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Sep 29, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles TimesSpecial to the Los Angeles TimesIn Long Beach's Cambodia Town, restaurants are measured not only by the heat of their ground pork curries or the tartness of their sour catfish soups but also by the brilliance of their chandeliers and the strength of their karaoke-capable sound systems....
Tags: Bean Sprouts, Seafood, Diabetes, Limes, Foods and BeveragesOct 1, 2011 |Column| Los Angeles TimesHere's a Hollywood pitch for you: Leading U.S. neurosurgeon started life as a struggling Mexican boy who made it from illegal-immigrant California farmworker to Harvard Med. Not buying it? You should. Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa was that kid and is that...
Tags: Immigration, Brain, Museums, Arts and Culture, NeurosurgeryAug 31, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles TimesAn earthquake recently cracked the Washington Monument. Billionaire Warren Buffett wants to pay more taxes. Volkswagen is building a big-ol' American car. If you're a believer in the apocalypse, this may be a good time to replenish the canned chili in...Jun 30, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times Staff WriterThough the first Republican voting is six months away, and the general election further still, the presidential campaigns were faced this week with one imperative: to raise the most cash possible before the financial quarter draws to a close Thursday....Jul 11, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles TimesMost athletic types would rather spend a month watching "Teletubbies" while reading Snooki's blog than suffer an injury. And when it comes to getting hurt, the knee is one of the worst things you can damage. The most commonly injured knee ligament is the...Oct 17, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles TimesDear Friend: You drew me to your website with promises of rapid muscle gain and even faster fat loss. I know we're friends because that's the first thing I saw at the top of your home page: "Dear Friend." That makes it official, doesn't it? And now I'...
Tags: File Sharing, Book, Weight, Human Interest, RunningOct 31, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles TimesOn a recent beautiful and sunny day, I strolled into my local gym to lift some weights. The gym is near Nose Hill Park, which is one of the largest municipal parks in North America. It has majestic views of the city of Calgary and the Rocky Mountains,...
Tags: Science, Asthma, Boston Marathon, Running, Entertainment EventsJul 25, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles TimesI sat across the table from Chuck, marveling at his robust good health. We'd just been to see a play — and instead of looking pale and pinched after it ended, he stood up, clapping wildly through the last curtain call. Six months ago, he'd been...Jul 25, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles TimesCue Simpsons-Comic-Book-Store-Guy voice: Best. Band. Ever! If you're a good drummer, it's a physically demanding job. To be the greatest, you must follow a training regimen that goes beyond the lighted stage. A recent reader's poll in Rolling Stone...Jun 20, 2011 | Los Angeles TimesGreenspaceMarcia Rasmussen, 51, was walking across a snow bridge spanning a small stream in Sequoia National Park last week when the hard-packed snow collapsed and she plunged four feet into the swift water. “There was no warning,” she said. “One....Jun 23, 2011 | Los Angeles TimesPop & HissThe Kentucky band brings its special brand of chaos to the Pantages Theatre. “Whoever built this knew something about the human brain and the way it's constructed. This is solid gold,” said Jim James, lead singer of My Morning Jacket,......Original site for Marathon topic gallery.
Sep 4, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times