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  • Hello, Ollie

    Hello, Ollie
    Before skaters recorded tricks on their phones and ESPN began airing the X Games or "extreme sports on TV," a Hollywood Hills High kid so slight that he looked more like a sixth-grader leaned back on his board and popped it into the air — without...
  • TV This Week: May 12 - 18: 'Mammas' on Sundance

    TV This Week: May 12 - 18: 'Mammas' on Sundance
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 12 - 18, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY Just in time for Mother's Day, it's...
  • Chicago game developers try for Kickstarter boost

    Chicago game developers try for Kickstarter boost
    Larry Griffin broke all kinds of unwritten rules about creating a video game development studio when he founded Cosmosaur. The recent Columbia College graduate and three former classmates started the company with almost no money or industry connections....
  • Man dies week after being hit by car while skateboarding

    Man dies week after being hit by car while skateboarding
    Reginald Destin died doing what he loved most: skateboarding. After taking up the sport at a young age, Destin, 42, became a pillar in the Chicago skateboarding community, known by many for his signature “wall ride” move that took Destin...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the Sept. 4 City Council meeting. All council members were present. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Mayor Jane Egly presented a proclamation to Dave Thomas and Kevin Mundt commemorating the 20th anniversary of AREO, a gift and home décor...
  • Six Flags amusement parks prepare for thematic makeovers

    Six Flags amusement parks prepare for thematic makeovers
    Wham! Bam! Ka-Pow! A bruising brawl involving comic-book superheroes, Saturday morning cartoon characters and extreme sports icons will change the ride and roller coaster landscape of Six Flags' 11 U.S. amusement parks in 2011. An intellectual...
  • Skateboard Phenom Takes Over YouTube

    Skateboard Phenom Takes Over YouTube
    Evan Doherty is an eight-year-old skateboard phenom from Greenwood, Mo and he has one of the hottest videos onYouTube right now. The video has received over a million hits! "When he was three, he came to me and said, 'Mom, I need a skateboard," his mom...
  • 'Jackass 3D' premiere: Johnny Knoxville with Steve-O and the boys -- and his wife and daughter

     
    It was part family night, part boys' night out on the "Jackass 3-D" premiere red carpet outside Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood on Wednesday night, with newlywed star Johnny Knoxville bringing along wife Naomi Nelson and his 14-year-old daughter,...
  • Watts Towers ready for their closeup at conference, if not yet a skateboard park

     
    Scholars, activists and artists who are gathering Friday afternoon for the start of the three-day Watts Towers Common Ground Conference at UCLA and in Watts will arrive to some good news: After a contractual snag over liability and insurance issues......
  • Are Phineas and Ferb the new Larry King? The popular Disney cartoon characters take on a talk show.

     
    Whether you have kids or not, chances are that if you watch TV regularly you've heard of the mini Disney phenom that is "Phineas and Ferb." In the cartoon, two stepbrothers (one is a brilliant Brit, the other a spunky......
  • Tony Hawk files for divorce from third wife, Lhotse Merriam

     
    Tony Hawk filed for divorce from Lhotse Merriam in San Diego County. Pro skateboarder Tony Hawk and lingerie story owner Lhotse Merriam were married for five years....