| Aug 9, 2013
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:59 AM
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...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:00 PM
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,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:00 PM
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...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:21 AM
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...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:20 AM
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:17 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:44 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:52 PM
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...