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  • She's leading by example

    She's leading by example
    Ever since Jennifer Kim first picked up a golf club five years ago, she's loved how much the sport has taught her about life off the course. "Golf teaches you about everything: life, morals and values," said Kim, a sophomore at La Cañada High and leader...
  • Spartans exceed expectations

    There isn't a dent in the Spartans' armor. La Cañada High's girls' golf team finished its first season with perfect 13-0 record and will look to turn a flawless regular season into a long postseason run. "It's been an awesome season so far," La Cañada...
  • Fine season ends with playoff run

    There were plenty of firsts for the Spartans during the girls' golf team's inaugural season. It was the first time six of the squad's 15 players had ever even picked up golf clubs, but La Cañada High still qualified for the CIF Southern Section...
  • 'Homicide: Life on the Street' - The Complete Series

    'Homicide: Life on the Street' - The Complete Series
    Though the former NBC drama has been released in its entirety on DVD before, its reissue in a 35-disc "mega-set" is well worth noting. Inspired by a nonfiction book by David Simon, the much-honored drama from producers Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana...
  • 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.,...
  • He's ready for a fight

    He's ready for a fight
    David O. Russell's trademark longish hair is gone now, replaced by a clean, short-cropped look. But sitting back in New York City's Lobby Lounge in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel overlooking Central Park, he wears the same retro sneakers and dress-shirt-...
  • Melissa Leo: A lot of fight in her

    Melissa Leo: A lot of fight in her
    Melissa Leo is conflicted. For her latest film, "The Fighter," where she co-stars opposite Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale in a performance that's destined to earn her a second Oscar nomination, has her all knotted up with different emotions. At once,...
  • Tess Apinchapong, Sophomore, Burbank Named to the All-Area team for the second straight season. Finished ninth at the Pacific League Individual with a two-round score of 214 and averaged a 42 score per match throughout the season. Jasmine Daniel,...