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  • Peggy Charren dies at 86; tireless advocate for quality children's TV

    Critics of Peggy Charren, a tireless activist for quality children's television, accused her of hating TV. But Charren, who founded the highly influential Action for Children's Television in 1968 to combat "wall-to-wall monster cartoons," said it was...
  • John Bayley, half of a famed and devoted literary couple, dies at 89

    John Bayley, half of a famed and devoted literary couple, dies at 89
    As marriages go, John Bayley and Iris Murdoch's was one for the ages — doting, dotty and undyingly tolerant. He was the eminent critic and Oxford don, who also was known to stuff his pockets with leftovers. She was the brilliant novelist and...
  • New Saudi king moves quickly to avoid future power struggle

    Saudi Arabia's newly ascended King Salman buried his predecessor, King Abdullah, on Friday, then moved quickly at a time of regional turmoil to allay fear of a looming power struggle among hundreds of princes in the next generation of the House of Saud....
  • New Saudi king not expected to change oil prices, women's rights

    WASHINGTON Barely 24 hours into his reign, every aspect of King Salman's life was under scrutiny Friday as foreign policy analysts attempted to divine how he'll lead Saudi Arabia through domestic pressures, messy regional conflicts and a showdown over...
  • NAMM 2015: Remo develops drums tuned to those with disabilities

    NAMM 2015: Remo develops drums tuned to those with disabilities
    At the 2015 National Assn. Of Music Merchants show in Anaheim, it sounded like heresy to hear a marketing honcho for one of the world's leading drum manufacturers say, "We're not trying to turn everyone into a professional drummer." After all NAMM is...
  • Around Town: Kids' inventions on display at Irvine Valley College contest

    Around Town: Kids' inventions on display at Irvine Valley College contest
    More than 450 young inventors in kindergarten through eighth grade will vie for awards and more than $10,000 in cash prizes Saturday in the 28th annual Irvine Valley College "Astounding Inventions" competition. The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in...
  • Moore gives Oscar-worthy performance in 'Still Alice'

    Julianne Moore walked away with the Golden Globe for best actress in a drama beating out the likes of Rosamund Pike in "Gone Girl," Felicity Jones in "The Theory of Everything" and Reese Witherspoon in "Wild" for a film that has received far less exposure...
  • What's opening in theaters next week

    Black Sea (R): A submarine captain (Jude Law) agrees to go on an underwater search for a booty of gold in order to settle his debts with some shady types. Black or White (PG-13): Kevin Costner plays a widower who is drawn into a custody battle over his...
  • Residents' Absences, Injuries Result In Nursing Home Fines

    The state Department of Public Health has fined six nursing homes more than $1,000 each for incidents that included residents leaving the homes unattended and falls that resulted in injuries. On July 18, Danbury Health Care Center was fined $1,300 in...
  • Frank Mazzola, who staged James Dean's famous fight scene in 'Rebel Without a Cause,' has died

    Frank Mazzola, the real-life tough guy who taught James Dean how to stage an authentic-looking knife fight for the classic 1955 film "Rebel Without a Cause," has died at age 79. Mazzola, who went on to a long career as a Hollywood film editor, died Jan....
  • Check It Out: Prepare yourself for 2015's movies

    The holidays announced the arrival to the big screen of two longtime chart-topping books, "American Sniper" and "Unbroken." This appears destined to be a year of dozens of popular book adaptations. Before watching the films, check out the books they...