| Jul 20, 2008
Here are some shopping picks from teenage fashionistas
* Slow Clothing (Hollywood)
* Aardvark's Odd Ark (Venice, Pasadena, Canoga Park, Hollywood)
* Shabon (West Hollywood)
* Out of Vogue (Fullerton)
* Wasteland (Santa...
| Jul 20, 2008
Back-to-school shopping is always fraught with peril for fashion-conscious teens. As they prowl the stores, they know that a summer blunder can mean a long fall stuck with stuff they don't want to wear.
"That's pretty much their main worry -- how they...
| Jul 23, 2008
IN 19th CENTURY EUROPE, when modern science bumped aside the Christian God as the primary artistic foundation for meaning and moral value, artists lost a subject that had preoccupied them for hundreds of years. "Show me an angel and I'll paint one," the...
| Dec 12, 2007
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Caitlin Jones and her fiance, Evan Oxfeld, grew up in suburbs where getting anywhere worth going required a car. When the couple started looking for their first home together, they wanted something different: walkability.
"For me at least, that was the...
| Dec 17, 2007
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. — It seemed like a good idea at the time.
This ailing textile town, seeking an economic boost, decided two years ago to build a $21-million theater and pay a country singer named Parton to fill it with customers.
| Dec 26, 2007
I don't pretend to understand all the minutiae of the writers strike, but I do know this much: Hollywood scribes want to be compensated fairly when their work is accessed on the Internet, which is increasingly becoming a venue to watch movies and TV...
| Aug 12, 2009
"What about the kala pocha?" asks someone at our table at Khybar Afghan restaurant in Reseda. Our waiter, dressed in black track pants and a Nike soccer shirt, shakes his head. "You don't want that," he assures us. "It's for breakfast."
The soup, made...
| Mar 29, 2009
Author-illustrator Ross Anthony will take you on a trip around the globe, reading from his book "Circle Earth," showing video snippets and answering questions.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond Ave.,...
| Apr 13, 2003
The line of hikers snaked up the side of the mountain, everyone cautiously following the leader over rugged, rocky terrain. It reminded me of a fourth-grade field trip, but Mrs. Brennan's class was never like this.
"Dar, did you see this one?" a hiker...
| Jan 27, 1994
If I were dying, I would want the coffee cake served in the junior and senior high school cafeterias in Los Angeles as my last meal. Do you, by chance, have the recipe?
DEAR MICHELE: Our sentiments exactly. Here's the recipe as...