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Winter Solstice

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  • Dec. 21: It's (not) the end of the world as we know it, NASA says

     
    Even NASA has jokes about Friday. "Dec. 21, 2012, won't be the end of the world as we know," the space agency said on its website, "however, it will be another winter solstice."...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 21, 2012

     
    In Friday's Pictures in the News: People on a Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, welcome summer's first day, while in Guatemala,  natives and visitors celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the Maya new age....
  • Dec. 21: Griffith Observatory to mark 'NOT the end of the world'

     
    Not the end of the world: If a mysterious planet named Niburu were truly hurtling toward us, Griffith Park wouldn't be a bad place to watch it bash the Earth into smithereens. Alas, the world's end is not at hand. And the observatory is trying mightily to...
  • Seasonal ales spice up the holidays

    Seasonal ales spice up the holidays
    Believe it or not, there are some thirsty souls in this world who take in the strings of colored lights, the dangling snowflakes and overdressed fir trees and do not think of Christmas morning. They hear the strains of "Good King Wenceslas" or "The...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast for December 22, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Chris Carmack was born in Washington, D.C., on this day in 1980. This birthday guy is probably best recognized for his portrayal of Luke Ward on "The O.C." from 2003-04. He's since guest-starred on episodes of "Drop Dead Diva," "NCIS"...
  • At the Los Feliz farmers market: Asian vegetables, strawberries, mushrooms

    At the Los Feliz farmers market: Asian vegetables, strawberries, mushrooms
    The number of farmers markets in Los Angeles County has more than doubled over the last decade, from 53 to 129, and many of the venues are new, small and operated by neophytes. Such is the case with the Los Feliz farmers market, which was started five...
  • Being good without God

    Being good without God
    Ken Loukinen, in brief Other job experience: Firefighter and paramedic. Other community posts: South Florida regional director for American Atheists. Education: Diploma from Medical Arts Training Center, Miramar; certification from Broward Fire...
  • Jasmine, the fragrant harbinger of spring

    Jasmine, the fragrant harbinger of spring
    It might happen tonight. Or tomorrow. But it won't happen gradually. It will come all at once. All over Los Angeles, the first pink buds of jasmine will erupt into sprays of new white flowers. The display will be chaste enough for a wedding arbor -- until...
  • Natural Perspectives: Life in our urban farm

    Thanksgiving is upon us. Traditionally, this is a time to celebrate the season's harvest. In our yard, we grow fruit, vegetables and eggs. But unfortunately, our November garden is not providing Vic and me with the feast that we had hoped for this year....
  • Travel calendar

    NAPA, CALIF. Truffle Festival When, where: Friday to Dec. 12, Westin Verasa Hotel Highlights: This inaugural event will pair top chefs with some of the world's foremost truffle scientists. In addition to tastings, attendees will have the opportunity to...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of December 5, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich SUNDAY Rhapsodomancy Reading Series: Authors Diane Lefer (" California Transit"), poet Robin Ekiss ("The Mansion of Happiness"), author/screenwriter Steve De Jarnatt ("Miracle Mile") and poet Candace...