Ozzy Osbourne has had an illustrious musical career. The 65-year-old performer released several albums in the ’70s with his influential metal band Black Sabbath, as well as the group’s most recent effort, “13,” which debuted last year. He’s also had a successful solo run that includes 11 studio albums, spread over t
Catherine Gregory tries to sit back and enjoy the sky’s beauty when the colors pop like a vibrant painting. But she can’t. Any time a great sunset appears, the San Clemente photographer reaches for her camera, points it toward the ocean-bound sun, and clicks. “It’s like Mother Nature&rs
Tom Petty was in top form Tuesday night at Honda Center in Anaheim during the first of his series of O.C. and L.A. dates. Petty and the Heartbreakers also perform at Honda Center on Wednesday before heading to the Forum in Inglewood Friday and Saturday.
The current tour (which kicked off on Aug. 3 in San Diego) is in support of the band&
Gary Goldstein doesn’t write a movie for Hallmark every week – it just seems that way. The Los Angeles-based screenwriter will see his seventh and eighth productions for Hallmark come to the screen in a rare celestial conjunction, their premieres separated by less than a week. “Along Comes a Nanny,&rdquo
ANAHEIM – Karley Sweer wanted only one thing for her birthday: a “Frozen” makeover. At half past 10 on Monday, the 8-year-old from Litchfield, Ariz., got her wish when her hair was styled and sprinkled with glitter, her lips dabbed with gloss and her nails painted pale blue, all inspired by the characters of the animated blockb
Children often live in the world of imagination, and costumes play a huge part of their adventures. Toddlers are often spotted running through the aisles of the local supermarket in superhero capes long after Halloween is over.
This month is the perfect time to stock up on all the creative characters your children will enjoy throughout t
On Monday, concert promoter Goldenvoice announced the headliners and ticket information for the 2015 Stagecoach Country Music Festival, which returns to the Empire Polo Club in Indio April 24-26, 2015.
Here’s what you need to know to go:
As Blake Shelton neared the end of his sold-out, first headlining show at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday night, he looked at the crowd and marveled, “Nobody would’ve believed how many country fans are here now in Hollywood.”
Truth be told, Southern California has long been a popular bastion for recorded country music an
When Elton John walked on stage at Staples Center on Saturday night and flipped the tails of his sparkly blue frock coat behind him as he sat at the piano to play “Funeral For a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding,” his customary show opener, it marked the start of his first proper arena show in Los Angeles in more than 13 years.
Q. Thank you for talking to me again so soon after our last interview.
A. I always look forward to your thoughtful questions.
Q. It’s just that last time, I, uh, may have been responsible for your toilet overflowing.
A. That was you! (Kareem jumps up and storms out of the room.)
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi and Mississippi State are tied for third in The Associated Press college football poll after a wild day of unexpected results brought major changes to the Top 25.
Just about the only thing that didn’t change this week was No. 1: Florida State is still top-ranked, with 35 first-place votes.
KANSAS CITY – If the good version of C.J. Wilson shows up on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium, it will erase a lot of the damage done this summer by the bad version.
The Angels enigmatic left-hander, whose performances have been all over the spectrum this year, is starting Game 3 of the division series against the Kansas City Royals.
Most people know that Santa Barbara is a beautiful, quaint, charming city that attracts visitors from around the world. And, if you’ve ever stayed there, you also know you can spend a fortune without blinking an eye. But here’s the good news: It’s low season right now, even though the weather’s still great. No
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Robert Downey Jr. thinks courtrooms are dull.
That didn't stop the "The Avengers" leading man from landing on "The Judge" as the inaugural film from his production company Team Downey, which he formed with his wife, Susan. Other than the 2010 buddy comedy "Due Date," the legal family drama marks Downey's first movie i
This weekend and next are packed with great surfing and beach-related events at both ends of the county. Saturday and Sunday is the annual Rainbow Sandals, Gerry Lopez “Battle of the Paddle” at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. This is the No. 1 event in the world for Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP). I’ll be announcing. This year&rsq
It’s Saturday morning, a prime day for breakfast out in Orange County with tables filling quickly at popular spots such as Kimmie’s, the Original Pancake House and the Sugar Shack in Huntington Beach. According to food industry analyst Technomic Inc.’s recent Breakfast Report that’s typical: 20 percent of Americans are ea
In films, novels, television shows and plays, the 1950s have been idealized more than any other 20th-century decade. We’re fascinated with the Eisenhower era and the dramatic or comedic potential inherent in it.
From “Pleasantville” to “Happy Days” to “Ozzie and Harriet,” we may be convinced that
Gustavo Dudamel, who began his sixth season of subscription concerts as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic on Thursday, continues to amaze. As the hype becomes history, as the honeymoon of conductor and orchestra settles into routine married life, he still has the capacity to make the music seem fresh and new and exciting. I believe
ANAHEIM – Angels fans headed to Game 2 of the American League Division Series will be asked for donations to build a pair of bronze monuments honoring Anaheim’s police canines. Police officers, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other volunteers will collect the money under the giant red hats at the front of Angel Stadium for ab
CBS finished first in total viewership during the opening week of the prime-time television season for the sixth consecutive year, while NBC led for the third consecutive year among young adults.
CBS combined such ratings stalwarts as “The Big Bang Theory” and “NCIS” with “Thursday Night Football” and
“The Hero of Color City” is a computer-animated cartoon that looked good enough on paper to attract the voice talents of Owen Wilson, Craig Ferguson, Christina Ricci, Rosie Perez and Sean Astin, among others.
Five credited screenwriters later, it comes out as a colorless affair, a crayon box version of “Toy Story”
Universal Studios Hollywood’s annual Halloween Horror Nights will have some big scares from popular names on select nights through Nov. 2.
Zombie apocalypse television series “The Walking Dead” has a live-action attraction for fans to get up-close-and-personal with the show at the park.
For the past three years
Apparently, no one sent summer the memo that it’s over. A high-pressure system hovering over the region will make people sweat this weekend, a summer swell coming from the south will bump up waves, and several events on the coast will keep the beaches busy. The National Weather Service warns that temperatures will b
ANAHEIM – A mixture of bad at-bats and bad luck is never a good way to get a series started.
The Angels lost 3-2 in 11 innings in Game 1 of the division series against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night, thanks to a collection of opportunities both lost, and taken away.
By the time Mike Moustakas’ homer against
“Left Behind” is Rapture-fiction as a dull zombie movie in which the living dead are nonbelievers. The Christian faithful have disappeared, all over the world.
That moment, 32 minutes into director Vic Armstrong’s film, is this remake’s lone grabber. A college coed (Cassi Thomson) loses her little brother in midhu