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June 15, 2006 | Thomas Bonk and Chris Dufresne, Times Staff Writer
Go East, young man? The USGA announced that the 2013 U.S. Open would be played at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa., continuing what seems to be a trend to stage the U.S. Open in the East. What's more, from 2002 to 2009, the U.S. Open will have been played in the New York area four times. "While we are sensitive to the geographic issue, we don't want to be overly sensitive to it," said David Fay, executive director of the USGA. California isn't off the list, though. The 2008 U.S.
December 6, 2012
Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th Grammy Awards take place Feb. 10 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. PHOTOS: Top nominees | Snubs & surprises | Nominations concert | Full coverage See the complete list of 2013 Grammy nominees below. General Field Record Of The Year Lonely Boy - The Black Keys Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
February 9, 2012
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September 21, 2013 | By Scott Collins
"Glee" fans may appreciate the special tribute to the late star Cory Monteith at the Emmys on Sunday, but at least one group isn't so happy. That would be the family of Jack Klugman, the actor who starred in two big 1970s hits, "The Odd Couple" and "Quincy, M.E.," and who died last December. Klugman's son Adam is calling out the Emmy organizers for extending a special honor to Monteith -- the Canadian actor who died in July of heroin and alcohol poisoning at age 31 -- while tossing his father into the routine "In Memoriam" reel that will include many lesser-known actors and behind-the-scenes personnel.
January 14, 2013 | By Nicole Sperling
Tommy Lee Jones has never been one to suffer fools but he may also not be a fan of Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell's quirky comedy. Although the 66-year old actor was on hand at Sunday night's Golden Globes to celebrate his film "Lincoln," which was nominated for seven awards, including one for Jones' portrayal of the wigged, limping Thaddeus Stevens, Wiig and Ferrell mocked Jones' other 2012 film, the dramedy "Hope Springs. " During the presentation of the best actress in a drama award, Wiig and Ferrell made up silly plot lines for each of the five nominees' films, including Meryl Streep, who played opposite Jones in a film about an old married couple PHOTOS: Golden Globes 2013 red carpet "Merial Streep," says Wiig.
March 5, 2013 | By Jay Jones
Resorts World Las Vegas, the city's first new mega-resort in six years and scheduled to open in 2016, will have such Asian influences as a replica of the great Wall of China and a panda preserve. Resorts World is to open on the site of the former Stardust Hotel-Casino. The 87-acre development will rise at Las Vegas Boulevard and Desert Inn Road, just south of Circus CircusĀ  and cater-corner from Wynn-Encore. The multibillion-dollar project is the brainchild of Malaysia-based Genting Group . The development will feature 3,500 hotel rooms in its first phase, along with a multi-story casino, upscale restaurants and high-end shopping.
March 27, 2013 | By Jenn Harris
If you've ever been to Coachella, you know the three-day music festival is a downright marathon. You're in the heat, jumping up and down for your favorite artists, screaming along to every song and fighting your way to the front of each stage. For this, you need fuel in the form of good food and strong libations. The festival is stepping up its food program this year with two on-site restaurants and a beer garden in addition to the regular food vendors and food trucks. Here's a look at all the offerings that will be available when it begins in mid-April: The beer garden will be located at The Terrace, the main festival food hub. There will also be bites from Ruth Chris Steak House , Las Casuelas Quinta , Baohaus and Pink's Chili Dogs . Some of the new food vendors include Wood-Fired Pizza, Just Tossed Organic Salads and Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches.
October 29, 2012 | By Brady MacDonald
Halloween is my favorite time of year. And I love to be scared. Over the years, I've been through my fair share of theme park mazes, independent haunted attractions and backyard spookfests. I even dress up every Halloween as a chainsaw-wielding maniac in a hockey mask and scare the neighborhood kids at the haunted house on our block. So I like to think I've seen it all - from the mundane to the extreme. But I've never experienced anything like McKamey Manor . > Photos: Inside the McKamey Manor backyard haunt in San Diego On Friday night I went through the backyard haunt tucked behind the three-bedroom, brick-and-stucco home of Russ and Carol McKamey in an otherwise ordinary San Diego subdivision near Poway.
September 5, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Danny Wimprine threw for 266 yards, including a fourth-quarter touchdown to Tavares Gideon, and DeAngelo Williams ran for 118 yards Saturday night to lead Memphis to a 20-13 victory over Mississippi at Oxford, Miss. Memphis controlled the game throughout and spoiled the first career start for Micheal Spurlock, who is trying to replace Eli Manning at quarterback. Spurlock was 11 for 31 passing for 182 yards.
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