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  • Toronto: International Films That Have Festgoers Talking

    "Attila Marcel" (France) International sales: Pathe With his live-action debut, French animation auteur Sylvain Chomet has transposed the offbeat charm, singular characters and richly layered visual style of his Oscar-nommed hand-drawn toons, "The...
  • Best of Toronto: Variety Critics Look Past the Oscar Hype

    PETER DEBRUGE: Looking back on 11 days and several hundred movies, it's somewhat disheartening to realize this is the year that Oscar hype all but overwhelmed the Toronto Film Festival. Things have been gradually building up to this, considering that...
  • Camomile plants: from pretty flowers to homegrown tea

    In summer, when the camomile is in full bloom and harvesting has begun, the gardeners at Stanford Avalon Community Garden in South L.A. let a portion of the field go to seed, ensuring a harvest down the line. Most of the gardeners here are from Mexico,...
  • Affordable Care Act's challenge: getting young adults enrolled

    Arsine Sargsyan is 23 years old, healthy and uninsured. She chooses to forgo coverage for one simple reason: "I never get sick." Despite her reluctance, Sargsyan is exactly the type of person insurance plans, states and the federal government are...
  • Check It Out: Readers, come on, get happy

    Happiness — it's a quality we are all looking to find and keep. Although no one is happy all the time, some people appear to feel more fulfilled than others. Being happy with yourself isn't so much about pursuing it, but finding things that you...
  • Seeking magic in a bottle

    Seeking magic in a bottle
    Almost everywhere you look, you're bombarded with advertisements shilling products that promise "energy," "pep" and "vigor" — all with little to no side effects. You can buy the products at any convenience or grocery store or by mail order. With the...
  • Valerian: sleep aid for humans, catnip for felines

     
    Growing valerian: Valerian is grown as a relaxant and sleep aid for humans, but cats and dogs love the plant too....
  • Homegrown lemon grass: two varieties of a singular taste

    One of the stands of lemon grass in the middle of the Vermont Square Community Garden is in full flower now, a somewhat unusual occurrence. It’s not a particularly attractive phase for the plants, which look like overgrown weeds on their last legs....
  • Alleged sea cucumber thief arrested; accomplice at large

     
    A Van Nuys man was under arrest Wednesday in connection with a string of ginseng and sea cucumber burglaries over the last month in Monterey Park....
  • 1 charged, 1 sought in Monterey Park sea cucumber, ginseng thefts

     
    Monterey Park police Thursday released an image of a second suspect in a string of recent robberies at traditional Chinese medicine stores. The picture, pulled from a security camera on a Garvey Avenue storefront, depicts a man pacing in front......
  • Man held in ginseng, sea cucumber burglaries in Monterey Park

     
    Monterey Park police Monday arrested a man in connection with a string of ginseng and sea cucumber burglaries over the last month, authorities said. Man Van Truong, 56, of Van Nuys, is believed to have driven a dark-colored Honda used......
  • Deer antler spray? Huh?

     
    Perhaps you're a sports fan. Maybe just even a casual observer. You might have heard of Ray Lewis, the star linebacker of the Baltimore Ravens, who will be playing in the Super Bowl this weekend. You may have heard how he made an amazing recovery from a...