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  • Bynum misses shoot-around, status unclear for tonight's game

     
    Lakers center Andrew Bynum has been on a roll, taking 56 rebounds over his last three games. But it's unclear if he can add to that total Friday night against Portland. He has intestinal flu symptoms and missed the Lakers shoot-around Friday morning. He...
  • Consult Rosalind Creasy before planting a kitchen garden

     
    If you are considering converting part of your yard, patio or even the edges of your front steps into a kitchen garden this spring, it merits checking Rosalind Creasy’s “Edible Landscaping” (Sierra Club, 2010) out of the library. While...
  • Men's jewelry casts a line into fishhook fashion

     
    While researching the resurgence of tie bars for an article in Sunday's Image section, another men's jewelry and accessories trend caught my eye -- fishhooks. This particular sea-faring symbol came to my attention while chatting with Darren Gold, co-owner...
  • Stanford faculty vote to invite ROTC back to campus after four decades

     
    Stanford University’s faculty voted Thursday evening to invite the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) back to the campus for the first time since the antiwar movement of the early 1970s, a controversial turnaround prompted by the recent end of...
  • 'Global Street Food': Thoughts on tacos, banh mi and more

     
    Park five popular food trucks in a square in a parking lot and you've constructed an instant plaza. So observed Evan Kleiman, host of the KCRW radio show "Good Food" as she surveyed the scene Sunday following a panel she......
  • Andres wins best chef; another SoCal shutout at the Beard awards

     
    Jose Andres of minibar in Washington, D.C., was named the outstanding chef of the year at the James Beard Foundation's annual awards ceremony Monday night at Lincoln Center in New York. Danny Meyer's Eleven Madison Park in New York was......
  • Breaching whale damages sailboat off Oregon

     
    A sailboat participating in the Oregon International Offshore Race was struck by a breaching whale Thursday off the coast of Oregon. Thankfully, nobody aboard was injured. The 38-foot vessel, ironically named L'Orca, was about a half-hour into the race...
  • Itzhak Perlman, Sonny Rollins, Stew and global warming concert to highlight UCLA Live season

     
    UCLA Live 2011-12 season highlights include Itzhak Perlman, Sonny Rollins and concert on global warming...
  • Tearist remixes Parenthetical Girls on new track

     
    Fans of Portland, Ore., chamber-pop experimentalists Parenthetical Girls know that the band has a flair for the theatrical. The quintet’s 2008 “Entanglements” full-length was a wildly ambitious swirl of hyper-literacy, orchestral...
  • GPS technology helping L.A. bus riders tell if their ride will be on time

     
    L.A. transit officials are unveiling new technology to help riders know when their bus will arrive. Dubbed NexTrip, the online service uses GPS and other technologies to track buses on their routes. It is "designed to help take the guesswork......
  • Case-Shiller home-price index hits new low

     
    An index of home prices in the nation's largest cities plumbed new depths in March, pushing past a low set during the worst of the Great Recession. The ominous new drop for the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index of 20 cities,......