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  • John Lee Levitow: Awarded Medal Of Honor For Heroism During Vietnam War

    John Lee Levitow: Awarded Medal Of Honor For Heroism During Vietnam War
    It is an indelible image of war: a soldier taking a bullet meant for another, or jumping on a grenade to protect his squad. Sgt. John Lee Levitow of Glastonbury was that kind of man. Levitow, the lowest-ranking member of the U.S. Air Force to be awarded...
  • 'The Big C: Hereafter,' 'The Fosters,' 'Vice' Among Television Academy Honorees

    The Television Academy announced Wednesday its honorees for the seventh annual Television Academy Honors, recognizing programs that use TV to bring awareness to important social issues. This year's honorees include the Showtime skeins "The Big C:...
  • Sculpture in the Garden honors Sam Maloof, other California artists

     Sculpture in the Garden honors Sam Maloof, other California artists
    From his woodworking studio in San Bernardino County, Sam Maloof made exquisitely refined rocking chairs that epitomized midcentury California craft. The legacy of Maloof, who died five years ago, includes the biennial Sculpture in the Garden event, which...
  • In Theory: How important is having fun?

    A young Italian nun with a powerful singing voice and engaging stage presence has been capturing the attention of millions of television viewers on "The Voice of Italy." Her performance of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" knocked another female contestant...
  • Firm shies from comfort-women statue lawsuit

    Firm shies from comfort-women statue lawsuit
    Despite filing court documents this week opposing Glendale’s request to dismiss a federal lawsuit calling for the removal of a city statue honoring women used as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II, the law firm representing...
  • Echoes of Peter Parker in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' director Marc Webb

     Echoes of Peter Parker in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' director Marc Webb
    The first time Marc Webb directed a film, just six years ago, there were rarely more than a couple dozen people on set. Outside of a group of Hollywood insiders, no one had any idea what the film, titled "(500) Days of Summer" and budgeted at $7 million,...
  • 'Survivor Cagayan' recap, 'Chaos is My Friend'

    It’s night 28, and things are a little subdued after Tribal Council. Jefra tries to explain why she didn’t make her big move. Kass talks a bunch of smack about Spencer that isn’t really warranted. Spencer laments the fact that he...
  • Graduation roundup: 'Congratulations, by the Way' by George Saunders, more

    Graduation roundup: 'Congratulations, by the Way' by George Saunders, more
    The graduation speech is a tricky literary genre, subject to nearly irreconcilable demands. Optimism must be balanced with realism; a significant occasion must be marked without collapsing into tedious solemnity; and at least a bit of good advice should...
  • 'Young & the Restless' Leads 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Noms (COMPLETE LIST)

    CBS' veteran soap "The Young and the Restless" leads the pack of nominees for the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards with 26 bids. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" paces the race among talkers with nine nominations. "Young and the Restless" will vie against NBC'...
  • Alex Gibney to Be Honored at AFI Docs Festival

    Alex Gibney will be the AFI Docs Charles Guggenheim honoree during the American Film Institute's 12th edition, to be held June 18-22 in D.C. and Silver Spring, Md. The award salutes "masters of the non-fiction art form who inspire audiences by...
  • Schiff congratulates Blue Ribbon School

    Schiff congratulates Blue Ribbon School
    Students of La CaƱada Elementary School were treated to a special spirit rally Friday, when Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) made an on-campus appearance to congratulate them on being named a National Blue Ribbon School. In November, school administrators...