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  • Close-up on Westport

    Close-up on Westport
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: After its location in the southwestern corner of Fairfield, one of three towns, along with Weston and Norwalk, from which it was incorporated. HISTORY: Settled in the mid-1600s when three farmers were given permission to settle the...
  • 'Good Wife,' 'Outlander,' Beyonce: this weekend

    This weekend, you'll get the return of broadcast TV's finest drama, a glitzy concert and one of the sexiest hours ever put on television. The weekend highlights: 1. "The Good Wife," 9:30 p.m. Sunday, CBS Note the late start, which could be later...
  • Newly renovated White House Visitor Center reopens

    For visitors to Washington who want to take a tour of the White House but did not get the necessary clearance from their congressional office or embassy, there is now another option — the newly renovated White House Visitor Center.       The...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Project Runway' on Lifetime

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Project Runway' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 14 - 20, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Roosevelts: An Intimate History...
  • Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, fall color

    Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, fall color
    Wending our way to the Old Chatham Sheepherding Company, we cross a creek, meander down a country road, then come to a farm with red barns, split-rail fences and flocks of sheep grazing in the green pastures. We walk past the cream-colored sheep with...
  • 'Red Band Society' implants 'Breakfast Club' into 'House'

     'Red Band Society' implants 'Breakfast Club' into 'House'
    "Red Band Society," which premieres Wednesday on Fox, takes place in the teen ward of a shiny L.A. hospital — the "division of adolescent medicine," with side trips to the eating disorders wing. Its lesson, to paraphrase the songwriter, is that...
  • NFL delivers for CBS, NBC; 'Roosevelts' scores

    NFL delivers for CBS, NBC; 'Roosevelts' scores
    UPDATED: If you need confirmation of the NFL's ability to bring in viewers, just look at Sunday's ratings. Updated numbers show that the National Football League was a major draw for both CBS and NBC. The Chicago Bears-San Francisco 49ers game on...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate" by Naomi Klein; Simon & Schuster (534 pages, $30) For Naomi Klein, the tensions between individual freedom, individual rights and the...
  • Washington fears vote for Scottish independence could damage 'special relationship'

    Ahead of Thursday's referendum on Scottish independence, U.S. policy makers are speaking out albeit tentatively in support of a united United Kingdom. "Our 'special relationship' with the United Kingdom is unparalleled," House Foreign Affairs...
  • 'The Roosevelts: An Intimate History' by Ken Burns is thorough

    Ken Burns, that maker of Great American Documentaries, has made a 14-hour documentary about three great Americans. "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History," which begins Sunday on PBS, tells in seven parts the linked yet also quite separate stories of...
  • 'Dancing,' 'Talent,' Beyonce: this week

    'Dancing,' 'Talent,' Beyonce: this week
    The last week of the 2013-14 TV season will feature premieres, finales, Roosevelts and Beyonce. The highlights: 1. "America's Got Talent," 9 p.m. Tuesday, 8 p.m. Wednesday, NBC The final six acts perform on Tuesday's show. Twelve-year-old singer...