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  • 'Leave It to Beaver' star Barbara Billingsley dies at 94

     
    Barbara Billingsley, the actress embedded in the American consciousness as mom June Cleaver from the classic sitcom "Leave It to Beaver," died at her home in Santa Monica on Saturday. She was 94. Billingsley's portrayal of the quintessential stay-at-...
  • Environmental Media Awards laud green media and its moguls

     
    Ed Begley Jr., one of the first Hollywood celebs to promote environmental causes, didn't seem at all surprised that Saturday's Environmental Media Awards ceremony had mushroomed over the last 20 years from a casual event at an old L.A. club......
  • Evidence that our next governor will be unable to answer a question

     
    Verbatim exchange during Sunday night's debate between Gov. Pat Quinn and his GOP challenger Bill Brady: Panelist Jennifer Boyle, Elmhurst College: Given that Illinois ranks 13th richest in GDP per capita, but 43rd lowest in state spending per capita on.....
  • Rand Paul doesn't shake hands with opponent after 'Aqua Buddha' debate; the two may not meet again

     
    Add Rand Paul's name to the list of politicians who have made good on a campaign promise. At the conclusion of what Talking Points Memo declared was "The Nastiest Debate of 2010", Kentucky Senate hopeful Rand Paul, a Republican, said......
  • Ovation Awards nominations announced for 2009-10 season

     
    The nominations for the 2010 Ovation Awards were announced Monday evening at the Autry National Center for the American West. The awards, organized by the Los Angeles Stage Alliance, are intended to honor excellence in L.A.-area theater productions in...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: “Parenthood” on NBC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 17 - 23 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies OVER-THE-TOP: In a new “Parenthood,” at 10 p.m. on NBC, the......
  • Illinois Senate debate Mark Kirk vs Alexi Giannoulias

     
    Full debate transcript courtesy of ABC News....
  • Cover story: Test Kitchen: A menu in constant flux

     
    The dimly lighted dining room pulses with gritty hip-hop and clanking silverware. Diners eagerly await what's being constructed in a kitchen filled with tattooed chefs, steam and sharp focus. A bartender wearing blinged-out earrings drops off a 40-ounce...
  • Inaugural Key West Triathlon set for December

     
    If you'd like to cheer on more than 500 athletes from the United States, Canada and Great Britain, you can make your way to the Florida Keys for the inaugural Key West Triathlon, set for Dec. 5. A two-day fitness expo and pre- and post-race events...
  • Jamey Johnson, Matthew McConaughey monkey around in 'Playing the Part' video

     
    You wouldn’t think a star like Matthew McConaughey could stroll down Hollywood Boulevard in broad daylight without being assaulted by fans. But I saw it happen recently when he was at work directing the new video for country maverick Jamey......
  • Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles to stage 'Much Ado About Nothing' starring Helen Hunt and Tom Irwin

     
    To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles -- known for its outdoor offerings -- will be heading indoors with a production of "Much Ado About Nothing" starring Helen Hunt and Tom Irwin. Music by Lyle Lovett......