| Jan 25, 2009
Fashion's power to transport. That's what I look for at the runway shows, the kind of enchantment that breeds desire. It's what I crave in the gray days of winter too, right about this time of year when I get spring fever.
| Aug 26, 2008
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Rap impresario Dr. Dre's 20-year-old son was found dead over the weekend in his Woodland Hills home, coroner's officials said.
Andre R. Young Jr. had been out with friends the night before and was discovered in his bed by his mother at 10:24 a.m....
| Feb 11, 2008
Today, Snell and Tokofsky weigh options for L.A. Unified students enrolled in low-performing schools. Later in the week, they'll discuss vouchers, breaking up the school district and more.
Make schools compete for students By Lisa Snell
To answer the...
| Sep 19, 2008
The Times' Sept. 17 editorial, "Affirmative action and the bar exam," characterizes a UCLA law professor's request for the confidential data of state bar exam takers as a debate over affirmative action.
FOR THE RECORD:
| Jun 12, 2008
IN ALMOST every room of Susan Cohen's Santa Monica house, there are Buddha statues: sitting, standing, reclining. Some are gray, others purple or pink. A 4-foot-tall copper-colored cast-resin Buddha head is propped up in the backyard pond, and a tiny...
| Jul 14, 2008
THERE ARE "once-in-a-lifetime" tribute and trophy shows most every weekend in Los Angeles, but Saturday night had been circled on the calendar for weeks by fans of the British Invasion as an evening of amazing confluence. Crosstown events promised to...
| Dec 5, 2007
As campus administrators worry about how to prevent violence like last spring's Virginia Tech shootings, students applying to college increasingly face queries about their past behavior: Were they ever severely disciplined in high school? Have they been...
| Dec 14, 2007
Soaring energy costs helped fuel a record jump in wholesale inflation and an unexpectedly strong gain in retail sales, government reports showed Thursday, sending mixed signals about the state of the economy.
The figures come as consumers struggle to get...
| Jan 1, 2008
The pop world has focused for so long on the remarkably sensual energy and excitement of Ike & Tina Turner's old live show that it is often easy to forget the duo also made some dynamic records. But even if you have wanted to go back and check up on the...
| May 9, 2007
A convicted Hollywood madam has been subpoenaed to testify at the murder trial of Phil Spector, signaling a possible shift in tactics by the defense, which had promised not to "besmirch" slain actress Lana Clarkson.
Defense attorneys told the jury during...