| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Seven years after a very controversial departure from ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," Isaiah Washington will finally return to the medical drama this week, providing audiences with what will surely be another twist in Cristina Yang's (Sandra Oh) love life.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Even though I smelled bad enough to knock a buzzard off a gut pile, the people in the medical tent of the 2013 Victoria Marathon were kind and caring. One paramedic even let me use his cell to make a long-distance call to my wife, who was watching via...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:46 PM
A member of an editors' group on Facebook posed this question yesterday:
"Peristalsis is a series of muscle contractions that move/moves along the digestive tract."
Move or moves?
There followed a something less than edifying exchange of views and...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:19 PM
“Mad Men” is almost always more successful when it approaches Important Social Issues obliquely rather than head-on. Last year’s “The Flood” was widely panned for its awkward and heavy-handed depiction of Martin Luther’...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Matjames Metson's Silver Lake studio is in a 1930s Art Deco duplex perched atop a steep flight of aging, concrete stairs overlooking a cul-de-sac, which overlooks a hillside, which overlooks a bustling intersection that, from above, appears to be...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Can your footwear speed you up? We gave four new running shoes, each touting an impressive design technology, to four college runners. One shoe was super-flexible, one super-bouncy, another super-flat and another super-light. The verdict: Set your...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Every year, one out of every three people over age 65 experiences a fall. Five years ago, that scary statistic was a reality for La Cañada resident Dianne Osburn.
A self-proclaimed klutz, Osburn often tripped and fell, facing injuries and a loss of...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
If “Mad Men” is a story of the ‘60s told from the perspective of those who “lost” the decade, then it’s perfectly apt that the key line in the premiere of the show’s final season comes from Richard Nixon, the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:30 AM
SPOILER ALERT: Stop reading now if you haven't seen the season opener of "Mad Men."
Here we are bracing for the heartache of knowing we'll be saying goodbye to "Mad Men" in a mere 14 episodes -- and season seven opens with a joyous treat, the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival returns to Fort Lauderdale beach this weekend for a second year of showing off country music’s biggest names, including Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert and Hank Williams Jr. The...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:00 AM
In front of me, the movie screen starts at the floor and rises so high it's like seeing "Divergent" on the side of a building. At the moment warrior princess Tris, played by a fierce Shailene Woodley, is about to jump onto a speeding train. I can feel the...