| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Shortly after Christmas, the same question arises every year: What are we going to do on New Year's Eve?
Here’s what some California amusement and theme parks have planned for the last night of 2012:
Disneyland in Anaheim will stay open until...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:31 AM
WHAT: Actors from the NBC daytime drama "Days of Our Lives" will make multiple appearances at Universal Orlando on Saturday, including autograph sessions at Universal CityWalk, a Q&A at Universal Studios' Animal Actors on Location attraction and during...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The biggest Orlando Fringe Festival fundraiser of the year is Monday, March 4, at Hard Rock Live. Hosting is Michael Winslow, "the Man of 10,000 Noizes" — you probably know him from those "Police Academy" movies.
A master of vocal gymnastics,...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Bob Marley -- a Tribute to Freedom, a nightclub at Universal CityWalk, will mark Jamaican Independence Day with a celebration on Saturday.
The event will include live reggae music, food and drink specials, Jamaican and African merchandise sales,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:53 PM
A bit of lost Los Angeles lives for now in a Pomona warehouse.
Glimpse it and get goose bumps, even on a sticky summer day.
The soft curve of the Brown Derby's hat. The dragon that danced outside Grauman's Chinese.
The worn characters above a prewar...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:16 PM
In an area that Los Angeles real estate brokers have dubbed "the lower Westside," the rush is on to fill in the once-sparsely developed land north of LAX and southeast of Marina del Rey with new residences, retail outlets and creative businesses.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Il Volo fans don't like me much since I confessed that I was bored during the Italian trio's concert on Sunday at Orlando's Amway Center.
On a brighter note, I did acknowledge in my review that "whatever Il Volo has yet to learn about showmanship, these...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The high-heeled ostrich-skin boots belonged to an ambitious and gifted young singer, one of many similar pairs she owned in the days before she could afford designer labels.
The silky couture evening gown was a totem of that same woman's meteoric rise...
| May 16, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Los parques temáticos de Orlando son la razón principal de visita de la mayoría de los turistas a esta ciudad. Pero entrar a ellos cuesta y mucho, por lo que no todo el mundo puede ir con la frecuencia que quisiera, si son residentes locales, y muchos...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:31 AM
A Blue Man Group-based exhibit joins the Orlando Science Center lineup on Saturday.
"Blue Man Group -- Making Waves" is a 1,500-square-foot traveling exhibit that's designed to merge science and art through an exploration of sound. The displays are...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
With "Fast & Furious 6" roaring into theaters this week, guests at the U.S. premiere of the film at Universal CityWalk got an early taste of the franchise's signature, over-the-top style -- including slick cars, tough characters and a grill-wearing panda....