| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Erica Eihl speaks in a voice that her kindergartners can hear only if they are as quiet as the church mice in children's storybooks.
And with a couple of squirrelly exceptions, they stay that quiet for 15 or 20 minutes — a near eternity — as...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:50 AM
After a spate of bad publicity over the use of an ingredient also used in the making of yoga mats, Subway confirmed that the chemical will be removed from all of its breads in a week.
The sandwich chain earlier this year drew criticism after a food...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Fuller Seminary intern Denise Lenore will preach on the subject “A Life of Prayer” during the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday at La Caņada United Methodist Church, 104 Berkshire Place.
At noon, an all-church luncheon features Xiao Si Quan of...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Whoa. That was quite a nap. I feel totally disoriented.
What was I doing before I fell asleep?
Oh, that's right. I was listening to the news about how few voters are interested in Tuesday's Illinois primary and ...
Sorry. Didn't mean to make...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
After years as a fashion makeover maven, Suze Yalof Schwartz aims to remake meditation.
"Why could there not be a Dry Bar for meditation, where you could go in and come out and feel amazing?" she asked herself as she began to delve into meditating to...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:09 PM
In TV terms, there were two winners and one clear loser in Tuesday's night gubernatorial debate on WBFF-TV.
The winners: State Delegate Heather Mizeur and the TV station itself.
The loser: Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, who declined to participate in...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Dr. Howard Murad, whose El Segundo-based company makes his eponymous skin-care products, has become a vocal proponent of painting, drawing and sculpting for overall well-being.
Murad, 75, was inspired in 2008 when retinal surgery forced him to spend a...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Ozzy Osbourne has endorsed soda, a cellphone and even imitation butter spread. But one product the Prince of Darkness apparently does not approve of is Ozzy, the Belgian-style strong pale ale made by the Baltimore-based company The Brewer's Art.
| May 14, 2014
| 9:31 AM
At a recent poetry night at Maryville Academy's Bartlett campus, 17-year-old Charlene used words to express her pain over a boy who broke her heart.
"This can't be the same dude that once made me smile," she read as her peers looked on, ending the...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Last October, 100 mules, a couple of wranglers and one civic-minded artist set out on a nearly month-long, 240-mile journey on foot from the Owens Valley to the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Griffith Park.
Lauren Bon’s mobile art project,...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:05 PM
No unicorns in walled gardens in this show of tapestries.
San Francisco-based Margo Wolowiec draws her imagery from social media channels -- Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr -- and her inspiration from Navajo rugs and Bauhaus weavers. Her five large (81-by-...