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  • Brazilian Blowout might be dangerous to your health

    Brazilian Blowout might be dangerous to your health
    Controversy is swirling around a pricey and much-heralded hair-straightening treatment after researchers in Oregon announced recently that they had found that the formula contained the dangerous chemical formaldehyde, even in packages labeled...
  • Book review: 'LZ-'75: The Lost Chronicles of Led Zeppelin's 1975 American Tour'

    Book review: 'LZ-'75: The Lost Chronicles of Led Zeppelin's 1975 American Tour'
    Why did Stephen Davis write "LZ-'75: The Lost Chronicles of Led Zeppelin's 1975 American Tour" (Gotham: 218 pp., $22.50)? He's already the author of the band biography "Hammer of the Gods"; what more does he need to say? One reason, he explains here, is...
  • The curly-hair conundrum

    The curly-hair conundrum
    Thanks a lot, Gwyneth Paltrow. It's been more than 10 years since the actress and style icon showed up at the "Shakespeare in Love" premiere with long, stick-straight extensions. And suddenly, boom — "Blow-out salons [popped up] across the...
  • Showcasing an album in concert

    Showcasing an album in concert
    When Elton John stopped in Los Angeles this month on his latest concert tour, he came in with one of the biggest storehouses of hits in pop music history. But instead of diving headlong into his catalog, he and his old friend Leon Russell devoted the...
  • Competition on 'Food Network Star' takes on a new edge this season

    Competition on 'Food Network Star' takes on a new edge this season
    The knives are drawn. The first six seasons of Food Network's megahit, "The Next Food Network Star," had a sandbox mentality. Everyone played together nicely and cheered each other's success, with few exceptions. Season 7 premieres Sunday night with a...
  • On View: A 'Round Trip' for East L.A. College alums

    On View: A 'Round Trip' for East L.A. College alums
    "For me, living on the border of Montebello and East L.A.," says artist Patssi Valdez, "this was the local school everybody went to. You first came here and then went on to other colleges." She is sitting on the corner of the campus she attended nearly 40...
  • Book calendar events for the week of July 3, 2011 coming...

  • State takes on teacher evaluation

    SACRAMENTO -- The state Board of Education took up the controversial issue of teacher evaluations Wednesday, unanimously voting to create an online database to share information about local, state and national efforts to measure educators' effectiveness....
  • Video: Dive team helps ensure smooth sailing at busy Port of Long Beach

    Video: Dive team helps ensure smooth sailing at busy Port of Long Beach
  • Kickstarter's growing grass-roots food scene

    Kickstarter's growing grass-roots food scene
    Kate Koyama moved to Los Angeles from Hardin, Mont., to work in film production, but then a year ago a new dream started to take shape: selling Native American fry bread tacos. She already had her own family recipe, passed down from her Aunt Bernice Cook,...
  • Market Watch: Autumn Lady peaches arriving from the high desert

    Market Watch: Autumn Lady peaches arriving from the high desert
    Among the Halloween treats available at farmers market this weekend, alongside pumpkins, apples, and persimmons, there's one, Autumn Lady peaches from Tenerelli Orchards, that might seem incongruous. Could these fruits really be fresh, or any good?...
  • The Artisan: La Zamorana, making candy the old-fashioned way

    The Artisan: La Zamorana, making candy the old-fashioned way
    There's an endearing sweetness in seeing camote and calabaza candies drying on metal racks inside a nondescript warehouse space in East Los Angeles. Maybe it's because with a half-dozen jamoncillo, or milk fudge, perfectionists hard at work for Día de los...