REALLY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REALLY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kirby: Right where I belong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58469222-78/clooney-kirby-media-age.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58469222-78/clooney-kirby-media-age.html.csp">Kirby: Right where I belong</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Tribune Columnist </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T08:52:37.11-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 08:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Despite our differences as human beings, there seems to be one thing that brings us all together, something we inextricably all need. It is not food, water or oxygen. It’s something far more necessary to human emotional health. It’s celebrity news. For some reason human beings crave knowing what’s up with the sort of people who would immediately move away if we bought the house next to them. What is it about the lives of celebrities — including those with no discernible talent — that makes us f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469222@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:52:37 MDT Transgender Emmy nominee Laverne Cox talks LGBT politics in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58460238-90/trans-transgender-cox-lgbt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58460238-90/trans-transgender-cox-lgbt.html.csp">Transgender Emmy nominee Laverne Cox talks LGBT politics in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T11:52:06.97-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Laverne Cox is part of a group that she calls “the least of the least.” It’s no commentary on stature or success, which the first and only transgender Emmy nominated actor has seen plenty of this year, but, rather, a nod to the marginalized community of which Cox is a part: transgender women of color. Transgender individuals are those whose gender identity or expression does not match a person’s biological sex at birth. It’s an identity that rarely breeds power or influence, Cox said, but rathe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58460238@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:52:06 MDT Afraid they’ll never find the right partner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58446762-223/red-carolyn-dear-flags.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58446762-223/red-carolyn-dear-flags.html.csp">Afraid they’ll never find the right partner</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T01:01:03.371-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dear Carolyn • It strikes me that you hold romantic relationships to standards that almost no one could meet. I have never had a relationship without some of the “red flags” you’ve described. I’m beginning to panic about never meeting anyone (I’m in therapy for that). Do I really just keep waiting for a relationship without any red flags? At some point, doesn’t that become unrealistic? Scared About Not Meeting Anyone Dear Scared • What are these red flags? Any common denominators? My lone stan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446762@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Cepeda: Hispandering Heritage Month http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58446615-82/hispanic-heritage-month-dead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58446615-82/hispanic-heritage-month-dead.html.csp">Cepeda: Hispandering Heritage Month</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Esther Cepeda</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T01:01:03.623-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">CHICAGO • It’s Hispandering Heritage Month, err, I mean Hispanic Heritage Month, once again. This is a time when — as the Democratic National Committee put it in their email introduction to daily profiles of Hispanic political candidates — “we celebrate the contributions of Hispanics to the United States and honor Hispanic leaders who have paved the way and fought for the Hispanic community.” And here I was thinking it was just the time of year when misguided marketers hijack this even...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446615@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Sheila E. biography reveals Santana, Prince romances http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58450183-223/sheila-book-really-santana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58450183-223/sheila-book-really-santana.html.csp">Sheila E. biography reveals Santana, Prince romances</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MESFIN FEKADU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T17:46:09.511-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 05:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Days before the release of Sheila E.’s autobiography, news spread that she was once engaged to Prince. The bigger bombshell, however, didn’t get nearly as much attention. “Pretty much, I was engaged to Carlos Santana. That was huge and no one knew about that,” said the 56-year-old drummer, who dated a married Santana when she was 18. “I thought people would be talking about that, and it’s more about, ‘She was engaged to Prince!’ Really?” Sheila E. said Santana, who was 36 at the time,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584501832014-09-24T17:46:09.511-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T17:46:09.511-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450183@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:46:09 MDT Fall TV: Color lines are blurred in Fox comedy ‘black-ish’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58436476-223/black-ish-ross-comedy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58436476-223/black-ish-ross-comedy.html.csp">Fall TV: Color lines are blurred in Fox comedy ‘black-ish’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRAZIER MOORE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T13:57:02.483-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 01:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tracee Ellis Ross delivers perhaps the funniest line you’ll hear on a sitcom this fall. The character she plays on ABC’s comedy “black-ish” is, like Ross, an appealing mix of beauty, smarts and zaniness. She is totally plausible as a savvy mother of four and the loving wife of an up-and-coming ad exec (co-star Anthony Anderson), not to mention a busy anesthesiologist. In this upscale African-American family, Dr. Rainbow Johnson also happens to be biracial. This occasionally spurs Andre, her hubb...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584364762014-09-22T13:57:02.483-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T13:57:02.483-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58436476@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:57:02 MDT ’The Voice’ returns tonight with Pharrell, Stefani http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442627-223/stefani-voice-pharrell-really.