Report says California’s film production incentives yield increases in jobs, shows

The California Film Commission has released its annual report on how effective the state’s tax credit program has been at keeping film and television production in the state. Related Articles ‘Bumblebee,’ ‘Transformers’ spinoff, latest in Santa Cruz filming history Late-night choppers part of ‘Bumblebee’ filming on Mare Island ‘Bumblebee’ film to transforms Vallejo into movie set Prequel to ‘Transformers’ movie starring Hailee Steinfeld being shot in Marin From East Bay to East Coast, almost 3,000 turn out for ‘13 Reasons Why’ casting call It’s been quite effective, according to the CFC’s executive director, Amy Lemisch, whose office administers the program. “I’m extremely pleased with the way it’s going,” Lemisch said.… Read More

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Why this ‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ star kept her pain private in the 12th season

The “Real Housewives of Orange County” is about midway through its 12th season with the standard overabundance of emotional escapades, including friendship feuds, surgical procedures and a new face to the group of O.C. royalty: Peggy Sulahian. Related Articles Hip-hop star J. Cole calls for NFL boycott – will you join him? (vote) Celebrity photos: ‘Will & Grace’ stars celebrate shows return Did Tyga really claim he impregnated Kylie Jenner? ‘Bumblebee,’ ‘Transformers’ spinoff, latest in Santa Cruz filming history Move over NFL, music superstars bring ‘taking a knee’ to the concert stage So far, this season has mainly focused on the ongoing quarrel between veteran housewives Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra… Read More

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14 Hacks That’ll Turn Anyone Into A Morning Person

Morning people swear that the first few hours of the day are the most productive. These folks are quick to reference peak brainpower and alertness and will talk on (and on and on) about the ease with which they complete errands and workouts before 9 a.m. They might be right, but if you happen to be a serial snoozer like us, you’ve likely never gotten up early enough to put their claims to the test. Luckily, waking early and using those extra hours strategically is a feat anyone can achieve, so long as they’re willing to make a few pivotal tweaks to their daily routine. All you need to do… Read More

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‘This Is Us’ returns; What you need to know about Season 2

Have the tissues handy. After a big breakout freshman season that led to robust ratings and lots of Emmy love, the feel-good (and feel-sad) drama series “This Is Us” finally returns Tuesday night (9 p.m., NBC) with an episode titled “A Father’s Advice.” Related Articles ‘This Is Us’: Watch a scene from Season 2 and try not to cry ‘This Is Us’: Former Bay Area resident Sterling K. Brown feels ‘blessed beyond words’ Fall TV 2017: When and where your shows premiere To help you get back with the program, here’s a quick primer on what’s next for the Pearson family and their significant others: Where we left off In… Read More

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WATCH: DNCE performs ‘Cake by the Ocean’ at Danone Nations Cup

The Brazil girls team topped Canada in penalty kicks for the championship title and Mexico’s boys team defeated Argentina 2-0 Multi-platinum pop band DNCE performed some of its hit songs, including “Cake by the Ocean” at Red Bull Arena on Sunday afternoon. Watch video HARRISON — Multi-platinum pop band DNCE performed some of its hit songs, including “Cake by the Ocean” at Red Bull Arena on Sunday afternoon. The mini concert capped off the Danone Nations Cup championship, which brought hundreds of soccer players ages 10 to 12 to New Jersey to compete in the international competition. DNCE, which is composed of former Jonas Brother Joe Jonas, Jack Lawless, Cole… Read More

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7 Bath Bombs Even Spookier Than All Hallows’ Eve

Fall is by far the best time of the year to indulge in bath bombs. For starters, the weather is starting to cool down, meaning hopping in a tub of warm water is especially welcome. The cherry on top? All the spooky, Halloween-inspired orbs hitting the market at the same time. There’s a little something for everyone, too. Looking for a simple design that will turn your bath water into a black abyss? Check. Want something that’ll pair nicely with the horror film you’ll be watching later? Check, check. All you have to do is sit back, relax, and let go of all your worries in a brew only witches… Read More

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