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  • The giant of miniatures

    The giant of miniatures
    If you've ever looked at a miniature rose and wondered, "How'd they do that?" the answer is: a lifetime's work, and not by a "they," but a he. Ralph Moore. In a career spanning 77 years, the founder of Sequoia Nursery in Visalia has single-handedly...
  • Who's best suited for the White House?

    Who's best suited for the White House?
    AT FIRST glance, there wasn't much to the way Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain dressed for the debate Tuesday in Nashville, other than their partisan choices in necktie color -- a pale shade of blue for Obama and red stripes for McCain. Both wore two-...
  • 'Bicycle Diaries' by David Byrne

    'Bicycle Diaries' by David Byrne
    If you've lived in New York some time during the last three decades, you might have seen David Byrne on his bike -- long legs pedaling, bright eyes watching. The erstwhile Talking Head, sometime filmmaker, Brian Eno collaborator and perspicacious...
  • Buildings slated for tear-down were rich part of Little Tokyo history

     Buildings slated for tear-down were rich part of Little Tokyo history
    Nearly a decade ago, Enrique Ramirez welcomed the opening of a light-rail station in Little Tokyo, just a quick walk from his Mexican seafood restaurant. The Metro Gold Line station delivered a steady stream of customers to Senor Fish, especially on...
  • Spring arts 2014: Pop music

    Spring arts 2014: Pop music
    Concert season kickoff in Los Angeles this year boasts a few rare sightings, the most notable of which is New York singer and pianist Billy Joel, who arrives for the first concert of his classics here in years. Joel's been doing these sorts of shows...
  • David Byrne says that pricey NYC 'doesn't make things anymore'

    David Byrne says that pricey NYC 'doesn't make things anymore'
    New York, David Byrne loves you, but you're bringing him down. In a long and impassioned essay published by Creative Time Reports and cross-posted by the Guardian, the Talking Heads frontman and NYC gadfly takes a page out of Occupy. He lambastes...
  • Airport's free wireless service comes at a price

    The latest hullabaloo at Denver International Airport, the $4-billion transit hub that became notorious for malfunctioning baggage-handling when it opened in 1995, has all the makings of a classic Internet scandal. Sex? Check. Hip, tech-savvy blogs?...
  • Review: Coldplay's 'Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends'

    Review: Coldplay's 'Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends'
    Coldplay "Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends" Capitol *** (three stars) Have you ever picked up a self-help book from the display table in a big-box bookstore and opened it to find a phrase that exactly applied to your life? The most pedestrian...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Oct. 11, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (Doubleday: $25.99) Harvard professor Robert Langdon uses his symbology skills to find a missing Freemason in Washington, D.C. || 3 || || 2. || Blood's A Rover...
  • Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'

    Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'
    If the dysfunctional, self-medicating characters that populate so much 20th-century drama were to check into rehab or get therapy, would they still be stage-worthy? Eugene O'Neill didn't write "Long Day's Journey Into Recovery" or Tennessee Williams "A...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Oct. 18, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (Doubleday: $25.99) Harvard professor Robert Langdon uses his symbology skills to find a missing Freemason in Washington, D.C. || 4 || || 2. || The Help by Kathryn...