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  • Review: San Francisco Opera's 'Dolores Claiborne' moody but conventional

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Stephen King opera had to happen. Many of his 56 novels have been made into movies and have spent time on bestseller lists, making King a king of pop culture accessibility — just what the opera world lusts after these days....
  • Dashboard camera captures hammer attack on Long Beach taxi driver

    Dashboard camera captures hammer attack on Long Beach taxi driver
    Less than a mile into her taxi ride, a woman opened the vehicle's glass divider and threatened the Yellow Cab driver with a box cutter, demanding "50 bucks." When he refused, she whipped out a hammer and took aim at his head. “When she brought the...
  • Two 19th century Gothic classics get Goth YA makeovers

    Those thoroughly satiated with beach days and summer blonds can seek refuge of a darker sort in two new novels for young adults in which classic 19th century Gothic novels get a postmodern, post-punk makeover influenced by the aesthetic of their 20th...
  • Review: Rich 'Great Expectations' nevertheless under-delivers

    Mike Newell, whose eclectic career has ranged from "Four Weddings and a Funeral" to "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," has given us a classic adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved bildungsroman "Great Expectations." It is skillfully made and...
  • Review: 'Cassadaga' gets hung up on the gore

    Review: 'Cassadaga' gets hung up on the gore
    Deliberately paced but not so deliberately thought out, the horror entry "Cassadaga" tries to scoop up enough tropes to satisfy a wide range of potential fright fans but lacks the cohesion to ever truly be effective. Kelen Coleman sympathetically...
  • 'Breaking Bad' recap: Long-buried bombs explode

    'Breaking Bad' recap: Long-buried bombs explode
    Alfred Hitchcock famously said that the difference between suspense and surprise hinges on audience foreknowledge. Picture two people eating. Now imagine a bomb underneath the table, about to go off. Suspense requires the audience to know the bomb is...
  • Ex-wife allegedly kidnapped, forced to undergo exorcism in Stockton

    Ex-wife allegedly kidnapped, forced to undergo exorcism in Stockton
    A man and his son have been arrested after allegedly kidnapping his ex-wife and forcing her to undergo an exorcism in Stockton. Jose Magana-Farias, 42 and his son, Victor Farias, 20, arranged to meet with his ex-wife and mother of the son at a Wal-...
  • Career jewel thief Doris Payne, 83, allegedly hits Palm Desert store

    An 83-year-old woman who claims to be an international jewel thief with a five-decade career was back behind bars Wednesday after allegedly stealing a ring from a jewelry store in Palm Desert. Doris Marie Payne was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of...
  • Stop getting drunk to stay safe

    Stop getting drunk to stay safe
    Emily Yoffe's recent Slate article, "College Women: Stop Getting Drunk," suggesting that parents warning to their young daughters that drinking to incapacity leaves them vulnerable to many dangers — including sexual assault — touched off a...
  • Ex-Bay Area professor's guilty plea to infant sex abuse is set aside

    The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals this week set aside theĀ 37 1/2-year prison sentence of a formerĀ Cal State East Bay professor who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a woman's infant daughter multiple times. In setting aside the prison term for...
  • Review: Brandy Clark dazzles with '12 Stories'

    Review: Brandy Clark dazzles with '12 Stories'
    This has been a great year for women's voices in contemporary country music, starting with the auspicious debut album from Kacey Musgraves in March and ramping up now with an even bolder new arrival, Brandy Clark. The question out of the gate is whether...