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  • Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style

    Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style
    The satire issue of “T: The New York Times Style Magazine” came out this week, and it includes a piece on the “forgotten literary genius” of J.P. Donleavy, a timely reminder of the cozy relationship between Ireland and America,...
  • Weekend preview: Model behavior, pirate booty and a Ford Mustang

    Weekend preview: Model behavior, pirate booty and a Ford Mustang
    Andrea Ocampo Haley is a model and actress, a former Miami Dolphins cheerleader and an arena host for the Florida Panthers, who flipped that fame into a role as entertainment reporter for CNN En Español. It goes without saying that the Delray Beach...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Potato Bake and Bunco Event, Relay for Life of Foothills fundraiser, La Crescenta Ave. offramp monthly cleanup

    The La Crescenta Woman’s Club will host an event featuring a potato bake and Bunco at 6 p.m. on Friday at its clubhouse at 4004 La Crescenta Ave. Baked potatoes will be served with all the trimmings as part of a scholarship fundraiser for local...
  • Around Town: Getting prepared for Bark for Life

    Noelle Ito, a Flintridge Prep alum, class of ’98, is a Bark for Life Altadena team captain. The event raises funds for the American Cancer Society and is part of their successful Relay for Life events, which have spread to more than 20 countries...
  • Gwen P. Murakami - Senior Vice President, Administration

    Gwen P. Murakami was named Senior Vice President, Administration for the Los Angeles Times in February 2008 and oversees human resources, employee communications, public affairs and legal. She served as vice president/human resources from January 2004...
  • Kaminski, NCC men's team ready for a big second half of basketball season

    Mike Kaminski spent 12 seasons in the high school ranks where there is no break through the holidays. In fact, playing in a holiday tournament is one of the highlights of the year in scholastic basketball. So, it was a bit of an adjustment for...
  • Tropical fruit health claims intrigue reader

    Tropical fruit health claims intrigue reader
    Q: I have a question about a fruit from St. Lucia.  It is supposed to have cancer fighting properties and is delicious, according to my best friend.  Her boyfriend is from St. Lucia and she has had the fruit there and wonders about what a good source...
  • Mailbag: Letter on fire rings misstated facts about Newport

    In the Saturday edition of the Daily Pilot and in the Jan. 16, 2014, Huntington Beach Independent, Assembly candidate Emanuel Patrascu writes that it was Keith Curry and his fellow members on the Newport Beach City Council who brought the issue of the...
  • [UPDATED]Latest gift disclosures: Sheriff Israel on Long Island

    [UPDATED with several more reported gifts.] A law enforcement booster couple hosted the sheriff at his home for four nights at the affluent North Shore of Long Island. We know that because the visit was a gift, and at a value higher than $100, the...
  • A thyroidectomy that leaves no scar

    A thyroidectomy that leaves no scar
    Elizabeth Klein is used to the spotlight, but there was something the budding actress from Bethesda didn't want everyone to see. That was a telltale mark on her throat from thyroid surgery. "I don't want every character I play to have the same scar,"...