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  • 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...
  • Retail sales growth falls short of expectations

    Retail sales growth falls short of expectations
    Retail sales rose 0.2% in July in a slow-but-steady performance that suggests Americans aren't ready to spend enough to kick the economy into a higher gear. The month-to-month uptick represents the measure's fourth straight gain, the Commerce Department...
  • Former JPMorgan employees charged in 'London whale' case

    NEW YORK — The bank's infamous "London whale" trades involved complex financial products, but prosecutors alleged that a cover-up by former JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees involved simple lies. The accusation was part of criminal charges filed...
  • MICA's new residence hall combines pretty and practical

    MICA's new residence hall combines pretty and practical
    Teaching students about color and design is nothing new for the Maryland Institute of College of Art. But the school's newest residence hall, set to open this month, provides lessons in creating a space that is not only chic and attractive, but also...
  • Exploring Meshomasic State Forest's Dark Hollow Brook Will Bring Out Your Inner Child

    Exploring Meshomasic State Forest's Dark Hollow Brook Will Bring Out Your Inner Child
    Every time I hike, I come down with a bad case of little-boy-itis. You know, that "virus" you pick up as a child that causes you to go as close to the edge of a cliff as possible or splash your way across a stream or run through the spray of a waterfall....