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"Discovery Is What I Love" -- National Geographic Photographer Melissa Farlow (VIDEO)

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts
Steven Crandell

Farlow describes herself as a "documentary photographer." Her work, she says, is completely dependent on others and the story she gets from them.

Getty Museum To Return Painting Looted By Nazis

AP | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- The J. Paul Getty Museum says it will return a 370-year-old painting that once belonged to an art dealer who fled Holland when the Nazi...

An LA Idea for Moving America From Pause to Fast Forward

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

In places as different as LA and Salt Lake City, local voters had to first recognize the benefit of public transportation by voting for sales tax increases that are helping pay for expansion projects.

On Girls and Bikinis

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.28.2011 | Style
Charlotte Safavi

Are we so obsessed with self-image and plastic surgery these days that we think young children think like we do: "Mommy look, I have perfect boobs now!"

'La-La Land' Now The Dictionary Definition Of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.28.2011 | Books

The Oxford English Dictionary made some stellar updates on March 24, which are now online. For instance, "e-mail" is now "email." You can now, with re...

Lakers On A Roll

AP | By GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.27.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant scored 30 points, Pau Gasol had 23 points and 16 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers inched closer to the top of the overa...

L.A.'s 'Do Good Bus' Delivers Volunteers, Kind Deeds

GOOD | Alissa Walker | Posted 05.26.2011 | Impact

Even without knowing much about them, the name was enough to get us interested in The Do Good Bus. But when we found out that this mobile volunteer un...

PHOTOS: Fear, Form and Flirting: Haiku Reviews

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

LA's Message to Cities Across the Country: Collective Bargaining Works

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Instead of laying blame, we invited our employees to the negotiating table. In the end, working with labor, we reached an agreement that is a win-win-win for taxpayers, for employers, and for LA.

Saturday in Los Angeles: Eagle Rock Fashion Show Emphasizes the Benefits of Women Working Together

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Derrick

The Women's Twentieth Century Club of Eagle Rock's work continues with a series of fundraisers, including this Saturday's traditional Camilla Fashion Show and Luncheon.

Disney Cruise Ship Crewmember Reported Missing At Sea

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

MIAMI -- A crewmember on a Disney cruise ship has been reported missing at sea off the western coast of Mexico. Disney Cruise Lines spokeswoman Chris...

Your iPod Is Polluting China and L.A. -- and Wyoming Might Be Next

Daniel K. Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel K. Gardner

Next time you buy an iPod, don't forget to add the CO2 cost of moving coal from Powder River Basin, Wyo., to Guangzhou, China.

Why Wisconsin Matters to LA

María Elena Durazo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
María Elena Durazo

I had the privilege to go to Madison, WI with 161 union members from LA. Where but in America could an immigrant worker from LA join arms with a Wisconsin dairy farmer in a common cause?

If You Know What a Hipster Is... You Are One

Steven Nereo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steven Nereo

Do you remember electroclash? I do. I worked at a club doing sound when it was big, and my easiest night was electroclash night. I mostly just had to ...

How to Ruin Your Career in Under 3 Minutes: Overshare Online

Joy Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Joy Chen

Last Sunday, armed with nothing more than a webcam, a pushup bra, and two minutes fifty-two seconds of too much free time, UCLA student Alexandra Wall...

PLAN ForYourArt: March 24-30

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

LACMA presents a screening of More, written and directed by Barbet Schroeder.

Triple Overtime

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — When the Los Angeles Lakers led Phoenix by 21 points in the third quarter, Kobe Bryant and Lamar Odom were pretty sure their night...

Los Angeles Fashion Week Steps Up for Fall 2011

Mary Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mary Hall

Last week was Los Angeles Fashion Week. No, it's not the same as New York Fashion Week in terms of organization and variety of shows, but Los Angeles put on some great shows last week.

Henry Winkler Fixed Us Up: A Dating Show Where Celebrities Become Matchmakers

Laurenne Sala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Laurenne Sala

J. Keith Van Straaten's fast-paced dating game show weaves celebrity with nimble wit to create a matchmaking formula with a better success rate than that of the Millionaire Matchmaker.

Art About The Things That Make Life Worth Living

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(Via Beautiful/Decay) If you are lucky, once in a while you find an artist that helps you remember why you started getting into art in the first pl...

Coming Full Circle: Ireland After St. Pat's

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Charles Karel Bouley

Ireland may be a world away for so many of you, but let me tell you, it's waiting to welcome you. It's been welcoming people for thousands of years and will go on.

Why Do Politicians Want to Cut Jobs? Budget Cuts Equal Job Cuts

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The proposed federal budget cuts are turning into another political sideshow. The process of the budget is being treated as a chess game, a battle over politics and procedure, and one that may go on for a long time still.

A Goodbye to Warren Christopher

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Steinberg

At a moment like this, the custom is to ask for a brief silence. But I'm pretty sure that's not what Chris would have wanted. I think he'd tell us to get on with solving the life's next problem.

Kobe Goes Wild After Making Clutch Shot

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

With 35 seconds left in Sunday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant took over. The five-time NBA champ...

Lakers Center Suspended

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum has been suspended two games for his flagrant foul on Minnesota's Michael Beasley. The NBA anno...