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  • Shopping: Vivier and Bentley store opens in Silver Lake

    Shopping: Vivier and Bentley store opens in Silver Lake
    When jewelry designer Kathryn Bentley and handbag designer Clare Vivier — who share a pared-down luxury aesthetic — outgrew their respective home offices, they set out to find a shared design studio. The duo's ideal workspace turned out to be...
  • Local 'Fallen Hero' story to get TV airing

    Local 'Fallen Hero' story to get TV airing
    There are some books that all but shout, "Put me on the big screen!" and "In With the Devil: A Fallen Hero, a Serial Killer and a Dangerous Bargain for Redemption" is one of them. The "fallen hero" of the title is the book's co-author, a former drug...
  • Price of gold surges on Fed stimulus hopes; is it headed for $2,000?

    The spot price of gold lurched up Thursday as anticipation of new stimulus measures worldwide grew. The precious metal was up 1.9% to $1,669.10 an ounce, propelled in part by an unexpected rise in jobless claims that highlighted the job market's...
  • Death Valley sizzle

    Death Valley sizzle
    Summertime in Death Valley. Breathing hurts a little. The wind blows heavy like a hair dryer, burning our nostrils. The asphalt sizzles through the soles of our shoes. It's 120 degrees outside, our rented PT Cruiser tells us when we slide back inside....
  • 'Four Fish' captures the story of a seafood crisis

    'Four Fish' captures the story of a seafood crisis
    If the slippery sustainable-seafood issue still leaves you unsure about the right fish to eat, join the club. The situation remains complex and its explanation could make for a long, boring treatise. Fortunately for seafood fans, journalist Paul...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix likely to repeat Labor Day weekend date

    Baltimore Grand Prix likely to repeat Labor Day weekend date
    Those planning ahead to the summer of 2012 can likely figure on Indy race cars returning to the streets of Baltimore for Labor Day weekend. Will Power had barely crossed the finish line Sunday to win the IZOD IndyCar Series race at the inaugural...
  • Sayles stays rooted in change

    Sayles stays rooted in change
    Late on a weekday afternoon, we called John Sayles, the independent's independent, the pragmatist's pragmatist. He was on the outskirts of Boise, in the passenger's seat of a rented Prius, beside Maggie Renzi, his longtime partner and producer. He's tall,...
  • Gold slumps $77.10 as Bernanke dashes stimulus hopes

    Gold slumps $77.10 as Bernanke dashes stimulus hopes
    Ben Bernanke’s words on Wednesday carried a great deal of weight in the commodity markets – so much so that they squashed the prices of gold and silver. The Federal Reserve chairman told Congress that the U.S. economy was likely headed for...
  • Cultural Exchange: French writers look beyond Paris

    Cultural Exchange: French writers look beyond Paris
    François Bon knows about the hidden cemetery just behind the Grande Arche, a minimalist monument to modernity that looms over France's version of Wall Street, or La Défense. The decision to surround the office buildings in one of Europe's largest...
  • Currently coveting: Deborah Pagani jewelry

     
    Though we love the easy recognizability of brands such as Tiffany and Cartier, we're always on the hunt for under-the-radar fine-jewelry collections with a strong perspective. And the Art Deco-esque baubles of Deborah Pagani certainly feel singular -- and...
  • Commodities plunge amid global sell-off

     
    Commodity prices are getting hammered Tuesday as investors dump risky assets across the board, fearing worse to come in Japan and in the Middle East. The ThomsonReuters/Jefferies CRB index of 19 major commodities was down 2.9% to 340.47 at about......