California may limit conservatorships, promote alternatives

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Disability rights activists and advocates for Britney Spears backed a California proposal Wednesday to provide more protections for those under court-ordered conservatorships, while promoting less-restrictive alternatives. What…

‘Lord of the Rings’ cast added to MegaCon Orlando lineup

ORLANDO, Fla. — Frodo Baggins and his hobbit friends are coming to Orlando. What You Need To Know  The cast of “Lord of the Rings” set for MegaCon Orlando  Elijah…

Influential fashion journalist André Leon Talley dies at 73

NEW YORK – André Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died. He was 73. Talley’s literary agent David Vigliano confirmed Talley’s…

Poitier died of heart failure, cancer

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Actor Sidney Poitier died in Beverly Hills from a combination of heart failure, prostate cancer and Alzheimer’s dementia, according to his death certificate made public Tuesday.…

Grammy Awards move ceremony to Las Vegas site in early April

LOS ANGELES – The 2022 Grammy Awards will shift to an April show in Las Vegas after recently postponing the ceremony due to rising COVID-19 cases because the omicron variant.…

#BettyWhiteChallenge raising money and awareness for animals

EDITOR’S NOTE: Multimedia journalist Loureen Ayyoub spoke with Betty White’s agent about the late actor. Click the arrow above to watch the video. (Jan. 17, 2022) The late Betty White…

Alec Baldwin surrenders phone for shooting probe

SANTA FE, N.M. – Alec Baldwin has surrendered his cellphone to authorities as part of the investigation into a fatal shooting on a New Mexico film set last fall, a…

LA Zoo, Hollywood honor Betty White on 100th birthday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The late actress Betty White was honored Monday on what would have been her 100th birthday, with an emotional tribute at the Los Angeles Zoo — where she…

K-Way windbreaker brand taps hip new market with R&D line

MILAN – K-way, the Franco-Italian brand synonymous with windbreaker, is stepping into luxury fashion with its first live runway show ever on the closing day of Milan Fashion Week. The…

Kristen Stewart on becoming Princess Diana for ‘Spencer’

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Golden Globe nominee Kristen Stewart plays the late Princess Diana in the new film “Spencer,” which was directed by Pablo Larraín. On “The LA Times Envelope Roundtable”…