Daniel Bosch is the father of a student at Occidental College -- and such, he's keenly aware of the rape crisis the campus has endured in the last year. Students and activists alike have decry a series of sexual assaults committed by students, and an administrative reaction that seems more intereste ... More >>
South L.A. rugby program ICEF Rugby took its first international trip to compete in Hong Kong in 2006, and film and T.V. crews have been scouting its two high school teams ever since. First there was the Academy award-winning documentary filmmaker who shot a movie reel he intended to turn into a fea ... More >>
Arsenic is totally bad for you. Even if it doesn't kill you a la the classic "old lace" cocktail, small amounts have been associated with raising the risk for cancer and heart disease. Chronic arsenic ingestion in the young appears to result in dumb children (low IQ and "poor intellectual function") ... More >>
Flickr/DanoIt looks so harmless. First it was apple juice. Now researchers say there is inorganic arsenic in rice, and that it could particularly affect pregnant women, CBS News reports. Arsenic is able to cross the placenta and may harm a developing baby. For the study, researchers measure ... More >>
Danielle BacherSo & So Viper Room September 7, 2011 Better than: Being stuck in a steam room with 98.7 FM on the radio.Los Angeles-based folk-rockers So & So performed a triumphant gig at the center of a nuclear reactor last night. . . oh, wait. It was actually the Viper Room, which se ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS NEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Cormac McCarthy's The Sunset LimitedHOLIDAY LISTINGS:To be honest, the quantity of theater playing this week in Los Angeles is about as thin as it gets. Still, our comprehensive LISTINGS are back up. Things do pick up in January, so ... More >>
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COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWS and OPENINGS THIS WEEKSTAGE FEATURE on Vieux Carre at REDCATNEW REVIEW GO CAUGHT â€‹Photo by Michael LamontIn the aftermath of Proposition 8 passing in November 2008, one of the regrets of those who fought valiantly for gay marriage and against the p ... More >>
The lesson for Los Angeles residents from a recent Rochester Post Bulletin story, carried by AP, might be, "Don't hold the Mayo Clinic." When President Obama touted the nonprofit clinics as a health-care provider he'd like to imitate nationwide as part of his health-care reform plans, the Post Bulle ... More >>
When ex-Just Blaze proteges, Kidz in the Hall released their debut album, School Was My Hustle on the newly revived Rawkus Records, I didn't listen to it for a variety of reasons. Chief among them was the "Ivy League Rap" label critics ascribed to the duo of Nawledge and Double-O. Still scarred f ... More >>
HBO movie depicts the slow, brutal death of a once-proud race
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Craving L.A. grub
Gavin Lambert, 1924 — 2005
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And Man vs. Beast
Could a new way of voting save our system?
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James Nachtwey has spent a lifetime on the frontlines of the world’s worst calamities. Here, the photojournalist talks about the burden of documenting war, famine, poverty and human-rights abuses.
New platitudes from the people who stopped the vote counting in Florida