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2013-10-02 23:24:17

Phillips will be the Recovery and Treatment Advocate for the Center. Pasadena,CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 The Pasadena Recovery Center announced today that they are teaming up with actress Mackenzie Phillips to help educate the public about addiction and recovery. Phillips, an outspoken voice in the community, will be joining Pasadena Recovery Center as the new Recovery and Treatment Advocate. She will be involved in community relations, educational outreach and will host a weekly group...

2011-08-01 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the '60s, a new sound of rock 'n' roll came across the Atlantic from England. The "British Invasion" was a musical movement unlike anything America had ever experienced. It sparked a massive cultural change in rock 'n' roll and ignited a friendly and creative musical rivalry between British and American rock bands. At the heart of this revolution was The Ed Sullivan Show, chronicling this movement from the beginning by giving these new groups...

2010-10-25 04:20:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Revelers seeking a macabre thrill this Halloween need look no further than the hallowed halls of Rock 'n Roll history. Gather 'round as Rhapsody®'s music critics spin devilish tunes and frightening stories of murder, mayhem, mind control and devil worship. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101006/RHAPSODYLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101006/RHAPSODYLOGO) Charles Manson: Murder, Mayhem, The Beach...

2009-09-30 17:31:17

U.S. singer Mindy McCready is defending Celebrity Rehab roomie Mackenzie Phillips, who recently revealed an incestuous relationship she had with her dad. Phillips, 49, claims in her new book, High on Arrival, that she and her late father, the Mamas and the Papas musician John Phillips, had a consensual sexual relationship off and on from the time she was 19 to 29. While Mackenzie's half-sister, Chynna, has offered her support, her stepmother, Michelle, has categorically denied the...

2009-09-24 12:31:25

Mackenzie Phillips' step-mother says she doesn't believe the U.S. actress's claims she had a long-term incestuous relationship with her father. The former One Day at a Time star, who has battled drug addiction for years, wrote in her new memoir, High on Arrival, that she and her father, the late Mamas and the Papas musician John Phillips, had sex on many occasions from the time she was 19 to 29. Usmagazine.com quoted Mackenzie, 49, as saying on The Oprah Winfrey Show this week that the...

2009-09-23 11:26:20

U.S. singer Chynna Phillips says she believes her older half-sister's claims that she had a nearly decade-long sexual relationship with their father. Actress Mackenzie Phillips, who has battled drug addiction for years, said in her new memoir, High on Arrival, that she had an incestuous relationship with her father, the Mamas and the Papas musician John Phillips, from the time she was 19. Chynna, 41, told Us Weekly that Mackenzie, 49, first called her on the phone and told her about the...

2009-09-22 20:11:24

U.S. actress Mackenzie Phillips says she had a sexual relationship with her father, singer John Phillips of The Mamas and the Papas, beginning when she was 19. The 49-year-old former star of TV's One Day at a Time has long battled an addiction to drugs. Her memoir, High on Arrival, goes on sale Wednesday. John Phillips died in 2001 at age 65. On the eve of my wedding (to musician Jeff Sessler,) my father showed up, determined to stop it. ... I had tons of pills, and Dad had tons of everything...

2009-05-11 05:00:00

Sons & Daughters Pay Musical Homage To Legendary Fathers On All New Recordings of Classic Songs iTunes Exclusive Available June 2nd in Time For Father's Day SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- 429 Records is announcing the release of an innovative collection of songs newly recorded by the sons and daughters of legendary musicians titled A SONG FOR MY FATHER. The 14 song set featuring artists such as Salvador Santana, Devon Allman, Gunnar and Matthew Nelson, A.J. Croce, Ben...

2008-09-03 18:00:01

MacKenzie Phillips' lawyer says the singer and actress has entered a rehabilitation facility following her arrest last week for suspected drug possession. Phillips, who has battled an addiction to drugs for years, was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after she allegedly tried to carry what appeared to be heroin and cocaine through airport security. The daughter of the Mamas and the Papas singer John Phillips has since been charged with two felonies -- alleged possession of...

2008-08-29 12:15:00

Actress and singer Mackenzie Phillips, who was arrested this week for alleged drug possession, has been released from Van Nuys Jail after posting $10,000 bail. Phillips, 48, has battled an addiction to drugs for years. Best known for her work on the 1970s and 1980s sit-com "One Day at a Time," she also appeared in the Disney Channel series "So Weird" in the 1990s. Police said the daughter of The Mamas and the Papas lead singer John Phillips was arrested Wednesday for alleged drug...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'