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Dungeness crab is a Christmas tradition for seafood lovers across Southern California. But not this year. A combination of a difficult season and this week’s stormy weather has left the area’s life tanks empty – or even worse, filled...
In 1977, ABC executives made a novel decision: Fearing they had a dud on their hands, they opted to schedule an eight-episode miniseries on consecutive nights to get it off the air before sweeps. Instead of disappearing, "Roots," the multigenerational...
Brad Pitt has listed his gated Malibu beach house for $13.75 million. The view home he shares with actress Angelina Jolie sits on 1.26 blufftop acres with a tennis court, a lap pool and access to the beach. Features include walls of glass doors, a walk-...
The Brentwood home where iconic actress Marilyn Monroe died — listed at $3,595,000 — went into escrow within two weeks and has sold for $255,000 above its asking price. Described as "sprawling and authentic," the 1929 hacienda sits behind...
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Culture MonsterAs it gradually works its way back to solid financial ground, the Pasadena Playhouse has added two more productions to its lineup for the upcoming season. Ed Asner will star in the solo show "FDR" (Oct. 12 to Nov. 7),......
Bill Varney, an Academy Award-winning sound mixer whose final film credit was a "director's edition" of Orson Welles' "Touch of Evil" that was released on the film's 40th anniversary, has died. He was 77. Varney died Saturday of congestive heart...
Joseph M. Wilcots, a trailblazing African American cinematographer whose credits include the landmark 1970s TV miniseries "Roots" and “Roots: The Next Generations," has died. He was 70. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Wilcots obituary: The...
David L. Wolper, the award-winning television documentary producer best known for the blockbuster TV miniseries "Roots" and for the spectacular opening and closing ceremonies he created for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, has died. He was 82....
Author My Haley's "The Treason of Mary Louvestre" tour continues In case you missed it in our earlier story, author My Haley is currently touring to discuss her book, "The Treason of Mary Louvestre" (Koehlerbooks, 2013), which tells the story of a...
Our favorite cookbooks of the season take us down culinary roads less traveled. From the Vietnamese cooking of the famed Slanted Door, to the diverse cuisine of Jerusalem dished up by an unlikely duo, one Israeli, the other Palestinian. From a...
LeVar Burton speaks with the clarity and conviction of a man with an audience. His indignations are righteous. “I'm pissed at the current state of education in America. The fact that we've spent way too much money on war and not enough on our kids?...
KIAHA Muslim woman who worked at a Disney resort hotel is suing the company over religious discrimination. Imane Boudlal was a hostess at the Storytellers Cafe at the Grand Californian Hotel and wanted to wear her hijab, or Muslim head scarf or hijab,...
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