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  • Pendleton Woolen Mills company history

    Pendleton Woolen Mills company history
    From the first celebrity customer — Apache leader Geronimo — to the recent collaboration with high-end boutique Opening Ceremony, which introduced the brand to the fashion crowd, here are a few key moments in the 102-year history of...
  • Pendleton's new indie spirit

    Pendleton's new indie spirit
    Can Pendleton conquer the hipster class? For many, the brand is associated with career clothes and mom jeans, with Indian blankets and plaid shirts worn by the Beach Boys. But Pendleton has been working to attract a new generation of contemporary...
  • Elton John & Leon Russell: Keyboard colleagues

    Elton John &  Leon Russell: Keyboard colleagues
    Few people can get away with telling an anecdote about being on safari in Africa and make it sound like a trip to the supermarket. But for Elton John, that's precisely how and where he became inspired to call his keyboard-playing pal Leon Russell after...
  • Best Coast in relaxed mode while hard at work on second album

    Best Coast in relaxed mode while hard at work on second album
    Somewhere deep in the catacombs of Capitol Studios in Hollywood, Bethany Cosentino has found a little place of her own. It's squeezed into a tight corner in the control room of Studio B, where she sits behind an ancient synthesizer to relax or think or...
  • Taylor Swift: the next chapter

    Taylor Swift: the next chapter
    Studio A at Capitol Records in Hollywood is the fabled place where Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, the Beach Boys and other stellar names in popular music made some of their most beloved recordings over the last half century. On an unseasonably pleasant...
  • Book reviews: All things Marilyn Monroe

     Book reviews: All things Marilyn Monroe
    In the decades since her death on Aug. 5, 1962, Marilyn Monroe has been the subject of so many books that the actress practically deserves her own Dewey Decimal classification. And although it seems unlikely that there's any aspect of her 36 years that...
  • Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay

    Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay
    When piped-in music and a bar's history perfectly align, it makes for a sweet cocktail of synchronicity, a besotted wink from the intimate interior that makes all the drinkers lean into their liquor just a little bit more. On a recent Sunday night, the...
  • Official version of Beach Boys' 'Smile' is released

    Official version of Beach Boys' 'Smile' is released
    "The Velvet Underground's first album only sold 10,000 copies," Brian Eno's famous quote posits, "but everyone who bought it formed a band." The Beach Boys were never remotely in the same universe of rock hipsterdom that the Velvets have long occupied,...
  • The Find: Taco Asylum in Costa Mesa

    The Find: Taco Asylum in Costa Mesa
    Is there room in Southern California for another hip taco slinger? Judging by the lunch crowds at Taco Asylum, there is indeed. Like Goldilocks' porridge, the delicious indulgences at this stylized Costa Mesa taqueria seem just right — not too...
  • Album review: Alan Jackson's 'Thirty Miles West'

     
    Alan Jackson's new album 'Thirty Miles West' showcases the country singer and songwriter's no-frills approach to music. 'Thirty Miles West' is the first album from Alan Jackson' new label, Alan Country Records....
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's looking to be a scorcher of a weekend here in the seat of power -- and we're not just talking about budget negotiations. Temperatures are supposed to tip up into the mid-to high-80s here......