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  • Commentary: Banning Ranch project has one important element

    I suppose (rather glumly) that the Banning Ranch development will eventually be rubber-stamped into reality. After all, who would stand in face of "a home run" for Newport Beach and Costa Mesa residents? And who'd ever oppose a project that would "allow...
  • Towson biology professor developing silicone implant to battle herpes

    Towson biology professor developing silicone implant to battle herpes
    The space sure looked like a science lab, with beakers full of brightly-hued potions and a dry-erase board covered in graphs and mathematical scrawl. But at the heart of the operation sits a hunk of metal with a hand crank on the side. "It's a pasta...
  • Jamming through the summer

    Jamming through the summer
    The fifth annual Flights & Sounds Summer Festival at the Orange County Great Park will continue Aug. 23 with Jim Washburn's Guitar Picks. The festival's Made in America Weekend — dedicated to blues, swing and guitars — will kick off with a...
  • After isolation, Grace Potter returned with her best work

    After isolation, Grace Potter returned with her best work
    At the halfway point of recording "The Lion, the Beast, the Beat" — Grace Potter and the Nocturnals' fourth album, released last June — things seemed to be progressing smoothly. The band's hybrid of blues, rock and folk sounded locked-in...
  • Bobby Womack interview: 'I wonder why I'm still here'

    Bobby Womack interview: 'I wonder why I'm still here'
    Bobby Womack picks up the phone, and speaks what’s on his mind in a voice made of gravel. “I know a lot of people who are not here anymore,” the R&B great says, “and I wonder why I’m still here. … Not a day goes by...
  • Alabama Shakes steamroll into Virgin Mobile FreeFest

    Alabama Shakes steamroll into Virgin Mobile FreeFest
    When Alabama Shakes take the Virgin Mobile FreeFest stage on Saturday, the quartet — all from Athens, Alabama — will likely play its biggest hit, "Hold On," within the first few songs. This is a deliberate move, and also a sort of challenge...
  • Donna Summer dead at 63; more than just a disco diva

    Donna Summer dead at 63; more than just a disco diva
    Donna Summer was typecast as the disco-era “bad girl,” the diva who was too salty and sexual for some radio stations to play in the ‘70s. But she was also a musical revolutionary, a versatile singer who created a radical new template for...
  • Online shopping goes hyperlocal on GatherLA.com

     Online shopping goes hyperlocal on GatherLA.com
    Katie Kay Mead was sitting behind the counter in her Los Feliz boutique, GatherLA, in late summer when two European tourists came in, asking for directions to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The tourists gazed curiously at a taxidermied fawn displayed among...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: West Hollywood, Fairfax, Wilshire, Koreatown

    Southern California Close-Ups: West Hollywood, Fairfax, Wilshire, Koreatown
      First published on Oct. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown, and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that...
  • Attention young bookworms!

    Attention young bookworms!
    It's summertime, and school's out. It's time to kick off your shoes, settle into a relaxing place and read the day away. Then, be a critic. Tell us what you thought of a book you recently read, and you could be published in Printers Row Journal. Kids...
  • Our Laguna: Festival of Arts opening night reminiscent of 1930s

    Our Laguna: Festival of Arts opening night reminiscent of 1930s
    The Festival of Arts celebrated its 80th season at an invitation-only party Saturday night that harkened to the 1930s. But it was this year's show that created the buzz. "It is stunning," said Rosemary Swimm, wife of artist Tom Swimm, who was decked out...