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  • Bryan Cranston, Chris O'Dowd Win Theater World Awards for Broadway Debuts (COMPLETE LIST)

    Bryan Cranston, Chris O'Dowd, Zachary Levi and Sophie Okonedo are among the dozen performers to score this year's Theater World Awards, the annual kudo that honors thesps making their Broadway or Off Broadway debut. Cranston snags the laurel for his...
  • Support the Foodbank drive against hunger on Saturday May 10

    Support the Foodbank drive against hunger on Saturday May 10
    One of the year’s largest food drives will take place Saturday, May 10, when the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula teams up with the National Association of Letter Carriers. In the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, homeowners can leave a non-...
  • Anna Chlumsky: From 'Girl' to grownup roles

    Anna Chlumsky: From 'Girl' to grownup roles
    Actress Anna Chlumsky fidgeted in her chair with the tenuous excitement of a girl readying to open a soda can she's just finished shaking. Her gaze and attention focused sharply on the woman seated across from her, Sheila Nix, chief of staff to Dr. Jill...
  • Colorful past for insider at center of red light probe

     Colorful past for insider at center of red light probe
    John Bills fits right in to the world of colorful characters who do the heavy lifting for Chicago politicians every election — raising donations, knocking on doors and delivering all of the vote. But in Bills' case, the colors have often been a...
  • Study examines achievement gap between Asian American, white students

    A growing achievement gap between Asian American students and their white classmates is due largely to greater work effort and cultural attitudes, not innate cognitive ability, researchers say. In a study published Monday in the journal PNAS, two...
  • Relativity Media Celebrates 10th Anniversary (VIDEO)

    If there is one thing everyone can agree on about Ryan Kavanaugh, it's that he does things differently. Both supporters and detractors will tell you that the founder and chief executive officer of Relativity Media, which is celebrating its 10th...
  • Adam Thompson Run raises $25,000 for Harford nursing scholarships

    More than 300 people participated in Saturday morning's third annual Adam Thompson 5K Run/Walk at Harford Community College. The race, conducted on a USA Track and Field certified course, raised $25,000 to benefit nursing scholarships and honored the...
  • Society: Glendale YWCA presents annual Legacy Luncheon

    Society: Glendale YWCA presents annual Legacy Luncheon
    For 17 years in a row, the good women of the Glendale YWCA have been presenting an annual Legacy Luncheon. Last Wednesday, the Oakmont Country Club was the perfect setting for ladies who lunch — with a purpose. Their "Heart & Excellence" awards...
  • U. of C. fest overstuffed with Studs Terkel events

    U. of C. fest overstuffed with Studs Terkel events
    How do you get an all-star lineup of participants to show up on the University of Chicago campus on a May weekend? Apparently, you just have to mention that they'll be coming to pay tribute to Louis "Studs" Terkel.  "Pretty much everybody we reached...
  • Community: Despite illness, Burbank resident focuses on job, charity work

    Community: Despite illness, Burbank resident focuses on job, charity work
    Jeri Buliavac is not letting cancer get in the way of helping others. Diagnosed in November with esophageal cancer, she started chemotherapy at the beginning of the year and goes for treatments every two weeks, said her cousin Elise Stearns-Niesen....
  • Reader Report: Scouts honor fourth-generation Eagle

    Reader Report: Scouts honor fourth-generation Eagle
    Boy Scout Troop 90 in Newport Beach recently held an Eagle Court of Honor in recognition of Eagle Scout Brent Valentine, a Newport Beach resident who attends The Pegasus School in Huntington Beach. Valentine is a fourth-generation Eagle Scout. His...