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Chris Erskine

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  • Chris Erskine: In a mini-van for 7, only one kid's left. What now?

    It's early, say 7 a.m., and everything about this school morning seems a little off. The dog needs to go out a third time he never does that. There are clouds where there's usually sun. The coffee maker is acting up, producing an acrid, socky soup. We'd...
  • Chris Erskine: An Uber night out with oldest daughter

    She's got my phone. The older daughter and I are out having a few soda pops in Culver City. Then we go to another tavern and another tavern, and her phone dies, so now she's using mine to dial up Uber. How our kids got around before Uber is beyond me....
  • About the Writers

    Chris Erskine Chris Erskine has been a deputy Travel editor of the Los Angeles Times since 2007, responsible for helping to assign and edit stories. He also contributes stories, blog posts and photos to the section. His columns, "Man of the House" and...
  • Letters: Can't see what they can't hit

    Letters: Can't see what they can't hit
    I understand from reading the L.A. Times sports page that Josh Beckett threw a no-hitter followed by Hyun-Jin Ryu's seven innings of a perfect game, but I don't believe it because "If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to see it...."...
  • Dodgers fans: Here's your chance to speak out about TV standoff

    Dodgers fans: Here's your chance to speak out about TV standoff
    Dodgers fans seeking to voice their frustration or confusion over the team’s TV standoff are invited to a rally on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Short Stop bar in Echo Park. Times “Fan of the House” columnist Chris Erskine will host the...
  • Exploring downtown Los Angeles in 11 mini-itineraries

    Exploring downtown Los Angeles in 11 mini-itineraries
    The tourists think big. Arriving in Southern California, they expect to conquer Disneyland and Hollywood, perhaps on the same day, in between the surfing and snowboarding. Then they get stuck in traffic. Then come the recriminations, the tears, the vows...
  • Man About Town: City of Angels, that's no angel above

    Man About Town: City of Angels, that's no angel above
    Here I go again, cooling the flames of anger through self-discovery. This time, I am piloting a little plane that's not much bigger than a sofa bed, L.A. winking up at me, as if to say, "You're really doing this?" Yes, I'm really doing this. Come fly...