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  • Pro Portfolio: A family-friendly update on traditional

     
    Every Monday we post a new home whose design is presented in the architect or interior designer's own words. This week: Designer: Michael Ostrow, Grace Home Furnishings, Los Angeles Location: Pacific Palisades Goals: to create a stylish and comfortable...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for March 14, 2010.

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 40 || || 2. || The Man From Beijing by...
  • The Contender: 'The Young Victoria' costume designer Sandy Powell

    The Contender: 'The Young Victoria' costume designer Sandy Powell
    Costume designer Sandy Powell netted her eighth Oscar nomination with her work on "The Young Victoria," director Jean-Marc Vallee's biopic of the early life of the iconic British monarch (played by Emily Blunt). The honor is the latest in a celebrated...
  • Architectural follies at MOCA Pacific Design Center

    Architectural follies at MOCA Pacific Design Center
    After spending countless hours poring over images of architectural follies from around the world, L.A.-based architects Frank Escher and Ravi GuneWardena weren't content with merely displaying their selections for "Folly -- The View From Nowhere," at MOCA...
  • Dark Peter Pan: Piers Dudgeon's 'Neverland'

    Dark Peter Pan: Piers Dudgeon's 'Neverland'
    J.M. Barrie wrote many hit plays, including such classics as "The Admirable Crichton" and "Dear Brutus," but they are little performed today. His fame rests squarely on the immortal "Peter Pan," a smashing success in its own time and so continuously...
  • Kicking up the dust of change

    Kicking up the dust of change
    The news in the architecture profession has been dominated for much of the summer by a few guardians of homeland and propriety -- one of whom happens to be first in line to the British throne. In London, a pitched debate continues over efforts by...
  • Simon Karlinsky dies at 84; expert on Slavic languages and literature

    Simon Karlinsky, a professor emeritus of Slavic languages and literature at UC Berkeley who wrote authoritative volumes on Gogol, Nabokov and Chekhov and was an expert on homosexuality in pre-Soviet culture, died July 5 at his home in Kensington, Calif....
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 10, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 10, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || First Family by David Baldacci (Grand Central: $27.99) A child is kidnapped from a birthday party held at Camp David. || 2 || || 2. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99)...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for April 26, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $22.99) The final book in the "Twilight" saga finds Bella choosing immortality. || 37 || || 2. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown:...
  • Toronto takes eco seriously

    Toronto is Canada's largest city, a multicultural stew of 2.5 million people spread along the shore of Lake Ontario, and it takes its tree-hugging seriously. Trash cans have separate slots for paper and plastic. Street signs warn against letting cars idle...
  • Princess Diana unlawfully killed

    Princess Diana unlawfully killed
    A coroner's jury ruled Monday that Princess Diana and boyfriend Dodi Fayed were unlawfully killed through the reckless actions of their driver and paparazzi in 1997. The jury had been told a verdict of unlawful killing would mean they believed the...