Correspondents’ gala offers political normalcy despite COVID

WASHINGTON (AP) — Much of Washington is ready to party like it’s 2019, before the coronavirus, when the biggest risk at the annual White House press corps gala was more likely to be jokes that ruffled too many political feathers. After the pandemic nixed the event in 2020 and 2021, the White House Correspondents’ Association … Read more

At SF elementary school, LGBTQ pride is on the march

Decked out in rainbow accessories roughly two-dozen George Peabody Elementary School students came together on the blacktop courtyard of their San Francisco public school for a flash mob performance to “LOVE” by Gianluca Vacchi and Sebastián Yatra. The 2018 song, sung partly in English and Spanish, includes the refrain, “We all need a / A … Read more

Movie review: ‘The Bad Guys’ is a slick animated adventure with heart | Lifestyles

Sometimes it’s good to be bad. As long as, at the end of the day, you’re being pretty good. That, more or less, is the message of “The Bad Guys,” a very slick and pretty fun offering from DreamWorks animation based on Aaron Blabey’s popular book series of the same name. The Bad Guys are … Read more

Nighttime Spectaculars Make Magical Return to Disneyland Resort, with 50th Anniversary Celebration of the ‘Main Street Electrical Parade’

“As we approach the one-year anniversary of the Disneyland Resort reopening April 30we are thrilled to welcome back our beloved nighttime spectaculars and introduce all-new offerings that underscore our incredible momentum and set the stage for much more to come in the future,” said Disneyland Resort President Ken Potrock. Nighttime spectaculars ignite the night once … Read more

New On-The-Go Laundry App Taking Off In North Dakota

On-the-Go Laundry Service According to Inforum.com, there’s an app that’s really taking off in Fargo. It’s called “Sudshare.” The site describes it as “Uber-for-laundry.” You might be like me and think people would never in a million years give their laundry to complete strangers to wash, and you’d be wrong. That’s exactly what this app … Read more

Kevin Costner explains his road trip travel app HearHere

Kevin Costner knows a good story when he hears one. That’s why he said he was intrigued when he heard about an app designed to alert travelers of notable, yet often unnoticed, places of interest along their journeys. “I’m the guy that driving around America … when you see those bronze markers along the way, … Read more

Winfrey picks Viola Davis memoir for her book club | Ap

NEW YORK (AP) — Viola Davis’ latest honor is not for her acting, but for her writing. The Oscar winner’s upcoming memoir, “Finding Me,” is Oprah Winfrey’s new book club pick. “Finding Me,” which comes out next Tuesday, traces Davis’ journey from what she has called a “crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island” to … Read more

Movie review: ‘The Bad Guys’ a slick animated adventure with heart | Entertainment

Sometimes it’s good to be bad. As long as, at the end of the day, you’re being pretty good. That, more or less, is the message of “The Bad Guys,” a very slick and pretty fun offering from DreamWorks animation based on Aaron Blabey’s popular book series of the same name. The Bad Guys are … Read more