| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Keaton Row has added a new twist to online shopping.
The website, created by Harvard Business School graduates Cheryl Han and Elenor Mak, pairs shoppers with fashion advisors from all over the country, based on a personal style Q&A given to each new...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:38 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear another legal challenge to President Obama’s healthcare law, this time to decide whether a corporation can refuse to pay to cover birth control drugs that violate the religious beliefs of the...
| Nov 27, 2013
The Supreme Court can't do much about most of the travails afflicting implementation of the Affordable Care Act. But it can put one controversy to rest by rejecting the dangerous claim that profit-making businesses have a "religious" right to defy a...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 2:45 PM
OAK BLUFFS, Mass. -- President Obama wasted no time getting out on the golf course Sunday, the first day of his weeklong summer vacation on Martha’s Vineyard.
Obama and his golfing partners headed to the Farm Neck Golf Club, a semi-private club on...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Couples have been getting married in gardens for ages, but recently they’re doing more than just taking their vows amid lush, verdant settings.
From planting heirloom lettuces and fruits for their wedding dinner to gifting guests with homemade...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Hard to imagine, but in the 1950s there were no more than a couple hundred surfers in Southern California. Spying one of these early adopters gliding across the waves was a rare treat.
Rarer still were the people who photographed them.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:35 PM
First it was the rebel Abbie Zands, in Los Feliz, who ran afoul of L.A. City Hall. A few weeks later, Angel Teger of South Los Angeles incurred the wrath of the great bureaucracy.
They planted lush vegetable gardens in front of their...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:23 PM
The faded newspaper clipping shows a small girl with a wide smile, holding a gigantic head of lettuce. The girl is me, in 1964. The lettuce was a prize-winning product of my first elementary school garden.
That ancient photo — emailed to me this...
| Jun 7, 2013
The water, Esther Williams once quipped, was her favorite costar.
With her beauty, sunny personality and background as a champion swimmer, Williams shot to stardom in the 1940s in the "aqua musical," an odd sub-genre of films that became an enormous hit...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When will James Franco slow down? The prince of perpetual motion continues his blur of activity, starring in movies, writing screenplays, attending classes, unveiling solo art exhibits, posing for Gucci ads and engaging in attention-seeking Instagram...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
“I AM LA” could stand for many things -- for example, it could be the proud assertion of an Angeleno, invoking the city's strikingly diverse composition of ethnic cultures.
This Saturday, the term “I AM LA” will resonate in...