| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Here’s a fare to London that may put a smile on your face -- especially in light of summer fares that are hovering at the $1,500 range.
Air New Zealand is offering a $979 round trip from LAX, including all taxes and fees. It isn't for prime summer...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:39 AM
When Amanda Hagerman first heard about a wearable art competition, she knew she wanted her Drawing for Fashion students at Southern High School to get involved.
Her class' 2013 entry, "Twister," not only won first place, but the contest's founder bought...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 12:30 AM
SHANGHAI -- Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Warner Bros. Pictures are to co-finance and co-produce 3-D Chinese fantasy film "Zhong Kui: Snow Girl And The Dark Crystal."
The film is now in production and is produced by Desen International Media. It...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The scenery was stunning, but he hardly noticed. His mug was stuck in a pulp novel.
"Book Report Boy," as I came to call the 50ish guy traveling with his travel agent wife, didn't seem the least bit interested in the creator's glorious design.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:22 AM
A jet lands on the U.S.S. Enterprise, right, as the guided missile cruiser U.S.S. Chicago passes stern of the carrier. In background left is the New Zealand frigate HMNZS Caterbury, and at right is U.S.S. Gridley....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival returns for its 10th year, there's a revival of David Rabe's "In the Boom Boom Room," and Skylight Theatre Company explores "The Sexual Life of Savages."
Summer Shorts An evening of original 10-minute comedies...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Garden designer Naomi Sanders was gratified to learn that a recent landscape design she created in Venice was copied by a neighbor.
"I feel flattered," she said with a laugh. "It's great when homeowners see something or are inspired by a garden and...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:28 PM
"Beyond the Edge," an exhaustive (and sometimes exhausting) look at the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest, premiered last year at the Toronto International Film Festival, pegged to the 60th anniversary of the feat.
Its late arrival in theaters...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60.
Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he launched last month to promote Internet freedom....
| May 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
British director Peter Hewitt ("Sliding Doors," "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey") has begun pre-production on "The Wonder" a teen fantasy-adventure that is the first joint feature-film venture between China and New Zealand.
Willow Shields and Karl Urban...