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  • When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard

    When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard
    On a recent doctor's visit, a compelling health video was looping in the reception room. It incorporated many of the accepted rules for achieving a healthy weight. The motivational video, tailored to the doctor's clientele, illustrated simple ways to...
  • Hollywood Millennium skyscrapers vs. Capitol Records building

    Hollywood Millennium skyscrapers vs. Capitol Records building
    The Hollywood Millennium project, which will plant two massive skyscrapers in the heart of Hollywood, got a green light from the L.A. City Council on Wednesday, reports The Times’ Kate Linthicum. The news surely came as a disappointment to opponents...
  • Trainer Dolvett Quince wants to 'dog' your workout [Live video chat]

    Trainer Dolvett Quince wants to 'dog' your workout [Live video chat]
    The Health section of the Los Angeles Times is determined to help you reach your 2013 health and fitness goals via our #LATFit social media campaign. Friday morning, we’re joined by "The Biggest Loser" trainer Dolvett Quince, who has a fitness tip...
  • Her new life, lifted from lyrics

     Her new life, lifted from lyrics
    Like a great lot of self-professed Angelenos, I'm a transplant. I was living in Northern California until the bursting bubble of the first dot-com boom, but my husband had grown up here. There was nothing left for us after the Internet dust had settled,...
  • He says she should look elsewhere, she says something surprising

    He says she should look elsewhere, she says something surprising
    I was done. At 57, I had three cratered marriages behind me, all with intelligent women and mutually agreed upon endings that separated them from me and me from my money and a couple of nice homes. It was like I was in the major leagues and just...
  • 'Tom of Finland' will celebrate work of controversial artist

    'Tom of Finland' will celebrate work of controversial artist
    Finland’s Helsinki-filmi production company said it will be making the authorized movie about the life and work of Tom of Finland, the Finnish artist famous for his groundbreaking erotic images of gay men. The company said at the Toronto...
  • Christian Bale delivers straight talk on his 'American Hustle' con man

     Christian Bale delivers straight talk on his 'American Hustle' con man
    Sometimes, when adapting history for the big screen, a few fabrications are required. Take, for example, Irving Rosenfeld, the schlubby Bronx huckster Christian Bale plays in the period caper "American Hustle." A consummate swindler with a fondness...
  • Heartbreaking truths form foundation of 'Happy Valley'

    Heartbreaking truths form foundation of 'Happy Valley'
    PARK CITY, Utah — The Sundance Film Festival program guide describes "Happy Valley" as a documentary that "delves beneath the headlines to create a modern American parable of guilt, redemption and identity." It is all that but it is also something...
  • Farmers Markets: In Lancaster, uncertified but top quality

    Farmers Markets: In Lancaster, uncertified but top quality
    At many Southern California certified farmers markets, the vendors may comply with agricultural regulations but still offer only mediocre produce and may never have actually set foot on a farm. Paradoxically, the Antelope Valley Winery farmers market in...
  • Karate is relative

    Karate is relative
    I pity the foolish mugger who attempts to rob David Jones' family with anything less than a grenade launcher. Jones is a seventh-degree black belt in Shotokan karate. So is his wife. Both of their daughters are black belts as well, and they compete...
  • Gardening, hobbies can keep older people heart-healthy, study shows

    Gardening, hobbies can keep older people heart-healthy, study shows
    Poking around in the petunias, fixing the car or puttering around on other hobbies can cut the risk of a heart attack or stroke by more than a quarter among people 60 and older, researchers said Tuesday. A study published in the British Journal of...