| Jun 10, 2009
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the Kennedy Krieger Institute are joining in what is being called one of the largest studies to examine early causes of autism.
Medical experts have been trying for years to unravel why children develop autism. Is it...
| Apr 21, 2009
"Money Walks," a serial novel by 16 Los Angeles writers who will be appearing at this year's Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, runs through Friday. The festival takes place Saturday and Sunday at UCLA.
Rev. Franco peered out the window. On the...
| May 18, 2008
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, hospitalized Saturday after apparently suffering a seizure at his home on Cape Cod, Mass., was awake and joking with family members later in the day, a spokeswoman said.
The Democratic senator is undergoing tests at...
| Aug 31, 2009
Hoping to boost attendance after a year of production cuts and emergency fundraising appeals, the financially stretched Geffen Playhouse has worked in a new marketing wrinkle: using the Web-based ticket-discounter Goldstar to sell season subscriptions...
| Sep 21, 2009
Seniors may help ward off dementia by indulging in a beer or a glass of wine daily, new studies suggest.
But there's an important caveat: The findings apply to healthy people, not those with mild cognitive impairments or other chronic medical conditions....
| Mar 14, 2009
Lost L.A. unearths something that's buried in history. It tells stories of buildings that have been razed, burned or renovated into extinction. Developers often cause these wipeouts, explaining them away as the price of progress. Translation: the cost...
| Sep 16, 2010
On the counter in Jill Donenfeld's Malibu kitchen, just across Pacific Coast Highway from David Geffen's sprawling compound: leafy cilantro; wild arugula; portobello, shiitake and cremini mushrooms; a deep purple eggplant; silken organic tofu; gourmet...
| Oct 3, 2010
Attracting more than 1,000 people and raising nearly $5 million, the Sept. 25 "Unmasking" of the Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art brought together some of L.A.'s most prominent faces from finance,...
| Nov 16, 2010
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For Glendale resident Douglas Rogers, life took an animated turn in 1998 when he was hired as art director for "Shrek."
"I had come to Los Angeles to do 'Othello' at the Shakespeare Festival. Jeffrey Katzenburg (producer of 'Shrek' and DreamWorks...
| Feb 26, 2010
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One of pop music's most enduring mysteries can finally be put to rest.
For nearly four decades, Carly Simon kept the identity of the subject of her hit song "You're So Vain," a secret, while fans speculated celebrities such as Warren Beatty, Mick...
| Oct 8, 2008
Newly-installed Fannie Mae CEO Herb Allison, Jr. was national finance chair of John McCain's Republican presidential bid in 2000 and as recently as 2006 he wrote a $5,000 check to McCain's Straight Talk America PAC. But a year later Allison switched his...