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May 16, 2010
IWannaGoThere.com makes building a personalized plan easy. - Jen Leo, Los Angeles Times
NEWS
March 30, 2013
LOS ANGELES - Don Payne, 48, an Emmy-winning writer and producer for The Simpsons who also wrote the hit movie Thor , has died. His friend and former writing partner, John Frink, tells the Los Angeles Times that Mr. Payne had bone cancer and died Tuesday at his Los Angeles home. Mr. Payne shared four Emmys won by The Simpsons . He also wrote the 2006 Uma Thurman comedy My Super Ex-Girlfriend and 2007's Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer . - AP
NEWS
June 15, 2013
Longtime soap opera actress Maxine Stuart, 94, died June 6. She had regular roles on The Young and the Restless and The Edge of Night. Her daughter, Chris Ann Maxwell, told the Los Angeles Times her mother died of natural causes at home in Beverly Hills. Ms. Stuart began her career in the New York theater. She had small movie roles but was best known for her TV work, which included guest appearances on shows such as Peyton Place, NYPD Blue, and Judging Amy. She received a 1989 Emmy nomination for her role as a piano teacher in The Wonder Years.
NEWS
May 28, 2013
LOS ANGELES - Ed Shaughnessy, the jazz drummer who for nearly three decades anchored the rhythm section of Doc Severinsen's "Tonight Show" band, has died in Southern California. He was 84. William Selditz, a close family friend, told the Los Angeles Times that Shaughnessy had a heart attack Friday at his home in Calabasas, outside Los Angeles. The New Jersey native began his jazz career as a teenager, playing with Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman and Count Basie. From 1963 to 1992, Shaughnessy was a late-night television fixture as part of the house band on NBC's "Tonight Show.
NEWS
February 25, 2013
Petro Vlahos, 96, whose work took movie viewers to a spectacular chariot race in Ben-Hur and let Dick Van Dyke dance among penguins in Mary Poppins , died Feb. 10, his family announced. No other details were released. Mr. Vlahos laid the groundwork that made a modern movie genre - the blockbuster - possible. He did it by vastly improving a composite-image process commonly known as the "blue-screen effect. " By devising new ways to combine separately shot footage of actors and backgrounds into a single scene, he opened the door to such spectaculars as Star Wars and Titanic.
NEWS
October 3, 2010
USTravAbility.org points out resources for people traveling with disabilities. - Jen Leo, Los Angeles Times
NEWS
October 16, 2001
My partner and I have been talking about having a baby. But like many prospective parents these days, we've been given pause by a question we once considered maudlin: Why would we want to bring a child into a world like this? . . . Upon reflection, [we] have concluded that the . . . births of American children in the wake of Sept. 11 will sting our enemy more sharply than the deaths of all of al-Qaeda's already eagerly moribund assassins. . . . The most life-affirming thing we as a nation can do . . . is to conceive and raise many, many thousands of open-minded, freedom-loving, democracy-partaking Americans.
NEWS
July 18, 2010
You can use MeetOnCruise.com to find out who's on your cruise before you set sail. What's not: If you're new to meeting people by Internet, it's hard to put yourself out there. - Jen Leo, Los Angeles Times
NEWS
August 6, 2010
L.W. "Bill" Lane Jr., 90, a pioneering environmentalist and philanthropist who as the co-owner and publisher of Sunset magazine helped define the postwar lifestyle of the American West, died Saturday of respiratory failure in Palo Alto, Calif. Mr. Lane, who also served as a U.S. ambassador, published Sunset from 1959 to 1990, imbuing it with idealized yet practical advice for the millions of Americans who poured into California after World War II. From 1975 to 1976, he was an ambassador at large in the Pacific.
NEWS
June 19, 2013
Helen Brush Jenkins, 94, a pioneering photojournalist who made Life magazine when she snapped a photo of her child moments after giving birth, has died. Her daughter, Genji Leclair, told the Los Angeles Times that Ms. Jenkins died Wednesday at her home in Chicago, days after suffering a stroke. Ms. Jenkins became a photographer for the now-defunct Daily News in Los Angeles in the 1940s at a time when few women held such jobs. Over more than a dozen years, she snapped Eleanor Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and stars such as Charlie Chaplin, Clark Gable, and John Wayne.
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NEWS
September 16, 2016 | By Howard Gensler
Lady Gaga 's new album, Joanne , will drop Oct. 21. The fashion-forward singer broke the news on Zane Lowe 's Beats 1 show Thursday. Joanne is Gaga's first middle name, her aunt's name and the name of the NYC trattoria owned by her family, according to the Los Angeles Times. First single off the album is "Perfect Illusion," featuring Tame Impala 's Kevin Parker and producers Mark Ronson and BloodPop . Of "Illusion," the Times' Mikael Wood said, "It. Totally.
