KARRE JACOBS

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  • 4 years ago | People

    Like most Canadian youngsters, L.A. Kings forward Wayne Simmonds' earliest dreams were of scoring the winning goal in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup. The dream's setting, however, likely never included sun, sand and surf. "I figured I'd end up with a t...

  • 5 years ago | People

    In a sports world populated by prima donnas, L.A. Kings defenseman Jack Johnson is like a sheet of fresh ice. The team’s No. 1 draft pick in 2007 tabled his chance to become a millionaire at 18, when he turned down a contract with the Caroli...

  • 7 years ago | Best of L.A.

    They’re about the creepiest four words a parent can hear during the school (or possibly, anytime) of the year: “Your child has lice.” Calm yourself and remember: It’s not about your child’s hygiene, or your home. Whic...

  • 7 years ago | Best of L.A.

    Lovingly crafting the words and sentences that may eventually give birth to a bound, beautifully designed tome is the true joy of writing. But most writers know that the real labor is finding a publisher. Well, shelf your pain. You only need to sp...

  • 7 years ago | Best of L.A.

    “I was seeing kids come to school wearing shirts with negative sayings, like, ‘I’m a spoiled brat,’” says former first-grade teacher Meri Zeiff. “I viewed that as jaded adults talking,” and dressing their ...