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  • Everyman becomes film company for a day

    Everyman becomes film company for a day
    A voice called out, "Cameras ready." Another voice responded, "Sound." Then a third: "Action." With that, the Everyman Theatre Film Studios came to life one recent morning. OK, not a real film studio, but awfully close. An upstairs space at Everyman'...
  • Eggs laid by captive pupfish could save the endangered species

    Eggs laid by captive pupfish could save the endangered species
    Federal wildlife officials on Friday said Devil's Hole pupfish have laid eggs in captivity for the first time, a biological breakthrough that could save the nearly extinct species. "We're thrilled — we've passed a major milestone," said Olin...
  • Business owners oppose 'class A' apartments

    Business owners oppose 'class A' apartments
    For Garry Lukas and his allies, their opinions on the matter are clear: It's a case of Costa Mesa planners "gone wild." Much to Lukas' chagrin, a proposal for a 240-unit apartment complex is wending its way through the City Hall approval process,...
  • Billy Bob Thornton brings menace, humor to 'Fargo'

    Billy Bob Thornton brings menace, humor to 'Fargo'
    Billy Bob Thornton has played his share of wonderfully wacky characters. His latest might be the most bizarre, menacing and poorly coiffed. Thornton stars as dangerous drifter Lorne Malvo in FX's "Fargo," a 10-episode limited series debuting April 15...
  • Travel letters: A toast to San Francisco's City Lights Bookstore

    Thank you, Pico Iyer ["Still Shining," March 23]. Brilliant article about City Lights Bookstore. I have made many a pilgrimage there since college and made sure my kids visited it too. Isn't it encouraging that it is still going strong? Happy birthday,...
  • Seminole Hard Rock hires new poker tournament director

    Seminole Hard Rock hires new poker tournament director
     He has been on the job only about a month, but right away, there's a big event for David Grub.  The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, a series of 62 events, began March 27 and continues through April 20. The main event is a $5 million guarantee...
  • For $50 million, Bundchen and Brady will throw in the moat

    For $50 million, Bundchen and Brady will throw in the moat
    Gisele Bundchen, supermodel and actress, and her husband, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, have put their mega-estate in Brentwood on the market at $50 million. The country French chateau is reached by a winding driveway that ends at a...
  • Take a shot at sampling the best mezcal at these bars

    Take a shot at sampling the best mezcal at these bars
    Here's a selection of the best places to sample high-quality mezcals. Bar Ama: Forty mezcals by the shot, from $10 to $36. Mezcal flights, $21 to $47. 118 W. 4th St., downtown Los Angeles, (213) 687-8002, http://www.bar-ama.com. Las Perlas: By manager...
  • Puerto 511, a new downtown hideaway, dazzles with Peruvian cuisine

    Puerto 511, a new downtown hideaway, dazzles with Peruvian cuisine
    Gather up three of your best dining friends and set a date for Puerto 511. But make a reservation first. Word is out about Puerto 511, and diners were being turned away, nicely, on a recent Saturday night. Bring along a bottle of wine or a six-pack of...
  • New Bethlehem Township fitness studio helps people get 'RIPPED'

    Despite a blip of snow a few days ago, spring is officially here. That means getting reacquainted with longer days, shorter sleeves and working out. After all, it's easy to slack off when taking refuge indoors (and under multiple layers of clothing). To...
  • Asians at Sands Bethlehem casino 'ride bus to live'

    The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper. Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...