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More and more, forward-thinking Angelenos are rethinking car culture and looking for chances to use their feet, a bicycle or public transportation to get where they need to go. The new Metro Gold and Expo Line extensions, open-street events like CicLAvia and services like Uber and Lyft are making...

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  • Dave Roberts: New LA Dodgers manager makes history

    Dave Roberts: New LA Dodgers manager makes history

    Flashback to 2004: The Boston Red Sox trail their archrivals, the New York Yankees, three games to none in the American League Championship Series. No team has ever come back from that kind of deficit. Yet down a run heading into the ninth inning of Game 4 — a potential Sox comeback means overcoming...

  • These walls can talk: The living art of Judy Baca

    These walls can talk: The living art of Judy Baca

    The first pieces of art Judy Baca ever saw were in a church in Watts she attended as a little girl. She would sit in the pew and marvel at the imagery around her. And when her grandmother would take her on the trolley car to the Los Angeles Central Market, they would pass the 17 interconnected...

  • The indomitable spirit of dancer Lula Washington

    The indomitable spirit of dancer Lula Washington

    Dancers start training early. It’s not unusual to see preschool children lined up at the barre, learning the knee bends known as pliés. Serious dancers, those who want to make dance their profession, have hundreds of hours of practice behind them by the time they reach their teens. That’s not how...

  • A superstar scientist and his remarkable UCLA robot lab

    A superstar scientist and his remarkable UCLA robot lab

    They come in all shapes, sizes and have various numbers of legs. They can put out fires on ships, shimmy up construction site scaffoldings to perform dangerous inspections, safely pick their way through battlefields and enter nuclear power plants to plug radiation leaks. Oh, and they play soccer,...

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  • Encore, Encore! Vegas' Wynn hosts music legends in intimate venue

    Encore, Encore! Vegas' Wynn hosts music legends in intimate venue

    Like Wynn Las Vegas itself, the resort’s luxurious and intimate Encore Theater reflects decades of sophisticated hospitality and entertainment experience. The Wynn’s ability to attract A-list performers to this 1,500-seat, state-of-art venue for multi-night “mini residencies”means a rare chance...

  • College Ball Vegas Style

    College Ball Vegas Style

    Experience the euphoria, the mayhem and the madness of college basketball’s biggest event — the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournaments — Vegas style at over-the-top Hoops on the Strip viewing parties at Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood and Flamingo. Live it up March 16 to 19 with Full Court packages...

Summer Destinations

  • Rugged film locations make for exciting journeys

    Rugged film locations make for exciting journeys

    Three, two, one. Action! You're sprinting away from a velociraptor in a jungle canyon or playing a furious game of Quidditch with fellow Hogwarts students. Or perhaps you're navigating the narrow path of an icy, windswept highway in the dead of winter. It's not just your imagination. You're actually...

  • 'Have yourself a treat' with these famous movie eateries

    'Have yourself a treat' with these famous movie eateries

    Cue a Sinatra song on the jukebox, order a bottle Chianti and let the waitress make you an offer you can't refuse - fettuccini ala puttanesca, calzone classico or maybe a pizza napolitana with anchovies, olives and capers? The venue is Mulberry Street Bar in Manhattan's Little Italy district, home...

  • Celebrity spotting in active filming locations

    Celebrity spotting in active filming locations

    Thousands of fans flock to Hollywood Boulevard each year hoping to glimpse their favorite stars. But the chances of snagging an autograph or a selfie with a famous face are probably better in Toronto's Distillery District, New York's Central Park or the posh streets of London. Many TV shows and...

  • Spy the Mediterranean's cultural landmarks

    Spy the Mediterranean's cultural landmarks

    With an almost ideal climate, some of the world's oldest cultures and an incredible array of foods, the Mediterranean is the perfect place for a European summer vacation. Planning the perfect cruise largely depends on what you expect from the holiday, if you've already visited the region and whether...

  • See Bermuda, Bahamas and everywhere in between

    See Bermuda, Bahamas and everywhere in between

    With more than 7,000 islands spread across an area almost as large as the continental U.S., the Caribbean Sea is ready-made for cruising. Since the late 1800s when banana boats carried vacation passengers between Jamaica and the Eastern Seaboard, the Caribbean has remained at the cutting edge of...

  • Cool weather, unspoiled nature up north

    Cool weather, unspoiled nature up north

    Cruising in colder climes may seem like it defeats the purpose of taking a ship vacation. You can't swim in the ocean, your go-to drink becomes hot tea instead of margaritas, and conga lines seem strangely out of place. But there are other rewards: a chance to get up close and personal with breaching...

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Lessons Learned | Presented by UCLA Extension

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So you want to be a financial planner

If you’re looking for a career where job opportunities are on a strong upswing, financial planning is one to consider. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has named it one of the fastest growing professions in the country.  Sounds promising. But what exactly do financial planners do? In brief, they...

