| May 29, 2011
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Pierre Odier: The author of "Cambodia Angkor: A Lasting Legacy" will discuss and sign his recent book. Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. 2 p.m. Free with museum admission. (626)...
| Jun 19, 2011
Ransom Riggs: The author of "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" will sign copies of his debut young-adult novel. Dark Delicacies, 4213 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank. 2 p.m. Free. (818) 556-6660.
Bill Sharpsteen: The author of "The Docks"...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:16 PM
There's not much to say, really, about "Strangers Online" unless you take schadenfreude-inspired joy in cheaply made (and even more cheaply thought out) video dreck.
It's the story of a stud Internet radio DJ (Noel Palomaria) with Cinemax-worthy girl...
| Sep 4, 2010
Here's where to click to kick it into high gear with Fashion's Night Out, a long night of special shopping events on Sept. 10.
For more on the mayhem in Manhattan — and links to the official FNO events around the globe, go to the...
| Aug 8, 2010
Usually the trajectory that neighborhoods go through as they gentrify is entirely predictable -- and more than a little depressing. First a scruffy, down-at-the-heels area welcomes a few urban pioneers drawn by an attractive and affordable housing stock....
| Nov 14, 2010
Every pocket of affluence in this country seems to have one stellar independent designer boutique, and in Newport Beach it's A'Maree's.
Over the last 35 years, the family-owned business has grown into an international fashion force, showcasing cutting-...
| Dec 5, 2010
You've got the outfit. You're set on accessories. But you're strapped for time as you rush from work to party, maybe going from Los Feliz to Santa Monica (or Long Beach to Pasadena or any of our other geographic challenges) with no time to stop by home to...
| Apr 10, 2011
Revolutions are still televised, but they get Tumblr'd, tweeted and YouTubed ﬁrst. This one started last summer when music micro-bloggers began deifying a pack of nine skateboarding, freewheeling teenaged rap vandals from Los Angeles. Full name:...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 11:32 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Emmy-award winning television producer Stephen J. Cannell -- who was behind iconic shows like "The A-Team," "21 Jump Street" and "The Rockford Files" -- has died at the age of 69.
Cannell died at his home in Pasadena Thursday night due...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 3:17 PM
PASADENA, Calif. (KTLA) -- Food Network Chef Paula Deen has been named grand marshal of the 2011 Tournament of Roses.
Deen will preside over the 122nd Rose Parade on Jan. 1, with its theme of "Building Dreams, Friendships & Memories."
| Jan 31, 2011
Gretchen Clarke, who with her husband, Waltah, built what was once the nation's largest retailer of aloha wear, has died. She was 78.
Clarke died Jan. 22 of kidney failure at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, her son Cameron said.