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  • Kobe likes 'The Hangover,' the mayor goes with 'Avatar.' L.A. luminaries make their best picture picks

     
    Everyone has their Oscar winner list. But when The Times' entertainment team asked L.A. luminaries to pick their favorite movies, it got some unexpected answers. Here's a sample: Antonio Villaraigosa: "Avatar" ... "I loved the message it sends about...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: Shawn is targeted for murder in the season finale of 'Psych'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 7 - 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SUSPENSE: A killer is using scenarios lifted from classic Hitchcock films, in the season finale of 'Psych' at 10......
  • Publishers Weekly's surprising sales tally for 2009

     
    Publishers Weekly's final tally of 2009 books sales has a few surprises. Who would have guessed that California author Lisa See was selling as many books as E.L. Doctorow and Margaret Atwood put together? Or that political tomes from Sarah......
  • Torii Hunter's home run breaks up Kershaw's no-hitter, Angels tie score, 2-2

     
    The Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw hadn't allowed a hit through 3 1/3 innings until the Angels' Torii Hunter smacked a home run into the left-field corner at Angel Stadium, just over the wall and out of right-fielder Reed Johnson's reach. The......
  • Dodgers' Vicente Padilla doesn't look like an ace

     
    Dodgers Manager Joe Torre stopped well short of calling Vicente Padilla his staff ace, even when he announced the veteran right-hander would start against the Pittsburgh Pirates on opening day. Smart man. Padilla didn't make it out of the fifth......
  • Dodgers pound Pirates, 10-2; Chad Billingsley comes up strong

     
    Order was restored in the baseball universe Thursday, as PNC Park was once again nearly empty and the Pittsburgh Pirates dropped out of first place. Other than the fact that Eric Collins was in the broadcasting booth while Vin Scully......
  • Poll: Dodgers vs. Angels (manager): Who is better, Joe Torre or Mike Scioscia?

     
    Over the next few days, we are going to compare the Dodgers and Angels position by position and ask you to vote on which player is better. In effect, we will be creating one superteam out of the two. Up......
  • Baseball's All-Star Game rosters expand; rules change

     
    Ever since baseball decided that its All-Star Game would count for something -- specifically, home-field advantage in the World Series -- there has been an uneasy balance between playing to win and trying to ensure every player gets into the......
  • Wednesday's TV Talk Shows: Joe Torre is a guest on 'Tavis Smiley'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 10 - 16, in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show Keri Russell; chef Ed Brown. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Denzel Washington; Taylor LeBaron; pets with......
  • Sandy Koufax live interview at Nokia Theater Feb. 27

     
    T.J. Simers do sometimes live the charmed life, don't he? A year and a half after he interviewed John Wooden and Vin Scully on stage simultaneously, the Times columnist will talk to baseball's Salinger, Sandy Koufax. Tickets, benefiting Joe Torre's......
  • Dodgers manager Joe Torre speaks about Mark McGwire

     
    Dodgers Manager Joe Torre will appear tonight at 7 on the PBS talk show "Tavis Smiley." The discussion? Mark McGwire's admission of steroid use. According to an excerpt from the show, Torre said: “Mark McGwire hit a lot of home......