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  • 2012 National Pie Championships winners announced

     
    At the 18th Annual APC/Crisco National Pie Championships held April 27-29 in Orlando, pie makers fought for bragging rights and prize money in 12 pie categories.  The pies were judged by 195 qualified volunteer chefs, bakers and assorted pie aficionados....
  • L.A. Film Festival: Socially conscious short docs

     
    Focus Forward is a series of three-minute documentaries that shed a light on innovative individuals who are shaping the world through acts or inventions. The program boasts a roster of 30 international filmmakers and since its inception in September, nine...
  • Heavy-handed UCF should lighten up

     
    Today's paper carried an interesting story about a UCF student who developed a new app to help students register for classes. You can read the piece for yourself. But basically, student Tim Arnold figured out a way to alert students when classes they...
  • Transcript: The Jerry Brown interview

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown sat down with two Los Angeles Times reporters in his Capitol office for a wide-ranging interview....
  • USC Schwarzenegger Institute kickoff will fuse Hollywood, politics

     
    Class is in for professor Schwarzenegger, and he has a lesson for anyone willing to listen: Politicians have a lot to learn from Hollywood. The action star and former governor will host the kickoff of his new academic institute at......
  • Mark Cuban “Shark Tank” exclusive: new season features more fights, intensity

     
    ABC's Shark Tank would obviously not be successful without the creative and not-so-creative inventions showcased every week, but one particular shark has been lurking in the water for some time and plans to emerge to give the show some much-needed bite....
  • Obama campaign appealing to Florida on innovation initiatives

     
    Perhaps seeing an opportunity in Florida's research and high-tech industries, and those voters who love them, the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama released a report this morning touting the president's record on supporting research in...
  • Best of the Web

     
    Moments of Innovation...
  • Nature close up with the Bird Photo Booth

     
    When I visited the L.A. Art Mobil Arts Festival in Santa Monica a few months ago, one group of photographs really caught my attention, striking close-ups of birds. Normally nature photographs aren't that unusual, but these larger-than-life blow-ups were...
  • Two La Cañada Flintridge scientists honored at White House ceremony

     
    Two La Canada Flintridge scientists honored at White House ceremony...
  • What was the point of bailing out GM?

    What was the point of bailing out GM?
    Today's topic: Should the U.S. government have spent billions to keep General Motors from liquidation only to eventually steer it to Bankruptcy Court? An earlier bankruptcy would have saved taxpayers billions Point: Daniel J. Ikenson General Motors...