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  • Kim Novak on Oscars: I loved ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

     
    How will the Oscar vote go Sunday? Academy member Kim Novak, the great star of “Vertigo” and “Picnic,” told me Thursday about her Oscar choices. It's important to remember that Novak was never nominated, even though she is the...
  • The posh breed of chocolate Easter bunnies

    The posh breed of chocolate Easter bunnies
    It's spring, and probably the most welcomed of the season's animals is the bunny — specifically, the chocolate bunny. No mass-produced creatures, these bunnies are made and sold by small, independent chocolatiers and chocolate shops. Grab your...
  • Paperback writers: Two survivor stories

    Paperback writers: Two survivor stories
    Many memoirs, and some of the best, are survival stories, tales told by that supposedly fortunate person who emerged living but not unscarred from the carnage of natural disaster or personal tragedy. Survival comes with a price tag: Not only must the...
  • What's to like about Jonathan Franzen's Freedom and Arcade Fire's The Suburbs?

    What's to like about Jonathan Franzen's Freedom and Arcade Fire's The Suburbs?
    A few months back, Salon book critic Laura Miller posted an essay titled “Why must a novel’s characters be likable?” that was spurred by her reading of Jonathan Franzen’s widely heralded and exhaustingly debated novel Freedom,...
  • Dodger Stadium welcomes mountains of dirt for AMA Supercross Series

    Dodger Stadium welcomes mountains of dirt for AMA Supercross Series
    Dave Prater and his crew began systematically killing the grass at Dodger Stadium this week, and no one from the Dodgers protested. Prater did so by spreading 5,000 cubic yards of dirt — about 500 dump-truck loads equal to about 1.5 million...
  • Keith Gonzales lists Windsor Square home at $4,399,000

    Keith Gonzales is the editor of the Players Directory -- the industry's oldest and best-known casting guide. The real estate agent with whom he just listed his Windsor Square home rescues dogs -- "re-homes" them, if you will. (You can see where this is...
  • Patrick Dempsey lists his Bel-Air home

    Patrick Dempsey lists his Bel-Air home
    Dr. McDreamy has listed his Bel-Air home at $3,595,000. Actor Patrick Dempsey, who plays heartthrob Dr. Derek Shepherd on the popular medical drama " Grey's Anatomy," hopes to sell a New England traditional with four bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms in 3,841...
  • Boys tennis: Heritage 9, Woodside 0

    Heritage lost no more than two games during any set in Nos. 1-5 singles and all three doubles matches in a 9-0 win against Woodside. The Hurricanes improved to 4-0 overall and 4-0 in the Peninsula District, while the Wolverines are 2-2 (2-2). Singles --...
  • The mystique of Sedona

    Mysteries dwell within the towering red rocks of northern Arizona. And it doesn't take a Sedona visitor long to stumble upon them. "The woo-woo factor is strong here," psychic Craig Junjulas told me the morning I arrived. "Huh?" I said, doing a double...
  • For her, love of challenges helps when times are tough

    For her, love of challenges helps when times are tough
    As Kacy Williams, she set a still-standing basketball assist record at Hammond and was named The Sun's Female Athlete of the Year in 1994 before going on to star at Georgetown. Now, as Kacy Valentine, she teaches seventh-graders at Cradlerock School in...
  • Mesa Musings: Classics still deliver messages

    I'm a fan of vintage films. Classic movies, as an art form, teach us much about history and ourselves. They're a priceless legacy, and are populated by writers, actors and directors who departed Earth years — even decades — ago. The other...