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  • Phone Support Lines, Smoke-Free Laws, Higher Cigarette Taxes Help Smokers Quit

    One in five Americans still smoke, but whether they are able to quit may depend on where they live. Higher cigarette taxes, smoke-free policies, exposure to aggressive media campaigns and access to cessation programs that include counseling are among the...
  • San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?

    San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?
    Every year, millions of people find themselves craving a vacation from greater Los Angeles. Many of these people don't want to cross state lines or climb mountains or contend with deserts, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, redwoods, Gold Country or Mickey Mouse....
  • "No Easy Way" by Fred Bowen

    "No Easy Way" by Fred Bowen
    "No Easy Way" By Fred Bowen, illustrations by Charles S. Pyle Dutton, $16.99, ages 7-9 Here's a good antidote to recent doses of sports and steroids. Its subtitle is "The story of Ted Williams and the last .400 season" and the recurring mantra is, "There...
  • 'The Emperor of All Maladies' by Siddhartha Mukherjee

    'The Emperor of All Maladies' by Siddhartha Mukherjee
    The Emperor of All Maladies A Biography of Cancer Siddhartha Mukherjee Scribner: 572 pp., $30 Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Emperor of All Maladies," a remarkable history of the 4,000-year-old war on cancer, shines a focused beam of light on a disease...
  • At least he didn't bury any of Ted Williams' body parts

     
    Here is the video of Monday night's report by Keith Olbermann regarding the latest bit of Red Sox memorabilia buried in the new Yankee Stadium. Here is my newspaper story on that topic. More later on Olbermann somehow relating......
  • Ted Williams' frozen head was mistreated

     
    Ted Williams' frozen head was grossly abused at an Arizona Cryonics Facility, according to a new book. "Frozen" alleges the Red Sox Hall of Famer's head, which had been severed and stored in hopes of future revival, was mutilated and......
  • Movie Star Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Jobyna Ralston, Oct. 2, 1926. Los Angeles Times file Photo Update: Jobyna Ralston with Harold Lloyd in ???Girl Shy,??? in a photo marked April 20, 1924. Jan. 23, 1967: Jobyna Ralston dies at the age of 66. Just a reminder on...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Almost the end

     
    Here's Bucky with the week's look at The Amazing Race:(Guest Recapper’s Note: Commenters kindly pointed out last week—and correctly so—that I have been letting my personal bias creep into my weekly recap. This week, I'm going to try to...
  • Antiwar Film Premieres Around the World

     
    Stanley Kramer's “On the Beach” opens in 18 countries. "Linus Pauling, a Nobel Prize winner: 'It may be that someday we can look back and say 'On the Beach' is the picture that saved the world." The movie that was supposed to change the world by...
  • Live review: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Disney Hall

     
    It was a New Year's Eve of multi-tiered nostalgia at Disney Hall on Thursday night. As the first decade of the '00s drew to a close, jump-swing specialists Big Bad Voodoo Daddy pulled off the impressive trick of recalling both......
  • Is Broadway ready for Robert Evans?

     
    Robert Evans, the perma-tanned Hollywood producer whose flourishing career during the '60s and '70s was gradually eclipsed by box-office flops and his notorious personal life, is taking his life story to Broadway. Playwright Jon Robin Baitz is adapting...