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November 12, 2010 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times
Jane Fonda has reportedly undergone treatment to remove a breast tumor, but declares herself "cancer-free," raising more questions than answers. Here are a few details as reported by People magazine . More to the point — for the general public, however — might be just how serious (or unserious) breast tumors can be. Here's some background on the basics of breast cancer and a look at the many types of non-cancerous breast conditions , both from the American Cancer Society.
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 19, 2014 | By Meredith Blake
Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda will be clocking in together once again.  The actresses, who co-starred in the classic 1980 workplace comedy "9 to 5," will team up again in "Grace and Frankie," a new single-camera sitcom for Netflix. The series also boasts a creative team that includes Howard J. Morris, writer and producer of 'Sullivan & Son," and Marta Kauffman, co-creator of a little show known as "Friends" as well as "Dream On," an early original series on HBO. Through 13 half-hour episodes, "Grace and Frankie" will explore the relationship between two women in their twilight years, Grace (Fonda)
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NEWS
August 12, 2011 | By Jeannine Stein, Los Angeles Times / For the Booster Shots blog
Jane Fonda at 73 doesn't show many signs of slowing down. Join a live Web chat with the actress and author on Monday at noon Pacific time (2 p.m. Central, 3 p.m. Eastern) and find out her secrets for enjoying the second half of life. Fonda's new book, "Prime Time: Love, Health, Sex, Fitness, Friendship, Spirit -- Making the Most of All of Your Life" offers readers guidance on coping with changes in their lives, both positive and negative, as they age. In addition to recounting her own experiences with career and family, she lends advice on health, finances and matters of the spirit.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 17, 2014 | By Susan King
The USC School of Dramatic Arts is honoring two-time Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda ("Klute," "Coming Home") with the Robert Redford Award for Engaged Artists. The 76-year-old actress, the daughter of fellow Oscar winner Henry Fonda and brother of Academy Award-nominee Peter Fonda, will receive the honor at a  gala fund-raiser Nov. 5 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The award was created in 2009 for its first recipient, Robert Redford, who has appeared with Fonda in three films -- 1966's "The Chase," 1967's "Barefoot the Park" and 1979's "The Electric Horseman.
OPINION
August 13, 2000
I served in the 101st Airborne in 1966 and 1967. Where? Vietnam proper. My assignment: combat paratrooper/infantry. For the record, most so-called veterans did not see any combat over there. I earned my combat infantry badge. I believe that Jane Fonda was right back then ("Fonda's Hanoi Trip," letter, Aug. 4). And I believe that our government was wrong. Guess what: History has proven that our government was wrong. Fonda went over there with peace in her heart. Henry Kissinger went over there to drag the slaughter of humans on and on. Who won the Nobel Peace Prize?
HEALTH
December 22, 2012 | By Jessica Q. Ogilvie
Jane Fonda has led many public lives. There's Fonda the antiwar activist; Fonda the fitness enthusiast, grapevining her way across a studio in a tiny leotard and tights; and Fonda the actress, who has starred in more than 40 films. Now, the 74-year-old Renaissance woman has added to her résumé by releasing the sixth in a series of home workout DVDs geared toward baby boomers. "Jane Fonda: Prime Time AM/PM Yoga for Beginners" features several short yoga workouts to be done in the morning and the evening.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 4, 2013 | By Steven Zeitchik
Let's say this right off the bat: Jane Fonda, in the opinion of this lowly journalist at least, is a perfectly fine choice for an AFI life achievement award. She's done remarkable film work going back a long way, whether in "On Golden Pond," "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" "Klute," "Coming Home" or many others. She's a woman on a list that needs more women (only eight have been given the AFI honor in the award's 42-year history). And whether it's videos about exercise or getting conservatives exercised, Fonda has continually reinvented herself in ways that go well beyond the movies.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 5, 2012 | Ed Stockly
Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 3 - 9 in PDF format TV listings for the week of June 3 - 9 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies CBS This Morning Jason Schwartzman. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Jada Pinkett Smith; Jane Fonda; Malin Akerman. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Joan Rivers; Lisa Ling; Chris Wallace; One Direction. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly Julianne Hough; Kerry Washington; co-host Neil Patrick Harris.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 13, 2013 | By Yvonne Villarreal
Join veteran actress Jane Fonda, who racked up an Emmy nomination for her recurring role as tough-as-nails Leona Lansing on HBO's "The Newsroom," for a live video chat today at 11:30 a.m. Pacific time. The two-time Oscar-winner made her debut on the polarizing drama in the first season's third episode -- mostly being seen, not heard (she didn't say a word for nearly 50 minutes!). Since then, the actress has established her character, the owner of the fictional network parent company Atlantic World Media, as a staunch Republican (!
