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  • McCain's Web gap is showing

    McCain's Web gap is showing
    The video lasts just more than three minutes. But that's long enough to raise some nasty doubts about John McCain's reputation as a straight talker. There's the Arizona senator arguing both sides of President Bush's tax cuts. Here's the supposed...
  • San Francisco's Orchard Garden: Eco-certified hotel a natural

    Considered one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the world, San Francisco and its residents are no strangers to hugging trees and letting yellow mellow. So why have its hotels taken so long to catch on? It's a densely populated city with gobs...
  • When aesthetes competed at the Olympics

    When aesthetes competed at the Olympics
    Lee Blair won a gold medal for the U.S. in the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles without ever training in a gym, on a track or in a pool. Blair's event: watercolor painting. Although nearly forgotten, the Olympics held from 1912 through 1948 included...
  • On African safari, in style

    The South African safari has long been popular with high-end travelers. But recently other southern African countries, including Botswana, Zambia and Namibia, have built ultra-luxe safari camps and lodges that compete with the world's best. I had...
  • SoCals' Own Office Pool

    LOS ANGELES, Calif., September 8, 2009 -- The Los Angeles Times (www.latimes.com) today announced the launch of its new, weekly Pro Football Pick 'Em (www.latimes.com/football) enabling its Sports' readers, weekend warriors and fantasy sports...
  • Golf champ Fred Couples sells Montecito house for $9.56 million

    Golf champ Fred Couples sells Montecito house for $9.56 million
    Golf champ Fred Couples has sold his house in the Santa Barbara-area community of Montecito for $9.56 million. The 11,000-square-foot, two-story Monterey colonial had been listed last year at $12.5 million. The main house, built in 1939, has nine...
  • Fun and philanthropy in Kenya

    Fun and philanthropy in Kenya
    Patrick Nyaleta was a cow herder by the time he was 6. Like many rural Kenyans, his father measured his wealth in cattle and needed his children to tend them. One day, Patrick threw a rock at a wayward cow, killing it — the Kenyan equivalent of...
  • Moscow on the cheap

    Moscow on the cheap
    Boasting posh restaurants, luxury boutiques and a flock of millionaires who indulge in them, Moscow is considered one of the most expensive cities on the planet. Just take a walk through the rows of tinted Range Rovers and Bentleys parked behind the...
  • Mad Hot Music

    As the bass player for the Movies, an indie rock band out of Silver Lake, I thought I had played just about every hole in the wall in Los Angeles with every no-name performer in town. So it came as a surprise when, having been asked to seek out the...
  • In the strike zone

    Work, as the bumper sticker says, is for people who don't know how to fish. So why was I trying to have it both ways? Here I was, hiking along the West Fork of the San Gabriel River, dressed in my newly purchased chest-high waders and boots, fishing rod...
  • Down and Out in Kingdome

    Here lies Mark Langston. If ever a picture was worth a million words, this was the one. If ever one frozen moment in time embodied the essence of a tortured franchise that, let's face it, has to be cursed--were they Caligula's Angels in a previous...