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  • 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...
  • Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott

    Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott
    Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, stopped at a Hobby Lobby store in her district on Wednesday – not to pick up some craft supplies for one of her kid’s school projects, but...
  • Stage Left Theatre prepares for season debut

    Peter Pagliaro, artistic director of Stage Left Theatre, Boynton Beach's only live stage theater, is busy preparing for its upcoming season. With a major makeover, a new proscenium stage, new curtains and bathrooms, all new stage lighting and a wall-size...
  • Boynton commissioner cleared of ethics complaint

    Boynton commissioner cleared of ethics complaint
    Mike Fitzpatrick, Boynton Beach commissioner, has been cleared of an ethics inquiry. Former Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency member Mark Karageorge filed a complaint to the Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics against Fitzpatrick in May...
  • Lobbyist watch: Platt, others come to CSC's aid [UPDATED]

    Lobbyist watch: Platt, others come to CSC's aid [UPDATED]
    [UPDATED with response from George Platt] The county ethics code put a damper on elected officials asking -- and coercing -- people to help out their pet charities and causes. But lobbyists can still do it, winning points with elected officials....
  • Comfort and joy at Florida resorts

    Comfort and joy at Florida resorts
    Want to have yourself a merry little Christmas at a Florida resort? No worries: Florida properties are ready for the holiday season with majestic Christmas trees, special decorations and themed activities and attractions. Here are some to check out:...
  • Parents reminded to look out for kids locked in cars

    In statistics provided by the Children's Services Council, 17 children have died from heatstroke while unattended in vehicles, including two in Florida. The state continues to be second in the nation in heatstroke fatalities with at least 68 children...
  • Boca museum reclaims name, raises profile

    The big pink building on the north end of Mizner Park is hopefully getting a makeover and wants to get noticed. Foot traffic generated by restaurants and the amphitheater outside their front door are not enticing art lovers into the Boca Raton Museum...
  • Judge postpones hearing for Bolingbrook teen in Islamic State case

    Judge postpones hearing for Bolingbrook teen in Islamic State case
    A federal judge Thursday postponed a detention hearing for a Bolingbrook teen accused of attempting to join the Islamic State terrorism group amid concerns that prosecutors wanted to close the courtroom to the public and media. The decision by U.S....