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442627-223/stefani-voice-pharrell-really.html.csp">’The Voice’ returns tonight with Pharrell, Stefani</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICOLE EVATT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T14:45:57.89-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 02:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gwen Stefani is surrounded by men. She has three sons with husband Gavin Rossdale and is the only female in her rock band No Doubt. But the 44-year-old singer and fashion designer said joining the all-male coaching team on NBC’s reality singing competition “The Voice” has tested her tolerance. “I have to say Adam (Levine) has really, you know, the bar has been risen with him. He is nasty and naughty and dirty and disgusting and he really has no filter. And it’s just really shocking,” Stefani jok...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584426272014-09-22T14:45:57.89-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T14:45:57.89-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58442627@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:45:57 MDT Monday press briefing: Howell gets harsh on BYU's leaky defense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58443387-65/game-whether-really-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58443387-65/game-whether-really-week.html.csp">Monday press briefing: Howell gets harsh on BYU's leaky defense</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T18:19:02.863-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 06:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Cougars have a bye this week, but coach Bronco Mendenhall, defensive coordinator Nick Howell and selected players were made available to the media this morning. It will be the only opportunity for reporters to talk to coaches or players this week. Mendenhall said the standard stuff — more on that later — but Howell was as frank and forthright as I’ve ever seen him in an eight-minute chat with a half-dozen or so people a few minutes after Mendenhall’s press briefing. In short, Howell was not ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58443387@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:19:02 MDT Letter: County officials are at the bottom of the totem pole http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58442535-82/county-really-utah-bottom.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58442535-82/county-really-utah-bottom.html.csp">Letter: County officials are at the bottom of the totem pole</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T16:41:33.983-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some county sheriffs and county commissioners think that the rest of the owners of the federal lands in their out-of-the-way neck of the woods, including those of us Utahns not their immediate neighbors, need to bow down to their inherent human superiority. But, notice. There’s a reason why you never see them trying to pull their heavy-handed BS on the Utah Highway Patrol or the conservation officers of the Division of Wildlife Resources. Gov. Gary Herbert would saddle up a posse of other Republ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58442535@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:41:33 MDT BYU football: Undefeated Cougars climb to No. 20 in AP Poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58438755-77/byu-poll-team-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58438755-77/byu-poll-team-football.html.csp">BYU football: Undefeated Cougars climb to No. 20 in AP Poll</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T16:04:24.306-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Undefeated BYU continues to climb in the national rankings. A day after defeating Virginia 41-33 in an uneven performance at LaVell Edwards Stadium, BYU jumped to No. 20 in the Associated Press Top 25 media poll and to No. 21 in the Amway Coaches Poll. The Cougars were No. 21 in the AP Poll last week, and No. 23 in the coaches’ poll. Utah received votes in both polls, and would be No. 31 in the AP Poll if it extended that far. Florida State remained No. 1 after escaping with an overtime ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58438755@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:04:24 MDT BYU football: Defense struggles as Virginia runs 102 plays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58436953-88/virginia-byu-game-plays.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58436953-88/virginia-byu-game-plays.html.csp">BYU football: Defense struggles as Virginia runs 102 plays</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T23:30:02.898-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU safety Craig Bills freely admitted it. After Saturday’s 41-33 win over Virginia at LaVell Edwards Stadium, the senior was exhausted. “I am really, really tired, to be honest,” Bills said. Why not? Virginia ran a whopping 102 plays against BYU, and Bills was on the field for all of them. The Cavaliers racked up 519 yards and held the ball for nearly 41 minutes. “We defended like 100 plays,” BYU defensive back Skye PoVey said. “That’s hard. But when we were playing a lot of guys, that ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58436953@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:30:02 MDT BYU football: Punter Scott Arellano gets his kicks in BYU’s win over Virginia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58436881-88/arellano-byu-virginia-punter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58436881-88/arellano-byu-virginia-punter.html.csp">BYU football: Punter Scott Arellano gets his kicks in BYU’s win over Virginia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T23:30:02.936-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Tucked underneath the east stands at LaVell Edwards Stadium and shielded from passing fans by black plastic curtains, the BYU media interview room can be hard to find. Especially for a punter. “I didn’t know this room existed,” Scott Arellano said Saturday. “So this is really cool. I’m happy to be here.” Arellano, a former walk-on, earned the media’s attention after playing a critical role in BYU’s 41-33 victory over Virginia. He averaged 55 yards on five kicks, dropped four punts insid...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58436881@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:30:02 MDT Prep volleyball: Fremont 3, Syracuse 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58431095-190/syracuse-fremont-match-vigil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58431095-190/syracuse-fremont-match-vigil.html.csp">Prep volleyball: Fremont 3, Syracuse 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Butler</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:21.124-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Though only a sophomore, Fremont strong side hitter Madeline Vigil is already aware that power at her position should be supplemented with cleverness in order to beat the block sometimes. Vigil did dink one shot past the Syracuse defense very late in a match Thursday, but for the most part, it was Vigil and Fremont senior Whitney Wray that put some major pop on the ball in key moments of a 25-19, 21-25, 25-19, 26-24 victory over Syracuse. With the win, the Silverwolves continue their hot start i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58431095@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:21 MDT Facebook CEO wants more students to explore technology http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432795-79/facebook-zuckerberg-students-ceo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432795-79/facebook-zuckerberg-students-ceo.html.csp">Facebook CEO wants more students to explore technology</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TERENCE CHEA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T10:10:02.215-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Redwood City, Calif. • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies — and even hire some of them to work at his social-media company. Zuckerberg told students Thursday at Redwood City’s Sequoia High School that understanding technology and computers “is going to be really critical to having a lot of options and doing what you want.” The Facebook founder said the jobs of the future will be very different from today’s jobs — and young people ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584327952014-09-19T10:10:02.215-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T10:10:02.215-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432795@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:10:02 MDT Golf: Stacy Lewis tied for lead at Yokohama Tire Classic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58430397-77/lewis-hur-bogey-free.