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  • Book calendar events for the week of August 7, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Robin Donovan & Juliana Gallin: The authors of "The Lazy Gourmet" will present and sign their new cookbook. Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 4 p.m. Free. (626) 449-5320. Mr. Fish:...
  • Q&A: Early lessons from Japan's earthquake

    Q&A: Early lessons from Japan's earthquake
    Friday's 8.9-magnitude temblor off the east coast of Japan ranks as one of the 10 largest earthquakes ever recorded. Though scientists have just begun to pore over the data, they have already made some surprising discoveries about one of the most quake-...
  • Scene & Heard: Harold Pump Foundation celebrity fundraiser

    Scene & Heard: Harold Pump Foundation celebrity fundraiser
    A crowd rich in sports legends, Academy Award winners and recording stars packed the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza for the Harold Pump Foundation's anniversary celebration. The honorees at the Aug. 12 event were Denzel Washington, Hank Aaron, Muhammad...
  • High risk pools for people with preexisting conditions off to slow start

    High risk pools for people with preexisting conditions off to slow start
    This summer, new health insurance programs aimed at people with preexisting medical conditions began accepting applications around the country. The plans target one of the key promises of the health-care overhaul: Everyone, even people with checkered...
  • The Fixers: Range warrior

    The Fixers: Range warrior
    She's an unlikely traffic stopper: hefty, over 50, her complexion a grassy green and yellow. But, David Aikens says, people driving past his Inglewood store often stop to ogle this voluptuously contoured gas stove, manufactured at the beginning of the...
  • PASSINGS: Karen McCarthy, Norman Wisdom

    PASSINGS: Karen McCarthy, Norman Wisdom
    Karen McCarthy Congresswoman resigned amid allegations Former five-term U.S. Rep. Karen McCarthy (D-Mo.), 63, who resigned amid allegations that she misused her staff and campaign funds for personal gain, died Tuesday at a nursing home in northeast...
  • Wes Santee dies at 78; track star set records in 1,500 meters and indoor mile

    Wes Santee dies at 78; track star set records in 1,500 meters and indoor mile
    Wes Santee, a track star whose career ended when he was declared ineligible by the Amateur Athletic Union, died Sunday of cancer. He was 78. Santee died at his home in Eureka, Calif., said his daughter, Susie. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Wes...
  • Sri Daya Mata dies at 96; led L.A.-based Self-Realization Fellowship

    Sri Daya Mata dies at 96; led L.A.-based Self-Realization Fellowship
    Sri Daya Mata, a Mormon from Utah who became enchanted by a Hindu mystic as a teenager and went on to lead the Los Angeles-based Self-Realization Fellowship for 55 years, has died. She was 96. The religious leader died Tuesday of natural causes at one of...
  • Friday, Dec. 31, 6:51 p.m.: I Love A Parade

    We spent the late morning & early afternoon taking in the Fiesta bowl parade. Had a great time, well done parade with high school bands from Alabama, PA, Texas, Kansas & California, just to name a few. My favorite part was the UCMB (surprise), but the...
  • Controversial pipeline moves closer to construction

    Controversial pipeline moves closer to construction
    The State Department has concluded that the highly controversial proposal for the Keystone XL pipeline would not have “significant impacts” on the environment, removing a major barrier to the construction of a $7-billion project that would...
  • Op-ed: Other states need a lesson from Md. on robocalls

    Op-ed: Other states need a lesson from Md. on robocalls
    On Election Day 2010, with the polls still open, computers placed calls to 112,000 voters in predominately African-American precincts in Baltimore City and Prince George's County with an unusual message: "Relax" and stay home. The recorded message did not...