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  • Los Angeles' literary landscape

    In "Ramona," her 1884 novel of Southern California, Helen Hunt Jackson did more than tell the story of the illicit romance between a mestizo orphan and an Indian sheepherder. Caught in the pages of her famous melodrama is a picture of the land that is...
  • Call us crazy; you'd be right

    MICHAEL Visbal's home is a three-bedroom, three-bath monument to denial. Perched near the top of Malibu's Serra Retreat — a Shangri-La where homes have names and plenty of breathing room — the smallish blue house with great big views sits...
  • Assembly bill proposed to aid high school recruits

     
    Two California Assemblymen are introducing a bill to require universities and colleges to provide in writing a disclosure letter to college prospects detailing athletic program policies concerning the offer of an athletic scholarship. AB2079, sponsored by...
  • The Dodgers' roll call of post-1988 playoff home runs

     
    Andre Ethier's home run Thursday was the Dodgers' 22nd in the playoffs since Mike Davis' crowning blast in Game 5 of the 1988 World Series. Here's a snapshot of all 22, ranked casually in order of importance:22) Mike Piazza 1995......
  • What's the future of 'The Infrastructural City' of L.A.

    What's the future of 'The Infrastructural City' of L.A.
    The timing could hardly be better for "The Infrastructural City," a new collection of essays on Los Angeles edited by Kazys Varnelis, director of the Network Architecture Lab at Columbia University. A book with a title like that, unless written by Mike...
  • Art + music at the Hollywood Bowl

    Art + music at the Hollywood Bowl
    Given its penchant for eclectic programming, it's no surprise that the Hollywood Bowl curates its show posters the same way it curates its shows. "Musically, we always want to do something unique," says Laura Connelly, director of presentations for the...
  • Nathanael West and the writing of 'The Day of the Locust'

    Nathanael West and the writing of 'The Day of the Locust'
    The year 1939, when Europe was going up in flames and America clung to the hope that it need not become part of a world at war, turned out to be a miracle moment for Los Angeles fiction, seeing the publication of "The Big Sleep" by Raymond Chandler,...