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  • Leiber & Stoller's 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' musical opens in Pasadena

    Leiber & Stoller's 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' musical opens in Pasadena
    In anticipation of the Pasadena Playhouse’s new production of the hit jukebox musical “Smokey Joe’s Café: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller,” featuring about three dozen early rock and R&B hit songs written by the team of Jerry...
  • Shaking all over: a history of the forgotten earthquakes

    Shaking all over: a history of the forgotten earthquakes
    California can be proprietary about earthquakes. Northridge, Loma Prieta, the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906: These are the building blocks of our cultural identity, part of the heritage of the state. And yet, it’s an abiding ironies of...
  • Alfonso Cuarón and son Jonás bound by words in 'Gravity'

    Alfonso Cuarón and son Jonás bound by words in 'Gravity'
    Being the son of an obsessive filmmaker means your life already has a destiny, whether intended or not. That was certainly the case for Jonás Cuarón, the eldest son of Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón. Young Jonás spent weeks on his father's first...
  • U.S. needs action, not words, from Iran

    U.S. needs action, not words, from Iran
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to the United Nations this week is being analyzed in excruciating detail for signs that the long-stalled negotiations over Iran's nuclear program can finally gain traction. What exactly did Rouhani mean when he...
  • Chase Bank set to be first in L.A. with sign on residential building

    Chase Bank set to be first in L.A. with sign on residential building
    With the city of Los Angeles cracking down on many forms of outdoor advertising, Chase Bank has found a creative way to promote its brand — at the top of a downtown condominium tower. It's common for commercial tenants to put their names on office...
  • A magical Zelig moves through history in 'The Age of Ice'

    A magical Zelig moves through history in 'The Age of Ice'
    The protagonist of J.M. Sidorova's ambitious first novel, "The Age of Ice," is conceived in extremity during the reign of the cruel and impulsive Russian Empress Ionaovna. Captivated by the antics of her court fool, a humpbacked woman, the Empress...
  • Scientists use math -- and computer war games -- to show how society evolved

    Scientists use math -- and computer war games -- to show how society evolved
    How did human societies ever manage to evolve from small, tightknit groups into vast, organized states? Researchers, using computers and math, show it was the result of some very antisocial behavior. New findings, published in the journal PNAS, used...
  • Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals

    Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals
    When Google bought Waze, it wasn't just buying a startup -- it was also buying a highly engaged community of users willing to provide real-time traffic information. And that community is key to Google's effort to stave off rival mapping apps, namely...
  • Review: Queens of the Stone Age demolish the Gibson Amphitheatre

    Review: Queens of the Stone Age demolish the Gibson Amphitheatre
    Some bands are better than others.  Chord by chord, line by line, beat by beat, hook by glorious hook, none is as convincing in 2013 as the Queens of the Stone Age. Even their codas kill. The 6,000 heads moving in lockstep unison Saturday night at the...
  • On San Onofre, Edison is trying to pull a fast one

    On San Onofre, Edison is trying to pull a fast one
    If you love political campaigns, you should be grateful to Southern California Edison. That's because it has already started its campaign to get you to pay for its egregious blunder in wrecking its San Onofre nuclear plant. San Onofre, of course, is...
  • Pictures in the News | June 17, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....