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  • Political Landscape: Gatto garners post and speaker positions

    Gatto garners post and speaker positions On Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker John Perez (D - Los Angeles) named Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) assistant speaker pro tempore, while tapping the freshman lawmaker for several influential...
  • Susannah York dies at 72; actress

    Susannah York dies at 72; actress
    Actress Susannah York became a star in the 1960s with performances in several high-profile films such as 1969's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" for which she received an Academy Award nomination. But she fought to be noticed for more than her striking...
  • The Prospector: Mario Edwards gives edge to FSU recruiting class

    The Prospector: Mario Edwards gives edge to FSU recruiting class
    We are right about that time where it can be considered the midway point of the recruiting season and some things just don’t seem to change. Right at the top of the national team recruiting charts are, as usual, Florida State and Florida. Last...
  • Billy Packer eliminated from NCAAs, but still on TV

     
    For the first time since the second Nixon Administration, the NCAA Tournament will proceed this month without Billy Packer calling games. The former NBC and CBS analyst left the latter last summer, in a move that had been in the......
  • Three shows lead nominations for off-Broadway's 25th Lucille Lortel Awards

     
    Nominations for the 25th Lucille Lortel Awards -- which recognize achievement in the off-Broadway theater -- were announced Thursday with "The Glass Menagerie," "The Pride" and "When the Rain Stops Falling" leading the field with six each. One notable...
  • Culinary pros think Rose Levy Beranbaum is heavenly

     
    Baking goddess Rose Levy Beranbaum's new "Rose's Heavenly Cakes" was honored as the best cookbook of the year Thursday night at the International Assn. of Culinary Professionals awards ceremony in Portland, Ore. The IACP is an international group of...
  • Warren Beatty's 'Star' qualities and other Hollywood biographies

     
    What's so fascinating about Warren Beatty? "I’ve always been a fan of Beatty’s films,” said Peter Biskind, who penned the biography “Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America.” The two met in 1989 while Biskind was working at Premiere magazine...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Just a reminder on how this works: I post the mystery photo on Monday and reveal the answer on Friday ... or on Saturday if I have a hard time picking only five pictures; sometimes it's difficult to choose. To keep the mystery...
  • Wilt-Kareem revisited: A blocked shot for the ages

     
    I'm going to beat LRob to the reminiscing thread today. Or maybe actually start another. I received an e-mail from a gentleman back east. He said he enjoyed the Wilt-Kareem post from the other day and relayed to me a game in which he witnessed what he...
  • Cooking: 'Thai Street Food' covers Thai eats on the street

     
    David Thompson's coffee table tome-come cookbook, “Thai Street Food,” is enough to ignite your tendency to wanderlust and have you jumping on a jet to Bangkok. The 372-page book is divided into morning, midday and night markets, showcasing the st...
  • A cakewalk from Kander & Ebb: 'The Scottsboro Boys'

     
    It all started at lyricist Fred Ebb’s kitchen table about eight years ago. Ebb and composer John Kander, the legendary songwriting team that crafted celebrated scores for “Chicago,” “Cabaret” and nearly a dozen other Broadway shows, were ready...