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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Watch This Face: Amanda Michalka

You know and love her from AJ & Aly; here, Amanda Michalka answers our fun questions.

Age: 17
Sign: Aries

Birthplace: Torrance, CA

You may know me because:Of last August's release of my debut album, Into the Rush, with my sister, Aly.

My house is: Very inviting and nicely decorated. It will be featured on MTV cribs this summer.

The first thing I do every morning is: Brush my teeth.

My cell phone brand is: LG Verizon, but soon to be a Motorola pink Razor.

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About my pets: They were both rescued from shelters. Saint is a mixed Australian cattle dog and German shepherd, and Bandit is a mixed Australian shepherd and ???.

I exercise: By swimming regularly in my pool and dancing. I also enjoy horseback riding both Western and English style.

Lately I've been surprised by: My boyfriend. He is always doing nice things for me.

The cereals in my cupboard are: Applejacks and Oh's.

Heaven on earth is: Eating Ben & Jerry's and reading a good novel by the fireplace.

For dinner, I like to make: Barbecued steaks with bearnaise sauce, twice-baked potatoes, and salad with blue cheese crumbles, walnuts, and raspberry vinaigrette.

I'll eat sushi, but not: Octopus.

My coolest article of clothing: My L.A.M.B. vest that I wore on TRL and Dondup jeans from Italy.

My most prized possession: My teddy bear, Winthrop.

My TV screen is: A 42-inch plasma.

My favorite TV channel is: MTV.

My first financial splurge: A $4,000 Tom Binns vintage crystal "skull" necklace.

Wackiest fan encounter: A couple of fans followed my sister and I all the way to the airport from a live show that we did in Canada. Our driver had to pull over and fake a turn to lose them, but they actually showed up in the airport just before we went through Customs.

TV show I never miss: America's Next Top Model.

Before I die, I want to: Have a great impact on finding missing children and bringing awareness about the subject by being a child safety advocate.

Best perk of being a celebrity: Having the greatest fans ever and being able to travel all over the world.

Celebrity whom I'd ask for an autograph: Jack Black or Johnny Depp.

Dream car: Porsche convertible.

When I fly I have to have: My iPod.

People would be surprised that I: Bite my fingernails.

Book I'm reading: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer.

Magazines I subscribe to: Billboard.

Favorite cartoon: PowerPuff Girls.

The DVD release I was most excited about was: School of Rock.

I can't start my day without: Checking my cell for missed calls or text messages.

If I had to spend $10 at my favorite fast-food joint, I'd order: Three Double Doubles with Cheese at In-N-Out Burger, and I would have breakfast, lunch, and dinner taken care of for that day.

Inaugural Bocce Tournament to Benefit Special Olympics

Celebrities join Special Olympics athletes for day of fun and competition

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 19, 2009—Celebrities will join Special Olympics athletes to compete in the Inaugural Bocce Tournament on March 29, noon to 4 p.m. Bocce is one of Special Olympics’ most popular sports and is similar to lawn bowling. The event will be held on the lawns of the historic Culver Studios where “Gone with the Wind” was filmed. All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Southern California, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Tournament co-chairs KCAL9 News Anchor Pat Harvey and Olympic Decathlon Gold Medalist Rafer Johnson with be joined by the event’s emcee Jesse “Boy Toy” Lozano of KIIS-FM. Other celebrities include Tom Arnold, Valerie Bertinelli, Jimmy Jean Louis, Stacy Kiebler, Maureen McCormick, Jeremy Ratchford, Victor Alfieri, Paul Campbell, AJ Michalka, Katie Gill, Yvette Nicole Brown, Anthony Anderson, Jillian Claire, and Jason Dolley.

“Bocce is one of our most popular sports because it allows our athletes to play at any age,” said Bill Shumard, President and CEO, Special Olympics Southern California. “If you’ve ever thought of getting involved with Special Olympics, this is a great event to meet our athletes and celebrity supporters, participate in a fun sport and learn how we have been inspiring fans and changing lives for 40 years.”

The participants will compete in teams of four with one Special Olympics athlete serving as team captain to offer bocce demonstrations and instruction. Individuals, groups and corporations can attend this event to raise money for Special Olympics athletes so that they can compete, train, and enjoy sports at no cost to them or their families.

Team registrations and sponsorships are available from $1,000 to $10,000. Individual tickets range from $50 to $150.

Culver Studios is located at 9336 Washington Blvd., Culver City.

Special Olympics Southern California celebrates 40 years of changing lives through the power of sport. Special Olympics offers opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities to participate in year-round sports training and competition. Founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Special Olympics provides people with intellectual disabilities continuing opportunities to develop fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy as they participate in the sharing of gifts and friendship with other athletes, their families and the community. For more information about how to compete, volunteer, coach or donate to Special Olympics Southern California, visit
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