| Dec 5, 2009
A group of civic activists, united by faith and a belief that the poor economy in the interior of Los Angeles is a social injustice, is preparing to offer bus tours of some of the grittiest pockets of the city, including decayed public housing, sites of...
| Dec 14, 2009
Although smoking cessation tends to be a New Year's resolution sort of thing, trying to quit now could save you some money.
The Los Angeles County Department of Health has teamed up with Ralphs Supermarkets to offer two-week supplies (one per customer)...
| Jun 30, 2009
Fred Travalena, the master impressionist and singer whose broad repertoire of voices ranged from Jack Nicholson to Sammy Davis Jr. to Bugs Bunny, has died. He was 66.
Travalena, who began treatment for an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2002...
| Aug 8, 2009
Amos Kenan, a novelist, newspaper columnist and sculptor who as a member of Israel's founding generation helped define modern Israeli culture, died in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. He was 82.
He struggled with Alzheimer's disease for years, said Uri Avnery, a...
| Jan 11, 2010
If the journey toward fitness begins with a single step, make sure it's counted with a pedometer.
These little step-tracking gadgets now have a solid track record when it comes to motivating people to exercise. And their popularity is growing.