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  • Valentine's Day dinners at Los Angeles-area restaurants

    Valentine's Day dinners at Los Angeles-area restaurants
    Valentine's Day is one of the biggest restaurant evenings of the year. Here are some places that are offering special menus and deals. Alegria: Long Beach's Alegria combines a four-course dinner for $65 and live flamenco dancers. Offered from February 10...
  • Early Alfred Hitchcock effort discovered

    Early Alfred Hitchcock effort discovered
    It's the kind of surprise the Master of Suspense would have loved. The National Film Preservation Foundation and the New Zealand Film Archive are announcing Wednesday the discovery of the first 30 minutes of a 1923 British film, "The White Shadow,"...
  • Wine of the Week: 2007 Mountford 'Liaison' Pinot Noir

    Wine of the Week: 2007 Mountford 'Liaison' Pinot Noir
      What a lovely expression of Pinot Noir from New Zealand's Mountford estate. Elegant and smooth, this New World Pinot carries the taste of Santa Rosa plums and sweet Asian spices. The scent jumps right out of the glass — sandalwood, and...
  • Book review: 'X'ed Out' by Charles Burns

    Book review: 'X'ed Out' by Charles Burns
    "I try to control it … try to focus in on the good things … waking up with Sarah on a clear, beautiful day … walking with her through Chinatown, the sky impossibly bright and blue. Everything bright and clean and new … but my...
  • Mothballs should be put away forever, say doctors Down Under

    Granny alert: wrapping your grown childrens' precious baby things in mothballs so that they can be passed on to your grandchildren may seem like a good idea. But mounting reports of deaths and neurological damage in infants attributed to naphthalene...
  • Russell Garcia dies at 95; arranger, composer and conductor

    Russell Garcia dies at 95; arranger, composer and conductor
    Russell Garcia, an arranger, composer and conductor who was an influential figure in the West Coast music scene during the 1950s and '60s and whose work in Hollywood included writing the score for the 1960 science-fiction classic "The Time Machine," has...
  • PASSINGS: Edward G. 'Ted' Jones, David Baldus, Kathryn Tucker Windham

    PASSINGS: Edward G. 'Ted' Jones, David Baldus, Kathryn Tucker Windham
    Edward G. 'Ted' Jones Scientist studied brain anatomy, schizophrenia Dr. Edward G. "Ted" Jones, 72, a former UC Irvine neuroscientist who was an expert on brain anatomy and the causes of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, collapsed and...
  • New Zealand quake raises questions about L.A. buildings

    New Zealand quake raises questions about L.A. buildings
    The level of devastation from this week's earthquake in New Zealand has some California scientists saying that the state's seismic building codes should be reevaluated to address the striking structural failures seen in Christchurch. In New Zealand,...
  • See Your Building Scale the Cyber Skyline

    See Your Building Scale the Cyber Skyline
    Have you ever wondered what your business would look like from a digital perspective? Well, now you can see your own "digital building" on Google Maps. Share | If you are looking to expand your business by drawing more people in, you can now have a...
  • Track the Costa Concordia's course via a digital simulation

     
    Costa Concordia: A New Zealand-based company has created a Google Earth simulation of the path of the Costa Concordia, the cruise ship that went aground last week off the coast of Tuscany....
  • ‘Power Rangers Samurai’: Green Ranger comes from Winter Springs

     
    A background in dance comes in handy in executing the stunts. "Sometimes we're taught a fight scene in an hour, then we film," David says. "Dancing has put my mind at ease and helped me pick up choreography quickly."...
  • Wine of the Week: 2009 Momo Sauvignon Blanc

    Wine of the Week: 2009 Momo Sauvignon Blanc
      2009 Momo Sauvignon Blanc I don't know about you, but right now I'm looking for something crisp and cold to beat the heat. And this aromatic Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand is just the bottle to do it. Made from grapes grown on three different...