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  • Readers recommend: EVA Airways, a great way to Hanoi, Vietnam

    I recommend EVA Airways as a wonderful way to fly to Hanoi. There is an elite class that is comfortable for those who need more leg room and wider seats but who don't want to spend for business class, but the seating and service are fine in coach as well....
  • Crowds pack stores, but will the buying continue?

    Crowds pack stores, but will the buying continue?
    Anyone wondering whether Americans have the nerve to keep spending despite a rattled economy might have been cheered by the Friday morning scene at Fry's Electronics in Fountain Valley. And by the chutzpah of Sawmon Jahagiri, who paid $40 to a more...
  • There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern

    There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern
    As UC Davis physicist and geologist John Rundle ponders the map of recent California earthquakes, he sees visions of a doughnut even Homer J. Simpson wouldn't like. The doughnut is formed by pinpointing the recent quakes near Eureka, Mexicali and Palm...
  • Ode to the L.A. doughnut

    I'm familiar with all the usual complaints: It has no center. It's artificial. It's bad for your health. It can be stale, or rough around the edges, or too sprawling. It epitomizes the excess and emptiness of American culture. Still, I will defend the...
  • Insurance assurance

    Insurance assurance
    The earthquake that killed more than 270 people and left 28,000 homeless in central Italy reminded Californians this week how fortunate they have been in the 15 years since the disaster in Northridge. There have been some moderately strong temblors,...
  • Letters to the editor

    Anything goes? No Re “Keeping L.A.’s signs vital,” Critic’s Notebook, March 26 Is there anything that makes Los Angeles look more like Podunk than the proliferation of gigantic Lady Liberties? Is it true that Times...
  • Prepare for a quake? L.A.'s too busy

    Prepare for a quake? L.A.'s too busy
    Newlyweds receiving a wedding gift from Stacy Gerlich these days can expect a little disaster when they unwrap her present. The Los Angeles Fire Department captain forsakes the traditional toaster oven or personalized bric-a-brac, instead stuffing...
  • Man Facing Eviction Fatally Shoots Himself

    Man Facing Eviction Fatally Shoots Himself
    NORTHRIDGE -- A man who fatally shot himself in Northridge after deputies tried to serve him with an eviction notice was identified Saturday. Sheriff's deputies from the Civil Management Unit's Van Nuys office went to the home in the 17000 block of...
  • Durable anchor fought TV fluff

    Hal Fishman, the award-winning KTLA-TV Channel 5 news anchor who was a Los Angeles broadcasting fixture for nearly 50 years, died Tuesday, the station announced. He was 75. Fishman died at 3 a.m. at his Brentwood home with his family at his side. He...
  • Candidates decry state of economy

    With California playing a meaningful role in the presidential race for the first time in decades, all three major Democratic candidates hit the campaign trail here Thursday, with talk of pocketbook issues in the face of a weakening economy. As the Dow...
  • Meet Your 'Big Brother 9' Cast

    For the first-ever winter edition of "Big Brother," CBS has assembled the show's biggest cast ever -- and they're all looking to hook up. In fact, they'll have no choice but to do so. All 16 players are single, but the wrinkle in the game this season...
  • China quake should wake up U.S.

     
    by Frank James As we view the images of the aftermath of the earthquake in China's Sichuan Province and the reports of an estimated 12,000 dead, it's impossible to escape the sense that not only could it happen here but......