Louise Fletcher dies at 88: Oscar-winning actress played Nurse Ratched in ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’

LOS ANGELES — Louise Fletcher, a late-blooming star whose riveting performance as the cruel and calculating Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” set a new standard for screen villains and won her an Academy Award, has died at age 88. Fletcher died in her sleep surrounded by family at her home in … Read more

Alta Journal’s California Bestsellers List (September 21, 2022)

With reporting from the California Independent Booksellers Alliance, Alta Journal is pleased to bring you the bestselling titles at independent bookstores across Northern and Southern California for the sales week ending September 18, 2022. Making the list again is Joan Didion—featured on the cover of Alta‘s Spring 2022 issue—this time with her memoir The Year … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral: All the music that will be played during the service

18 September 2022, 22:31 | Updated: 18 September 2022, 23:05 All the music being played at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Picture: Getty As the nation says a final farewell to Her Majesty, here’s a full program of all the music that will feature during her funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday 19 September … Read more

Life Time Closes on $200 million in Sale-Leaseback Transactions, Bringing Year-to-Date Total to $375 million

Proceeds to be used to strengthen the balance sheet, support new growth opportunities CHANHASSEN, Minn., Sept. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Life Time Group Holdings, Inc. (“Life Time” or the “Company”) (NYSE: LTH) today announced that it has now closed on the previously announced agreement to sale-leaseback an additional five properties, bringing its year-to-date sale-leaseback transactions … Read more

Alta Journal’s California Bestsellers List (September 7, 2022)

Alta Journal brings you the bestselling titles at independent bookstores across Northern and Southern California for the sales week ending September 4, 2022—with reporting from the California Independent Booksellers Alliance. Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law, by Mary Roach, is on the list this week, covering the ways humans interact with wildlife and how to … Read more