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  • Ray Bradbury dies at 91; author lifted fantasy to literary heights

    Ray Bradbury dies at 91; author lifted fantasy to literary heights
    Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91.
  • Walter Mosley, L.A.'s easy writer

    Walter Mosley, L.A.'s easy writer
    You can take Walter Mosley out of Los Angeles — in fact, Mosley did so himself, moving to New York decades ago — but you can't take L.A. out of Walter Mosley. The master of several genres keeps the city present, from his Easy Rawlins detective...

    Food FYI: FDA now bans BPAs from baby bottles

     
    Food FYI: FDA now bans BPAs from baby bottles

    Review: Luigi's Flying Tires fail to live up to levitating legacy

    Review: Luigi's Flying Tires fail to live up to levitating legacy
    I always wished I could have ridden the Flying Saucers at Disneyland. Opened in 1961, the space-age bumper cars hovered like pucks on an enormous air hockey rink, a strange combination of retro and futuristic, like a scene from a Jules Verne novel. I...

    The Review: Hungry Cat Santa Monica Canyon

    The Review: Hungry Cat Santa Monica Canyon
    Beneath an old diving helmet straight out of Jules Verne, a couple seated at a corner of the raw bar feed each other oysters, clams, bites of lobster. They eat slowly, luxuriously, between sips of wine. He whispers in her ear. She laughs and pops a shrimp...