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  • Tom Petty breaks a few hearts at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    Even though there were only about 15 comments on Todd Martens' review of Friday's sold-out Tom Petty/ZZ Top concert at the Hollywood Bowl, the opinions spanned the gamut between the quality of the show, the curious set list, and even......
  • When it comes to watching, Angelenos are focused on writing

     
    Netflix's local feature shows what people in your city are watching more than in any other city, and right now, "Tales from the Script" tops the Los Angeles list. Released in 2009, "Tales from the Script" is a documentary that......
  • U.S. star Ryan Hall withdraws from Chicago Marathon

     
    Ryan Hall's goal for his Chicago Marathon debut was to break the U.S. record. That isn't going to happen this year. Following a disappointing performance at the Sept. 19 Philadelphia Half Marathon and some poor workouts over the past week,......
  • Readers share how they've passed the time during the Lakers' offseason

     
    Before I headed out on vacation, I asked readers of the L.A. Times Lakers blog how they've spent their offseason. Below are their responses. "I watch the last few seconds of Game 7 once every week and a half or so...just to keep my smile muscles working."...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: A marathon runner nearly died because of drugs he took to help him win

     
    OLYMPIC LEGEND: Of the first two finishers of the 1904 Olympic Marathon, one nearly died due to taking drugs designed to help him win the competition - and that's the one who DIDN'T get disqualified. STATUS: True. In a sports......
  • Marathon moviemaking: The 48 Hour Film Project races through L.A.

     
    "This isn't working," Tiffany Phelps says. She's standing in her living room, surrounding by a cast and crew, a rented HD camera and a makeshift lighting set-up. It's almost noon -- she's slept a couple of hours at best since putting the finishing touches...
  • Animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of May 15-16 and beyond

     
    We've got the details on a number of upcoming animal-centric events in Southern California; if you think we're missing something, let us know by leaving a comment or tweeting the details to us @LATunleashed. This weekend: Saturday-Sunday, May 15-16,...
  • 'The Biggest Loser': Who are you voting for, Daris or Koli?

     
    Daris gained two pounds. He was sent home for 30 days, a month during which his goal was to train for and run a marathon and lose enough weight to secure a spot in the finale, and he gained two......
  • Animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of May 22-23 and beyond

     
    Whether you want to adopt a new four-legged family member or simply learn about animal rescue from the comfort of your couch, the coming days and weeks are full of events sure to appeal to Southern California animal lovers. We've......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: How was the length of the Olympic marathon decided?

     
    OLYMPIC LEGEND: The current distance for the Olympic marathon was based on where Queen Alexandra was sitting at the 1908 Summer Olympics. STATUS: Effectively True. While over the years it has been passed in popularity by sports like gymnastics and......
  • 'The Biggest Loser': We have both a winner and a record-setter

     
    Michael Ventrella, who holds “The Biggest Loser” title for being the largest player to ever set foot on the ranch, has a new record: Season 9 winner. The 31-year-old DJ weighed a stunning 526 pounds, and weighed in at Tuesday's......