Tomorrow the Kings open their bid for a spot in the Stanley Cup final when they take on the Chicago Blackhawks on the road. Kings players will be energized by the idea of winning a second consecutive NHL title, but to write off the best-of-seven series with Chicago as a formality would be a huge mistake.
On Saturday, the nonprofit environmental group Heal the Bay is hosting an event at Bay Street in Santa Monica to honor the life of Nick Gabaldon (1927-1951), a pioneering African-American surfer who died at the age of 24 while shooting the Malibu pier, but who became a symbol of a multicultural beach community.
Peter Rainer has been a film critic for thirty years. In his book, “Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era,” Rainer gives an extensive history of films, directors, actors and more.