| Sep 1, 2010
The Cinecon Classic Film Festival is not for movie softies. It's for hard-core film buffs and historians who don't want to see the usual vintage fare that pops up on Turner Classic Movies or at revival theaters. So if you're looking to see "Casablanca,"...
| Sep 6, 2010
MONTROSE SHOPPING PARK — More than 40 years after the Vietnam War Memorial here was first dedicated, community members learned that five local servicemen had been left off the plaques.
First dedicated in 1968, the memorial at the corner of Ocean...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 6:07 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
Those free tickets for Virgin Mobile FreeFest given away in July disappeared faster than the Jets' offense.
But nutty billionaire Richard Branson is still feeling magnanimous. Turns out the folks at FreeFest held on to...
| Dec 19, 2010
"Let's have a toast," sang Kanye West in September of this sometimes seemingly endless year, debuting a new song, "Runaway," on the MTV Video Music Awards. Over a glassy keyboard sample and an old-school breakbeat, West intoned a gentle melody. "Runaway,"...
| Jan 16, 2011
January has always been slump month when it comes to new pop music. Musicians tend to turn bearlike around this time, hibernating until conditions seem friendlier. Yet the resourceful pop lover will be anything but bored right now, with so much to reap...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Shakespeare still packs 'em in. There wasn't a vacant seat in sight at the opening of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at South Coast Repertory — and after word gets out, there'll likely be few throughout the run.
The Bard's most visually attractive,...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Dating someone new is tough enough without having to worry about your personal safety and a new iPhone app provides piece of mind, alerting friends and family when you get home or when you are missing in action.
The new myDate Tracker Alert app for...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 3:10 PM
Twenty-five years of memories were shared at Police Cpl. Ted Falencki's retirement party, held Sept. 9 at the Veteran's Memorial Building.
Falencki's family and friends; co-workers, past and present; and former Explorers, whom he had trained during...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 12:59 PM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
Virgin Mobile FreeFest line-up:
noon-12:45 p.m. - Brite Lite Brite 1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m. - Jimmy Eat World 3 p.m.-4 p.m. - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros 4 p.m.-4:30 p.m. - High tea toast with Jeremiah...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 3:02 PM
The Pritzker Military Library is what you would expect from an institution with “military” in its name: clean, orderly, symmetrical and important. The 2nd floor entry hallway is lined with framed autographed prints of the nearly 300 author...
| Oct 17, 2010
| 5:54 PM
Joe Flacco had impressive numbers and actually threw well through the first three quarters. He still doesn't step up in the pocket, but he played well enough to win. The best defense he faced Sunday were the restraints put on him by his...