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From designing cars to teaching art, ‘always inspired'

My tag line is “Always Inspired.” Recently, I was asked why I…

MTV 'Challenge' star Diem Brown dies at 32

Diem Brown has lost a long battle with cancer. The reality star…

New music from night surfer Chuck Prophet

It started as a little in-studio joke. Local folk-rocker Chuck Prophet had…

Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods…

Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85

Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and…

‘Bosch’ may become series if fans say so

"Everybody counts, or nobody counts" -- it's the credo of Harry Bosch,…

Fallon to begin 'Tonight' run with Will Smith, U2

Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight" show, which debuts next month with actor Will Smith…

AMC announces premiere for 'Better Call Saul'

Walter White's lawyer is returning to Albuquerque. AMC announced this week that…

Comic John Oliver on the rise

It's been a robust 12 months for British comedian John Oliver, who…

Latin, Jewish cultures jive ‘It’s a Scream How Levine Does the Rhumba’

“It’s a Scream How Levine Does the Rhumba” — the meaning of…

San Carlos hosts new home show

It is perhaps a little-known fact that San Carlos is a bustling…

July events, Summer Arts 2013 preview

Fintastic! Shark Discovery Monday, July 1 The Aquarium by the Bay teaches…

June events, Summer Arts 2013 preview

Union Street Festival Saturday, June 1 through June 2 From 10 a.m.…

Savvy chef Russell Jackson seeking permanent TV gig

To become a reality-TV cooking star requires personality, on-camera charisma and culinary…

Commonwealth Club honors the Wojcicki family

Teacher Esther Wojcicki doesn’t know for sure, but she thinks one of…

Is it weird in here, or is it just Steven Wright?

Talking to comedians can be difficult for one of two reasons: Either…

Steve Seabrook serves up self-help laughs

Despite thoroughly amusing claims, Steve Seabrook’s motivational course “Better Than You” isn’t…

Longtime editor David Kleinberg exposes sex addiction

Writer-performer David Kleinberg, who takes audiences on a journey through sex addiction…

Late-night dining show kicks off in The City

The premiere of "Feed the Beast" on Wednesday on the Travel Channel …

Here she comes, Miss Glamouresse 2013

Crowning Miss Glamouresse 2013 is the major thrust of “Pageant — The…