Mar Today: CdM PTAs chart their course for new school year

    The Corona del Mar High School and Middle School PTA groups held a joint meeting last week and discussed changes on campus, the group's home tour fundraiser and more. Principal Kathy Scott welcomed the parents to the first PTA meeting of the year....
  • Solving mystery of 'Lost City' in Everglades

    Solving mystery of 'Lost City' in Everglades
    Deep in the Everglades is Lost City, a place where mobster Al Capone reportedly produced moonshine to keep a nearby saloon jumping in the 1930s. Before that, during the Civil War, about 30 to 40 Confederate soldiers hid out there until they were...