Hillsides Residents Win Acting Awards

IMG_3727 Teens living at Hillsides teen satellite homes won two awards during the fifth annual “Movies By Kids, For Kids” Film Festival held in November  at the Writer’s Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. One resident won the award for the best supporting actress in a short film entitled “The Reckless Phase.”  Another group of Hillsides actors […] Read More

Bill Cosby’s San Marino Connection

Attorneys for Bill Cosby filed a motion today calling for dismissal of a lawsuit accusing the actor-comedian of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1974, saying the complaint amounts to "extortion." Read More

A Star for Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz will receive the 2,536th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today for his two Oscar-winning performances and a long career in Europe. Read More

Shelly Sterling Takes on V. Stiviano

Donald Sterling's former courtside companion may end up paying more than $70,000 in legal fees related to her failed defamation lawsuit against Shelly Sterling, the Sterling family trust and a former Clippers team entity. Read More

Arcadia Performing Arts Center Announces 2015 Season

TDN_new_promo Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation presents its second season at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center – Three Dog Night on Saturday, January 10 at 8 pm; The Four Tops on Saturday, February 21 at 8 pm; Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Friday, March 27 at 8 pm; The Muppet Movie Sing-a-Long on Saturday, May 16 at 2 pm and Dick Fox Doo Wop Extravaganza on Saturday, June 6 at 7 pm. Read More

Hollywood Film Awards Tonight

The Hollywood Film Awards will be presented tonight, beginning the movie industry's ever-expanding awards season, and while this will be the 18th year the honors have been doled out, it will be the first time the ceremony is televised. Read More

Kibbutz Dance Company at the Wallis Nov. 19-21

KCDCs If At All  Photo #59D Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents Israel’s Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (Rami Be’er, Artistic Director) for three performances only, November 19 through 21, 2014 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (KCDC) is widely identified with the work of Artistic Director Rami Be’er, whose singular choreographic character has become the company’s […] Read More

Former Attorney in Jackson Cases Passes Away at 73

Tom Sneddon, a retired Santa Barbara County district attorney whose best-known prosecution ended in the acquittal of pop star Michael Jackson on child molestation charges, died in a Santa Barbara hospital over the weekend. He was 73. Read More

Echosmith, Mowglis and American Authors Delight Crowd at Nokia

Echosmith. Nicole Nodland photo. by Winston Chua Echosmith, whose band members once attended Maranatha High, gave a performance that delighted the audience Saturday night at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. The group performed a variety of songs that impressed the audience and also made the night one of social awareness. “We have blood, you have blood,” explained lead vocalist […] Read More

Valentine Students Line Up in Preparation for Fall Fair

019 Valentine’s Fall Fair takes place on Saturday, October 4 From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pictured here are some children of the Fall Fair’s steering committee photographed in front of the promotional banner on the school’s front lawn.  The event is open to the community and this year’s theme is “Valentine & the Chocolate Factory.” […] Read More

56th Annual Greek Fest at Santa Anita Park

Visitors To Greek Fest The 56th annual Pasadena Greek Fest will take place at Santa Anita Park from September 19-21. The event’s entertainment will include award-winning dance group performances and live Greek music. Hours for the event are 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday, September 19; noon to 1 a.m. on Saturday, September 20; and noon to 10 […] Read More