| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:32 PM
TORONTO (Reuters) - The world premiere of "The Fifth Estate," a ripped-from-the-headlines drama about Julian Assange and the creation of WikiLeaks, will open the 38th Toronto International Film Festival, which typically yields a number of Oscar...
| Dec 16, 2013
He was tall, lean and handsome, with vivid blue eyes and a distinctive voice that film critic David Thomson once likened to "a rapier that has been used to stir the cream."
Peter O'Toole, who donned flowing white robes and rode a camel to movie...
| Feb 25, 2013
Former rap impresario Marion "Suge" Knight is wanted again after skipping a Beverly Hills court appearance in his conviction for driving without a license, officials said Monday. He was sentenced in 2011 to three years of probation for driving without.......
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:42 PM
They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
| Apr 21, 2011
Reporting from Misurata, Libya, and Los Angeles -- Barely two months ago, combat photographer Tim Hetherington sent out a tweet from the Academy Awards ceremony, where his Afghanistan war film "Restrepo" was up for the best documentary trophy.
| Dec 31, 2010
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:43 PM
My thanks to Jamshed Dastur for deigning to educate us on how happy we should be to pay prevailing wages for public works projects ("Prevailing wages not relevant to charter debate," Feb. 23).
I'm sure we all appreciate learning that the only way to...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:51 PM
TicketNetwork announced Wednesday that the company was pulling out of a high-profile economic development program following a tumultuous three days that began when CEO Donald Vaccaro was arrested early Monday.
"TicketNetwork is regrettably withdrawing...
| Aug 6, 2011
"Writing" seems an inadequate word to describe what Stephen Sondheim has done, yet it is the breadth, impact and influence of his writing that have won him the 2011 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for lifetime achievement.
The 81-year-old composer and...
| Aug 26, 2011
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Free Pilates class 2) SummerStage: performances by Jagged Edge, Avant, and Melanie Fiona
FREE PILATES REFORMER CLASSES
(DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS, SMART WORKOUT...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Looking for something to do this summer? Whether you're looking for relaxation, a good meal, respite from the heat or adventure, there are a wide range of activities to help make the most of your summer. Here are 100 from which to choose: