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  • An artistic renaissance in Taos, N.M.

    An artistic renaissance in Taos, N.M.
    Taos, N.M., has had many lives: a pre-colonial Native American community, a Spanish settlement and, more recently, an artists' colony for those seeking a quieter pace. Today, many come to Taos to ski, but this resilient small town is enjoying an...
  • Forecasting the School Counselor Job Market

    Forecasting the School Counselor Job Market
    Chances are, when you were sitting in your high school guidance counselor’s office, you didn’t consider that you could be on the other side of the desk someday. Now that this profession is growing rapidly, however, more job hunters are seeking...
  • Chinese Garden expansion at the Huntington includes new pavilions

    Chinese Garden expansion at the Huntington includes new pavilions
    Spring seems only around the corner at Liu Fang Yuan, or the Garden of Flowing Fragrance, at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Delicate pink cherry blossoms have begun to appear on trees, and dappled sunlight...
  • Kids are comfortable with diversity. Give us a gay princess already.

    Kids are comfortable with diversity. Give us a gay princess already.
    For this year’s Super Bowl, Cheerios brought back the fictional biracial family that caused such a stir in this 2013 commercial for a new ad. First time around, the racist response to the commercial was so overwhelming that comments on YouTube had...
  • Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite opposition of China

    Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite opposition of China
    WASHINGTON – President Obama welcomed the Dalai Lama to the White House on Friday, casting aside familiar objections from China in favor of a private conversation on human rights with the Tibetan spiritual leader. The meeting was the third White...
  • After 'El Chapo' arrest, focus turns to next Sinaloa drug boss

    After 'El Chapo' arrest, focus turns to next Sinaloa drug boss
    MEXICO CITY — With the arrest of Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the leadership of Mexico's largest and most sophisticated illegal drug operation has probably transferred to Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, a 66-year-old former farmer with a...
  • Ed Asner parts with a character-filled house in Studio City

    Ed Asner parts with a character-filled house in Studio City
    If just the mention of the name Ed Asner puts the theme song from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" in your head, then the actor's longtime Studio City house will probably bring to mind his trademark character: lovable, flawed, curmudgeonly, fatherly editor Lou...
  • Remembering Harold Ramis: He always made me smile

    Remembering Harold Ramis: He always made me smile
    What I will remember most about Harold Ramis is his smile — always there in his work, ever playing across his face. Even when the writer/actor/director was trying to look serious, his eyes twinkled and a grin tugged at the corners of his mouth. As...
  • The raw power of nature

    The raw power of nature
    In today's creative scene, where art, fashion and design converge, Santa Monica fragrance designer Haley Alexander van Oosten is adding scent to the cultural mix. Collaborating with everyone from style maven/photographer Lisa Eisner and designer and...
  • It's chef's choice with meats for a bollito misto dish

     It's chef's choice with meats for a <i>bollito misto</i> dish
    Bollito misto traditionally includes seven different cuts, including calf's head, oxtail and tongue. You can, however, consider any of those elements optional. Every chef uses a slightly different selection of meats for his or her bollito. New York chef...
  • Academy Awards show advertising retains a golden aura

    Academy Awards show advertising retains a golden aura
    Long relationships are rare in Hollywood — except when it comes to Oscar. During Sunday's telecast of the 86th Academy Awards, McDonald's Corp. is set to make its 23rd straight appearance in Hollywood's biggest night, and American Express Co. will...