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  • Here’s why most Americans shop small businesses every week

    Here’s why most Americans shop small businesses every week

    More than 90 percent of Californians visit small or midsized businesses at least once a week, according to a consumer survey conducted by Cox Business, a provider of voice, data and video services for more than 300,000 small and regional businesses nationwide. Those results may be a mild surprise...

  • How Cox Contour can change your life

    How Cox Contour can change your life

    Electronic entertainment has evolved from boxy black-and-white TVs with rabbit-ear antennas and a handful of channels to an era when viewers demand to watch anything, anywhere, at anytime using voice control. Nothing satisfies today’s needs better than the new Cox Contour. The new Contour is a...

  • 5 reasons you need Panoramic WiFi now

    5 reasons you need Panoramic WiFi now

    Does your house have dead zones? Does your WiFi constantly slow down, or do you notice that you are incessantly and continuously knocked off WiFi altogether?  Now it’s time to enjoy first-of-its-kind, superfast internet on all your devices and in every nook and cranny of every room. This online...

  • Why your business must offer free Wi-Fi — plus other tips for 2017

    Why your business must offer free Wi-Fi — plus other tips for 2017

    Today’s shoppers don’t want a free cup of coffee — they want Wi-Fi service. In fact, the 2016 Cox Consumer Pulse on Small Businesses survey reveals that 56 percent of consumers would choose Wi-Fi over java when visiting a local retailer. Conducted with the help of more than 2,000 consumers from...

  • 7 secrets to being better at videogames

    7 secrets to being better at videogames

    Looking to improve your gaming? No matter if you’re a beginner or a pro, there’s always a new level to aspire to. Here are seven tips to help you become an expert video gamer. Upgrade your internet speed “In gaming, speed and response time are everything when you can lose or die if you’re lagging...

  • 5 ways smart tech can make you a better pet parent

    5 ways smart tech can make you a better pet parent

    It’s no secret that Americans love to pamper their pets and consider them true family members. Just look at the recent proliferation of pet spas and niche restaurants that welcome our furry friends. So it’s only logical that pet-tech devices are making a splash. New smart gadgets let you pet-sit...

  • How to instantly improve your holiday TV viewing

    How to instantly improve your holiday TV viewing

    Do you wish you could watch whatever you want, wherever and whenever on any device you want? Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the volume of programming choices and wish you could set up personalized viewing lists? Well, your dreams are about to come true. Launched in 2013 and recently upgraded to...

  • Laguna Beach USD: How broadband internet is changing education for the better

    Laguna Beach USD: How broadband internet is changing education for the better

    When Michelle Martinez began teaching 2 1/2 decades ago, her classroom setup was straightforward. “We used overhead projectors,” says Martinez, a social studies teacher at Thurston Middle School in Laguna Beach, California. “Now in my classroom I use an iPad to project to three 80-inch TV screens.”...

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Innovations in Cancer Treatment

  • Advances in Robotic Surgery

    Advances in Robotic Surgery

    Surfing is a huge part of Charles Scalice’s life. So when the Seal Beach resident was diagnosed with cancer in February 2012, he searched for the least invasive treatment option, one that would give him the best shot at a good outcome and allow him to get back on his board as quickly as possible....

  • Diagnostic Progress for Blood Cancer

    Diagnostic Progress for Blood Cancer

    The outlook for patients with leukemia and other life-threatening blood cancers is rapidly improving thanks to targeted therapies and advancements in blood and marrow transplants, researchers say. But while breakthroughs are improving patients’ quality of life, a cure for blood cancers is more...

  • New Technology in Cancer Care

    New Technology in Cancer Care

    Cancer treatment has evolved in recent years to tap a number of cutting-edge technologies and procedures that go beyond — and often complement — robotic surgery. Southern California’s world-class medical centers are at the forefront of the revolution. The NeuroBlate MRI-guided 3-D laser system...

  • Steps in Recovery

    Steps in Recovery

    It is just as important to plan for success after cancer treatment as it is before beginning it, experts say. In 2006, the Institute of Medicine (the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences) recommended that every cancer patient receive an individualized survivorship care plan that includes...

  • A New World of Options

    A New World of Options

    Robotic surgery — the pioneering da Vinci Surgical System in particular — was initially developed to target prostate cancer. And although robotic systems are now used to treat a wide range of cancers, they remain an especially effective, minimally invasive way to deal with the specific challenges...

  • A Custom Fit

    A Custom Fit

    Personalized and individualized approaches to care have been key points of progress and innovation in the field of breast oncology. Dr. Lisa Guerra explained that the focus of breast cancer treatment has evolved into specific approaches tailored to each patient’s diagnoses and circumstances. Over...

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