Stefan A. Slater
3 years ago | Sports
Mark Acomb remembers the moment when he fell in love with dodgeball. He was in the first grade, running around the court like all the other kids, and his P.E. coach kept throwing and couldn't hit him. "He was so frustrated," Acomb says with a smir...
3 years ago | Science
Nerd Nite Los Angeles, a monthly lecture series, blends science, education and imbibing into a single PowerPoint-filled evening. Last Monday, knowledge-hungry nerds were in full force at the Mint on W. Pico Blvd in Mid-City for a night of space la...
3 years ago | Food & Sports
Shay Roberts, founder of Academy of Arms medieval combat school, doesn't consider himself a master swordsman. Although the soft-spoken writer and former computer teacher at Glendale College has spent nearly a decade swinging blades and poring over...
4 years ago | A Considerable Town
It's been more than two years since Mount Waterman was last open. The small, three-chair ski resort in the San Gabriel Mountains, roughly an hour from La Cañada Flintridge, hasn't had enough snow coverage for two winters in a row. Other SoC...