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  • Football: There's nothing like homecoming at Harvard-Westlake

     
    Famous lawyers, doctors, actors -- they should be out in force for the homecoming game on Saturday night at Studio City Harvard-Westlake, though TMZ is not invited. There's nothing like a Harvard-Westlake homecoming. There will be a carnival, complete...
  • 'Torchwood' recap: In which everybody digs a hole to China

     
    "Torchwood" recap: Jilly gets a new job, and the Torchwood gang races against time in the latest episode....
  • 3 robbers steal jewels in Koreatown, beat security guard

     
    The LAPD is looking for three men who robbed a Koreatown jewelry store, bludgeoned a security guard with a hammer and carjacked a woman's vehicle as they fled....
  • L.A. firefighters rescuing stranded cliff climbers in Chatsworth [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles firefighters rescue two "free climbers" clinging to a cliff 300 feet above the ground....
  • How landscape architect James Corner got his start

     
    Christopher Hawthorne talks with James Corner, lead designer of the High Line, about his path to a career in landscape architecture and urban design....
  • Greenpeace protests at Mattel's El Segundo headquarters

     
    Employees coming to work Tuesday morning at Mattel's El Segundo headquarters were surprised by a huge banner featuring an image of their Ken doll blasting the company for destroying rain forests. The civil disobedience, in which eight people were...
  • Greenpeace campaign targets Mattel

     
    Activists rappelled down the face of the 15-story El Segundo headquarters of Mattel, the world’s largest toy company, on Tuesday and hung a giant banner of a frowning Ken doll look-alike with the message: “Barbie, it's over. I don’t...
  • Swiss mountaineer Erhard Loretan, 52, dies in fall

     
    Swiss mountaineer Erhard Loretan, one of the few climbers to have summited all 14 of the world's peaks above 8,000 meters (26,247 feet), died in a climbing accident on Thursday, his 52nd birthday. The Associated Press reported that Loretan was......
  • PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu

    PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu
    Poly Styrene Singer in the punk band X-Ray Spex Poly Styrene, 53, the braces-wearing singer who belted out "Oh bondage, up yours!" with the punk band X-Ray Spex, died Monday, according to a statement on her website. Styrene, whose real name was...
  • Gear: How to get a grip

    Gear: How to get a grip
    Good grip is a good thing. In daily life, you need strong hands, wrists and forearms to hold grocery bags, staircase railings, steering wheels and plenty of other things we take for granted. In athletics, your grip is the last link between you and your...
  • 'You Think That's Bad': Book review

    'You Think That's Bad': Book review
    You Think That's Bad Stories Jim Shepard Alfred A. Knopf: 226 pp., $24.95 It's not that Jim Shepard isn't known, exactly; it's that he isn't known enough. Although his 2007 collection of short fiction, "Like You'd Understand, Anyway," was a finalist...