| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Most people look at moving as a headache. Diane Laney Fitzpatrick looks at it as comic fodder.
Fitzpatrick is a serial mover who has packed up her household and relocated nine no, 10 times in 25 years. She chronicled her experiences with her...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Few fans have been more vocal about their favorite group’s long absence from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame than those in the KISS Army, but now that the long-running hard rock outfit is being inducted, members have decided to opt out of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:01 PM
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El hosts its fifth annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday, giving congregants "opportunities to be Jewish with their hands."
Congregants as well as community members are invited to participate in one of eight projects, ranging from...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The oldest fossil of a previously unknown ancient leopard species, found in Tibet, is shaking the pantherine evolutionary tree, suggesting that big cats arose in Asia, not Africa, according to a new study.
During a 2010 expedition to Tibet,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A family has been reunited with its precious pooch, which had been lost for about nine months. through the help of Orange County Animal Services.
Reesi, a 5-year-old Scottish terrier, belonged to William and Deborah Waldorf when the two lived in DeBary....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:17 AM
The Winterfest Boat Parade may be the social event of the season, with restaurants and hotels, caterers and party hosts in a frenzy over last-minute logistics, light stringing and chardonnay buying, as well as the attendant celebrity of the newly named...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The line for wristbands likely will begin to form at dawn Saturday, and there is talk among fans of camping overnight in the parking lot to assure a prime spot. Already there are Internet negotiations from around the country to barter with those lucky...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Parents poking around for things to do with their kids are a diverse lot. So smores and mimosas and Legos and mooncakes and soccer and golf and Tinker Bell and Olivia Newton-John in leather … It’s all good.
The funky and...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Fad diets and the latest trendy fitness classes can be pricey, but healthy eating doesn't have to cost big bucks. These strategies for healthy living are low-cost and sustainable:
1. Plan to cook at home.
Instead of ordering takeout meals, which tend to...
| Oct 6, 2013
APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS — Dozens of black-and-yellow squirrel monkeys scampered around us, some running above on high ropes, others swooping in close to us as we walked.
This was one of the many delights of the Apenheul, a primate park in rural...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:00 AM
This Studio City walking area is popular with hikers, joggers, runners, dog owners and families. Go early to get a space in the parking lot and to heighten that get-away feeling.
Begin at Wilacre Park, off Fryman Road, one block west of Laurel Canyon...