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  • 826LA's Spelling Bee for Cheaters

     
    It's a spelling bee, but it's also a fundraiser: In the next five weeks, teams are lining up and preparing for 826LA's Spelling Bee for Cheaters, to be held on Aug. 14. The rules are somewhat byzantine, but they boil......
  • SoCal dates from Wolf Parade, Jonas Brothers, Ozzfest added to Live Nation's $10 sale roster

     
    Much has been made over the last few years of the declining value of the album and song, what with 99 cent downloads and $2.99 digital albums on Amazon.com. But maybe it's time to start talking about the rapidly declining......
  • Animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of May 8-9 and beyond

     
    From fundraising events -- emphasis on fun -- to opportunities to meet adoptable pets, the coming weeks and months are full of opportunities for Southern California residents to have fun while helping animals. We have the details on a number......
  • Animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of May 1-2 and beyond

     
    From holidays that, respectively, celebrate frogs and educate about feline hairballs (yes, such a holiday exists) to adoption and fundraising events to help needy pets in Southern California, the coming days and weeks are chock-full of events sure to...
  • Bargain hunting at Japan's 100-yen stores

    Bargain hunting at Japan's 100-yen stores
    Reporting from Tokyo The Japanese are legendary shoppers, paying top prices from Honolulu to Helsinki for gifts and adornments. In Tokyo, a walk through the department stores and Pritzker Prize-winner-designed boutiques in the Ginza and Omote-Sando...
  • Alleged Russian spy ring members led typical American lives

    Alleged Russian spy ring members led typical American lives
    Richard and Cynthia Murphy grew lettuce in a backyard garden, walked their daughters to the school bus each morning, and swapped Christmas cards with neighbors who had moved to Texas. Their modest three-bedroom house sported maroon shutters and a wrap-...
  • A lofty approach to design

    A lofty approach to design
    The loft craze did more than bring thousands of residents to downtown Los Angeles. The boom also delivered some good shopping with it — a scattered but surprisingly strong lineup of destinations for vintage furniture, modern accessories, linens...
  • The pleasure principle in wine giving

    The pleasure principle in wine giving
    As you look back on the year, you've probably had a glass of wine that's bonked you squarely in the pleasure center and made you say, "Sweet Lord, now I'm in trouble," or at the very least, "Whoa, there's more to this stuff than I thought." We've become a...
  • Gift wines: where to buy

    Gift wines: where to buy
    Whether you're shopping for that once-a-year splurge for someone special, or a case of affordable gifts for your office mates, here are some suggestions. 2008 Domaine de la Pepiere "Clos des Briords" (Muscadet) is available at Silverlake Wine in Los...
  • Get crafty this holiday season

    Get crafty this holiday season
    I'm a bit of a Grinch. When Halloween rolls around, I turn off the porch light and close the curtains. Each Thanksgiving, I give thanks that I have a friend who hosts the holiday dinner so I don't have to. And I own an artificial Christmas tree with...
  • NEW! Culver City's the spot for funky gifts

    NEW! Culver City's the spot for funky gifts
    Art lovers, furniture hunters and foodies flock to the enclave of galleries, interior design showrooms and recently sprouted restaurants in downtown Culver City. The area has developed into a cultural epicenter for L.A.'s booming art scene, making it a...