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The Rat Pack lives again — or at least Palm Springs, once the party pad of Sinatra and the boys, does. The Coachella Valley city, which had devolved into a down-at-the-heels caricature of a Hollywood playground, has reinvented itself: Its retro-...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesIn "Knuffle Bunny" and "Knuffle Bunny, Too," readers fell in love with the highly expressive Trixie in her pre-verbal and preschool states. Along with her, we experience the drama of (temporarily) losing her beloved stuffed Knuffle Bunny, and we strain...
L.A. UnleashedTwo girls who swam with pet turtles in a backyard pool were among 107 people sickened in the largest salmonella outbreak blamed on turtles nationwide, researchers report. The 2007-08 outbreak involved mostly children in 34 states; one-third of all...
L.A. UnleashedMILLBROOK, N.Y. -- The federal government is giving private landowners money to protect one of the world's smallest and rarest turtles, a species that is losing habitat throughout its range from Georgia to southern New England. The bog turtle, a......
Times Staff WriterFor most of her life, Kim Hui Suk had spouted the sayings of North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung and never for a moment harbored a doubt: Capitalists were the enemy. Individualism was evil. But then disaster rained down on her hometown, Chongjin, on...
Tags: Organized Crime, Theft, Potatoes, Political Dissent, Family
Each week in Readers Recommend, the Travel section shares tips on hidden gems in the U.S. and abroad. Here is a roundup of the recommendations published in the last year. Although the information here was correct when it was published, some details may...
Times Staff WriterWhen I say I sneaked onto the set of the popular ABC drama "Lost," trudging along a deserted beach and cutting through a bit of jungle to find the cast and crew, it sounds more intrepid than it actually was. In truth, I wasn't anywhere near lost; in fact,...
Tags: Entertainment, Rentals, Kate Bush, Hale Irwin, John Cheever
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