| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At the center of "Passion," the new psychosexual thriller from master manipulator Brian De Palma, is a split-screen sequence featuring a classic work of modern choreography alongside a highly choreographed murder.
Occupying one half of the screen is a...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:58 AM
FRESNO -- In 1948, a plane chartered by U.S. Immigration Services went down in Los Gatos Canyon, in the hills above Coalinga.
All 32 aboard were killed in a fiery crash, including 28 farmworkers, many of whom were part of the former bracero work...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:48 AM
L.A.’s invigorating jazz-swing-gospel-theater collective Vaud & the Villains has called the funky Club Fais Do-Do its home since launching several years ago, but Friday night the band moves into the great outdoors with a performance at the cozy Ford...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 4:02 PM
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FRESNO -- At a memorial service that was 65 years in the making, decades after Woody Guthrie sang "all they will call you will be deportee," the real names of 28 Mexican nationals...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:38 PM
UCLA Jim Mora wouldn’t dare listen to those making predictions now. As a teen in the Seattle area?
“Led Zeppelin came to the Kingdome when I was in high school and I had tickets,” Mora said. “Some Nostradamus...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Devin Fuller's vision was clear.
Though he was a standout sprinter and excellent defensive back in high school, he saw his future unfolding at quarterback, where he loved to use his instincts to pick defenses apart. His spectacular career at Northern...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:24 PM
UCLA bid adieu to San Bernardino on Saturday, finishing training camp and heading back to Westwood.
It's a different journey than a year ago.
The Bruins were unsure of the future, with a new coach and staff, after two weeks at Cal State San Bernardino...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Oprah. Oscar. Oscar. Oprah.
Yes, it might be a bit early to riff on David Letterman's ill-fated, Uma-Oprah 1995 Academy Awards monologue bit. Then again, with Winfrey's movie "Lee Daniels' The Butler" sitting atop the box office for a second week with a...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:36 AM
The furor over the controversial verdict in the George Zimmerman trail tied to the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin did not escape Bruce Springsteen, who dedicated the song “American Skin (41 Shots)” to the slain teen at his concert Tuesday...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:30 AM
"It's like a clown car in here!" Amy Ozols declared. The producer of NBC's "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," and, next year, "The Tonight Show" pokes her head into the Fallon Band Room, a small space with a banjo and framed covers of Rolling Stone on the...
| Aug 18, 2013
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton announced Wednesday that he might seek the Republican nomination for governor if there is enough support … in other words, if he can raise the dough.
Boughton signaled his intention to test the waters by tweeting the...