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  • More veterans suffer from ALS, but VA moves to help

    More veterans suffer from ALS, but VA moves to help
    Thomas Corbett may never know what if anything from his five years as a heavy-equipment mechanic in the Marine Corps brought on the disease that likely will steal from him the use of nearly every one of his muscles and, sometime in the next several years,...
  • Poor health can cost you dearly in retirement

    Poor health can cost you dearly in retirement
    People in poor physical health may need as much as 20% more in annual retirement income than those in good shape, according to a new study. An unhealthy person earning $80,000 a year may need to replace up to 96% of his or her income -- or $76,800 -- in...
  • LAFD recruit program is suspended

    LAFD recruit program is suspended
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti suspended the city's firefighter recruitment program Thursday amid concerns about mismanagement and nepotism, including new emails that show special recruitment workshops were organized for relatives of department insiders....
  • Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory

     Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory
    Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks. The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there...
  • Jim Berk invests a lifetime of success into Participant Media

     Jim Berk invests a lifetime of success into Participant Media
    At just 21, a kid from the San Fernando Valley named Jim Berk began work as a music teacher at Carson High School. Within a couple of years, the teacher, not much older than some of his students, had turned a woebegone marching band into one of the best...
  • 'Sleepy Hollow,' 'Opposite Worlds,' more connect on Twitter

    In Syfy's reality competition "Opposite Worlds," Twitter put unprecedented power in the hands of viewers, supplying them with the ability to reward popular contestants with a luxurious spa day while punishing others with a less savory task: cleaning human...
  • Remembering Reggae Pops, 'the soul of the L.A. dance floor'

    Remembering Reggae Pops, 'the soul of the L.A. dance floor'
    The Facebook page of the dancer known as Reggae Pops has been filled with memories over the past hours as longtime club-goers pay honor to a smooth-moving fixture on the city’s night-life scene. Pops, born Nemencio Jose Andujar, died earlier this...
  • SXSW 2014: Mafia takes 'Leave' on film

    SXSW 2014: Mafia takes 'Leave' on film
    A certain fatigue had set in for the multiplatinum-selling electronic dance music act Swedish House Mafia in 2012. By the three members' own estimate, they had partied hard five days a week for six years straight, consuming mass quantities of booze and...
  • TRX exercises have simple premise but offer hard workout

    TRX exercises have simple premise but offer hard workout
    I've been curious for a while now about TRX exercises, using the straps that are suspended from above. It seems like a good workout for everyone, because it uses a person's body weight and gravity to challenge various muscles. By adjusting your position,...
  • Kristin Chenoweth learned fitness on the farm

    Kristin Chenoweth learned fitness on the farm
    When you're on Broadway, you can eat whatever you want. And Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth probably didn't worry too much about what she ate while she was growing up in Oklahoma either, because everything got burned off via either ballet or...
  • These claims shouldn't have a prayer

    These claims shouldn't have a prayer
    Are secular, for-profit corporations free to violate the rights of their employees by claiming that the law violates their corporate religious conscience? That's the big question at the heart of the two blockbuster challenges to a key provision of...