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California Science Center

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  • The International Space Station, through the astronauts' eyes

    The International Space Station, through the astronauts' eyes
    Anyone who thinks the U.S. space program is done with and permanently parked at the California Science Center in the form of the space shuttle Endeavour hasn’t heard NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson and aerospace engineer Camille Alleyne (yes,...
  • Taking the Kids -- to L.A. museums

    Taking the Kids -- to L.A. museums
    Meet megamouth. He's the world's rarest shark. Maybe your kids would rather reach out and touch tires that flew in space on the space shuttle Endeavour. The artists in your family can create their own masterpieces while young scientists can watch...
  • Scared straight at "The Science of Fear"

    Scared straight at "The Science of Fear"
    The new exhibition at Fort Lauderdale’s Museum of Discovery and Science wants to scare you stupid. But there’s a good reason: to make you smarter. The museum’s “Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear,” on tour from the California...
  • No cost for cultural history

    No cost for cultural history
    The Orange County Museum of Art will join 20 Southern California arts venues during the ninth annual Museums Free-For-All. Between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, patrons can enter the Newport Beach location at no charge. Along with free admission to its...
  • Arts funding at risk in Brown's budget proposal

    Arts funding at risk in Brown's budget proposal
    Advocates of boosting California's meager state-funded grants to the arts received official word Thursday that they've got some heavy lifting to do, because Gov. Jerry Brown's new budget proposal has no good news for the arts. Brown's budget plan...
  • Garcetti laments lack of diversity among L.A. firefighter recruits

    Garcetti laments lack of diversity among L.A. firefighter recruits
    Mayor Eric Garcetti acknowledged Monday that Los Angeles was continuing to have trouble diversifying its ranks of firefighters, saying he did not expect much progress with the first class of recruits on his watch. “I haven’t seen all of the...
  • L.A. councilman says Jerry Brown failed taxpayers on Coliseum deal

    L.A. councilman says Jerry Brown failed taxpayers on Coliseum deal
    City Councilman Bernard C. Parks on Monday said Gov. Jerry Brown failed California taxpayers by ignoring his complaints about secrecy surrounding the deal that gave USC control of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and nearly all of its revenue. Parks...
  • Coliseum incurred big expense in trying to keep USC lease talks secret

    Coliseum incurred big expense in trying to keep USC lease talks secret
    The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was flirting with insolvency, but that didn't stop its government overseers from incurring hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal expenses to keep secret their deliberations on a new long-term lease for the stadium....
  • Charity and conviction come together to bring good ideas to life

    Charity and conviction come together to bring good ideas to life
    It was kind of like "American Idol," without the singing and the snarky remarks. After weeks of coaching and rehearsals, 10 contestants had three minutes each on stage to pitch their dreams to a panel of judges and an audience of 600 high-minded donors....
  • LAX getting new Eric Garcetti posters shot by Catherine Opie

    LAX getting new Eric Garcetti posters shot by Catherine Opie
    Catherine Opie confessed she was never a fan of the posters at LAX showing the mayor welcoming air travelers to Los Angeles. "I always thought they could have been done better," the photographer said. Starting Thursday, there will be a new series of...
  • Discovery of Earth-like planets should be a Sputnik moment

    When “Star Trek” showed Capt. James T. Kirk writing on a handheld, touch-sensitive electronic notepad in 1967, most computer scientists, not to mention most viewers, thought it was absurd — a fun flight of fancy, yes, but certainly not...
  • Wallis Annenberg puts her own stamp on Southland's cultural scene

    Wallis Annenberg puts her own stamp on Southland's cultural scene
    The star power under a tented ballroom enclosing a blocklong stretch of Beverly Hills' Crescent Drive was intense. Kevin Spacey, Jodie Foster, Amy Adams, Gwen Stefani, Demi Moore and 1,000 or so other influencers came out in glittering gowns and tuxes for...