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  • Spartans best South Pas

    Spartans best South Pas
    LA CAŅADA FLINTRIDGE — La Caņada High's girls' golf team had the home-course advantage when South Pasadena visited the Spartans for a nonleague match at the par-34 La Caņada Flintridge Country Club on Tuesday. The fact the Spartans were more...
  • Area squads fare well in Pacific League opener

    Area squads fare well in Pacific League opener
    ALHAMBRA — The Pacific League was competitive with its share of talented players and teams even before this season in girls' golf. But with La Caņada High joining the league this year, that competition got inherently tougher. Most of the league...
  • Raising Cain: HBO's 'Mildred Pierce' goes by the book

    When trimming a household budget, premium cable is an easy expense to cut. Hold on to your HBO, though. Its "Mildred Pierce" miniseries, premiering March 27 and spread out over three Sundays, is worth it. Kate Winslet turns in a sublime performance as...
  • Review: 'Mildred Pierce' a dreary daughter dearest

    Review: 'Mildred Pierce' a dreary daughter dearest
    With acclaimed filmmaker Todd Haynes directing and Oscar winner Kate Winslet starring as "Mildred Pierce" (8 p.m. March 27, April 3 and 10, HBO; ** out of four), I expected this mini-series based on James M. Cain's 1941 novel to dazzle me. Instead, I was...
  • Melissa Leo goes from big win to Big Easy as 'Treme' returns

    The most famous image of Melissa Leo is at the Academy Awards, letting the F-bomb drop while accepting her Oscar in a gown that defined old Hollywood. A far more typical image of the actress is of her on a recent blustery day. She's in well-worn jeans, a...
  • PASSINGS: Hubert Schlafly, Alice Ward, Emil 'Jack' Kluever, Philip F. Jones

    PASSINGS: Hubert Schlafly, Alice Ward, Emil 'Jack' Kluever, Philip F. Jones
    Hubert Schlafly Inventor of the teleprompter Hubert "Hub" Schlafly, 91, a key member of the team that invented the teleprompter, died April 20 at a hospital in Stamford, Conn., after a brief illness. Schlafly helped start the TelePrompTer Corp.,...
  • 'Mildred Pierce'

    'Mildred Pierce'
    Significant Emmy Awards went to director Todd Haynes' superbly moody HBO retelling of the James M. Cain story about a woman - played expectedly well by Kate Winslet, one of the miniseries' Emmy recipients - who forsakes everything for the benefit of her...
  • All-Area Golf Team

    Joany Gao, Sophomore, Burroughs Posted a two-round score of 276 to finish fifth at the Pacific League individual after helping the Indians place third in league and then tied for 11th at the CIF Southern Section Central Team Divisional. Reached the CIF...
  • TV networks plan 9/11 anniversary specials

    TV networks plan 9/11 anniversary specials
    Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
  • Falcons place second, Indians fifth in invitational

    BURBANK — With its unforgiving barrancas and challenging layout, there were girls' golfers who didn't particularly enjoy playing at De Bell Golf Club Thursday, the site of the 12th annual Magnolia Park Optimist Club Girls' High School Invitational....
  • SPORTS ROUNDUP: Spartans win a classic against Palos Verdes

    BOYS' WATER POLO La Caņada 16, Palos Verdes 15 (4OT): After slipping to No. 2 in the CIF Southern Section Division III polls, the Spartans hit the road to take on the No. 3-ranked Sea Kings in Division III in what Spartans Coach Devon Borisoff said "felt...