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  • Mailbag: Patrician values cost GOP, McCain victory

    Stratfor, a private U.S. intelligence company with high-power clients around the globe, disclosed that Sen. John McCain was aware of significant voter fraud during the 2008 presidential campaign. Despite having had evidence that the Democrats had...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio puts Malibu beach house up for rent

    Leonardo DiCaprio puts Malibu beach house up for rent
    Known for the variety of the roles he plays, Leonardo DiCaprio now is trying his hand at Malibu beach house landlord. He has listed his oceanfront Cape Cod-inspired home for $75,000 a month for a long-term tenant or $150,000 a month for leases of less...
  • Concert review: Drake at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

    Concert review: Drake at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
    Drake had barely arrived on stage Saturday at the packed First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park and already he was wrestling with his contradictions. “Lookin’ for the right way to do the wrong things,” he announced in “...
  • Country singer Tracy Lawrence to headline Isle of Wight fair Sept. 15

    Country singer Tracy Lawrence to headline Isle of Wight fair Sept. 15
    Texas-born country singer Tracy Lawrence has been selected as the headliner for the 2012 Isle of Wight County Fair, organizers announced this week. He'll perform 9 p.m. Sept. 15. The fair's concerts are included with a $5 fair admission ticket. His...
  • Graduating to the U.S. Army's basic training

    Graduating to the U.S. Army's basic training
    School's out for summer, but there will be no lazy days in the sun for Eric Youn. The Glendale High School graduate is scheduled to report on July 2 for basic training at West Point, the military academy in New York famous for minting the elite of the...
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt is throwing in a boat and kayaks with rental

    Jennifer Love Hewitt is throwing in a boat and kayaks with rental
    The murmuring around Toluca Lake is that "Ghost Whisperer" star Jennifer Love Hewitt has listed a house for sale at $2.895 million and is trying to lease out another place she owns up the street — complete with watercraft. The traditional-style...
  • Miro painting sells for record $37 million at auction

    Miro painting sells for record $37 million at auction
    A painting by Joan Miro sold for $36.9 million at a London auction Tuesday. The Sotheby's sale of Miro's "Peinture (Etoile Bleue)" was an auction record for the late Spanish artist. The sale was part of a larger Sotheby's auction of Impressionist and...
  • Adam Jones, Jim Johnson, Matt Wieters make All-Star team

    Adam Jones, Jim Johnson, Matt Wieters make All-Star team
    The Orioles have not represented themselves particularly well of late, but at least they’ll be well-represented at the All-Star Game. Center fielder Adam Jones, closer Jim Johnson and catcher Matt Wieters have been chosen by their peers to play...
  • Paterno's last thoughts: 'This is not a football scandal'

    Paterno's last thoughts: 'This is not a football scandal'
    Joe Paterno wrote nearly a month before his death in January that the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case is "not a football scandal" and that certain Penn State officials were wrong to claim the football program was a bad influence on the university. In...
  • More National Merit Scholarship winners announced

    The last of the winners of the 2012 National Merit Scholarship competition have been named. From Corona del Mar High School, Nicholas Charles Roy won the college-sponsored scholarship for Northwestern University and states his likely career field as...
  • Songwriter Kara DioGuardi sells Studio City home for $6.3 million

    Songwriter Kara DioGuardi sells Studio City home for $6.3 million
    Songwriter, singer and former "American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi has sold her home in Studio City for $6.3 million. Built in 1923, the 7,600-square-foot French chateau-style house was renovated and expanded by DioGuardi and her husband, home builder...