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  • Merritt announces run for Laguna City Council

    Paul Merritt arrived in Laguna Beach from the Pasadena area in 1964, and in the 50 years since has developed a real passion for his adopted hometown. Last week, Merritt, 63, announced his candidacy for the Laguna City Council. He is among five candidates...
  • Comcast profit jumps 15%, fueled by Internet service growth

    Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet and phone service. The Philadelphia cable giant generated net income of $1.99 billion, or 76 cents a share, compared to $1.73 billion, or 65...
  • 'Divergent' Bonus Content: Comcast Has It, Apple and Amazon Don't

    Comcast cut a deal with Lionsgate to offer more than four hours of bonus content from teen sci-fi movie "Divergent" to subs who purchase the movie through its Xfinity Store service, as the cable giant looks for a new way to capture more coin from...
  • World Cup Boosts Univision Earnings in Q2

    U.S. Spanish-language media conglom Univision got a strong boost from its 2014 FIFA World Cup coverage, reporting a net revenue increase of 23.2 percent to $833.7 million in its 2nd quarterly earnings report unveiled Tuesday. Brazil-set soccer tourney...
  • Season 5 of 'Downton Abbey' will begin airing in the U.S. on Jan. 4

    Season 5 of 'Downton Abbey' will begin airing in the U.S. on Jan. 4
    "Downton Abbey" is coming back in January — and the chief of PBS is warming up by hurling a few crumpets at TV rivals. Season 5 of the British drawing-room drama will premiere in America on Jan. 4, the public broadcaster announced Tuesday at the...
  • A snapshot of mortgage news across U.S.

    Once again, the printouts heralding housing news that are heaped on my desk threaten to fall over and hurt me. In the name of safety, let's get the news (much of it mortgage-related) to the people: The ads touting reverse mortgages are hard to miss if...
  • NBC Universal Signs Jason Blum to 10-Year Multi-Platform Deal

    NBC Universal has signed Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions to an unprecedented new 10-year first-look producing deal, extending its current movie deal. Blumhouse is also forming new partnerships that span across NBC Universal's business including its...
  • SEC not far off from reclaiming college football crown

    HOOVER, Ala. — Something was noticeably absent from last week's Southeastern Conference football media days. From the moment you stepped into the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Hotel, there seemed to be something a bit off about the whole affair. Where...
  • Parkland boys get a summer sweep, rout Allen for championship

    Allen boys basketball coach Doug Snyder remembered his drive home from Cedar Beach the previous Sunday after his team lost 65-48 to Parkland in the semifinals of the Stellar Construction tournament. "I was thinking we hit a 3-pointer and then they...
  • 'Apes' still on top. 'Sex Tape' fails to arouse. James Garner R.I.P.

    After the coffee. Before being grateful I don't go to Comic-Con.  The Skinny: One of my happier childhood memories was watching "The Rockford Files" every Friday night with my father. We'd predict when Rockford would get beat up and when the...
  • 'The Strain' recap: Vampires coming to life

    'The Strain' recap: Vampires coming to life
    There can be no discussion of the second episode of FX’s new horror thriller, “The Strain,” that doesn’t start with a giant spoiler.  It’s the final scene of this relatively gore-lite installment, and it takes the series&...