| Jun 28, 2014
| 11:30 AM
If you want to understand Night + Market Song, Kris Yenbamroong's new Thai restaurant in Silver Lake, you could do worse than to look at the luu suk, a puddle of warm pig blood, strewn with feathery Southeast Asian herbs, served in a shallow bowl. The...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham."
Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Hookah use is increasing dramatically among U.S. teens, according to a new study in "Pediatrics," published online Monday and in the August issue.
The study, "Hookah Use Among U.S. High School Seniors," found the annual prevalence of hookah use was 18...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:11 PM
A federal judge turned part-time blogger who garnered unwanted national attention this week after using a profane expression to tell the Supreme Court to, effectively, "shut up" has decided to take his own advice and shut up for a while.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:49 AM
HOUSTON — Ever heard the phrase "damned with faint praise"? That's what continually came to mind about the state of the housing recovery as journalists and industry representatives came together here for the annual conference of the National...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:35 PM
| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:15 AM
A company that makes software used to administer bar exams in dozens of states has said that delays experienced by thousands of aspiring attorneys across the country have eased, and many states have extended test deadlines.
ExamSoft Worldwide Inc said...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:57 PM
If you buy stocks on your own but aren't confident you are proficient enough with financial data to spot threats to your investments, here's one easy test that even a novice can master: Watch if a company you own schedules its annual meeting far from...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:06 PM
To predict a large population's likely response to something--a product, politician or policy--political consultants, marketing gurus and advertising execs have long favored the focus group. Ask a small segment of the target audience what it thinks...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
How is it that a child of a Holocaust survivor can suffer nightmares or flashbacks from experiences he never had, or a parent with pathological fears can pass them along to a child?
Odor is just one of the cues that mothers use to "teach" their...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education.
Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...