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  • Martial artist getting better with age

    There are times when Richard Matsushita feels like an old man among young kids. In the martial art of karate, it's often a young-man's game, and older competitors aren't the norm. However, at the age of 45, Matsushita, a Burbank resident, is discovering...
  • 'The Karate Kid'

    'The Karate Kid'
    It's Jaden Smith, son of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, instead of Ralph Macchio - and Jackie Chan instead of Noriyuki "Pat" Morita in this update of the much-beloved family film, which scored significantly at the summer box office. Smith plays a Detroit...
  • 'Karate Kid' gets new kicks

    'Karate Kid' gets new kicks
  • FDLE agent and novelist shares his fitness tips

    FDLE agent and novelist shares his fitness tips
    Since 2004, James O. Born has published five Florida mystery novels and in June, under the pseudonym James O'Neal, he published a sci-fi mystery set in a futuristic Miami. To write these books Born makes use of his law-enforcement career, including his...
  • Faith and Life: Wading through the lice

    Faith and Life: Wading through the lice
    Even though the following topic may be common, people do not like discussing it. But the emotions, anxiety and prayer that filled my previous week are just too "real life" to not write about. And the topic may amuse you, or strike a chord of affinity...
  • Karate all about the journey

    The sparsely decorated Victory Karate Dojo & Fitness, with it bare wood floors and large mirror, belies the philosophy of its instructors: Advancement in rank and in life can be attained only through discipline and hard training. It's a style of teaching...
  • Films to aid newborns

    Most people don't associate baby warmers with the movies "Karate Kid" or "Grown Ups," but maybe after Verdugo Hills Hospital hosts its first film series, they might. The first film series at United Artists La Cañada 8 Theatres will feature the upcoming...
  • New Karate Kid has new digs, new chops

    New Karate Kid has new digs, new chops
    One thing Pat Morita brought to the original Karate Kid that the great martial arts clown Jackie Chan could never match – surprise. Mr. Miyagi, who teaches a bullied teen how to defend himself in those films, could talk a good game. But like Yoda,...
  • Reel Critic: Audiences wax on, wax off again for 'Karate Kid'

    Does it seem a bit lazy to remake "The Karate Kid" minus the karate? Now everybody's kung fu fighting — fast as lightning, rib-cracking action that makes the 1984 original seem as rough as "Joanie Loves Chachi." Dre (Jaden Smith) reluctantly moves...

  • 'Dancing With the Stars': You've got male!

    Woo hoo! â??Dancing with the Starsâ?? is back, and bigger than ever! With a whopping 16 contestants vying for that coveted Mirrorball trophy, the producers split Season 9â??s first weekâ??s competition into two parts: the men and the women....