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Lima (Peru)

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  • Documenting stories of Lima, Peru, in photographs

     
    Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times Peru is the reason I became a photographer. It was 1988, and a friend had given me a camera and the manual on how to use it. I arrived in a country in the midst of a civil war and mired in chaos. I was hooked;...
  • Following strong women

    Following strong women
    Monica Loebl Title: Regional director, American Friends of the Hebrew University. Other community posts: Attends Beth Torah Congregation, Boca Raton. Other job experience: Former Women's Department Campaign director, Greater Miami Jewish Federation;...
  • Is Machu Picchu reaching its peak?

    Is Machu Picchu reaching its peak?
    At the top of the mountain, where an attendant will take your $46 ticket, foot traffic is steady and cellphone reception is excellent. At the bottom of the same mountain, the town teems with pizzerias, tourists chatter in half a dozen languages and a...
  • Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric

    Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric
    That guy Jack, of beanstalk fame? He was small potatoes. If you want real magic from beans, look no further than what has become of the lima bean and dairy empire of Orange County's Segerstrom family. It morphed into the gold of commercial real estate,...
  • Irreverence, wit at heart of author's work

    Irreverence, wit at heart of author's work
    In 1973, Joan Baehler had graduated from Oak Park and River Forest High School and was working as a waitress when she entered "Lima Bean Blues" in the Chicago Tribune Magazine's first and only Fruit and Vegetable Poetry Contest. She won second prize -...
  • Neighbors on alert after burglaries

    South Burbank saw a rash of vehicle and business burglaries this past week, prompting police to issue a crime alert warning residents to secure their belongings. Most of the burglaries took place in the 4400 block of Sarah Street and the 3400 block of...
  • Aruba Jaw Bone Does Not Belong to Natalee Holloway

    Aruba Jaw Bone Does Not Belong to Natalee Holloway
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- Prosecutors in Aruba say a jawbone found on an island beach earlier this month does not belong to missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway. Analysis based on dental records ruled out that the bone fragment came from her. An...
  • Victoria's Secret Model Adriana Lima Reveals What She Thinks Is Sexy

    Victoria's Secret Model Adriana Lima Reveals What She Thinks Is Sexy
    Victoria's Secret revealed the annual VS What is Sexy List in LA on May 12th to launch their Bombshell Summer Tour and Adriana Lima was in our studio to promote the Beach Sexy Collection (a collection of self-tanning, bronzing, and after sun essentials)...
  • Van Der Sloot Back In Court

    Van Der Sloot Back In Court
    While millions of us are transfixed by what`s going on in the murder trial of Florida mom Casey Anthony, we may have forgotten about another accused socio-path. Joran van der Sloot, he`s the Dutchman accused of killing a young Peruvian woman and the...
  • Noguchi comes home

     Noguchi comes home
    Artist and designer Isamu Noguchi was a busy man in the early 1980s. Born in Los Angeles in 1904, he had won a Guggenheim award as a young man, catapulting him into the arts stratosphere. He spent many years working in Japan and Europe, ascending to...
  • Theater review: 'She Stoops to Conquer' at Mad Cow Theatre

    Theater review: 'She Stoops to Conquer' at Mad Cow Theatre
    Written more than 200 years ago, Oliver Goldsmith's British comedy of manners "She Stoops to Conquers" endures perhaps for one simple reason: It remains funny to see a clever woman show a not-quite-as-clever man just how much he loves her. Melanie...