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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)
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.
February 15, 2014 | By Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
The first months of the year are, by consensus, the bleakest of cinematic times. But not so much if, like me, you are a lover of documentaries, someone who revels in the pleasures of the nonfiction film. Proofs of the remarkable strength of documentaries in this day and age are manifold right around now. If you were fortunate enough to go to last month's Sundance, for instance, a prime nonfiction showcase that this year screened some 40 documentaries from around the world, you got a peek at the best of what 2014 will offer.
February 9, 2012
Base price: $47,775 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $50,910 Powertrain: 3.5-liter, DOHC, direct-injected V-6; six-speed automatic transmission with manual mode and paddle shifters Horsepower: 306 at 6,400 rpm Torque: 277 pound-feet at 4,800 rpm 0-60 mph: 5.7 seconds Curb weight: 3,795 pounds Wheelbase: 112.2 inches Overall length: 190.7 inches EPA fuel economy: 19/28 mpg city/highway ...
December 20, 2013 | By Shan Li
Supermarket chain Aldi plans to open 650 new stores in the U.S. the next five years, part of an aggressive growth strategy that includes building a regional headquarters and distribution center in Moreno Valley, Calif. The expansion will be the budget grocer's first step into the Golden State. Most of its nearly 1,300 U.S. stores are on the East Coast or in the Midwest. "We are eager to bring the Aldi difference to new markets like Southern California," President Jason Hart said in a statement.
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.
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.
January 7, 2013
Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" | Joe Letteri, Eileen Moran, Eric Saindon, Kevin L. Sherwood "Prometheus" | Paul Butterworth, Charley Henley, Allen Maris, Richard Stammers "Life of Pi" | Thomas Fisher, Susan Macleod, Guillaume Rocheron, Bill Westenhofer | Winner "The Avengers" | Susan Pickett, Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams "Battleship" | Grady Cofer,...
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.
March 22, 1997 | MIMI KO CRUZ and LORI HAYCOX
More than 10,000 kindergartners converged on the county's community college campuses Friday for an early lesson in academic aspiration. And 5-year-old Dulce Acosta quickly grasped the message urged by the fourth annual KinderCaminata. "I have to go to college to be a doctor," said the Topaz Elementary School student from Placentia, who was visiting Fullerton College.
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