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  • Festival of Books: Hochschild, Goodheart, Nagorski put fresh faces on old conflicts

     
    A better title for the Saturday morning L.A. Times Festival of Books panel "History: War & Remembrance" might have been "Putting a Face on the War." Authors Adam Goodheart, Adam Hochschild and Andrew Nagorski underscored with moderator Diane Smith how.......
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 172

     
    "A work in progress": Cindi Kauffman caught graphic designer Moe Notsu chalking up a portrait of Time magazine's Person of the Century, Albert Einstein, at the Pasadena Chalk Art Festival. The photo was taken with an iPhone and processed with......
  • Dr. Tolman and professor Einstein

     
    Dr. Richard C. Tolman, left, and Prof. Albert Einstein standing in front of blackboard at California Institute of Technology. Dr. Tolman led a seminar at Cal Tech for over 50 scientists....
  • Liberace gets re-glitzed

    Liberace -- he of pink-feathered cape and "Beer Barrel Polka" fame -- hasn't attracted too many fans among a generation weaned on pop-music tarts and gangster-rap thugs. His legacy's caretakers can't stomach the idea of the pianist becoming a footnote....
  • Letters to the editor

    -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Hoover Dam: The caption on a photo of Hoover Dam that ran Feb. 27 said: "Under FDR, the U.S. built huge dams, such as Hoover Dam, to spur economic recovery." Construction of the dam began under President Hoover and was...
  • Professional Ballerina

    Professional Ballerina
    The elegance, grace and pirouettes of a ballerina -- who doesn't marvel at how well these artists perform? It certainly looks like a dream job to covet. Electric images of dancers leaping and twirling don't begin to expose the sweat and strain they...
  • The Boss, Sinatra among N.J. Hall of Fame's first inductees

    The Boss, Sinatra among N.J. Hall of Fame's first inductees
    Pop quiz: What comes to mind when you think about Yogi Berra, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein and Toni Morrison? Brilliant minds, inspiring souls, trailblazers -- all are likely responses. And ... New Jersey? Yep. They all have strong ties to the oft-...
  • Exercise can offset obesity genes

    Exercise can offset obesity genes
    Even people with a strong genetic predisposition to obesity can offset their risk of being overweight by being physically active, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal PLoS Medicine. British researchers examined the effects of 12...
  • The skinny on helping children gain weight

    The skinny on helping children gain weight
    Today's pediatricians are far busier counseling overweight children. But underweight children - often fussy eaters who have little interest in food - can be just as frustrating and worrisome. Parents think they know the solution: more food. But that's...
  • Prefab home gets ground-up restoration

    Renovation of a 1950s manufactured house sounds like code for a tear-down. But Ben Thorne and Eliza Howard think differently, perhaps because their home is Los Angeles' best-known example of the modernist prefab houses by the General Panel Corp. If that...
  • Talk less, listen more

    Talk less, listen more
    Rabbi David Spey Title: Spiritual leader, Temple Bat Yam, Fort Lauderdale, since July. Other job experience: Former construction assistant for a hospital; former medical research assistant at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx. Education:...