| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Authorities are trying to identify a man whose body was found encased in newly poured concrete at a Santa Fe Springs business in what detectives are classifying a homicide. The body was discovered Sunday at a heating and air conditioning......
| Jan 1, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Police are trying to identify the body of a man who was found in newly poured concrete inside a Santa Fe Springs business....
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:53 PM
A man's body has been found in newly poured concrete inside a Santa Fe Springs business and a homicide suspect arrested following what authorities believe was a feud between the pair, police said Monday. The body was discovered Sunday at......
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:21 PM
The dilapidated bleachers at Marshall High School in Silver Lake have been in such a sorry state for so long, I stopped noticing until recently, when I saw a grandfather teeter as he stepped over a sinkhole in the floorboards.
That made me really look...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:31 PM
When designers Karen and Guy Vidal went to revive a concrete area along the back of an East Hollywood apartment building that they owned, the couple turned to an inexpensive DIY trick: stenciling a “carpet” directly onto the patio.
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The seductive new Century City restaurant Hinoki & the Bird, reviewed by Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold last week, conveys a dark intensity. But take a closer look at some of the interior details and you’ll find a degree of playfulness....
| Mar 24, 2013
MÉRIDA, Mexico — Until this winter, Mérida had just been a busy city I passed through on my way to the ancient Mayan ruins.
Then, in mid-December, I made it my destination.
I pretty much had to: I'd been hearing the city's name all fall, from...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:10 AM
For proof that Modernism still spins it magic, witness the crowds that descended upon the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale last weekend. Though final attendance numbers wouldn't be available until after Modernism Week ends this Sunday, the design...
| Feb 11, 2013
Richard Artschwager, an artist who turned his apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker into a distinctive approach to making sculptures and paintings that defy easy categorization, died Saturday in Albany, N.Y., following a brief illness. He was 89.
| Feb 7, 2013
Father Maur van Doorslaer lived a kind of double life.
For decades, the Benedictine monk spent half the year working in a studio at an abbey in Belgium, painting abstract art in varying shades of white. For the other half, he took in the High Desert...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Earlier this week we posted one more sign of the American retail recovery, the expansion of the Land of Nod at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Times photographer Allen J. Schaben's shot of the brick wall at the checkout counter prompted us to ask Land of...