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  • Anaheim's Little Arabia pushing for a higher profile

     Anaheim's Little Arabia pushing for a higher profile
    Two miles from Disneyland, a stretch of strip malls in Anaheim has transformed into an enclave catering to California's Arab American community. It lacks the immense sprawl of nearby Little Saigon or the decades-long history of Chinatown in Los Angeles,...
  • At this burger stand, the thrill may be gone, but the grill is not

    At this burger stand, the thrill may be gone, but the grill is not
    Bill Elwell doesn't want any more customers, but they just keep coming. "Is McDonald's closed today?" he likes to grunt to those lined up outside his tiny burger stand in an industrial pocket of the San Fernando Valley. "Why is everyone here? Go down...
  • Italy travel: Tuscany's Val d'Orcia has beauty, fine wine and dining

    Italy travel: Tuscany's Val d'Orcia has beauty, fine wine and dining
    MONTALCINO, Italy — "Scusi," I said to a well-dressed man in this medieval Tuscan village, where even the gas station was somehow part of the farming landscape. "Can you tell me how to get to Castiglion del Bosco?" "Hmm, yes," he said in English,...
  • Quiznos follows Sbarro into bankruptcy

    Quiznos follows Sbarro into bankruptcy
    Quiznos, the Denver-based sandwich chain, said Friday it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware, the second quick-service restaurant chain in a week to do so. The filing is expected to be speedy, as Quizno's senior leadership had already...
  • In Syrian province, Islamist militant group flexing its muscle

    In Syrian province, Islamist militant group flexing its muscle
    When the women's militia of an Al Qaeda splinter group recently raided a high school in the northern Syrian city of Raqqah, it found a range of violations of its strict interpretation of Islam. Ten young women were deemed guilty of donning a face veil...
  • Alcohol permit denied for eatery in building that serves homeless

    Alcohol permit denied for eatery in building that serves homeless
    In a victory for skid row advocates, the city has rejected beer and wine sales at a restaurant on the ground floor of an apartment complex that houses recovering alcoholics and drug addicts. The Skid Row Housing Trust, which runs the 106-unit New...
  • As prices in Rio de Janeiro soar, locals turn to 'surreal' currency

    As prices in Rio de Janeiro soar, locals turn to 'surreal' currency
    RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's currency is called the real, which in Portuguese means both "royal" and, simply, "real." But with prices skyrocketing ahead of the World Cup finals this summer, some locals in this famed beach city have created a mock...
  • Housing prices surpass bubble peak in some Southland ZIP Codes

    Housing prices surpass bubble peak in some Southland ZIP Codes
    In some corners of the Southland, it's as if the housing crash never happened. Home prices in a dozen Southern California ZIP Codes have passed their peaks during the housing bubble, according to research firm DataQuick. Most are either in the San...
  • Pacific Palisades readies for the Rick Caruso touch

    Pacific Palisades readies for the Rick Caruso touch
    Just hours before hoisting his Oscar for best picture for "Argo" in February 2013, actor-director Ben Affleck cheered on his daughter Violet as she won the Pacific Palisades spelling bee. Geena Davis lunches at Matthew's Garden Cafe, and Dustin...
  • Once-tired PacMutual Plaza is prime office space again

    Once-tired PacMutual Plaza is prime office space again
    In a sign that the definition of prime office space is undergoing a dramatic shift, an old downtown Los Angeles office complex — once considered second rate — is now outperforming many of its newer, glitzier competitors. PacMutual Plaza,...
  • Residents clash over proposed expansion of the Church on York

    Residents clash over proposed expansion of the Church on York
    The operator of the Church on York, a budding Highland Park music and entertainment venue, went before the Los Angeles Department of City Planning on Wednesday to argue that the space needs a liquor license and a full designation as a restaurant/bar to...