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  • Second String: The real Kate Hansen smiles, shines through

    Second String: The real Kate Hansen smiles, shines through
    “When you talk to Kate Hansen, even if it’s just for 35 minutes or so, it doesn’t take that long to believe you’ve gotten to know her. And it takes even less time to know you’re going to root for her.” -Excerpt from...
  • La Cañada's Kate Hansen accomplishes goal of taking 10th at Olympics

    La Cañada's Kate Hansen accomplishes goal of taking 10th at Olympics
    A dream realized and a goal accomplished, La Cañada Flintridge resident Kate Hansen certainly made the most of her first-ever trip to the Winter Olympics. PHOTOS: Fans cheer on local Olympian Kate Hansen at Los Gringos Locos The 21-year-old, who...
  • The Valley Line: Master Chorale glitters after 50 years

    The Valley Line: Master Chorale glitters after 50 years
    Yay! The Winter Olympic Games are now open in Sochi, Russia. I admit that I'm addicted to the games — be they summer or winter editions. However, my favorites are the winter games, so I'm keeping a close watch on the events as well as the athletes,...
  • La Cañada fans cheer on Hansen from home

    La Cañada fans cheer on Hansen from home
    La Cañada luger Kate Hansen concluded her first-ever Olympics appearance on Tuesday in Russia, dancing her way off the track at the Sanki Olympic Sliding Center in Polyana, Russia, having accomplished her dream of competing during the Winter Games. ...
  • The Valley Line: Float association fetes its success

    The Valley Line: Float association fetes its success
    Our town's Olympian, luger Kate Hansen, became a media darling of the games. Everyone is talking about her dance moves that she used to warm up for her luge slide down the track. Beyonce is her music idol and last Thursday morning the America Online...
  • Jimmy Kimmel pranks media again with Sochi Olympics wolf video

    Jimmy Kimmel pranks media again with Sochi Olympics wolf video
    Besides making average people walking down Hollywood Boulevard look like idiots, Jimmy Kimmel's other favorite target is the news media. And on Thursday night's show, he showed once again how he'd duped news and sports media outlets into running a story...
  • SAG Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' David O. Russell, luge coach?

    SAG Awards 2014: 'American Hustle's' David O. Russell, luge coach?
    "American Hustle" director David O. Russell walked the red carpet at the SAG Awards separately from the stars of his lauded film. Michael Pena, who plays Paco Hernandez in the film, walked a few minutes before him, and Jennifer Lawrence —...
  • NBCUniversal Goes for Promotional Gold With Olympics Coverage

    You won't find Alan Wurtzel skiing, skating or sliding down an ice-covered ditch in a luge, but NBCUniversal's self-professed research geek, who analyzes ratings and audience data for the company, is gearing up for an event of literally Olympic...
  • Snow tubing time in the Poconos

    Whether you want to call the recent cold snap a polar vortex, a winter plunge or chalk it up to an La Nina or an El Nino, it's cold outside. But unlike the hot days in summer that are called the dog days, the cold days in winter are called the fun...
  • Americans collect big wins in World Cup bobsled, luge competitions

    Steven Holcomb, the veteran bobsled champion, and Kate Hansen, a promising slider in the luge, made it a banner day for U.S. competitors in season-ending World Cup competitions on Saturday. Holcomb became the seventh two-man bobsled pilot in World Cup...
  • Luge racer Kate Hansen wins gold in World Cup

    Luge racer Kate Hansen wins gold in World Cup
    Steven Holcomb, the veteran bobsled champion, and Kate Hansen, a promising slider in the luge from La Cañada Flintridge, made it a banner day for U.S. competitors in season-ending World Cup competitions on Saturday. Holcomb became the seventh two-man...