| Sep 17, 2011
It seems worthy of an old-fashioned Hollywood epic, with a cast of thousands and a plot that spans four decades: "The Greatest Story Ever Told About Southern California Art."
Over the next six months, more than 60 museums and arts venues from Santa...
| May 6, 2011
Follow the food trucks like a pro. Since they're constantly on the move, here's how to find some favorites on Facebook and Twitter. Where multiple, non-truck-related Facebook pages exist for a given truck name, we have provided a website. Entering...
| Jul 23, 2011
Elliot Handler, a pioneering toy maker who co-founded Mattel and invented Hot Wheels, has died. He was 95.
Handler died Thursday from heart failure at his Century City home, according to his daughter, Barbara Segal, after whom the Barbie doll was named....
| Oct 12, 2010
She's gotta do it: write in the language of the people she knows, filling the pitcher to overflowing. It started with "Aquaboogie," linked stories set in her hometown of Riverside, peopled with her people, perched on the sides of dry river beds, always...
| Mar 4, 2011
A marvelous mash-up of Old West and newfangled, "Rango" rewrites the animation playbook with its eye-popping critters and varmints, and its hero's tale (tail?) of a chameleon desperate for a SAG card and a town desperate for a sheriff. What fun.
| Jul 17, 2011
Don't get Dolly Parton started about end-of-the-world prognosticators. The Country Music Hall of Fame member was raised and remains devoutly religious, as she demonstrated so artfully in her biblically rooted classic song "Coat of Many Colors." But the...
| Apr 23, 2012
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Big summer movies such as “Battleship,” “The Avengers,” “Amazing Spiderman” and “G.I. Joe” – and the packaged toys that will be sold with them – can’t come soon enough forHasbro Inc., whose...
| Apr 17, 2012
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Goldman Sachs had a miserable first quarter — but mainly when it comes to public relations. The firm managed to beat analysts' expectations with better-than-anticipated profit, joining a pageant of generally strong earnings reports that buoyed the...
| Nov 26, 2010
Nicki Minaj never envisioned herself as hip-hop's reigning "it" girl. The question alone makes her giggle as she offers an answer nowhere near as cocky as her saucy rhymes.
"When I was growing up I thought I'd be a famous actress," she says. "Acting came...
| Aug 30, 2011
You're in a relationship and things start to get difficult. Is there something you can do to weather the storm? We chatted with psychologist Travis Bradberry, author of "Emotional Intelligence 2.0" (Talentsmart), about identifying the symptoms that...
| Dec 8, 2011
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Divine Design kicked off its 20th year by honoring Thomas Keller, Patricia Field and Viola Davis at a gala dinner at the Beverly Hilton on Dec. 7....
| Dec 13, 2011
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"What's happening to America's vaginas?" asks Ashley Fetters in a cultural trend story for the Atlantic. "Is pubic hair going extinct?" In Tuesday's piece, she examines the rise of down-there hair removal, especially among women under 30, and zooms in.......