| Dec 12, 2010
It is early February — Super Bowl weekend — and Yosemite is quiet.
The crowds that clog the roads and tramp through the meadows during the other seasons are now gathering around their big-screen TVs with chips and dip.
I have the park to...
| Dec 16, 2010
Melissa Leo is conflicted. For her latest film, "The Fighter," where she co-stars opposite Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale in a performance that's destined to earn her a second Oscar nomination, has her all knotted up with different emotions.
| Dec 21, 2010
This moring LA Confidential Magazine featured four festive holiday resturants
Culina at Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
300 South Doheny Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Executive Chef Ashley James
| Dec 21, 2010
| 7:50 AM
Chicagoans of the Year
The six Chicagoans of the Year for 2010 share a praiseworthy trait with the 121 honorees who preceded them over the last 17 years. An educator, a sportsman, a preservationist, an orthopedic surgeon, a mother searching for a cure,...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Claire Forlani played Sean Connery's daughter in "The Rock," was Brad Pitt's love interest in "Meet Joe Black" and starred opposite Gary Sinise in "CSI: NY." On the new Starz series "Camelot," the 38-year-old actress reigns supreme as the beautiful and...
| Jul 24, 2010
"Twilight" fans may refer to themselves as Team Edward or Team Jacob, but "True Blood" aficionados are all about the new werewolf in town: Alcide Herveaux. Joe Manganiello plays the sexy lycanthrope in the third season of the vampire series, which airs on...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:40 PM
By Elle Harrow and Terry Markowitz
Newport Beach's fifth annual Restaurant Week, a culinary celebration that offers gourmet prix fixe menus at bargain prices, will take place from Jan. 21 to Jan. 27.
The concept has been hugely successful since...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 7:41 PM
If friends or relatives tell you they have snagged a five-star Orlando hotel for their visit to Central Florida, a little skepticism is in order.
Orlando doesn't have any five-star or five-diamond hotels — at least not according to Forbes Travel...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 10:09 AM
Picture it: Club Venus, Perring Plaza. One night in 1967, booking agent Bill Bateman brought in Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Responsible for making sure the crowd hears the music at the best possible level is the house soundman, Bob Goldstein.
| Feb 7, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Congratulations to Lisa Buetow! She won the Last Prize Standing and chose the $5000 gold nugget. We had an exceptional turn out so thank you all!
Prizes voted off so far:
- #01 Car payments for a year
- #02 Personal Trainer
- #03 Trip to the...
| Feb 20, 2011
South of Los Angeles and north of San Diego lies an intermittently magical 789-square-mile realm where freeways hum and Disneyland flourishes, where immigrants remake old communities as new ones ripple across the hills. Many outsiders treat this place...