ENTERTAINMENT
January 30, 2011 | By Deborah Vankin, Los Angeles Times
As Jane Fonda strides across the marble entranceway of the 1940s hillside home she shares with her boyfriend, music producer Richard Perry, she's already explaining her most recent break with convention: their living situation. "I have an apartment over there," she says pointing out the window to a building in the distance, rising up from the neon blur of city lights below. "But I've never slept there. I never thought this is where I'd be at this point in my life ? 73, shacked up with somebody in the music business," she laughs.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 13, 2014 | By Gary Goldstein
Like the put-upon pharmacist at its center, the neo-noirish suburban comedy "Better Living Through Chemistry," co-written and co-directed by Geoff Moore and David Posamentier, is a bit of a cheat - and goes soft in the clutch. Said druggist Doug Varney (Sam Rockwell) is the henpecked hubby of a scornful fitness nut (a misused Michelle Monaghan), with an angry 12-year-old son (Harrison Holzer) and a controlling father-in-law (Ken Howard). But Doug goes from doormat to Don Juan when new customer Elizabeth (Olivia Wilde)
ENTERTAINMENT
November 14, 2013 | By Janet Kinosian
Veteran costume designer Ruth Carter had her hands full with her latest feature film, "Lee Daniels' The Butler. " In it, she tackled eight tumultuous decades of U.S. political and social history - and changing fashions - filled with dozens of national figures (including LBJ, JFK and Jackie O) and had to factor in an equally daunting number of celebrities in the cast: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Oprah Winfrey and, of course, Forest Whitaker in the lead role, among them. Carter says her focus had to be stout, and she ignored the shine of the 24-karat celebrities who surrounded her, on film and in her fitting rooms.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 4, 2013 | By Steven Zeitchik
Let's say this right off the bat: Jane Fonda, in the opinion of this lowly journalist at least, is a perfectly fine choice for an AFI life achievement award. She's done remarkable film work going back a long way, whether in "On Golden Pond," "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" "Klute," "Coming Home" or many others. She's a woman on a list that needs more women (only eight have been given the AFI honor in the award's 42-year history). And whether it's videos about exercise or getting conservatives exercised, Fonda has continually reinvented herself in ways that go well beyond the movies.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 3, 2013 | By Susan King
Two-time Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda has been named the recipient of the American Film Institute's 42nd Life Achievement Award. The award will be presented at a gala tribute on June 5. Her father, actor Henry Fonda, was the AFI Life Achievement winner in 1978. "Jane Fonda is American film royalty," said Howard Stringer, chairman of the AFI's board of trustees. "A bright light first introduced to the world as the daughter of Henry Fonda, the world watched as she found her own voice and forged her own path as an actor and a cultural icon.
NEWS
October 1, 2013 | By Ellen Olivier
The event : Monday night's “L.A. Phil Gala,” celebrating Walt Disney Concert Hall's 10 th  anniversary and honoring the hall's innovative architect Frank Gehry. The performance:   Gustavo Dudamel conducted the L.A. Phil in a varied program, beginning with John Cage's "4'33,” consisting of only the hall's ambient sounds -- in other words, no music -- and ending with “When You Wish Upon a Star” in tribute to the Disney family. Bach, Tchaikovsky, Ades, Mahler and Saint-Saens came in between, with Yo-Yo Ma performing the solos and videos by artist Netia Jones showing the hall's phases of development.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 17, 2013 | By Glenn Whipp
Bob Newhart and Melissa Leo won Emmys on Sunday night. Jane Fonda and Michael J. Fox didn't. Do the results from the Creative Arts Emmys offer any clues for this Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards  show? Probably not. Or maybe they are remarkably revelatory. It depends on the angle of examination. PHOTOS: Emmy nominees react Leo's win for her brave comedic supporting spot on FX's "Louie" certainly indicates that voters were paying attention to the work and not the name behind it. Many pundits believed that Kristen Wiig or Melissa McCarthy would prevail in the category, though their nominated "Saturday Night Live" hosting turns were faint echoes of past glories.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 1, 2011 | By Jeannine Stein, Los Angeles Times
Celebrities love giving advice, whether it's hunky Mario Lopez telling us how to work out or zany Jenny McCarthy counseling us on autism. Judging from some of their book and video sales, apparently we like to listen. Jane Fonda is no exception. Although her early fame came through acting (and later infamy via her Vietnam War activism), in the 1980s she positioned herself as a fitness guru with a series of exercise videos and some exercise studios bearing her name. That gave her some cred in the fitness world, and for good reason - her impeccably toned body was a walking billboard for clean living.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 22, 1989
Enough Jane Fonda bashing! Since everyone is so cognizant of what she did do, let's review some of the things she didn't do. To the best of my knowledge Fonda never burned villages; killed women and children; illegally bombed Cambodia; denigrated the residents of Vietnam by calling them "gooks." This short list is not meant as a blanket condemnation of our military forces in Vietnam. I just wanted to point out that Fonda was not the only one making mistakes during that era. SHEILA M. URLAUB Temecula
ENTERTAINMENT
August 13, 2013 | By Yvonne Villarreal
Join veteran actress Jane Fonda, who racked up an Emmy nomination for her recurring role as tough-as-nails Leona Lansing on HBO's "The Newsroom," for a live video chat today at 11:30 a.m. Pacific time. The two-time Oscar-winner made her debut on the polarizing drama in the first season's third episode -- mostly being seen, not heard (she didn't say a word for nearly 50 minutes!). Since then, the actress has established her character, the owner of the fictional network parent company Atlantic World Media, as a staunch Republican (!
ENTERTAINMENT
July 17, 2013 | By Mike Boehm
Dean Corey's victory lap as one of Southern California's top music impresarios will be an interdisciplinary undertaking in which the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, which he's led since 1993, will present Ludwig van Beethoven in a concert hall, in a museum gallery, in a sound-art installation, on a film festival screen, and in the pages of a book Corey is hastening to finish for publication early next year. His final bow as president and artistic director at the end of the 2013-14 season coincides with the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Philharmonic Society, Orange County's longest-running major classical music organization.
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