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  • Conlogue keeps it up, advances to semifinals at Vans US Open of Surfing

    Conlogue keeps it up, advances to semifinals at Vans US Open of Surfing
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — Three down, two to go for Courtney Conlogue. The 20-year-old Sage Hill School alumna took the next step forward in her title quest Saturday at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing by winning her Women's quarterfinal heat. Conlogue...
  • Regreso a clases: No pague impuesto a las ventas este fin de semana

    Regreso a clases: No pague impuesto a las ventas este fin de semana
    Esa computadora portátil — o refinada tableta — que su hijo insiste, una y otra vez, que necesita para la escuela, podría adquirirla este fin de semana sin tener que pagar el impuesto estatal a las ventas. Por primera vez equipos como...
  • New life for Gregory Ain house in Silver Lake

    New life for Gregory Ain house in Silver Lake
    Tony Unruh and Keith Sidley had much in common. Both were Jewish architects from South Africa transplanted to the same Los Angeles neighborhood. Both had married non-Jewish women from Maryland, and both had two young kids. Perhaps most important, both had...
  • From family sorrow, a garden sprouts in Quiet Waters

    Butterflies danced around the pink coneflowers, much to Kathryn Feldmann's delight. "Look at the pretty butterfly," she said, pointing as she admired blooms in the garden in Quiet Waters Park outside Annapolis. The garden, named Garrett's Light,...
  • Latest 5K runs are more for laughs than laps

    Latest 5K runs are more for laughs than laps
    To cheers and techno music, Electric Run competitors gathered after sunset with glow sticks and neon spandex, fuzzy hats and face paint to run the 5K night course, accompanied by a light show. "The atmosphere was charged and energetic, and I had a great...
  • I-95 South: From Big Apples to oranges

    I-95 South: From Big Apples to oranges
    Artist Johnny Laderer's fruit stand in the window display at ArtCenter/South Florida carries an attractive bundle of colorful lemons, limes and oranges, and one other detail that may give Lincoln Road shoppers some pause. Every piece of fruit in...
  • At Turner Construction, they dig reshaping the L.A. skyline

    At Turner Construction, they dig reshaping the L.A. skyline
    Dustin House and co-workers spent a recent morning in a massive hole in downtown Los Angeles where the 73-story Wilshire Grand Hotel will soon rise to become the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. As one of the superintendents for the $1-...
  • Wilshire and LACMA are a new world for Peter Zumthor

    HALDENSTEIN, Switzerland — The architect Peter Zumthor has arranged his personal and professional lives so that the divide between them is vanishingly thin. The offices of his firm, Atelier Peter Zumthor and Partners, are housed in a charmingly...
  • Additional funding for CA dog park approved

    Additional funding for CA dog park approved
    The Columbia Association Board of Directors approved on Aug. 8 an additional $55,000 to build Columbia's first dog park in Harper's Choice. The additional funds bring the total cost of the project to $135,000. The park will be located near the...
  • Angelenos' vision of their river is created from a made-up memory

    Angelenos' vision of their river is created from a made-up memory
    There's been a lot written on improving the concrete, channelized, litter-strewn Los Angeles River. No doubt the river could use some improving, but there's also a lot of misplaced nostalgia. To hear some people talk about restoring the river, you'd...
  • In Mt. Washington, a modern art studio inspired by a 1909 Craftsman

    In Mt. Washington, a modern art studio inspired by a 1909 Craftsman
    Andre Jardini and Gwen Freeman live in a stately Craftsman that was among the first homes built at the top of Mt. Washington. Designed by architect H.M. Patterson in 1909, the J.B. Merrill House, as it is called, was declared a city of Los Angeles...