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  • Ron Fletcher dies at 90; opened West Coast's first Pilates studio

    Ron Fletcher dies at 90; opened West Coast's first Pilates studio
    Ron Fletcher, a former dancer and choreographer who helped popularize the Pilates exercise system when he opened the first West Coast studio in 1972, died Tuesday at his home in Stonewall, Texas. He was 90. The cause was congestive heart failure, said...
  • When NFL lockout ends, will Ravens players be ready?

    When NFL lockout ends, will Ravens players be ready?
    Left to their own devices when the NFL lockout took hold in March, the Ravens dispersed in every direction. Ray Rice went home to New York to pump hands and iron. Tom Zbikowski boxed in the glaring light of Las Vegas and the faint light of Thackerville,...
  • 'Gossip Girl' actress: Own your body!

    'Gossip Girl' actress: Own your body!
    Sheila Kelley is a seasoned actor currently in "Gossip Girl" on the CW. She also had roles in ABC's "Lost," which ended in 2010, as well as in "L.A. Law" and "Sisters." Her acting career mixed with physical fitness in 2000's "Dancing at the Blue Iguana,"...
  • Meghan Daum: David Mamet's new herd

    Meghan Daum: David Mamet's new herd
    David Mamet, the acclaimed playwright known for characters that drop the F-bomb at every opportunity, has dropped the ultimate bomb on his fans and the creative community: He is no longer a "brain-dead liberal" but rather a "newly minted conservative."...
  • Reader photos: Comfortable cats relax in style

     
    It's been well established -- with photographic evidence provided by Times readers, no less -- that dogs have a knack for picking strange places and positions in which to sleep. But cats have them beat. After all, what animal could......
  • Sweatin' to the newbies at four fitness hotspots

     
    We sashayed, squatted and sweated to find the city's exotic workouts, from dress-up disco to hipster dance classes to weight-lifting yoga. Now we need to find L.A.'s best massage. But first four spots to try: Slimmons Studio Famed weight-loss guru Richard...
  • Working out: The cure for the common cold?

     
    One week ago, I was feeling pretty good about myself, mentally and physically. In the preceding six days, I'd achieved some positive momentum on the exercise front, starting with a fairly eye-opening suspension yoga class. Two days later, I somehow......
  • Laker girl profile: Bria's experience as a Sparks dancer prepared her to become a Laker girl

     
    This is the second post of a weekly series that helps you get to know the Laker Girls (who, by the way, officially go by one name only). Laker Girl name: Bria Years on squad: Five seasons Hometown: Los Angeles Resides in: Harbor City College/high school:...
  • Organizations: Knitting items for those in need

    Jewel City Knitters Guild of Glendale was founded on Valentine's Day 2003 as a chapter of the Knitting Guild Assn. The local organization's mission is education, philanthropy and creativity. It has more than 25 active members who knit and crochet items...
  • All Health's Breaking Loose: Just hold it

    Enjoying life to its fullest means making the most of our time. With today's article, I'm hoping to free up some time for you and simultaneously improve your health. So, I'll ask you; how much time do you spend running to the bathroom each day? We've...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    THURSDAY Residents Assn. Meeting The Corona del Mar Residents Assn. will have its monthly board meeting at 7:30 a.m. at the Newport Beach County Club, 1600 E. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. Newport Beach Police Department Chief Jay Johnson is a...