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  • Disney Hall's architecture, not its music, lures many

    Disney Hall's architecture, not its music, lures many
    They come at night for Gustavo Dudamel. They come during the day for Frank Gehry. Not everyone visiting the Walt Disney Concert Hall during its first decade has been interested in experiencing the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, it seems. "I'm not...
  • To clean the air, Dutch scientists invent pavement that eats smog

    To clean the air, Dutch scientists invent pavement that eats smog
    What if the solution to smog was right where the rubber meets the road? Scientists in the Netherlands have found that installing special air-purifying pavement on city streets can cut air pollution nearly in half. Researchers at Eindhoven University...
  • Want to be a better driver? Ride a bike!

    Want to be a better driver? Ride a bike!
    Cyclists and drivers don’t get along. That’s readers’ opinion, not mine, judging by many of the comments responding to our posts on bikes and cars. To them, motorists and cyclists have it out for one another. Let me be clear: They don&...
  • Cardinals game: Carpool incentive for Dodger Stadium debuts Monday

    Cardinals game: Carpool incentive for Dodger Stadium debuts Monday
    In an effort to reduce the traffic headaches of thousands of fans trying to pack into Dodger Stadium on  Monday, officials plan to open bus lanes to carpools of four or more people. The carpools will also get free parking as the Dodgers take on the St....
  • Alfonso Cuarón and son Jonás bound by words in 'Gravity'

    Alfonso Cuarón and son Jonás bound by words in 'Gravity'
    Being the son of an obsessive filmmaker means your life already has a destiny, whether intended or not. That was certainly the case for Jonás Cuarón, the eldest son of Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón. Young Jonás spent weeks on his father's first...
  • Dodgers' hot season fires up the faithful

    Dodgers' hot season fires up the faithful
    With her Dodgers dogged by injuries, Emma Amaya made a stop before work at the Our Lady Queen of Angels church in downtown Los Angeles, where she lit a prayer candle for her boys in blue. The next day, as the team prepared for game one of their series...
  • Government shutdown halts vehicle recalls, safety notices

    Government shutdown halts vehicle recalls, safety notices
    Add it to the long list of things affected by the government shutdown: vehicle recalls. With the shutdown entering its fourth day on Friday, the number of recalls has slowed to a trickle, with only one automaker opting to announce a recall voluntarily....
  • Economic hit from impasse could endure

    Economic hit from impasse could endure
    WASHINGTON — In the grand scheme of the $16-trillion U.S. economy, the nearly three-week government shutdown and standoff over the debt ceiling may not look like much. Analysts estimate the loss at tens of billions of dollars, and reckon that much...
  • End of Chris Pronger's career brings Ryan Getzlaf perspective

    End of Chris Pronger's career brings Ryan Getzlaf perspective
    A comment from Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren that former Ducks defenseman Chris Pronger “is never going to play again” was met by a tribute Wednesday from a former teammate who played with Pronger on the Ducks' Stanley Cup-...
  • L.A. City Council to hear complaints from transportation workers

    L.A. City Council to hear complaints from transportation workers
    City transportation employees are expected to speak out at Wednesday's Los Angeles City Council meeting about policies they say are putting commuters at risk -- the second time in a month they have criticized how their workplace is run. At least 100...
  • Should cyclists yield at stop signs? Riders and motorists weigh in.

    Should cyclists yield at stop signs? Riders and motorists weigh in.
    I’m used to reading nasty messages after I post on The Times Opinion blog. The comments section often draws angry people — or in any case, people who vehemently disagree with me. When I posted about bicycle laws a couple of weeks ago as part...