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  • Wax apples come to Temple City, Pasadena farmers markets

    Wax apples come to Temple City, Pasadena farmers markets
    In a hardscrabble district of South El Monte, near a decommissioned missile site, tucked away behind a warehouse filled with Chinese sunglasses, lies a secret orchard bearing a rare and mysterious Asian fruit. It's the work of a wealthy Taiwanese man,...
  • Italian documentary 'Sacro GRA' wins top Venice Film Festival award

    Italian documentary 'Sacro GRA' wins top Venice Film Festival award
    In a night of unexpected winners, Italian documentarian Gianfranco Rosi's study of the denizens of a famous highway circling Rome, "Sacro GRA," was awarded the Venice Film Festival's highest honor, the Golden Lion Award, Saturday. The Silver Lion Award,...
  • China: A nation's spirit felt in Nanjing

    China: A nation's spirit felt in Nanjing
    NANJING, China — I approached Nanjing on a bullet train from Shanghai, just 160 miles away, watching the weirdly empty countryside whip past my window. The world's most populous nation seemed to be missing a billion or so people. A digital panel...
  • China dismisses U.S. accusations of cyber-spying

    China dismisses U.S. accusations of cyber-spying
    BEIJING -- China on Tuesday dismissed as groundless the Pentagon's latest and most direct accusation yet that Beijing is engaging in cyber-spying on the U.S. government and businesses to acquire information to strengthen its military capabilities and...
  • Review: 'Ike's Bluff' offers an unconventional take on Dwight D. Eisenhower

     Review: 'Ike's Bluff' offers an unconventional take on Dwight D. Eisenhower
    -------------------- Ike's Bluff President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Evan Thomas Little, Brown: 481 pp., $29.99 -------------------- For even cursory students of the 1950s, Evan Thomas' new book, "Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower'...
  • Southland couples get married on a most memorable day

    Southland couples get married on a most memorable day
    Peter Chen, new to America, found Winnie Liu on Skype as he searched for kindred souls living nearby in Los Angeles. They texted. They met for a meal at a mall. They fell in love — and somehow 71/2 years slid by. On Wednesday, 12/12/12, they wed...
  • Richard Baum dies at 72; China expert at UCLA

    Richard Baum dies at 72; China expert at UCLA
    Richard Baum, a leading China expert at UCLA who founded a lively and influential Internet forum used by hundreds of scholars, diplomats, journalists and government officials to follow ideas and trends in contemporary Chinese politics, died Friday at...
  • City Beat: Nonstop weddings on 12-12-12 at the county clerk's office

     
    The Los Angeles County clerk's office in Norwalk is a busy place. But Wednesday was busier than usual, especially for the volunteers who perform civil marriage ceremonies. Seventy 12-12-12 wedding ceremonies were scheduled in the office's chapels. Susan...
  • While 'Obamacare' under fire, universal care catches on globally

     
    While the Obama Administration is under stiff scrutiny for overhauling healthcare and requiring citizens to have insurance in the United States, the idea of universal health care is taking off elsewhere around the globe, according to a new report from the...
  • 'Warriors of the Rainbow' star: From minister to leading man

     
    Lin Ching-Tai is a 52-year-old Presbyterian minister in Taiwan. But for the epic action film “Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale,” he traded his vestments for tattoos and a fake scar, transforming into the legendary aboriginal chief Mouna...
  • Alleged 'maternity house' for Chinese woman may be shut down

     
    Chino Hills is moving to shut down a residence allegedly housing women from China who want to give birth to U.S.-citizen children. On Saturday, a group called Not in Chino Hills staged a street corner protest against the site. "They......