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  • Three men charged with funneling illegal campaign funds

    Three men charged with funneling illegal campaign funds
    SAN DIEGO — Just as this city is recovering from the scandal that drove Bob Filner from the mayor's office, along comes another political firestorm. But instead of sexual harassment, it involves allegations of illegal contributions flowing into...
  • Jane Lynch to Host 66th Annual DGA Awards

    For "Glee" star and razor-sharp comedian Jane Lynch, hosting the 66th annual DGA Awards for the first time will be "a no-brainer." "I'm an actor, so I don't worry about standing up in front of people," says Lynch, whose prior emcee duties include the...
  • 'War Horse' Puppet Masters Bring Their Secrets To The Bushnell

    'War Horse' Puppet Masters Bring Their Secrets To The Bushnell
    What's it like to play the title character in one of London and Broadway's biggest hits — and be anonymous at the same time? For the puppeteers who master the steeds in the five-time Tony Award winning play "War Horse," it's emotionally rich,...
  • Banning PAC and corporate campaign contributions a bad idea

    Banning PAC and corporate campaign contributions a bad idea
    Adam Sachs, a Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates in District 12 wants to implement a system of public financing for state campaigns, and ban corporate and political action committee contributions to state candidates. These are two bad ideas...
  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

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  • David Gordon Green, Amber Heard to be Honored at Texas Film Awards

    David Gordon Green, Amber Heard and a co-founder of South by Southwest are among the honorees lined up to receive trophies at the Austin Film Society's 2014 Texas Film Awards. The kudos single out Texans whose work have helped earned the state notice...
  • In Northern Spain, linger in La Rioja

    HARO, Spain — Given the hours spent oozing along roads in L.A., you’d think my ideal vacation would not include driving. Zooming around the Arc de Triomphe in Paris? Dodging Fiats and Ferraris in Rome? Not for me. But tooling down...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg to receive Harold Lloyd award for contributions to 3-D

    Jeffrey Katzenberg to receive Harold Lloyd award for contributions to 3-D
    Harold Lloyd, the silent film star and daredevil comedian, was known for taking risks, most memorably dangling from a clock tower on South Broadway in the 1923 movie "Safety Last." DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg has performed no...
  • Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris is being more vocal

    Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris is being more vocal
    One of the most emotional plays of the Orlando Magic's season produced an emotional response from Tobias Harris. It occurred Sunday night. The Boston Celtics, trailing by two points with 10.1 seconds left to play, inbounded the ball to Rajon Rondo,...
  • Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman To Host Off Broadway's Lortel Awards

    The Off Broadway League has tapped Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, set to appear Off Broadway this spring, to host the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards. Producer Robyn Goodman will take home the lifetime achievement honor at the 29th annual Off Broadway...
  • Emile Hirsch Joins 'Ten Thousand Saints'

    Emile Hirsch has come on board the indie coming of age comedy "Ten Thousand Saints" opposite Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld and Ethan Hawke. Production is slated start Monday. The film will be directed by Bob Pulcini and Shari Berman ("American...