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  • For writers in juvenile hall, sentences can be liberating

    For writers in juvenile hall, sentences can be liberating
    Eminem's "The Monster" ricocheted off the cinder-block walls and worn linoleum floor at Sylmar's Juvenile Hall. I'm friends with the monster that's under my bed Get along with the voices inside of my head You're trying to save me, stop holding...
  • Charges could prompt film industry to take crew safety more seriously

    Criminal charges brought against producers of the independent film "Midnight Rider," which was shut down after a deadly train crash, could prompt the movie industry to take crew safety more seriously on risky location shoots, industry experts say. A...
  • Theatre Downtown insists the show will go on

    Theatre Downtown insists the show will go on
    Frank Hilgenberg is excited about “Killer Joe,” the new play that just opened at Theatre Downtown, the theater that’s been producing plays on Orange Avenue for 25 years. “It’s an incredibly powerful piece,” said...
  • Cheryl Boone Isaacs awaits possible second term as academy president

    Cheryl Boone Isaacs awaits possible second term as academy president
    When she was elected the first black president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last summer, marketing consultant Cheryl Boone Isaacs represented a move toward diversity in the movie industry's most prominent organization. Now, after a...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to sign California film tax credit bill

    Gov. Jerry Brown to sign California film tax credit bill
    Gov. Jerry Brown is poised to put his signature to a bill that would triple annual funding for California's film and TV tax credit program. Brown announced he will sign the bill into law on Thursday at a ceremony in Los Angeles, capping a yearlong...
  • Gov. Brown OKs tripling state film tax-credit funding to $330 million

    Gov. Brown OKs tripling state film tax-credit funding to $330 million
    California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed off on a deal that would more than triple funding for California's film and TV tax-credit program. The compromise would increase funding to $330 million a year over the next five years. While that falls short of...
  • Bears plan against Aaron Rodgers simple — play better

    Bears plan against Aaron Rodgers simple — play better
    Aaron Rodgers' dissection of the Bears in Week 4 included 30 dropbacks, most of which ended poorly for the defense. They constituted a how-not-to manual for defending against the Packers’ star quarterback. After Rodgers repeatedly exploited the...
  • Safety Will Hill displays a lot of energy on Ravens' practice field

    Safety Will Hill displays a lot of energy on Ravens' practice field
    Veteran safety Will Hill moved around the Ravens' practice field Wednesday, determined to make up for lost time after serving a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. After not practicing since the preseason because of his...
  • McDonnell trial: First lady Maureen McDonnell "just didn't have the capacity"

    McDonnell trial: First lady Maureen McDonnell "just didn't have the capacity"
    RICHMOND — A string of high-ranking officials from Gov. Bob McDonnell’s administration took the stand in his corruption trial Monday to say he never asked them for anything untoward, and never anything for Star Scientific. No grants, though...
  • Ravens pushed for leniency on Rice despite knowing about both videos, report says

    Ravens pushed for leniency on Rice despite knowing about both videos, report says
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell broke his extended silence Friday about his handling of recent domestic violence issues, reiterating that he erred with his decisions involving former Ravens' running back Ray Rice and acknowledging that he let himself and...
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no plans to retire soon

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no plans to retire soon
    When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg walked from behind a stage curtain on a recent Friday afternoon, a huge roar went up from the jammed auditorium at George Washington University. "Everyone here is thrilled to be in the presence of the Notorious R.B.G.!"...