Blue-ribbon panels are often toothless and useless. But the eminences appointed by President Obama to review the out-of-control National Security Agency have produced a surprisingly tough report filled with good recommendations — steps that a president who speaks so eloquently of civil liber…
The Prime Minister and Natalie are caught off-guard at a Christmas pageant in Richard Curtis romantic comedy "Love Actually."
Billy Bob Thornton, left, and Tony Cox, right appear in a scene from Miramax's "Bad Santa" from 2003.
Country artist Toby Keith performs at Casino Del Sol's AVA Amphitheater Sunday November 21, 2004.
Eddie Van Halen, of the rock and roll band Van Halen, leaps from the drum kit of brother Alex Van Halen during the song "Jump," at Ava, Thursday evening, Nov. 18, 2004.
KC, left, of KC and the Sunshine Band leads the band and dancers to open with the song "Shake Your Booty" at Casino del Sol's AVA, 5655 W. Valencia Road, on Thursday, August 12, 2004.
If you're looking for high-brow, high-price-tag dining, then you won't be eating at Yanni's The Little Greek.
A traditional dinner platter at Yanni's The Little Greek: gyro, chicken souvlaki, Greek salad, rice pilaf and pita bread ($12.95). Bring cash or a checkbook - Yanni's doesn't accept credit cards.
Yanni Kranis brings out an order during dinner rush at Yanni's The Little Greek. Kranis and son Ryan have run the eastside restaurant for about a year.
The intimate interior is comfy, bathed in white and blue with framed photos of Greece and mini capiz shell chandeliers.
Really, it's hard to like "The Altruists."
Dani Dryer, left, Evan Werner, Eric Anson and Brad Bultman portray unlikable characters in the compelling, disturbing and funny "The Altruists," produced by Winding Road Theater Ensemble.
Latino superstar Juanes currently is on the "Loud and Unplugged" tour. He is performing across the U.S. with 12 musicians and singers.
A couple of songs into Juanes' 90-minute muscular concert at AVA Thursday night, the Colombian rocker turned to Bob Marley's reggae classic "Could You Be Loved" - anchored by a banjo.
"And the Mountains Echoed"