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  • San Francisco's flower power days

    San Francisco's flower power days
    It's a bittersweet experience, chasing down hippie history in San Francisco. But at least the geography is simple. You begin with Haight-Ashbury, the neighborhood just east of Golden Gate Park that was a focal point when rebellious young people...
  • San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?

    San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?
    Every year, millions of people find themselves craving a vacation from greater Los Angeles. Many of these people don't want to cross state lines or climb mountains or contend with deserts, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, redwoods, Gold Country or Mickey Mouse....
  • From Sun Magazine: Something to celebrate

    From Sun Magazine: Something to celebrate
    Halfway through their recent show at 2640 Space, Celebration parted the sky. Giant white orbs already hovered over the crowd, and lightning-like flashes bathed the stage in red and purple and back to red again. But now clouds bounced from side to side,...
  • Steven Tyler's rockin' fashion style

    Steven Tyler's rockin' fashion style
    When it comes to style on "American Idol," this season, all the action has been at the judges' desk. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Steven Tyler: In the May 15 Image section, an article about Steven Tyler's fashion sense said the rocker wears...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Imagine the aging process

    Ronald Reagan is coming to Newport Beach. Well, his statue is anyway. The idea is the brainchild of Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry, a long-time Reagan admirer, and not just from afar. Curry was a member of the Reagan administration in the 1980s,...
  • Jane Scott dies at 92; longtime rock critic

    Jane Scott dies at 92; longtime rock critic
    Jane Scott was a code breaker for the Navy during World War II. She owned a wind-up Victrola. And the first song she ever loved was from the big band era: a Jimmy Rushing hit for Count Basie called "Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)." So...
  • Sweet home Laguna

     Sweet home Laguna
    Laguna Beach High School junior Macarena Rivera began playing "homemade music" with her stepdad, Jason Farthing, in the family's living room about two years ago, in order to promote his cigar box art and guitar business and to help the performing arts...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Physical therapy: pain, gain, some tears

    "I Am Joe's Aorta"; "I Am Joe's Brain." Remember those? If this is your first rodeo, you don't. If it isn't you do. It was a series of articles in Reader's Digest years ago in which a different body part each month would tell you what function they...
  • Kansas City, here 'American Idol' comes

     
    Before I get started with the coverage of tonight's American Idol, how about a little Wednesday-evening quarterbacking on last night's show?The big buzz today seemed to be all about Ryan Seacrest trying to high-five blind contestant Scott Macintyre....
  • Why is Bon Jovi a nominee for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and not Rush?

     
    Sure they had some cute hits in the '80s, but has Bon Jovi really earned the right to be nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? As Times music critic Ann Powers accurately noted, the list of nominees......
  • Top 5: Halloween costume pieces that could double as fashion

     
    With dozens of temporary Halloween costume stores popping up all over town comes yet another breed of store to scour interesting wardrobe additions for. Sure, plastic gladiator sandals and glow-in-the-dark stick-on fingernails would never cut it in the...