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  • Tornadoes rake parts of Kan., Okla.; 2 found dead

    Authorities checking on a car stranded in a field Saturday morning found two people killed by a powerful storm that raked the state a day earlier with at least 17 tornadoes. The Friday storm destroyed several buildings and injured at least six people,...
  • Thomas Haden Church's choice career

    Thomas Haden Church's choice career
    Thomas Haden Church is a man of contradictions. He's gamely appeared in a posh hotel dining room to talk about his new movie, "Smart People," but home on his Texas ranch is clearly where his heart is: His worn long underwear peeks out from a freshly...
  • Girlfriends' getaways a booming trend in travel

    Girlfriends' getaways - where women travel with other women and leave the menfolk home - are booming. And the phenomenon is not just about bachelerotte parties or 20-somethings on spring break. Women are taking knitting trips, adventure trips and spa...
  • Southern California in one day

    Here is an eclectic list of places where Travel section staffers like to take out-of-town visitors for a slice of SoCal life. The Bunny Museum, anyone? HIDDEN TREASURES IN LOW-KEY DEL REY Del Rey, an off-the-radar West Side enclave sandwiched between...
  • In the Nevada desert, there's something out there -- the Black Mailbox

    The only landmark for about 40 miles on a barren stretch of highway is a mailbox battered by time and desert gusts. It's known as the Black Mailbox, though it's actually a faded white. Over the years, hundreds of people have converged here in south-...
  • Cluck, cluck buh-cawk!

    Cluck, cluck buh-cawk!
    Certain animals seem to dominate children's literature. Surely, somewhere in the Winnie-the-Pooh/Peter Rabbit era, bears and bunnies had a meeting and divided up the territory. ("OK, you take cute and fuzzy, we'll take clever and mischievous. Bedtime...
  • Farmers fear pigs may get 'swine' flu from people

    Farmers fear pigs may get 'swine' flu from people
    Humans have it. Pigs don't. At least not yet, and U.S. pork producers are doing everything they can to make sure that the new H1N1 virus, known around the world as the "swine flu," stays out of their herds. "That is the biggest concern, that your herd...
  • A county fair may be just the ticket

    A county fair may be just the ticket
    Minutes after the gates to the San Diego County Fair swung open last weekend, Rick Smith ran toward the carnival rides, trying to keep up with his two sons, 7 and 10. With one of the worst recessions in a generation, were the Smiths going to spend less?...
  • Revisiting Woodstock

    Woodstock Peace, Music & Memories Brad Littleproud and Joanne Hague Krause Publications: 256 pp., $24.99 paper What started as a music festival became a testing ground for the counterculture, a place to create an alternative social model, if only...
  • After 18 years of traveling, 14 top hotels

    After 18 years of traveling, 14 top hotels
    I can still see that Oregon lighthouse clearly. The cabin by the lightning field in New Mexico too. And the mystical Mexican hideaway. Since I started writing about travel for the Los Angeles Times near the end of the last century, I've slept in close to...
  • Gardening club and Dominguez Rancho Adobe enjoy a prickly relationship

    It was a Sunday afternoon in 1974 when a black-suited Claretian missionary known as Father Pat walked into the monthly meeting of the Long Beach Cactus Club looking to make a deal. Turn the sunny dirt patch next to his home at Dominguez Rancho Adobe into...