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Daily DishFood FYI: FDA now bans BPAs from baby bottles...
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...
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...
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. Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles,...
Los Angeles Times Restaurant CriticBeneath 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...
Tags: Oysters, Tomatoes, Bars and Clubs, Tom Hanks, Chesapeake Bay
Can’t you just feel summer around the corner? The warmth of the sun, the laughter of the kids, the sand squishing between your toes and the yearning for a double-dip ice cream cone. Celebrate the beginning of summer with a visit to Catalina Island....
Tags: Music, Entertainment, Concerts, Travel, Trips and Vacations
Special to the Los Angeles TimesPhotographer Robert Doisneau is known for Parisian street scenes that reflected his fascination with what he called "the marvels of daily life." Four of his images — including his famous (if posed) 1950 picture of a kissing couple — graced...
Tags: Sergey Brin, Music, Larry Page, Entertainment, Arts and Culture
Tenderly, the lover caressed his beloved. So pale, so smooth. He tilted his head forward, the better to inhale that scent — rich and enticing. Fingertip to spine, feeling every contour, he pressed his face closer — and turned a page. I don'...
Tags: Clara Barton, Political Corruption
When President John F. Kennedy announced in 1961 that America was committed to "landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth" by the end of the decade, winning the race became the paramount objective of the national space program....
24 FramesChilean filmmaker Patricio Guzman's "Nostalgia for the Light" took home best feature honors Friday at the International Documentary Association's 2011 Documentary Awards at the DGA Theatre in West Hollywood. Set in Northern Chile's Atacama Desert, the...
Ministry of Gossip"Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" movie premiere: Josh Hutcherson, Kristin Davis, Dwayne Johnson, Luis Guzmán and Vanessa Hudges attended the L.A. premiere of "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" on Thursday....
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