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2014-07-08 20:21:34

Award will be presented at Santa Anita Park on October 25th during the JMMF's "Day at the Races/Monte Carlo Night" event PASADENA, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 25th, Hall of Fame sports columnist Rick Reilly will officially have his name affixed to one of his idols when his name is inscribed upon the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation's "Great Ones" Trophy, a bronze bust of Pulitzer Prize winner, Jim Murray. Reilly, who announced his retirement from sports writing...

2014-06-19 20:20:22

Dave Boyle's Man From Reno, Debra Granik's Stray Dog & Damian John Harper's Los Ángeles Win Jury Awards LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, in conjunction with Presenting Media Sponsor the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE announced the jury and audience award winners for the 2014 Festival at the Awards Cocktail Reception. Actor Vincent Piazza of Jersey Boys was on hand to present the awards. The Awards...

2014-05-08 12:26:01

Lifetime Achievement Award goes to James Flanigan of the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times; John Brecher, of Bloomberg News to receive Lawrence Minard Editor Award LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Judy D. Olian, chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation Inc. and dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management, today announced the finalists of the 2014 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. She also announced the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement...

2014-05-06 16:26:36

- Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' Jersey Boys, Directed by Clint Eastwood, to Close the Festival - LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by Film Independent, in conjunction with Presenting Media Sponsor the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. LIVE, announced its official US and international selections. Warner Bros. Pictures' Jersey Boys, directed by Clint Eastwood, will be the Closing Night film for the 2014 Festival. The film stars...

2014-03-06 12:24:54

Eddy Hartenstein to Become Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Jack Griffin Named Tribune Publishing CEO, John Bode Continues as Chief Financial Officer CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today named the leadership team that will guide Tribune Publishing following its pending separation from the company. Peter Liguori, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tribune Company, announced that Eddy Hartenstein, publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times, will...

2013-05-21 23:18:34

TEDxChapmanU´s roster of speakers includes Allyn Rose, beauty queen who underwent preventive double mastectomy; Kathy Thomson, president/COO of Los Angeles Times; Gwynne Shotwell, president/COO of SpaceX; Kristen Howerton, popular mom blogger; Prince Gomolvilas, USC writing guru, and more. Orange, Calif. (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 The roster of speakers for Chapman University´s second TEDx Conference -- returning to the university´s Memorial Hall in Orange, Calif. on Tuesday,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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