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58430397-77/lewis-hur-bogey-free.html.csp">Golf: Stacy Lewis tied for lead at Yokohama Tire Classic</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:21.699-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Prattville, Ala. • Top-ranked Stacy Lewis birdied the last three holes and five of the final six Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the lead with Mi Jung Hur in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. Lewis, the 2012 winner in the event that was dropped from the schedule last year after losing its title sponsor, had a bogey-free round on The Senator course. She has a tour-high three victories this season. “I grew up playing on Bermuda grass, which I think that helps a lot, you know, just reading ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584303972014-09-18T23:09:21.699-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T23:09:21.699-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430397@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:21 MDT Aggies' volleyball team swept by Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58427688-55/aggies-utes-career-assists.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58427688-55/aggies-utes-career-assists.html.csp">Aggies' volleyball team swept by Utes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T05:53:02.453-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 05:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies' volleyball team tried for a "Blue Out," against Utah, but in the end they were simply shutout with the Utes taking a 3-0 win (25-20, 25-23, 25-19) at the Wayne Estes Center. The Utes remain unbeaten at 10-0 and the Aggies slip to 4-6. The Aggies had a .159 attack percentage while the Utes were .311, a season-high for an Aggie opponent. "We were not good and they were really good tonight," USU coach Grayson DuBose said. "It's really disappointing. We've got to figure out how to get be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58427688@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:53:02 MDT BYU football: Updates on WRs Ross Apo, Nick Kurtz http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58425903-65/game-football-field-really.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58425903-65/game-football-field-really.html.csp">BYU football: Updates on WRs Ross Apo, Nick Kurtz</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:28:44.14-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thirteen different BYU players have caught passes this season, through three games. Seniors Ross Apo and Keanu Nelson, the Stanford transfer, don’t have catches yet, unbelievably. Apo has played in all three wins, according to the participation reports that accompany the box scores after every game. I asked receivers coach Guy Holliday on Wednesday why Apo and Nelson aren’t playing more or getting the ball more. “I think you got two different situations. Ross has been struggling with some thing...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425903@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:28:44 MDT Santa Monica using $1M to evaluate its happiness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413128-68/monica-santa-park-really.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413128-68/monica-santa-park-really.html.csp">Santa Monica using $1M to evaluate its happiness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN ROGERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T15:02:02.269-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 03:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Monica, Calif. • As Eileen Brown and her dog stand on a bluff at Santa Monica’s Palisades Park and survey endless miles of sparkling blue ocean, clear skies and shimmering sandy beaches, she ponders how life could possibly get any better in this corner of paradise. “Really, it seems just about perfect,” the Los Angeles woman concludes. There’s a picturesque pier off in the distance with an old-fashioned merry-go-round that stands nearly side-by-side with the world’s first solar-powered Fer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413128@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:02:02 MDT Concert preview: Q&A with Five Finger Death Punch’s Chris Kael http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58392976-223/really-band-lot-songs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58392976-223/really-band-lot-songs.html.csp">Concert preview: Q&A with Five Finger Death Punch’s Chris Kael</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Walden</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T16:36:57.693-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 04:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Five Finger Death Punch bassist Chris Kael called from Las Vegas to discuss — among other things — his bandmates’ eclectic musical tastes, his bass-playing influences, 5FDP’s meteoric rise, the band’s campaign to support veterans, covering LL Cool J and getting in a workout near the Great Salt Lake. How would you describe the band’s musical style? We’re definitely a hard rock/heavy metal band with a focus on writing good, quality songs. At the end of the day, it’s all about being able to wri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58392976@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:36:57 MDT Concert preview: Q&A with Volbeat’s Michael Poulsen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58370830-223/lot-music-volbeat-songs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58370830-223/lot-music-volbeat-songs.html.csp">Concert preview: Q&A with Volbeat’s Michael Poulsen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Walden</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T16:40:24.213-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 04:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Volbeat singer and guitarist Michael Poulsen called from his home in Copenhagen, Denmark, to discuss — among other things — his band’s unique fusion of heavy metal and rockabilly, obscure source material from the American West, a wide range of musical influences (from Dusty Springfield to death metal) and trying to earn “good karma” from fans. How has the European tour gone? It’s good. We’ve been to a lot of different countries. The crowds have been amazing. We’ve done it so many times, but ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370830@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:40:24 MDT