| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Leon Rudek loved his newspaper job so much that he constructed a sidewalk in front of his house out of front pages.
Pedestrians walking along La Prada Street in Highland Park step back in time as they pass by concrete "editions" of newspapers...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The crush of last-minute online shopping that stymied Christmas deliveries for thousands of people served as a harsh lesson to retailers and shippers: The ever-exploding number of Internet orders is making on-time distribution more difficult.
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Heath Ceramics invited eight artists to create 70 one-of-a-kind clay clocks that are premiering in Heath's Los Angeles and San Francisco studios this weekend.
The artists and design firms behind the Design in Time clocks are Roger Herman, Geoff...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Before he became a potter, setting aside a longtime hobby for full-time engagement, Adam Silverman trained and practiced as an architect. Clay vessels and buildings are significantly different, in myriad obvious ways. But Silverman sometimes collapses the...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
An American soldier sits alone in a wooden box in the desert, trying to erase himself. Off comes the Velcro patch that says CAPTAIN. Off comes the name tag that says HILL. He positions the camera so it will show nothing to betray his identity: just a...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:33 PM
Two Los Angeles City Council members are calling for their colleagues to back a statewide ballot measure that provides funding to cities for "earthquake safety improvements," including helping property owners strengthen potentially dangerous buildings...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:40 PM
For an artist who calls her studio Humble Ceramics, it's fitting that Delphine Lippens reduces all of her work to circles and rectangles -- a minimalist binary of O's and I's, she says, simple and clean forms that nevertheless have a complex beauty....
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
"I'm proudly analog," says Adam Silverman, and the Los Angeles architect-turned-fashion-designer-turned-potter isn't kidding. Where most modern travelers might fuss over laptops, tablets or smartphones during their airplane flights, Silverman obsessed...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:43 AM
What do 200 or so bicycle advocates from all corners of California do over the course of a four-day summit in Oakland?
Well, they ride, of course. They ride around Lake Merritt (on its new green super-sharrow bike path), into the hills and across a...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Amid the wreckage from the Northridge earthquake in 1994, no city took more decisive action than Santa Monica.
The City Council ordered its staff to find vulnerable wooden apartment and concrete buildings and require the owners to strengthen or demolish...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Two L.A. City Council members are calling for the city to explore bond measures to help property owners strengthen potentially dangerous buildings that could collapse in a major earthquake.
The proposal by Tom LaBonge and Mitch Englander asks city staff...