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  • Calendar

    Calendar
    Words & Ideas TODAY Sharmage Leland-St. John The poet will present and sign her new collection, "Contingencies." Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 7 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Joseph Mattson, Elisa Ambrogio and Arthur Nersesian...
  • Baying for snow

    It is a winter pastime that, like cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, requires good snow, demands long underwear -- or, for some, thick fur -- and favors participants with a strenuous but exhilarating workout. But unlike those activities, dog...
  • "The Story of Edgar Sawtelle," by David Wroblewski

    From Anton Chekhov's "Kashtanka" and Franz Kafka's "Investigations of a Dog," down through Jack London's "Call of the Wild" and "White Fang," and including Albert Payson Terhune's improbably massive canine oeuvre, right up to such iconic names as Lassie,...
  • Zin-ful toast to 4th of July

    Zin-ful toast to 4th of July
    July Fourth: Rockets will scream through the darkening sky, sparklers will sputter and cherry bombs will pop in backyards all across the United States. Why not also celebrate Independence Day with a firecracker of a wine, a zinfandel from California's...
  • Diprivan Already Scrutinized Before Jackson's Death

    Diprivan Already Scrutinized Before Jackson's Death
    LOS ANGELES -- The powerful sedative Diprivan was already under question by federal regulators prior to Michael Jackson's sudden death. Also known as Propofol, Diprivan was among a slew of pharmaceuticals reportedly found inside Jackson's rented Holmby...
  • Featured Book - Jack London - White Fang

    White Fang – by Jack London – This is one of the all-time classics. Written in the early 1900’s it tells a story of Alaska, its people and its animals. White Fang, along with Call Of The Wild have survived the test of time and have...
  • Detectives seize more records from Jackson's doctor

    Detectives investigating Michael Jackson's death continued to target the pop star's personal physician Tuesday, searching the doctor's Las Vegas office for medical records, medications and prescriptions, and seizing cellphones and a computer hard drive...
  • Jackson's Doctor Could Face Foreclosure

    Jackson's Doctor Could Face Foreclosure
    Michael Jackson's personal physician is more than $100,000 behind on his mortgage payments and could face foreclosure on the country club home authorities searched in their manslaughter investigation into the singer's death, records show. Dr. Conrad...
  • 1940s film star Virginia Mayo dies at 84

    Virginia Mayo, the beautiful blond who rose to movie stardom in the 1940s in comedies opposite Bob Hope and Danny Kaye and had memorable dramatic turns with James Cagney in "White Heat" and Dana Andrews in "The Best Years of Our Lives," died Monday. She...
  • Author Susan Sontag Dies

    Susan Sontag, one of America's most influential intellectuals, internationally renowned for the passionate engagement and breadth of her critical intelligence and her ardent activism in the cause of human rights, died today of leukemia. She was 71. The...
  • It's Not Just a Train Trip, It's a State of Mind

    Man, did you see that wigwag back there? You don't see many of those anymore." "And before that, three SW8s on a local … " "And those EMD switchers … " "Gaviota's at 339.5, right?" I catch snippets of this conversation among four casually dressed...