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  • Joe McGinniss dies at 71; journalist-author wrote 'Fatal Vision'

    Joe McGinniss dies at 71; journalist-author wrote 'Fatal Vision'
    Joe McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the...
  • Jockey Aaron Gryder is right where he wants to be

    Jockey Aaron Gryder is right where he wants to be
    Jockey Aaron Gryder's life is not just a story. It's an odyssey. When he climbs aboard Blingo on Saturday in the Grade I Santa Anita Handicap, the most prestigious race for older thoroughbreds west of the Mississippi, he will be an afterthought....
  • Academy Awards 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar

    Academy Awards 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar
    “12 Years A Slave” won best picture at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday night, a poignant victory for the harrowing look at slavery in the United States. Brad Pitt, one of the producers and stars, accepted the honor and then handed off...
  • Encore performances for two L.A. architectural landmarks

    Encore performances for two L.A. architectural landmarks
    Laugh all you want at those old public-access television clips of the late Dr. Gene Scott, the eccentric televangelist who sometimes wore two pairs of glasses at once and shouted at viewers to "Get on the telephone!" whenever his fundraising totals ebbed....
  • Alexis DeJoria wins her first NHRA funny car title

    Alexis DeJoria wins her first NHRA funny car title
    CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Alexis DeJoria raced to the first funny car victory in her career by beating Robert Hight in the final on Sunday in the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. DeJoria, the wife of television personality Jesse James and daughter of...
  • Academy Awards 2014: Best picture race is an Oscar tale of suspense

    Academy Awards 2014: Best picture race is an Oscar tale of suspense
    The last time Oscar voters surprised with a best picture winner came eight years ago when Jack Nicholson opened the evening's final envelope, arched those famous eyebrows and announced "Crash." He then mouthed the word "Whoa!" Most years, Hollywood...
  • A legendary racehorse will get a new resting place

    A legendary racehorse will get a new resting place
    Archaeologist Lynn Swartz Dodd has excavated ancient sites in Egypt and Turkey. Her colleague Tom Garrison runs a dig site of Maya ruins in Guatemala. On Saturday they descended into a trench outside the former Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood to...
  • Oysterpalooza, Varnish reunion, Santa Anita beer fest, Superba Food & Bread pop-up

    Oysterpalooza, Varnish reunion, Santa Anita beer fest, Superba Food & Bread pop-up
    The Hungry Cat in Hollywood celebrates its ninth anniversary on March 10 with Oysterpalooza: half-priced specialty cocktails all day, including oyster shooters, half-priced oysters all day, oyster po' boys, grilled oysters, pan-roasted oysters and more....
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  • Old Dude is still game in the Big 'Cap

     Old Dude is still game in the Big 'Cap
    The deciding moment in Saturday's Santa Anita Handicap couldn't have been more perfectly scripted. The horses' names described the action. At the head of the stretch, a big-time challenger, last year's Eclipse Award winner as top 3-year-old in the...
  • Mucho Macho Man heads Santa Anita Handicap field

    Mucho Macho Man heads Santa Anita Handicap field
    If horse racing's newest star, Mucho Macho Man, could talk, the strapping 6-year-old horse would probably say, "I love Santa Anita." His trainer, Kathy Ritvo, concurs. "He is very comfortable, very happy," she said. Last year, Mucho Macho Man won...