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  • Where Kate Middleton goes to shop and nosh

    Richard Ward Hair & Metrospa, http://www.richardward.com Whistles, http://www.whistles.co.uk L.K. Bennett, http://www.lkbennett.com Jigsaw London, http://www.jigsaw-london.com Reiss, http://www.reissonline.com Peter Jones, http://www.peterjones.co.uk...
  • Scene & Heard: Los Angeles Philharmonic 'Celebración' gala

    Scene & Heard: Los Angeles Philharmonic 'Celebración' gala
    The Oct. 7 "Celebración," the Los Angeles Philharmonic opening night gala, attracted 800 guests to what looked like a high-tech supper club on Grand Avenue. Judging from the crowd packing the dance floor, guests could have danced all night — when...
  • 'Parenthood' features realistic living spaces

    'Parenthood' features realistic living spaces
    Set in and around Berkeley, "Parenthood" unfolds principally in three family residences that vary in architectural style. The first is the house of Zeek and Camille Braverman (Craig T. Nelson and Bonnie Bedelia). "They have lived there 30 years, filled...
  • Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling

    Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling
    As fans left Wrigley Field after a late-season Cubs loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, they were greeted by clouds of noxious diesel exhaust from charter buses idling outside the ballpark, some for nearly an hour. On another fall afternoon, three tour...
  • Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award

    Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award
    Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award. The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...
  • 'Mañana Forever?' by Jorge Castañeda

    '<i>Ma&#241;ana</i> Forever?' by Jorge Casta&#241;eda
    Mañana Forever Mexico and the Mexicans Jorge G. Castañeda Alfred A. Knopf: 294 pp., $27.95 Mexicans, like their Spanish forebears, love to quote proverbs as a way of underscoring eternal truths and imparting folk wisdom to younger generations....
  • Barney's Beanery rocks on at 90

    Barney's Beanery rocks on at 90
    It's a story so revolting and so legendary that it has achieved near mythical status. One night in the 1960s, during a particularly heavy bout of drinking, Jim Morrison stood up and urinated on the long wooden bar at Barney's Beanery in West Hollywood....
  • Kickstarter's growing grass-roots food scene

    Kickstarter's growing grass-roots food scene
    Kate Koyama moved to Los Angeles from Hardin, Mont., to work in film production, but then a year ago a new dream started to take shape: selling Native American fry bread tacos. She already had her own family recipe, passed down from her Aunt Bernice Cook,...
  • Market Watch: Problems with farmers markets — and how to fix them

    Market Watch: Problems with farmers markets &#8212; and how to fix them
    With concerns about cheating at farmers markets on the rise, the California Department of Food and Agriculture has scheduled four listening sessions around the state, including in Santa Monica on Monday, Nov. 1, to ask for public comment about its...
  • Market Watch: The sweet smell of Mara des Bois strawberries

    Market Watch: The sweet smell of Mara des Bois strawberries
    Walking through the Santa Monica farmers market early one recent morning, I noticed Sherry Yard, executive pastry chef of Spago, carrying a flat of strawberries that looked oddly different than any I had seen there before. Even from 10 feet away, they...
  • Market Watch: At the revived Newport Beach market, persimmons and satsuma mandarins

    Market Watch: At the revived Newport Beach market, persimmons and satsuma mandarins
    Orange County offers both opportunity and pitfalls for farmers market shoppers. The area's demand for fresh local produce far exceeds the supply, particularly for crops such as stone fruit and apples, and it's difficult for upstate growers to make it...