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  • 'The Biggest Loser's' Alison Sweeney talks about shedding the baby weight and staying in shape

    'The Biggest Loser's' Alison Sweeney talks about shedding the baby weight and staying in shape
    Each week on NBC's "The Biggest Loser," host Alison Sweeney puts contestants through grueling physical challenges, issues beguiling calorie-rich temptations and then weighs them on a scale to determine whether their punishing gym sessions are paying off....
  • A working mother's guide to writing a novel

    A working mother's guide to writing a novel
    A dozen years ago, my editor at the Los Angeles Times asked if I wanted to interview novelist Mary Gordon, who was in Los Angeles on a book tour. Enormously pregnant, I said yes, partly because I love Mary Gordon and partly because her hotel was two...
  • A 'Switch' on male-female roles

    A 'Switch' on male-female roles
    It looks like a chick flick and stars chick-flick staple Jennifer Aniston, but the little secret of "The Switch" is that it's actually about men. And not necessarily the Y- chromosome set at its finest. Men who can't be honest with themselves or the...
  • Book review: 'Unbearable Lightness' by Portia de Rossi

    Book review: 'Unbearable Lightness' by Portia de Rossi
    Some remarks, like radioactive elements, have a lingering half-life that allows them to poison one generation after another. One that still contaminates our body-obsessed popular culture is the Duchess of Windsor's notorious admonition that no woman can...
  • Ben Horowitz dies at 96; he helped City of Hope become world-renowned medical center

    Ben Horowitz dies at 96; he helped City of Hope become world-renowned medical center
    Ben Horowitz, who guided the City of Hope from a relatively small tuberculosis hospital to a world-renowned cancer and medical research center, has died. He was 96. Horowitz died Saturday of natural causes at his Los Angeles home, the center announced....
  • Freckles Get Their Day in the Sun

    Freckles Get Their Day in the Sun
    As the weather gets warmer, it's time to head out to play, and if you have freckles, they are eager to join the party. Many people do have freckles, and not just the fair-skinned, red-haired among us. People with freckles come in every color, age and...
  • Marshall Flaum dies at 85; award-winning documentary maker

    Marshall Flaum dies at 85; award-winning documentary maker
    Marshall Flaum, an award-winning producer, director and writer who specialized in documentaries, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles of complications after hip surgery, his family said. He was 85. Flaum won five Emmy Awards, had...
  • Meghan Daum: David Mamet's new herd

    Meghan Daum: David Mamet's new herd
    David Mamet, the acclaimed playwright known for characters that drop the F-bomb at every opportunity, has dropped the ultimate bomb on his fans and the creative community: He is no longer a "brain-dead liberal" but rather a "newly minted conservative."...
  • Outdoor dining: Where to go

    Outdoor dining: Where to go
    Axe, 1009 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice; (310) 664-9787; www.axerestaurant.com. Bastide, 8475 Melrose Place, Los Angeles; (323) 651-5950; www.bastidela.com. Bouchon, 235 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, (310) 271-9910; www.bouchonbistro.com. Chateau...
  • Vanessa Bruno brings her unique looks to Los Angeles

    Vanessa Bruno brings her unique looks to Los Angeles
    Vanessa Bruno likes to say that she makes "easy clothes for difficult girls." But in the Parisian designer's world, "difficult" doesn't mean someone who must coordinate her outfit with an alcohol monitoring anklet but a woman with original taste who wants...
  • Urban folk singer Emily Lacy drawn to experiment

     
    L.A.-based Emily Lacy dips into the worlds of urban folk music and art to create a distinct sonic scene. What the larger public knows about L.A.-based singer and experimental composer Emily Lacy can be captured in a single scene: In......
  • Movie Projector: 'X-Men: First Class' will top box office but may have lowest opening in the super-hero series

     
    A band of young mutants won't face any deadly rivals at the box office this weekend, but they may still fall short of the mark set by previous "X-Men" movies. "X-Men: First Class" is the only new film opening nationwide......