As if USC and UCLA needed any more fuel for their decades-long crosstown rivalry, the latest US News Best Colleges ranking has the schools neck-and-neck. Yep. This year USC and UCLA will not only battle over which campus has the best football team, best basketball squad, or hottest students. They'l ... More >>
There are all kinds of ways to improve your diet, but drinking skim milk may not be one of them. In fact, according to some studies, skim milk may be adding to the obesity epidemic. A story published last week in the U.K.'s Daily Mail cites multiple sources that throw the health and diet benefits o ... More >>
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There are times in life when cheaper is not necessarily better: when you're choosing a doctor, a life-mate or, perhaps, an institution of higher learning. In this case, we'll give UCLA props. It keeps scoring big lately: The Westwood campus was recently named one of the best schools in the world by ... More >>
Laura Dave made a career out of writing the kind of fun, unabashedly frothy fiction we all tend to impulse buy at the gate before long flights, but that doesn't mean she hasn't earned her literary stripes. For one thing, the author has an MFA from the University of Virginia's highly regarded creat ... More >>
Concord, in Cypress Park, is not your typical performance venue. Lining the hallway as you enter the space are wooden shelves covered in colanders, plates, pots, peanut butter, dried beans, hot sauce and the like, sorted and labeled: "Joshua" "Collective" "Marco" etc. Long fluorescent bulbs hang fr ... More >>
Medical researchers say they need more information about the gay community.Update: UCLA academic says federal government needs to do better research on the LGBT community. After the jump. A major study on the health of the gay community has been released today by a blue ribbon committee fro ... More >>
Americans are fat, and they are getting fatter. A recent study by the Urban Institute and the University of Virginia says that unless consumption patterns change, 40 percent of the country's population will be overweight or obese by 2015. Even here in the Golden State, where body image is so importa ... More >>
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