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  • Louis Zamperini to be honored in death as Rose Parade grand marshal

    Louis Zamperini -- the Olympic athlete turned World War II hero who died Wednesday -- will continue to be honored as the grand marshal for the 2015 Rose Parade, a role he was chosen for earlier this year, organizers say. “Louis Zamperini was and...
  • Coastal winds intensifying with climate change, study says

    Coastal winds intensifying with climate change, study says
    Summer winds are intensifying along the west coasts of North and South America and southern Africa and climate change is a likely cause, a new study says. The winds, which blow parallel to the shore and draw cold, nutrient-rich water from the deep ocean...
  • Q&A: Takashi Murakami talks monsters, movies and Fukushima

    Q&A: Takashi Murakami talks monsters, movies and Fukushima
    A nuclear disaster, evil scientists and a malevolent monster with psychedelic eyeballs that wreaks havoc on a bucolic town. It isn't "Godzilla." It's "Jellyfish Eyes," the latest creation from artist Takashi Murakami, Japan's industrious answer to Andy...
  • DiCaprio, Obama join in pledge to protect the ocean

    DiCaprio, Obama join in pledge to protect the ocean
    Actor Leonardo DiCaprio joined President Barack Obama Tuesday in a pledge to protect the ocean. The Washington Post reports DiCaprio plans to spend $7 million over the next two years on marine conservation, while Obama vowed to use his executive...
  • Lots of sun, some rain this week

    Lots of sun, some rain this week
    Expect a hot week with plenty of sun and small chance of rain in the afternoons. South Florida's Tuesday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 80s, lows in the mid 70s and a small chance of showers. The rain chance increases to...
  • Lou Zamperini Day in Los Angeles

     
    Lou Zamperini is recognized by Mayor Tom Bradley and the Los Angeles City Council....
  • Obama to order major expansion of ocean sanctuary in Pacific

    President Obama announced a series of measures Tuesday to protect parts of the world’s oceans, including the creation of a marine sanctuary that would close a large swath of the central Pacific to fishing and energy development. The plan would...
  • Huntington Beach's Hyatt opens new restaurant called Watertable

    Huntington Beach's Hyatt opens new restaurant called Watertable
    Just in time for summer, Surf City beachgoers and vacationers will find a new resort restaurant in town, Watertable, which has opened at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa.  Watertable, featuring contemporary American food, replaces the...
  • Our bicentennial view of the Declaration of Independence

    Our bicentennial view of the Declaration of Independence
    The nation's bicentennial coincided with my senior year in high school, and we were all puffed with the synchronicity of the calendar. “Spirit of '76” class mottoes, a senior play centered on the Revolution (I’ve forgotten the name:...
  • Louis Zamperini, World War II hero slated to lead Rose Parade, dies at 97

    Louis Zamperini, World War II hero slated to lead Rose Parade, dies at 97
    Louis Zamperini -- the Olympic athlete turned World War II hero who was named grand marshal for the 2015 Rose Parade -- has died. He was 97. PHOTOS: American hero Louis Zamperini chosen as 2015 Rose Parade Grand Marshal Zamperini, whose harrowing...
  • Home of the Day: The Minotti penthouse at the Carlyle

    Home of the Day: The Minotti penthouse at the Carlyle
    Looking down over Bel-Air, the Hollywood Hills and the Pacific Ocean from the 23rd floor, the penthouse at the Carlyle Residences in Westwood offers an envious combination of location and world-class appointments. Complementing jet-liner views are...