| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
University of Chicago Press: 80 pp., $18 paper
Peter Campion, in his new book, re-creates the overheard sounds, ring tones, robo-blab and self-announcings of an airport concourse, spliced into imitation of Anglo-Saxon "riddles"...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:40 PM
For 12 years, Eric Garcetti had the good fortune of representing Hollywood, Silver Lake, Echo Park and Atwater Village on the City Council just as a dramatic revitalization of those neighborhoods was taking hold.
On Tuesday, the new mayor, who...
| Jul 13, 2013
Spa fans want more than sloughing off dead skin or soothing aching muscles from those pampering places of eucalyptus-scented bliss. And businesses are transforming into mind, body and soul temples of wellness to meet the demands of people increasingly...
| Jul 13, 2013
If you are looking for a spiritual experience at a spa, think about what spirituality means to you.
"Spirituality means different things to different people," says Susie Ellis, president of the marketing company SpaFinder Wellness. "Today a spa...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Valerie Harper, diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in January and given three to six months to live, has defied the odds and as of June was close to remission, the actress and her doctor revealed Thursday morning on the "Today" show.
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Turns out Hanley Ramirez is afraid of needles.
"When I was a kid I used to be sick all the time," Ramirez said Saturday. "They used to put a lot of needles in my body, so I just got afraid."
Lately, the Dodgers shortstop has been forced to confront...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:29 PM
It's like AA without the rambling speeches, stale coffee or stink of cigarettes. You can show up in the middle of the night, without leaving your bed.
It's no wonder self-help "communities" online are shoving conventional in-person support groups to the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
The Big Bang Theory In Leonard's...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Is an organic, raw, vegan, local, and alcohol-free dinner overkill? Scott Franklin Manning doesn’t think so.
He's the man behind The Locavoire, a 100% organic, vegan, local, raw, and alcohol-free dinner series.
Last year, Manning took a closer...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Compton mayoral candidates Omar Bradley and Aja Brown are entering the final stretch of campaigning before facing off in Tuesday's election.
The two candidates beat out Compton's longtime Mayor Eric Perrodin in April's primary, as well as a crowded...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Amber Rose's birth plan involved midwives, a doula and an at-home water birth -- but at the last minute, she wound up getting a C-section instead.
On Tuesday she explained why to talk-show host and childbirth-choice advocate Ricki Lake: The baby was...