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  • 'Transcendence' ponders as it propels

    'Transcendence' ponders as it propels
    Shortly before he began shooting his new artificial-intelligence thriller "Transcendence" last year, filmmaker Wally Pfister flew Jose Carmena and Michel Maharbiz, a pair of UC Berkeley scientists, to his office in Los Angeles. Professional consultants...
  • Review: AMC takes a stately approach with 'Turn'

    Review: AMC takes a stately approach with 'Turn'
    Slowly they return, the clean-shaven, square-jawed heroes of yore, displaced for so many years now by their darker, more intricately conflicted brethren — the detectives with one foot on either side of the law, the pill-popping acerbic doctors and...
  • Ft. Hood shooting: Gunman's 'unstable' mental condition scrutinized

    Ft. Hood shooting: Gunman's 'unstable' mental condition scrutinized
    KILLEEN, Texas — Officials investigating the Ft. Hood shooting that left four dead and 16 wounded Wednesday said they believed the gunman’s “unstable psychiatric and psychological condition” was the “fundamental underlying...
  • Some like it not: Grotesque 'Forever Marilyn' leaving Palm Springs

    Some like it not: Grotesque 'Forever Marilyn' leaving Palm Springs
    Good news out of Palm Springs this week: Work has begun on dismantling "Forever Marilyn," the grotesque colossus fabricated with typical ham-handedness by sculptor J. Seward Johnson, which has been marring an already vacant lot at a prominent downtown...
  • Khloe Kardashian and French Montana have dating rumors churning

    Khloe Kardashian and French Montana have dating rumors churning
    Khloe Kardashian might have a new man in her life. Emphasis on the "might" right now, but more like a "probably" by the end of this post. The fellow is Moroccan-born rapper French Montana. At first, Kardashian was spotted with Montana at the sweet 16...
  • Suit alleging L.A. hospital froze woman alive can proceed, court says

    Suit alleging L.A. hospital froze woman alive can proceed, court says
    After Maria de Jesus Arroyo was pronounced dead of cardiac arrest in the summer of 2010, her husband and children said their goodbyes and left her in the hands of hospital staff. When they saw her next at the funeral, her nose was broken and she had...
  • L.A. firefighters pay tribute to burn treatment pioneer

    In so many ways, the paths of Dr. A. Richard Grossman and firefighters crossed. When firefighters pulled badly burned people out of the flames, they took them straight to Grossman, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who pioneered the comprehensive...
  • For San Francisco, a dress becomes a reminder of survival

    For San Francisco, a dress becomes a reminder of survival
    SAN FRANCISCO — For decades, the pre-dawn commemoration of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 has featured dwindling survivors lined up on a stage at Lotta's Fountain, where those displaced by the April 18 temblor and fire once left messages for...
  • Bus crash: Impact threw some victims onto roadway, officials say

    Bus crash: Impact threw some victims onto roadway, officials say
    ORLAND, Calif. -- The National Transportation Safety Board said some of the victims killed in Thursday's Northern California tour bus crash were thrown from the coach when a FedEx truck slammed into it. The search for the cause of the crash continued as...
  • Candidate Shriver wants overhaul of L.A. County campaign finance laws

    Candidate Shriver wants overhaul of L.A. County campaign finance laws
    Bobby Shriver, the first Los Angeles County supervisorial contender in 18 years to opt out of voluntary campaign spending limits, is calling for a major overhaul of county election laws, including lifting fundraising restrictions on candidates who use...
  • The off side of Berlin

    The off side of Berlin
    BERLIN — My husband, Alan, and I were on our way from L.A. to Budapest, Hungary — our first trip to Eastern Europe. We had to change planes somewhere, and that somewhere happened to be Berlin, a frequent hub for travel to Northern and...