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Sunday Sections

Sunday Calendar
The definitive read on Southern California arts, entertainment and culture. This two-part section focuses on style, movies, television and media and on the visual arts, theater, opera, music, dance and architecture.

Regular Features
Columns
- Reed Johnson: "Connections"
- David Shaw: "Media Matters"
Page 3 – A timely compendium of topics in the arts and entertainment world:
- "Brief Encounter," a conversation with a newsmaker
- "Surfacing," a quick look at a trend attracting attention
- "Verbatim," excerpts, outtakes and remarks worth repeating
- "Telling Moment," a critical snapshot of a work’s most meaningful scene or passage
- "Charting," tracking entertainment developments overseas
- "Reconsidered," second thoughts on previous critical decisions
Back Story – How the business of Hollywood really works from the people who live it.
Social Climes – Here's what happened this week on L.A.'s busy social scene.
Listings – Arts and entertainment listings with analysis and guidance from our critics.

Real Estate

Southern California’s trusted source for information and advice on buying, selling, financing and renting a home.

Regular Features
Hot Property – Find out where celebrities are moving and what they’re paying.
Home of the Week – Profiles of unique and unusual homes.
Neighborly Advice – Profiles of local communities from the homebuyer's perspective.
Real Estate Q&A – Advice column on a wide variety of real estate topics ranging from tips for first-time buyers to tax-deferred exchanges.
Rent Watch – Questions from apartment tenants and owners are answered.
Your Mortgage – Timely information on home financing.

Travel

Expert advice on vacation planning, tours, cruises, hotels, airlines and more.

Regular Features
News, Tips and Bargains – Travel tidbits: "Deal of the Week," news that affects travelers, upcoming festivals and fairs throughout California and openings of tourist attractions.
On a Budget – Information for the student and low-budget traveler.
The Reader’s Page – Letters and reader-submitted travel photos.
Tours & Cruises – Detailed information on tours and cruises throughout the world.
Travel Insider – Times travel writer Jane Engle writes weekly on consumer issues involving travel: how to save money, what scams to watch out for, and insider tips on getting the best out of your trip.
Travel Statistics – The lowest airfares, weather reports and exchange rates for wherever readers are going.
Weekend Escape – A first-person view of destinations within reach of Southern California.
Her World – Times travel writer Susan Spano's personal column on her years of experiences traveling the world, with special emphasis on women.
Plus columns on family travel, travel gear and gadgets, youth travel, cruises, travel books, health, and Arthur Fromer's budget travel advice.

Opinion

From Asia and Iraq to Latin America, from the nation's capital to California and the region, this forum features opinions and analyses about current political, economic, social and cultural issues from some of today's top commentators.

Book Review


Martin Amis, Susan Sontag, Herbert Gold and Kevin Starr are some of the leading authors reviewing the most important fiction and nonfiction books published today. Also: essays, poetry, occasional short stories.

Regular Features
Westwords – Since 1999 this column has discussed books about and/or relating to the unique heritage, history and culture of California and The West.
First Fiction – Reviews of books by first-time novelists.
Discoveries – Showcasing noteworthy books worth considering.
Books on Film – Bi-weekly column on movie books by Richard Schickel.
Book Calendar – Seven-day listing of book signings, readings and author discussions.
Los Angeles Times Bestsellers – Southern California’s own survey of what’s selling at local bookstores.

Comics Plus

This full-color section features some of the nation's favorite comic strips, including "Doonesbury," "Peanuts," Cathy" and "Dilbert." Also: the Kids' Reading Room, which offers children's stories and book reviews by kids.

Los Angeles Times Magazine

The Los Angeles Times Magazine is a compelling, general interest publication featuring stories on everything from news and current events to culture, fashion and design. There is a general focus on the interests of Southern Californians. Several annual special editions focus on travel and fashion.

Regular Features
Each issue usually includes three substantial stories – including the cover story – that may include an in-depth look at a serious topic, a personality profile, a light-hearted essay, or a photo essay.
Cover Story – A reader's potpourri, from Los Angeles personality profiles to different views of life in America.
Metropolis –
- "Hidden Gems," a spotlight on local landmarks and architecture
- "Chat Room," conversations with behind-the-scenes personalities
- "So SoCal," a look at the Southern California landscape
- "Fixations," avocations of a different kind
- "Essay," a first-hand introspective by guest contributors
Entertaining – Engaging recipes, from edible petals to spoon bread to Brazilian Yuca.
Style – Fashion, home and garden.
Crossword Puzzle.

CareerBuilder

Recruitment and help-wanted advertisements. Also offers career advice, interview coaching and salary negotiation tips, profiles of regional and national job markets, information on recruitment, job search and hiring trends, and local executive success stories.

CareerBuilder.com offers an extensive online search function for thousands of posted jobs by type, industry, company or location as well as resume-posting and job application services.

TV Times


Daily TV, movie and sports program highlights and viewing recommendations. Easy-to-use 24/7 broadcast schedules offer comprehensive channel and movie listings. Feature and TV films guide offers a quick take on the week's upcoming movies.

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