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  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, signing off on the books roundup until June. I'll be on a particularly artsy vacation, holding up my end of the free and poetry-related shenanigans at the Orlando Fringe Festival. If you're over at the Poetry Vending Machine, drop by...
  • Ragnar Relay New England: An uphill battle

     
    About 21 hours into the New England Ragnar Relay, I faced my biggest challenge.  Still groggy from less than 90 minutes of sleep, at 3:30 a.m. I suited up for my final and most difficult leg of the almost 200-mile relay. My 12-member team — The...
  • Why camp?

     
    Camp has become a staple of the summer season. Each year, millions of children, youth, and adults head to the hills, lakes, valleys, and parks to participate in the time-honored tradition of camp. And, while most people easily conjure up images of...
  • California's initiative system: The gateway to citizen's rights or a process that needs fixing?

     
    In recent weeks, The Times' editorial board has been exploring arguments for and against proposed changes to the California initiative process­­, which allows citizens to circumvent the Legislature and get their own measures on the ballot. On Friday,...
  • Justin Bieber gets around at the ESPY Awards [Pictures]

     
    Justin Bieber posed for pictures with Danica Patrick and Lindsey Vonn at the ESPY Awards -- oh yeah, with girlfriend Selena Gomez too. And Dirk Nowitzki. ESPY winner Lindsey Vonn asked Justin Bieber to pose with her....
  • Nexstar files antitrust lawsuit against Granite

     
    While local television stations compete against each other for ratings and advertising dollars, their fights don't usually end up in court. But a battle between two broadcasters that own and operate properties in Fort Wayne, Ind., is getting...
  • Markets surge up; Dow gains more than 400 points

     
    The stock market took a breather from its weeklong downhill tumble Thursday to make one of its largest advances ever. After wild gyrations in its final minutes, the Dow Jones industrial average finished up more than 400 points; the S&P 500 closed up...
  • Final picks of the soggy platzes, plus closure info

     
    Well, the Musikfest weather news is just pretty darn crummy all the way around. Yesterday's weather started off great and then went downhill in spectacularly soggy fashion, ending with a shortened Nick Jonas show as well as "musical instruments and......
  • Satisfy my Seoul

     
    This probably doesn't make any sense, but my spot to grab my favorite Vietnamese sandwich (bánh mì) is in fact a Korean street food joint.  It's difficult to explain that the best thing on the menu at Del Seoul, in my opinion, is a sandwich that hail...
  • Initiative reform: Comments on your comments

     
    Monday's Times editorial on reforming California's initiative system -- the latest in a series -- spurred some thoughtful comments. Here are some of the most interesting, with some thoughts on the thoughts and comments on the comments. Good point from.......
  • 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport Package: SEMA Photo Gallery

     
    Over the past few years, Lexus has tried to be more than just a maker of reliable but bland luxury vehicles. The Lexus IS F, CT 200h and LFA try to move the brand toward that sporty and aggressive strategy.......