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  • Thursday crash involving MTA bus snarls Arnold traffic

    A morning crash on Route 2 in Anne Arundel County involving an MTA bus and two vehicles sent five people to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Maryland Transit Administration officials said. MTA spokesman Joe Sviatko said that the...
  • Disappearance of McDaniel's Historic Oscar Explored in "Hattie's Lost Legacy"

    Disappearance of McDaniel's Historic  Oscar Explored in "Hattie's Lost Legacy"
    Airs on DC50, Sunday, February 19 @ 3PM   Seventy-one years ago it was no surprise when the 1939 classic "Gone with the Wind" won the Best Picture Oscar, and Vivien Leigh took home Best Actress honors as Scarlett O’Hara.  Probably the most...
  • Book review: 'Dreams & Schemes: My Decade of Fun in the Sun' by Steve Lopez

    Book review: 'Dreams & Schemes: My Decade of Fun in the Sun' by Steve Lopez
    Dreams & Schemes: My Decade of Fun in the Sun Steve Lopez Camino Books: 309 pp., $17.95 paper At most newspapers the first-person singular pronoun, like the nuclear football, is entrusted to one person at a time. Usually cityside columns go to native...
  • Monica Lewis sounds her 'Siren'

    Monica Lewis sounds her 'Siren'
    During her heyday in the 1940s and '50s, dimple-cheeked Monica Lewis was known as "America's Singing Sweetheart": She warbled such chart-topping hits as "Autumn Leaves, "I Wish You Love" and "Put the Blame on Mame" and starred on the radio on such...
  • Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist

    Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist
    Joan Luther, a longtime restaurant publicist who began her career at the Brown Derby and Hollywood Park in the late 1940s and helped promote nearly every major chef in Los Angeles, died Monday at her Beverly Hills home after a series of strokes, according...
  • In The Pipeline: From James Dean to Marilyn Monroe, he knew them all

    In The Pipeline: From James Dean to Marilyn Monroe, he knew them all
    "I was working at Googies the Sunday Dean was killed, and as you now know, I knew him fairly well, and I swear it was as if a meteor had crashed into Hollywood killing thousands. People on the street who had no connection to the industry were weeping."...
  • Calendar

    Till Friday Montage Summer Sale Salon One at Montage Laguna Beach is hosting a summer sale with 50% off all items including women's and men's fashion apparel, handbags and accessories. All sales are final. The Montage is at 30801 S. Coast Hwy. For...
  • Nolan Miller dies at 79; 'Dynasty' costume designer

    Nolan Miller dies at 79; 'Dynasty' costume designer
    Fashion designer Nolan Miller put a bra-less Farrah Fawcett in a see-through blouse for "Charlie's Angels," Tina Louise in a slinky nude-beige evening dress for "Gilligan's Island" and Elizabeth Taylor in violet gowns for her "Passion" perfume...
  • MACY Awards founder tied to Laguna

    Lee Childress is revered for founding the MACY Awards to honor high school musical performers, but around Laguna, she's known as a performer. Childress lived in Laguna for years with her late husband, John, and daughter, Cathe. The family performed...
  • Mickey Rooney, 91, To Talk About His Career

    Mickey Rooney, 91, To Talk About His Career
    March 24 is going to be quite a look-back at Hollywood, Shirley MacLaine is going to be at Torrington's Warner Theatre, talking questiions from audiences and showing clips and talking about her career on stage, screen and TV. Also that same night at 7...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update: Yes, as everyone figured out, this is Stephen Crane (d. 1985), above, in a photo stamped 1942] Here’s this week’s mystery guest! Los Angeles Times file photo [Update 2: Stephen Crane with Faye Emerson........