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2015 Atlanta Film Festival: Somewhere in the Middle

Four lovers collide into each others’ lives as one marriage morphs into several intertwining affairs. Sofia tries to leave her romantic failures behind by embarking on a new relationship with Kofi, who she meets in a chance encounter. 93 more words

2015 Atlanta Film Festival

Twinkies, Hawaii and messages in the sand: The story of Sylvia and Herlinda

This is the full version of the story that appears in the March 15, 2015 Bakersfield Californian about Sylvia Diaz, Herlinda Gonzalez and my experiences photographing McFarland cross country in the days following their deaths.

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Books on Monday: Wilma Unlimited

By Leslie Lindsay

You know how your kids can teach you things…like that plaid and polka-dots really do go together? And bunnies are actually good for the compost pile? 442 more words

Leslie Lindsay

The real "McFarland USA" beach scene, from the album of Silvia Diaz

One of the more touching scenes in the movie “McFarland USA” – as inĀ  get-out-your-Kleenex and hankies – is when coach Jim White, played by Kevin Costner, takes his team to the beach for the first time in most of the runners’ lives. 746 more words

Photos from the Bakersfield sneak peek of "McFarland USA"

I went to the Bakersfield sneak peek of the new Disney movie “McFarland USA” tonight – it was excellent, by the way – and promised myself I was just going to watch the movie like a regular person and not shoot any pictures. 436 more words

LSUS baseball ready for season to begin

The long wait for the next baseball season is finally over as the LSU Shreveport Pilots are set to begin the 2015 season with a three-game road trip in Oklahoma City this weekend. 1,172 more words


Homicide and DUI charges filed in crash that killed woman

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Vehicular homicide charges have been filed in a Tuesday night crash at Comanche and Getwell.

Donna Dixon, 55, was killed, and a 21-year-old woman is in the hospital. 149 more words