Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, May 27. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES What a mess: The landslide that closed Highway 1 south of Big Sur is shaping up to be a major challenge for engineers. They’re looking at 1.5 million...
Poor Meghan Markle. Not only did she miss out on attending Pippa Middleton's big fancy wedding, but she also has what could very likely be the shadiest sibling of all time. It's a good thing she has the hot prince to soothe her during...Show More Summary
Back in March, we warned travelers to steer clear of Los Angeles International Airport during early May if flying certain airlines. The big terminal move at LAX would shuffle 21 carriers over a multi-night multi-terminal logistical dance. Show More Summary
87-year-old Hollywood legend, Gene Hackman, has been missing from the big screen for more than a decade after trading acting for writing. Following iconic roles like his Oscar-winning portrayal of the undercover cop in 1971’s The French Connection and cruel sheriff Little Bill in Clint Eastwood’s 1992 Western Unforgiven, Gene Hackman retired from moviemaking. Now Read More
It appears Dany will no longer be asking, “Where are my dragons?” Because you can’t miss them. In a new photo from “Game of Thrones” Season 7, courtesy of HBO and Entertainment Weekly, we see Drogon doing his thing. And dude is big.Show More Summary
Besides missing the Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17) this week I also missed the Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fest. It was another stand out event from the looks of it, with over 5,000 craft beer aficionados in attendance. The event took place Saturday at the Lexington Convention Center. This festival featured over 65 breweries from across the country, and food... Read More
Did you know that The Great Wave‘s focus is arguably not the wave but Mt. Fuji, since it’s part of a series of paintings about the mountain? Or that there’s a boat at the bottom of the painting? Seriously, we missed that one big time. More on The Art Assignment’s video.
This week, on The CultCast: new MacBook Pros at WWDC? Insiders say yes! We’ll tell you all we know. Plus: why future Macs might get much faster CPUs; Apple makes a big move to bring manufacturing back to the US; and we’ll wrap up with 5 weird and whacky facts about the new Apple Park […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
The secret advantage that Michaela Bradshaw missed spotting on Survivor: Game Changers a few weeks ago came back to bite her in a big way this week. Eagle-eyed Sarah Lacina -- who swooped in to grab the clue Michaela overlooked while...Show More Summary
Again. And again and again and again..@realDonaldTrump: never misses an opportunity to keep his big mouth shut. But, by all means, keep at it, Comrade Trump. #USpolitics https://t.co/JbfbY2LbZG — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) May 18, 2017 With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never […]
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A new report says the Galaxy Note 8 will pack dual rear cameras and will offer a 3X optical zoom.
Once Upon a Time perfectly pays homage to the show during its season six finale, but there is one Easter egg you might have missed. During the flash forward with adult Henry Mills and his daughter, Lucy, the number on his door (815) is actually a huge throwback to the show's very first episode. Show More Summary
Miss USA Kara McCullough, the second Miss DC to win the national title, walked away from her big pageant win on Sunday night in a swirl of sequins — and controversy. The the 25-year-old scientist with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission spent the first official day of her reign walking back the answer she gave during the […]
It's not always the obvious things that make a wedding less than great. In fact, it's the small (but very crucial) missed details and not planning for the unexpected that can ruin the big day. When we think about past weddings we'veShow More Summary
Newly crowned Miss USA Kára McCullough (the second Miss DC in a row to win the big crown) will have a lot of royal responsibilities. But the crown might be even heavier at her day job — the 25-year-old scientist works for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, where her duties are no stroll down a catwalk. […]
This video was fascinating. Did you know that there are almost 100 missing episodes of Doctor Who? Yes, one of the most popular TV shows of all time has missing episodes because the BBC made a big blunder. This video explains the history...Show More Summary
US stocks just made the most unremarkable type of history. There's one big trading company that's loving all this uncertainty Yelp crashes 28% after missing on revenue and slashing guidance One bullish indicator for stocks just reached a record Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
If you aren't all caught up on Tekken 7's story (maybe you missed a few here and there), this official retro recap video from Bandai Namco has you covered. As part of the recent trend from big Japanese publishers, the clip (which isShow More Summary
When you’re making a film called Mother!, you can’t miss the chance for a big Mother’s Day tie-in, even if things get a little gory. That’s what happened Sunday when Darren Aronofsky, who happens to be making a film called Mother!, released...Show More Summary