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  • Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Rustic Canyon reaches new height

     Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Rustic Canyon reaches new height
    Have you ever tried the beets and berries at Rustic Canyon? Because the dish is kind of mind-blowing when you think about it, a mess of roasted beets and purple quinoa in a rustic pottery bowl. There are herbs scattered over the top, and a few crisply...
  • Alternative office furniture to avoid sitting at a desk all day

    Is it time for a standing desk? To be honest, there is debate about whether a standing desk — in and of itself — can help reverse a sedentary lifestyle. But experts say it's a step in the right direction. At the very least, a standing desk...
  • 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...
  • One of five LAFD recruits in training class are related to department firefighters

    One of five LAFD recruits in training class are related to department firefighters
    One in five recruits in a new Los Angeles Fire Department training class are related to firefighters working at the agency, according to figures released Thursday evening. Of the 70 recruits hired for the class now in training, 13 are sons of...
  • Kobe Bryant says he's 'down' about missing three more weeks

    In an interview with The Times on Tuesday evening, Kobe Bryant acknowledged that he's disappointed that he will have to miss at least an additional three weeks because of pain and swelling in his left knee. "[I'm] down about it," Bryant said following...
  • Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88

    Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88
    In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
  • Jamie Anderson wins slopestyle gold medal for U.S.

    Jamie Anderson wins slopestyle gold medal for U.S.
    SOCHI, Russia -- She is a new-age, yoga-loving, mantra-chanting snowboarder who came to the Olympics with a “medicine bundle” in her backpack and an 80-something “spirit grandma” originally from Bavaria. Jamie Anderson came to...
  • Does 'P' stand for popular? Lakers' Nick Young is center of attention

    SACRAMENTO -- Sad news for Lakers writers. There might be only seven games left to cover the eminently quotable, entirely likable Nick Young. But good news for Young: Lakers governor Jeanie Buss loves his personality, seeing a player who can connect...
  • 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,...
  • 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...