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Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticThere are few designers working today who have had as big an influence on fashion as Giorgio Armani. Founding his company in Milan in 1975, he modernized the suit, giving it a relaxed, soft silhouette, and created a daytime uniform of power and...
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, California's most, ah, colorful former first couple, were back in the news this week. On Tuesday, using his own life as an example of the American Dream, Schwarzenegger argued for immigration reform during a...
This is one in a series of occasional articles about the careers and lives of character actors in Hollywood. Bill Smitrovich remembers the day when "everything exploded in my head" and he decided to become an actor. Smitrovich, 65, had worked at...
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, California’s most, ah, colorful former first couple, were back in the news this week. On Tuesday, using his own life as an example of the American Dream, Schwarzenegger argued for immigration reform...
Tags: Government, Regional Authority, AEG, Politics
We agreed to meet at the Kettle in Manhattan Beach. I arrived early so I could remove the knives from the table. I had never met Shannon Mora, but she's the wife of UCLA football Coach Jim Mora so I could only imagine. First thing I wanted to know:...
Tags: Seattle Seahawks, Atlanta Falcons
Jackie Robinson changed baseball and the nation that loves it on April 15, 1947, when he became the first black player to walk onto a major league ball field. He changed Carl Erskine's life in March 1948, when Robinson, by then a Brooklyn Dodgers star,...
Muhammad Ali was unable to attend the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation annual Aspire awards event in Baltimore because he could not travel after undergoing a recent undisclosed surgery. Ali and Under Armour founder Kevin Plank were honored Friday night by...
It's word association time. Say the first word that springs to mind: "holiday ----." Did you think "season"? "Sale"? "Hangover"? How about "music?" This year, there are plenty of new holiday albums to pick from. Cee Lo Green, English pop-rocker Tracey...
PHILADELPHIA — His life has already been one of amazing accomplishment on and off the court. So it's a thrill to meet him. I don't get the opportunity often to talk to someone who is almost my age and still playing professional basketball,...
Tags: Dwight Howard, Mike D'Antoni, Soccer, Pau Gasol, Sports
It's been a month since President Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage and was declared, on the cover of Newsweek, "the first gay president." That's an eternity in politics, but Obama's swing through California last week, which included a...
Mark K. Shriver, a brother of former California First Lady Maria Shriver, explores his relationship with their father in his new book, "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver." Shriver, George McGovern's Democratic vice presidential...
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