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John Heard, best known as the dad in ‘Home Alone,’ dies

By Staff report John Heard, best known as the father in “Home Alone” and “Home Alone 2,” has died at 72. TMZ was the first to report the news Saturday morning, with entertainment publication Variety confirming it. In addition to the “Home Alone” films, Heard appeared in films such as “Awakenings,” “Big,” “Beaches,” “Gladiator” and…

Liquid Assets: Crazy for absinthe

By Jenn Tanaka Oscar Wilde penned glorious stories of sipping absinthe in fashionable Victorian parlors. Wilde wrote: “After the first glass of absinthe you see things as you wish they were. After the second you see them as they are not. Finally you see things as they really are… .” With the promise of fantastical…

Comic-Con 2017: Orlando Jones of ‘American Gods’ is a nerd’s nerd and we wouldn’t want him any other way

By Beatriz E. Valenzuela Celebrities at Comic-Con International, the annual comic and pop-culture event held in San Diego, is nothing new but among the hundreds of special guests and stars one personality is just as big a fan as the hundreds of thousands who attend every year. “I’m like a 14-year-old fangirl,” laughed Orlando Jones…

Schools kids rock out at The Hanger during the OC Fair

By Louis Casiano Jr. The Finz’ singer-guitarist Jason Barber, center, joins vocalist Hudson Fell, left, on stage at The Hanger during the OC Fair in Costa Mesa, California, on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) The Finz’ singer-guitarist Jason Barber, center, joins vocalist Hudson Fell, right, and bassist-singer Jackson Ecker…

Car crashes into Anaheim gas station, pump catches fire

By Anthony Mendoza ANAHEIM — A vehicle crashed into a gas station, causing one of the gas pumps to catch fire on Friday night, July 21, authorities said. The accident occurred at 8:07 p.m. at the Texaco station at the northwest corner of La Palma Avenue and Magnolia Street, Anaheim Police Department Sgt. Daron Wyatt…

Dodgers, Alex Wood implode in 12-3 loss to Atlanta Braves

By J.P. Hoornstra The Atlanta Braves’ Ender Inciarte, right, scores a run past Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal, left, after a double by Johan Camargo during the first inning in Los Angeles, Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo) Dodgers pitcher Alex Wood drops the ball off a pop-up hit by Atlanta’s Jaime Garcia to score…