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  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update: Yes, this is Portland Hoffa, the wife of radio comedian Fred Allen. I discovered Allen’s radio shows after his death in 1956 and always wondered about the women named Portland Hoffa. In scanning these...

    Cycle with the stars in Steven Rea's 'Hollywood Rides a Bike'

    The cycling antics of some of the greatest stars of Hollywood's golden age are captured in Steven Rea's "Hollywood Rides a Bike."

    Homes' distress sales hit Central Florida's low-income areas harder

    Homes' distress sales hit Central Florida's low-income areas harder
    Distress sales now define Orlando's still-slumping home market: Two-thirds of all resale closings in the metro area's core market these days are either bank-owned foreclosures or lender-approved short sales. But the proportion of foreclosures to short...

    "Nashville Star:" First Big NBC Hope? Nope.

    What did I think of "Nashville Star," now in the big house? I'm so glad you asked. What I saw of it was not bad, though one is reminded of the oldest Fred Allen phrase of them all, that...