| Apr 10, 2009
Carl Wilson Gregory
Former Fullerton bank executive
Carl Wilson Gregory, 68, who was a member of a pioneering Fullerton family and the chief executive officer of Fullerton Community Bank, died of complications from cancer March 30 at his Fullerton home,...
| Feb 27, 2008
The Oscars telecast was a ratings disaster this year. Twenty-one percent less of America tuned in Sunday night than did last year, and in even worse news for the academy, the awards were abandoned by a full 25 percent more of the coveted 18-to-49...
| Mar 2, 2008
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PLUNGE into the backwaters of Wikipedia and you can surface with a diverting little treasure that lists the promotional slogans for CBS dating back to 1963. Some of this information needs clarification: "The Revolutionaries Are on CBS" was a famously...
| Mar 10, 2008
Let's blame it on Google. If the search engine monolith weren't so dizzyingly successful, its stock wouldn't have been worth billions of dollars to the 16 company founders and insiders in 2006 who decided to partially cash out. That stock sale did more...
| Dec 12, 2008
For a movie that once looked like it might never make it into theaters, "Slumdog Millionaire" continued its remarkable ascendancy Thursday, as the love story of an Indian game show contestant collected four Golden Globe nominations, including top drama,...
| Dec 28, 2008
Pop music and jazz figures
Bob Popescu, 77; co-owner of Catalina Bar & Grill, turned the Los Angeles club into one of the top jazz venues in the country (Jan. 5)
Ken Nelson, 84; longtime Capitol Records talent scout had an ear for country music (Jan. 6)...
| Dec 28, 2008
Radio and television figures
Bob LeMond Jr., 94; leading announcer on CBS radio and television (Jan. 6)
Dwight Arlington Hemion, 81; television director and producer who won 18 Emmy Awards for his musical variety specials (Jan. 28)
Don Herbert, 72;...
| Jan 7, 2009
The numbers may be small, but they are fervent. The AMC series "Mad Men" does not have a huge fan base -- its audience topped out at 2 million for the second-season premiere -- but that apparently includes every critic in the world. Not to mention...
| Jan 11, 2009
TNT's new drama series “Trust Me” revolves around the chemistry between Mason and Conner, best friends who find their lives upended at a treacherous Chicago-based ad agency.
So it was a bit of a risky move for Eric McCormack and Tom...
| Sep 19, 2008
"You Can Live Forever in Paradise on Earth" -- or so say the titles of Simmons and Burke's extravagant sound and image collages at Kim Light/LightBox. But would you want to, if this is what it looked like and sounded like, if this is how it made you feel?...
| Oct 16, 2008
YOUTH MAY be wasted on the young, as the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw put it. But Hollywood is not wasting an opportunity to encourage America's youth to play a pivotal role in the upcoming presidential election.