| Apr 8, 2011
When in the sensitive, highly appealing "Exodus Fall" three teenagers flee their abusive mother in Texas for the security of their grandmother in Oregon, they embark on a life-changing adventure through a beautiful swath of unspoiled countryside. This...
| Aug 21, 2011
From the first celebrity customer — Apache leader Geronimo — to the recent collaboration with high-end boutique Opening Ceremony, which introduced the brand to the fashion crowd, here are a few key moments in the 102-year history of...
| Sep 16, 2010
Chatty kids tend to become chatty adults. Roll-with-the-flow kids tend to become roll-with-the-flow adults. Impulsive kids ... humble kids ... insecure kids ... well, you can see where this is going. Personality traits tend to stick with us.
| Aug 21, 2011
Can Pendleton conquer the hipster class? For many, the brand is associated with career clothes and mom jeans, with Indian blankets and plaid shirts worn by the Beach Boys.
But Pendleton has been working to attract a new generation of contemporary...
| Oct 10, 2010
Controversy is swirling around a pricey and much-heralded hair-straightening treatment after researchers in Oregon announced recently that they had found that the formula contained the dangerous chemical formaldehyde, even in packages labeled...
| Jul 27, 2010
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Health-minded people are turning to interactive Internet sites more and more these days to help them lose weight and keep it off. But do these programs work? A new study suggests they might, as long as participants stay plugged in. A little cyber prodding...
| Jul 31, 2010
There are many lists of freshman dorm necessities floating around on the Internet, but one list making the rounds among parents on L.A.'s Westside is especially thorough. It's an Excel spreadsheet that usually lands in in-boxes with a disclaimer from...
| Oct 2, 2010
Stephen J. Cannell, the prolific television writer and producer who co-created "The Rockford Files" and "The A-Team" and later became a bestselling novelist, has died. He was 69.
Cannell died Thursday evening of complications associated with melanoma...
| Aug 13, 2010
Frank "Scoop" Vessels, a prominent Southern California breeder of racehorses and the grandson of the founder of Los Alamitos Race Course, died Wednesday in a twin-engine plane crash in southeastern Oregon. He was 58.
The plane, an Aero Commander Model...
| Sep 22, 2010
Ronald W. Walters
Scholar, author and political analyst
Ronald W. Walters, 72, a longtime political analyst and scholar at Howard University and the University of Maryland who was a leading expert on race and politics, died Sept. 10 at a hospital in...
| Apr 21, 2011
I used to know a guy who would drive up to Santa Barbara just for the afternoon to visit with an old man he respected. I couldn't believe it. In my mind's eye, the Central Coast city seemed much farther than a couple of hours away. Yet it's really not...