| Oct 26, 2011
| 12:56 PM
OK, now, don't be scared: Some networks have been celebrating Halloween already, but here comes the real trick-or-treat deal.
The new week begins on the eve of the annual visits from little candy-seeking goblins and witches -- along with the occasional...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Repeat after me:
There. Feels good, doesn't it? Some words are just plain fun to say. And those are the words, according to Michael Chabon, that belong in any honorable, self-respecting bedtime story for children, the kind...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:11 PM
Hope is on the way.
In 2008, a group of women, including Rusty Robertson, Katie Couric, Sherry Lansing, Lisa Paulsen, Laura Ziskin, Noreen Fraser, Sue Schwartz and Ellen Ziffren, launched a new project called Stand Up To Cancer.
These women were leaders...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Whew. 2011's Hampdenfest is all over but the healing. And by healing, I'm talking my own personal recovery from a vicious mix of hangover, sunburn and what I like to call festival chafe.
The rains paused while Hampden's annual neighborhood festival...
| Jul 30, 2011
When it comes to makeovers at the movies, the rules have always been fairly straightforward: Girls get a Cinderella story, while guys get Spider-Man.
It's pretty much been that way since the dawn of the movie makeover genre, which authors Elizabeth A....
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Australian rocker Chris Cester has listed his Hollywood Hills home at $1,135,000.
The gated Spanish-style home, built in 1937, sits on a cul-de-sac. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, including a lower-level master suite with an office/den, a...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:42 PM
I'm going to let you in on one of the best entertainment values in town: the Newport Beach Film Festival's Youth Film Showcase.
The youth showcase, a regular feature of the festival since 2005, is a collection of short films made entirely by kids. High-...
| May 4, 2011
"The Book of Mormon" — the irreverent Broadway musical from the creators of TV's "South Park" — led the Tony Award nominations Tuesday with 14 nods, including best musical. The satirical comedy about a pair of bumbling Mormon missionaries on a...
| May 13, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Two Burbank companies are growing and spreading the 3-D gospel beyond feature films.
Last month, “Avatar” director James Cameron helped relaunch the 3-D production firm Pace with a plan to hire more engineering talent and convince studios and...
| May 18, 2011
| 6:34 PM
As authorities expressed increasing concern about a missing 6-year-old Aurora boy and shifted their search to the Rock Falls area, his father remained optimistic Wednesday that his son would be found safe.
“Timothy is a very intelligent young man,&...
| May 19, 2011
| 6:15 PM
DIXON, Ill. -- Authorities searched state parks, woods and remote roads across northwestern Illinois but came up empty Thursday in their hunt for a 6-year-old Aurora boy missing since his mother’s apparent suicide in a Rockford motel room last...