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  • When social media grows up

    A couple of centuries ago, Northern California was a magnet for legions of men, young and old, in search of riches. They had heard that millions could be made by anyone who showed up and worked hard. Some did achieve great wealth, but most left with...
  • Put veterans to work

     Put veterans to work
    The country's newest generation of veterans — the 2 million Americans who served honorably in Iraq and Afghanistan — is eager for meaningful civilian work. But misconceptions about veterans often prevent them from getting a fair shake to put...
  • In the Pipeline: A star among stars

    In the Pipeline: A star among stars
    Just five months ago, astronaut Chris Hadfield, then commander of the International Space Station, struck an emotional chord with millions of people with his in-space performance video of the David Bowie classic "Space Oddity." As poignant and...
  • Need a TV hero? Agent Coulson gets the job done

     Need a TV hero? Agent Coulson gets the job done
    Of all the new fall shows, ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." was the most anticipated and continues to be among the most closely monitored by critics, columnists and Industry bloggers. Many people who are not ABC executives want this show to...
  • 'Once Upon a Time': Peter Pan demystified and 'Lovely Thoughts'

    A huge reveal in the "Think Lovely Thoughts" episode of "Once Upon a Time" hearkens back to the fun of discovering characters that this show presented in Season 1, though a bit in reverse. We find that a fairy tale character has a true-life identity...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Mike & Molly' on CBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Mike & Molly' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 24 - 30, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Dancing With the Stars This new...
  • Paul Walker death: "He was one of the good guys."

    Paul Walker death: "He was one of the good guys."
    When he first heard the news Saturday about the fiery car crash that killed “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker, fan Joel Perez, thought it was a hoax. On Sunday morning, the 23-year-old visited the crash site in Valencia to see a makeshift...
  • André Schiffrin dies at 78; publisher founded nonprofit New Press

    André Schiffrin dies at 78; publisher founded nonprofit New Press
    When André Schiffrin was fired in 1990 as editor in chief of Pantheon Books, it was regarded as a loud shot in the war between commercialism and quality in American publishing. There were protests by noted authors, including Studs Terkel and Kurt...
  • 'Peter and the Starcatcher' writer Rick Elice flying high

    NEW YORK — Playwright Rick Elice calls the memorabilia-filled study in his Upper West Side apartment "the garage." It's a good term for the workshop of a self-described workaholic whose method is a combination of technical rigor, restless...
  • In interview, Bono cites Nelson Mandela's wit, restraint

    In interview, Bono cites Nelson Mandela's wit, restraint
    NEW YORK -- Few entertainment luminaries have had as keen an eye into Nelson Mandela’s personality and worldview than Bono, The Edge and the rest of U2. Just a day before Mandela's passing, Bono and Edge were speaking to The Times about Madiba,...
  • Vigils honor victim of 1923 Glendale railway crash

    Vigils honor victim of 1923 Glendale railway crash
    E.M. Bainbridge's plans to stop a runaway train car thundering down Glendale Avenue were thwarted 90 years ago when a northbound steam engine crashed head-on into the railroad car, leaving behind a plume of smoke, snarled steel and splintered wood....