| Jun 19, 2010
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Hundreds of artists from across Southern California will spend Father's Day weekend on their hands and knees creating dozens of chalk murals on pavement at Pasadena's outdoor mall, Paseo Colorado. The Chalk Festival, which organizers claim is the...
| Feb 19, 2010
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CBS has green-lighted a pilot based on the tweets of an angry old man. William Shatner is set to play the well-intentioned curmudgeon in the production based on Justin Halpern's Twitter account called "Stuff My Dad Says." (We're replacing the......
| Dec 27, 2009
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As the holidays unfold, The Ticket's thoughts turn to some time off. So we're re-publishing some of our favorite or most-read items from 2009. This item originally appeared on July 2. Didja hear the story of the teenager who approaches......
| Jun 13, 2010
The beloved man everyone called Coach was not an indigenous species in this capital of flummery and celebrity.
Like many Californians, John Wooden was an immigrant from the plains of the Midwest. But he had arrived from Indiana at the age of 37 with...
| Jan 1, 2010
White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford knows about all about cooking under pressure. After all, she cooks for the leader of the free world. (First under George W. Bush, now under Barack Obama.)
So she said she wasn't all that unnerved by...
| Nov 23, 2011
Among those working this Thanksgiving holiday weekend will be some hardy real estate agents.
The struggling economy and uncertainty about jobs have changed the home selling scene, shifting more house hunting to hours and days off. The long weekend is a...
| Dec 4, 2011
Jared Verbeek had always wanted to be a Marine — like his father, who retired as a gunnery sergeant.
As a kid, he sometimes wore his father's old uniforms. When he graduated from high school in the Central Valley city of Visalia, southeast of...
| Oct 15, 2011
Former Glendale mayor and TV, radio host
Larry Zarian, 73, a former mayor of Glendale and the first Armenian American to be elected to the City Council, died of blood cancer Thursday at Glendale Adventist Medical Center.
Zarian also served...
| Jun 12, 2011
The modern guy's golfing gear shouldn't look like it was pilfered from dad's closet.
Enter Sub70, a collection of colorful golf duds made for young guns (think Justin Timberlake) that also works when worn off the green.
The line was hatched in England...
| Jun 13, 2007
IN JUNE 2002, when my first book was about to come out, I traveled to my father's house in Boston to present him with an autographed copy.
Ever since I was a child, people had been asking me with a hint of amused condescension whether I was a going to...
| May 29, 2009
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