| Jan 5, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Since we wrote about the box office records set by âAvatarâ during the post-Christmas holiday weekend, it has earned more than $1 billion around the globe during its spectacular run so far. Did we mention that the run has been......
| Jun 20, 2010
At the old mill town of Cass, nestled deep in a remote holler of West Virginia, coal smoke and history hang in the air.
The smoke is from the geared steam locomotives that serve the Cass Scenic Railroad. Ideal for steep grades and marginal track, these...
| Apr 10, 2011
On a blustery late-winter afternoon at Manassas, where a muscular statue of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson marks the spot where the Confederate general earned his nickname, the Civil War lives, not separate from life in Virginia, but intricately entwined with...
| Apr 10, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO VIRGINIA'S CIVIL WAR SITES
From LAX, nonstop service to Washington Dulles (in Virginia) is offered on United, American and Virgin America; direct service (stop, no change of plane) is offered on Southwest, and connecting service (change...
| Jul 21, 2010
Priscillano "Pres" Romanillos, the animator who brought to life the athletic Native American Little Creek in DreamWorks' "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron" and the evil Shan-Yu in Disney's "Mulan," has died. He was 47.
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Kay Mills, a widely respected journalist and award-winning author whose books reflected her deep interest in women's issues and the civil rights movement, died Thursday at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica. She was 69.
The cause was a heart...
| Aug 29, 2010
John Galliano, a student of history unlike any other designer of his generation, has imagined runway collections from French Revolution-era street scenes, Napoleon-era cartoons and the life of Pocahontas. His globetrotting research trips are legendary,...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Breaking a wicked stepmother's curse, Disneyland's fairytale princesses will be whisked away from their crowded one-room temporary home in 2013 and magically transported to a spacious new storybook village more befitting of their royal lineage.
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:39 PM
A new batch of Disney theme park celebrity advertisements from photographer Annie Leibovitz stars model-actress Olivia Wilde, TV star Alec Baldwin, singer-actress Queen Latifah as well as Oscar-winners Jeff Bridges and Penelope Cruz.
| Nov 10, 2009
| 4:33 PM
â¢ Sasha Stone offers up her first round of predictions for the always unpredictable Golden Globes: "We know that 'Nine' is assured to enter the race very strongly at that point, if it hadnât already. This is not to be premature and assume it is in...
| Nov 13, 2009
| 9:32 PM
He was a controversial figure of the '60's and '70's counterculture movement. He participated in an armed standoff of American Indians against the U.S. government in 1973 at Wounded Knee. Later, in 1987, he ran for president (as a Libertarian).......