| Apr 23, 2012
| 2:20 PM
"Universal's Superstar Parade" and "Universal's Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories" will debut May 8, Universal Orlando announced Tuesday.
The daily parade will feature characters from "Despicable Me," "Hop," "SpongeBob SquarePants" and...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Marvel Comics just made a big announcement today and you can file this under I for "I Knew It". After teasing it for a few weeks, Marvel has come out and revealed the premise behind "Spider-Men", a mini-series that they'll be releasing this summer, and...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:08 PM
The Santa Monica home of screenwriter Alvin Sargent and his late wife, film producer Laura Ziskin, has come on the market at $11.85 million.
Ziskin worked with designer Jane Hallworth in creating the detailed interiors. A back-lit honeycomb onyx...
| Apr 22, 2012
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have sold their oceanfront house in Malibu for $7.925 million. Their 2.5-acre estate in Hidden Hills remains on the market at $12.999 million.
The three-story beach house features a walled garden, five bedrooms, five bathrooms...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Riley William Davis, whose sunny personality and quick wit sustained him and his family through his four-year battle with leukemia, died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. He was 13.
Diagnosed with cancer at 9, Riley's life was turned upside...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Universal Orlando is making announcements next week about features it will introduce during 2012. But we already know what it's not: the revealing of what will go where the Jaws ride operated at Universal Studios.
On its Facebook page, Universal posted...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:38 AM
What's up this week with Orlando theme parks and attractions:
+ Kiddie supergroup Doodlebops will be the musical guest during the Just for Kids Fest at SeaWorld Orlando on Saturday. Show times are 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., but the distribution of tickets...
| Jan 25, 2012
Dick Tufeld, a longtime radio and TV announcer who intoned "Danger, Will Robinson!" as the voice of the Robot in the 1960s science-fiction TV series "Lost in Space," has died. He was 85.
Tufeld died Sunday at his home in Studio City while watching the...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 5:39 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — The quiet, tree-lined streets here may conjure images of a modern Mayberry by the sea for some. But when Ron Whiteman looks out the window of his home on Heliotrope Avenue, he has a clear view of an Eastern Sierra mountain town.
| Dec 4, 2011
The Batman Files
Matthew K. Manning
Andrews McMeel, $100
A vivid assortment of "files" on everything in Bruce Wayne's world — gadgetry, enemies, police records, dossiers — collected by Wayne as a guide for helping his future successor....
| Dec 17, 2011
| 6:11 PM
Jennifer Burnett walked happily out of a West Loop union hall Saturday, carrying a load of early Christmas gifts for her 1-year-old son Eric that she could not afford to buy herself.
Along with other families that are either homeless or struggling...