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  1. What's new at theme parks: Wonder Woman coaster, Pixar PierRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Washington Times

    Sure, Toy Story Land at Disney World and a new "Fast & Furious" attraction at Universal Orlando will be getting attention. But there are lots of other exciting openings around the country.


  2. How the AP covered the RFK assassination 50 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | Washington Times

    Associated Press Hollywood reporter Bob Thomas was on a one-night political assignment in June 1968 to cover Sen. Robert F. Kennedy 's victory in the California presidential primary when mayhem unfolded before his eyes. He heard pops of gunfire, then screams, and quickly rushed into the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel to see what was happening.


  3. Legal hurdles may make Weinstein's prosecution an exceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | Washington Times

    Yet as authorities work through dozens of cases against famous figures in entertainment and other industries brought on by the Weinstein-inspired wave that began in October, legal hurdles may make such prosecutions the exception. While men including Kevin Spacey and Mario Batali remain under investigation, the next round of charges could well be against Weinstein again, who also is facing scrutiny from authorities in Los Angeles and London.


  4. Los Angeles for tourists: Hollywood, beaches _ and pot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | Washington Times

    Recreational marijuana sales became legal in California this year, and the industry is targeting tourists as well as locals, with tours, shops, lodging and ads. "Just seconds from LAX," says an ad for the MedMen chain .


  5. Markle had a Hollywood-but-humble youth before royalty rangRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Washington Times

    The American actress set to marry Prince Harry May 19 spent her formative years in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Hollywood, a more working-class place than its famous name suggests. It was home to the progressive elementary school and Catholic high school where she starred in musicals and got her first lessons in the social activism she says will now be her life's primary purpose.


  6. California now worlda s 5th largest economy, surpassing UKRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Washington Times

    California's economy has surpassed that of the United Kingdom to become the world's fifth largest, according to new federal data made public Friday. California's gross domestic product rose by $127 billion from 2016 to 2017, surpassing $2.7 trillion, the data said.


  7. Stephen Houk, motorhome-driving sex offender, in custody days after pursuitRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | Washington Times

    A paroled sex offender has been captured, two days after he escaped police following an hours-long chase on Southern California freeways in a motor home with his two young children inside. Los Angeles County sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida tells The Associated Press that Stephen Houk was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in Barstow.


  8. LAFC's downtown stadium sets new benchmark for US soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Washington Times

    The grand lobby inside Banc of California Stadium resembles the atrium of a luxury hotel, with burnished gold walls around the elevators and spacious staircases leading well-to-do patrons throughout the brand-new building. The arena's dozens of spacious suites would fit perfectly in an upscale Vegas casino or Hollywood nightclub, particularly when they're filled with partygoers popping bottles and dipping their feet in the wading pool.


  9. Summer Movie Preview: 'Crazy Rich Asians' changes everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Washington Times

    It's been 25 years since a major Hollywood studio released an English-language film with a primarily Asian cast. The last was Wayne Wang's adaptation of the generational tear-jerker "The Joy Luck Club," which was released in 1993.


  10. Hollywood gets a few lessons in story-tellingRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2018 | Washington Times

    The grassroots keep sending messages to Hollywood, but usually nobody's home. Oblivious to real lives outside the California bubble, the masters of the fanciful, the absurd and the bizarre wouldn't read the message, anyway.


  11. Review: Chrissy Metz inspires through personal essaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Washington Times

    When Chrissy Metz was her sister's chaperon at a local talent event in Florida, she never imagined that she would be discovered that day, too. She made the cross-country trip to Los Angeles and found herself navigating the sometimes cruel waters of the entertainment industry.


  12. New study finds diverse audiences drive blockbustersRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2018 | Washington Times

    Just as "Black Panther" is setting records at the box office, a new study finds that diverse audiences are driving most of the biggest blockbusters and many of the most-watched hits on television. UCLA's Bunche Center released its fifth annual study on diversity in the entertainment industry Tuesday, unveiling an analysis of the top 200 theatrical film releases of 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform TV shows from the 2015-2016 season.


  13. Delaware's Shukree Tilghman: Dream 'This is Us' writer gigRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2018 | Washington Times

    When Hollywood screenwriter Shukree Tilghman called his mother in Dover last year, he had an out-of-the-blue question for the retired schoolteacher. The reason for his request became clear last month when the television show for which he writes - NBC's smash hit "This is Us" - revealed how the patriarch of the Pearson family died.


  14. Migos star shines in celebrity game, Watson does double dutyRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2018 | Washington Times

    Quavo was named MVP after scoring a game-high 19 points to lead Team Clippers to a 75-66 win over Team Lakers in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday. When Migos members Offset and Takeoff arrived to take their courtside seats just before the start of the third quarter, Quavo had already piled up nine points, three rebounds and one assist.


  15. Sabo street sign mocks a idiot comediansa at site of Jimmy Kimmel car wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Washington Times

    The conservative California street artist known as Sabo on Tuesday hung a fake street sign mocking Jimmy Kimmel where the late-night comedian reportedly crashed his BMW while trying to make an illegal left turn in West Hollywood. TMZ reported Feb. 1 that Mr. Kimmel crashed his car into an Audi in front of the Chateau Marmont Hotel after he ignored a "Right Turn Only" sign and tried to make a left onto Sunset Boulevard.


  16. The next act for Whitman, chief of Katzenberg's NewTVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Washington Times

    Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman , one of the most powerful women in the business world, is being named the new CEO of Jeffrey Katzenberg's NewTV. The "mobile-first media platform" is producing short, Hollywood-style productions for mobile devices, with a run time of 10 minutes or less.


  17. From Sacramento to LA, women's march protests Trump policiesRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2018 | Washington Times

    Hundreds of thousands of women's marchers amassed at parks and city halls throughout California on Saturday to condemn sexual harassment, violence against women and the presidency of Donald Trump . Speakers, including Hollywood stars, urged women to vote in the midterm elections that Democrats hope will let them regain control of the Republican-dominated House of Representatives.


  18. Meet the women who could testify at Bill Cosby's 2nd trialRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2018 | Washington Times

    Prosecutors this week asked a judge to let jurors at Bill Cosby 's spring retrial hear from 19 other accusers. They want to show that even though he is charged with drugging and sexually assaulting one woman at his home near Philadelphia, it was part of a pattern over five decades.


  19. Prolific artist Ed Moses of LA's 'Cool School' dies at 91Read the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | Washington Times

    The prolific abstract expressionist Ed Moses, who was one of the founding members of a collective known as the "Cool School" and helped transform Los Angeles from a cultural backwater to a major force in the world of modern art, has died. He was 91. Moses died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles' Venice Beach section with his family by his side, his son Andy Moses told The Associated Press on Thursday.


  20. Future floods will be in mind as California town rebuildsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 | Washington Times

    After power and drinking water return, and cleanup crews haul away the last of the boulders and muck that splintered homes like a battering ram, the wealthy seaside hideaway of Montecito , California, will start rebuilding with the possibility of another catastrophic flood in mind. Though parts of the town of about 9,000 were spared, the debris flows leveled entire blocks as they killed at least 20 people last week.


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