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  • Marjorie Grene dies at 98; historian of philosophy known as independent thinker

    Marjorie Grene dies at 98; historian of philosophy known as independent thinker
    When the prestigious Library of Living Philosophers chose Marjorie Grene as the subject of the 29th volume in its series, the feisty 90-something thinker and writer downplayed her selection with characteristic self-deprecation. "I think," she told a...
  • Frank Bogert dies at 99; longtime mayor helped glamorize Palm Springs

    Frank Bogert dies at 99; longtime mayor helped glamorize Palm Springs
    Frank Bogert, the crusty ex-cowboy and longtime mayor of Palm Springs who helped turn the desert outpost into a glamorous destination for celebrities and tourists, died at his home Sunday after a brief hospitalization, according to city officials. He...
  • Lou Jacobi dies at 95; character actor

    Lou Jacobi dies at 95; character actor
    Lou Jacobi, an actor who was known for comic roles and won praise in dramatic ones over a long career in the theater and movies, including Woody Allen's "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex" and Barry Levinson's “Avalon,” has died....
  • 20 ways to upgrade your style

    20 ways to upgrade your style
    STYLE Find the right color palette for you and stick to it. In a time of reduced resources, we all need a strategy for looking great. Don't go into the mall or your closet blind; find out if the blue for you is teal, sky, sapphire or ice using style...
  • Hot Property: Julianna Margulies' Santa Monica home for sale at $4.5 million

    Hot Property: Julianna Margulies' Santa Monica home for sale at $4.5 million
    Whenever I walk into a hospital emergency room, I still look for Nurse Hathaway -- the one who goes the extra mile for her patients, even when someone who looks like George Clooney is distracting her at the moment. Actress Julianna Margulies may have...
  • Off The Shelf: History and her story finally meet

    Off The Shelf: History and her story finally meet
    I was on a roll. I knew my topic: living in a historic neighborhood. I knew my purpose: an opening for a collection of essays I'd been publishing as stand-alones over the years. All combined (I realized recently) memoir with history and politics,...
  • 'Bomb Power' by Garry Wills

    'Bomb Power' by Garry Wills
    Garry Wills is a formidable Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, one of America's leading public intellectuals and, over the last 50 years, our most important lay Catholic thinker and writer. In his 28th book, "Bomb Power: The Modern Presidency and the...
  • First Hebrew-language charter school gets approval in Santa Clarita Valley

     
    Following months of debate, plans to create the first Hebrew-language charter school in California got the go-ahead this week, after modifications to the charter helped to allay concerns that the institution would violate separation of church and state....
  • Mt. Wilson's eye on the universe -- through the smoke

     
    I headed off to bed on Monday night hoping that the smoke I was breathing and the ash that was accumulating on my car's windshield did not come from any smoldering ruins of the Mt. Wilson Observatory....
  • Making the leap from physics to filmmaking

     
    Valerie Weiss is not your ordinary triple threat. She writes and directs, and, yeah, that's about as common in Hollywood as a cup of coffee. It's the third element that stands out. She is a biophysicist -- one the Pentagon funded to attend film school....
  • Wolfram Alpha iPhone app for extreme science geeks

     
    The app is based on the 'computational knowledge engine' Wolfram Alpha, launched in May 2009, that allows online users to get accurate answers to computational queries. Think of it as a super complex pocket calculator for extreme math, chemistry and...