| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:46 PM
George Beverly Shea, a gospel singer and songwriter who was a featured part of the Billy Graham crusades for more than 50 years, died Tuesday. He was 104.
Shea, who received a lifetime achievement award at the 2011 Grammy Awards, died in Asheville, N.C....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
First published on Dec. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
Pity the rubes. Those wayward tourists who dawdle in their cars and tour buses along Beachwood Drive, enraging the locals as they haltingly seek that perfect Hollywood sign photo op...
| Aug 4, 2012
Dominique Moceanu captured the world's attention as the youngest member of the 1996 U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team, the first American women's team to ever win gold for the United States. Moceanu was just 14 when she competed that year in Atlanta...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Every two years the Olympics roll around and amazing specimens of humanity like Michael Phelps make the rest of us feel like tree sloths.
The Winter Olympics are bad enough – downhill racers streaking like rockets, snowboarders and ski jumpers...
| Jul 31, 2011
You could spend a solid year sniffing out cool spots for travelers in Venice, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades and Malibu — scores of hotels, hundreds of restaurants and bars, more than 30 miles of coastline. But you're new to the scene, or you...
| May 24, 2009
Wearing a gauzy blue two-piece costume that resembles a circus acrobat's uniform, Laura Martin climbs up an 11-foot steel pole in a move popularly called the "Caterpillar Crawl."
Aggressive and athletic yet fluid and hyper-flexible, she proceeds to blaze...
| Oct 10, 2008
Wren T. Brown recalls growing up in the 1960s in a modest South Los Angeles neighborhood off a lively Washington Boulevard corridor, invigorated by popular night spots, such as the Ebony Showcase Theatre, the It Club and the Parisian Room.
"It was a...
| Jul 30, 2008
Swimmers who will compete in the Beijing Olympics can pack light.
All they have to bring is a suit, goggles and a cap. For the synchronized swimmers, add hair gel and glitter. Throw in a robe or warmup suit and they're good to go.
Most track and field...
| Mar 12, 2007
WE count on them to be strong and supportive, flexible and accommodating, willing to go the extra mile even when we load them down more than we should.
Our knees. We put them through their paces, so to speak, every day. No wonder that, every now and...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:28 AM
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Spa package in Fort Lauderdale
The Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is featuring a Spa Getaway package that includes deluxe accommodations and daily choice of Swedish...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
“A servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who dispatched him.” With such pointed scriptural citation does Jeffrey Wright bring his mesmerizing presence to HBO's Boardwalk Empire Season 4, playing Dr....