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Special to The Times"I DON'T get it when people complain that baseball games are too long," says Daron Malakian, watching the action from a seat behind home plate at Dodger Stadium during one of the team's recent home games. "This is my favorite place in the world. I don't...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe merchants at the Sonora Market are doing a brisk business in plastic pumpkins, wizard costumes and devil's pitchforks. Eerie music blares from the loudspeakers: It's the Halloween rush. "I want my Halloween!" Mexican children will shout this week,...
Researchers gathered recently in a small darkened lab near Santa Barbara, nervously pacing as a digital camera snapped hundreds of images of a shard of pottery resting a few feet below the lens. There was good reason for their anxiety. The terra-cotta...
Tags: Research, Photography, Building Material, Israel, Health
Special to The TimesThere is a dark side to pop. It can be heard in the Beatles' "Helter Skelter," the Rolling Stones' "Midnight Rambler," Elvis Costello's "Accidents Will Happen." For songwriters, bad news can be an inspiration. Alex Greenwald, the singer-guitarist of L.A.-...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIT'S BEEN a year since Los Abandoned suddenly broke up and L.A. lost one of its most creative bicultural bands. At the time, lead singer and songwriter couldn't get herself to talk about why she had abandoned the acclaimed quartet, whose logo was a broken...
By Nick Owchar Why do so many monsters live in Victorian London? Was there something toxic in the Thames (Spenser probably wouldn't call it "sweet" if he could have seen it then -- or now) or in the fog that, as the Environmental Protection Agency points...
When last we left our embattled arts activists at Self Help Graphics, they were on the verge of eviction from their longtime headquarters in East L.A. Even some true believers were ready to count out the struggling community-based institution that has...
>>> A mug of warm champurrado, a soul-satisfying chocolate drink thickened with masa. Tamales like cornhusk offerings, wrapped gifts for the hungry guests. Sugar-dusted loaves of pan de muerto, the bread decorated with "bones" formed of dough. A plate...
Tags: Restaurants, Halloween, Mexico, Cinnamon, Tomatoes
A framed poster of Leo Carrillo starring as Mexican caballero Francisco "Pancho" Villa in the 1950 film "Pancho Villa Returns" rests, in all its pristine splendor, on a cobalt wall. Tag lines such as "The man who made history with cyclonic fury!" and "The...
Tags: Mexico, Culture, Entertainment, Robin Hood, Arts and Culture
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, just more than 2,000 children are reported missing every single day. The vast majority of them are found, sometimes quickly, but for the families and loved ones of those who are not, a canvas of unanswered...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterPrimal rock and blues musician Bo Diddley, who helped cast the sonic template of rock more than 50 years ago with a signature syncopated rhythm that became universally recognized as "the Bo Diddley beat," died Monday. He was 79. Diddley died of heart...
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