SPORTS
October 12, 2015 | By Sam Carchidi, Inquirer Staff Writer
SUNRISE, Fla. - Los Angeles general manager Dean Lombardi called the Mike Richards situation a "tragedy," said the former Kings center was caught in a "destructive spiral," and claimed he was "played" by the ex-Flyers captain. In an explosive reaction to the latest developments surrounding Richards, Lombardi made his comments to the Los Angeles Times on Friday. On Saturday, former Flyers club president Peter Luukko said the team was unaware of any off-ice issues when Richards was traded to L.A. in 2011.
SPORTS
March 24, 2015 | By Zach Berman, Inquirer Staff Writer
PHOENIX - One year ago, the Eagles' brass arrived at the NFL's annual meeting tight-lipped about DeSean Jackson's future with the team. One year later, they'll arrive for this week's event without a big decision looming but with turbulent offseason activity behind them. Eagles coach Chip Kelly will hold a one-hour roundtable interview on Wednesday morning to further discuss the team's March makeover. Owner Jeffrey Lurie is also expected to speak publicly for the first time since he made the decision to rearrange the front-office responsibilities.
NEWS
March 4, 2015 | By Harold Brubaker, Inquirer Staff Writer
A Los Angeles developer wants to buy Atlantic City's closed Revel Casino Hotel out from under Florida developer Glenn Straub. "We submitted an offer and provided proof of funds for the entire purchase," Leo Pustilnikov, a partner of developer Isek Shomof, said Monday. The offer was made after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge on Feb. 19 allowed Revel to terminate its planned $95.4 million sale to Straub. Last week, Revel revived its deal with Straub, but at the lower price of $82 million.
NEWS
February 6, 2015 | BY JOHN F. MORRISON, Daily News Staff Writer morrisj@phillynews.com, 215-854-5573
WHAT'S A seven-letter word for legend? Try "BERNICE. " That would be Bernice Gordon, who became a legend by creating crossword puzzles, up until the age of 101, that appeared in many major U.S. newspapers for 63 years. More than 120 of her puzzles were published in the New York Times, which always claimed to have the most difficult, a challenge to the big-brain word masters and mistresses who dig this challenging sport. Bernice, a Philadelphia native, was 101 when she died Jan. 29. Her last puzzle for the Times appeared in August.
SPORTS
December 19, 2014 | Matt Gelb, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Phillies agreed more than a week ago to trade Jimmy Rollins to Los Angeles, and there are no indications that the deal is in jeopardy despite a delayed official announcement. The Rollins trade is tied to a separate transaction - the six-player deal between San Diego and Los Angeles - that has not been finalized. Matt Kemp, the centerpiece of that trade, underwent a physical examination Tuesday in San Diego, according to various published reports. The Dodgers, according to a Los Angeles Times report, were under the assumption Wednesday that nothing endangered the trade.
NEWS
August 15, 2014 | By Howard Gensler
  J   USTIN BIEBER'S guilty plea to charges of careless driving (drag racing in a rented Lamborghini) and resisting arrest puts an end to a legal saga that began seven months ago. The Miami judge who accepted Bieber's plea yesterday said it's time for the Biebs to stop behaving like an idiot (our words). "I hope that he realizes that his actions not only lead to consequences that affect him but they lead to consequences that affect others that are looking up to him as a role model," Miami-Dade County Judge William Altfield said at a hearing.
SPORTS
June 4, 2014 | BY TOM MAHON, Daily News Staff Writer mahont@phillynews.com
DAN MARINO has filed a lawsuit against the NFL, claiming he is suffering from concussion-related injuries, according to a report. The Los Angeles Times reported the former quarterback, who played his entire 17-year career with the Dolphins, is one of 15 former players to file a suit last week in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia. According to the report, the players claim the league withheld information about football-related brain injuries. They are seeking benefits and an unspecified monetary settlement.
SPORTS
September 25, 2013 | By Michael Harrington, Inquirer Staff Writer
Down goes CC, down goes CC! The New York Yankees said Monday they have have shut down CC Sabathia for the season with a strained left hamstring. The 6-foot-7, 290-pound ace was hurt Friday in his last start, a 5-1 win over the San Francisco Giants at Yankee Stadium, in which he went seven innings. They said the lefthander will need about eight weeks to recover. Scully says no. You can name it after him, but he won't drive on it. The Los Angeles Times reports that Mayor Eric Garcetti wants to name a street in the City of Angels after the great Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, still at it in his 64th consecutive season.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 16, 2013 | By Howard Gensler
REGULAR READERS of this column know that Tattle is no fan of the "faux reality" TV empire built on the breasts and buttocks of Kim Kardashian and her whiny, overindulged family. But no matter how much attention she craves, no one except her doctors should have access to her medical records. So it's encouraging that hospital-to-the-stars Cedars-Sinai has reportedly fired half-a-dozen employees, according to the Los Angeles Times , for hacking patient records, including those of North 's mama.
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