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  • Leonardo da Vinci's 'Angel' lands in Westwood

    Leonardo da Vinci's 'Angel' lands in Westwood
  • The Hammer Museum's striking rise

    The Hammer Museum's striking rise
    In 1998, Ann Philbin, director of the Drawing Center in New York, received a couple of letters from UCLA inviting her to apply for the top position at a fledgling museum near the university's campus. "I threw the letters in the garbage," she says. "I had...
  • Our Laguna: Mixing it up with the stars at gala

    The Festival of Arts rolled out the red carpet Saturday for the 12th Annual Gala benefit, which raises money improvements and renovations to the city-owned facility. About $200,000 was raised, in no small part due to the celebrities who attend, some of...
  • Discoveries: 'Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries' by Helen Vendler

    Discoveries: 'Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries' by Helen Vendler
    Dickinson Selected Poems and Commentaries Helen Vendler Harvard University Press: 530 pp., $35 I'm just a regular reader, you say. I read for pleasure. Why should I read the commentaries of critic Helen Vendler on the "epigrammatic, terse, abrupt,...
  • Steps To Create A Landscape You Love

    Julie Moir Messervy is on a mission: She wants to get people outside. "Home is outside as much as it is inside," the Vermont-based garden designer said last week at a meeting of the Connecticut Horticultural Society in West Hartford. But too often...
  • Hair today, gone tomorrow

    Charles Thompson was wigging out, so he decided to change his life big time. The wig maker is retiring after 45 years in his Laguna Beach shop. Thompson, 65, said that he decided to quit making wigs because he was working too hard. He says that there...
  • Small Wonders: Seeing the world in entirely new ways

    "Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason." — Leonardo da Vinci Faith comes in many forms, I...
  • Mailbag: Schiff downplays illegal immigration

    Rep. Adam Schiff told a government class at Crescenta Valley High School that newly elected officials might be able to save California from drowning in red ink ("Political discourse," June 8). Did Schiff tell his captive audience that California...
  • Robotic Surgery: How Safe Is It?

    Robotic Surgery: How Safe Is It?
    When Mea Figueroa of St. Cloud, Florida, was told that a robot would be performing a delicate operation to remove uterine fibroids that were causing her pain and abnormal bleeding, she hesitated slightly. The machine looked like something straight out of...
  • Leonardo da Vinci makes a stop at Winter Games in Vancouver

    Leonardo da Vinci makes a stop at Winter Games in Vancouver
  • Naps can refresh brain power

    Naps can refresh brain power
    Leonardo da Vinci took them, as did Napoleon Bonaparte, Johannes Brahms and Winston Churchill. You could probably use one right now. Midday naps have long been touted as a good thing, lowering blood pressure and driving down the risk of heart attack. And...