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Colossus fans expected in droves this weekend as Magic Mountain prepares to close roller coaster

Thousands of Colossus fans are expected to line up at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday for one last ride on the massive, iconic wooden roller coaster, which is scheduled to be shut down for good this weekend. Read More...

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Late night hosts announced as additional presenters for 66th Emmy Awards Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel   Read More...
 
Fans of Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera gather at a makeshift memorial outside the Basilica of Guadalupe in Monterrey, Mexico on Dec. 10, 2012, the day after she died in a plane crash. (File photo by AFP/Getty Images)   Read More...
 
Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul go into business together and this time it's legal barely hilarious promo for the upcoming 66th Primetime Emmy Awards live Monday, August 25, 8pm EST/5pm PDT.   Read More...
 
More than 37 years after his death, Elvis Aron Presley is still known world-wide. The final resting place of the King of Rock 'n' Roll - who died Aug. 16, 1977, at age 42 - had to be moved from a cemetery in Memphis due to the heavy visitor traffic destroying the graves of others. The singer's former home, Graceland, ranks No. 2 as the most visited residence in the United States - only the White House has more.   Read More...
 
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In a new documentary about his life, George Takei recalls his father buying a radio after he and his family were finally released after years in internment camps that Japanese-Americans were sent to during World War II.   Read More...
 
Eva Green is striking as she walks into the room. The actress is wearing a form-fitting black lace dress. Her wrist and hands are adorned with shiny bracelets and large rings, including one of a skull.   Read More...
 
The Television Academy announced today the return of the Emmys® Backstage LIVE! online show in conjunction with the 66th Emmy Awards telecast, which airs live coast-to-coast on Monday, August 25 at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT on NBC. Backstage LIVE! is a free, all-access behind-the-scenes pass to the Emmys that will live stream simultaneously with the NBC broadcast on Emmys.com, NBC.com and Yahoo.com.   Read More...
 
Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard Jeni of the two sharing words of encouragement and gentle ribbing.   Read More...
 
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Uzo Aduba is an Emmy winner for her breakout role as a prisoner known as "Crazy Eyes" in Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."   Read More...
 
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Tarzana may be home of the Ape Man, but it's now dedicated to the Man of Steel. Superfans and stars of the 1950s TV series "Adventures of Superman" unveiled a curbside plaque in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Tarzana on Saturday celebrating the 100th birthdays of Superman creators Jerome Siegel and Joseph Shuster, and the inimitable Superman actor George Reeves.   Read More...
 
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Moviegoers shelled out for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," while Sylvester Stallone's action ensemble "The Expendables 3" was easily out-gunned in its weekend debut. Paramount Pictures' rebooted reptiles took in $28.4 million in the film's second weekend. That far surpassed the limp $16.2 million earned by Stallone's gang of aged but buff warriors.   Read More...
 
A grown man swings on an oversize jungle gym while another jumps head first off a building and tumbles onto a crash pad. In the background, the less experienced practice jumping over foam blocks and flipping into the air with the help of Olympic trampolines.   Read More...
 
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Wednesday night at The Greek turned into a spectacular display of guitar prowess and skill as Jeff Beck, ZZ Top and opening act Tyler Bryant blew away the crowd on a perfect night in Los Angeles.   Read More...
 
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Bringing the Los Angeles city parks system into the 21st century, a pilot program began Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, to create Wi-Fi hot spots at five parks and a beach site to allow residents to remain connected and report any problems they see.   Read More...
 
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Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease and was sober at the time of his suicide, his wife said Thursday.   Read More...
 
L.A. LIVE announces the first-ever Downtown Dark Nights, a local community celebration for the people that live and work in Downtown Los Angeles. The "Happy Hour" style celebration will take place on Friday, August 22nd from 5:00pm and go late into the evening.   Read More...
 
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In its third incarnation, "The Expendables" has become, well, expendable. Despite some ruthless new tactics, there's no saving "The Expendables 3," the overpopulated third outing of Sylvester Stallone's all-star action ensemble.   Read More...
 
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When writing professionally, I almost never refer to myself, but I will here. Since seeing my first concerts, The Yellow Balloon at a car show at the old Pan Pacific Auditorium in Los Angeles in 1967, and Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band at the San Gabriel Civic in 1968, I guess I've probably seen close to 2,000 shows (heck, I've seen Jethro Tull/Ian Anderson 72 times, The Kinks & Eric Clapton each more than 50 times) - and this was my 12th Paul McCartney concert.   Read More...
 
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66th Emmy® Awards Executive Producer, Don Mischer announced an additional group of the entertainment industry's top performers who will serve as presenters on the Emmy telecast on Monday, August 25, (8:00   Read More...
 
 
 
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