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Is Global Warming Inevitable? A Case Study

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 10.19.2012 | Green
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Climate change seems to be everywhere this summer -- freak storms, wildfires, record high temperatures.

WATCH: Bear Cubs Take A Dip In Pasadena Pool

Posted 08.07.2012 | Los Angeles

Well, we suppose that everyone needs to cool off in this heat. Two bear cubs certainly did, when they splashed in a Pasadena pool yesterday. Homeow...

Meet NASA's Viral Mohawk Guy, Bobak Ferdowsi (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.06.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

I caught up with Bobak to learn more about his rise to online stardom, his eccentric hairstyles, and, of course, what it takes to land on Mars.

How This 15-Year-Old Named The Mars Rover (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 08.06.2012 | Teen

Early this morning, the robotic rover "Curiosity" beat tough odds to successfully land on Mars. The team of engineers and scientists was ecstatic -- a...

Who Profits From Acts of Design?

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 09.25.2012 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic


An "Americafest" for All Our Country's Veterans

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 09.03.2012 | Impact
Paul Rieckhoff

For 99% of Americans, this Fourth of July marks yet another annual tradition of barbecues, block parties and fireworks. It's the halfway point of a long hot summer. A day to celebrate freedom, 'Merica, and being born in the U.S.A. But for the other one percent? The war still rages on.

Cara Santa Maria

My Evening With Stephen Hawking | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.29.2012 | Science

Stephen rarely does public talks anymore. When he does, he draws an impressive crowd. And most of the people sitting in those seats are unaware of the effort that goes into composing the script he will follow over the course of the evening.

Identi-lifting? -- Talking About Veterans' Courts Memorial Day Weekend

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 07.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

It's not about carving out specialty justice for veterans, but rather about putting similar systems in place that help divert vulnerable populations who require services rather than incarceration.

Progress by Marathon?

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Running is its own end. It's a sentence and an exclamation mark. Running definitely brings out one's spirit, and also it shows people that anything is possible. If you'll be in Pasadena this weekend check out the 4th Annual Pasadena Marathon.

WATCH: Family Makes Emotional Plea For The Truth

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.11.2012 | Los Angeles

"Somebody cut him down for no reason... As long as I've got life in my body I'm going to find out what happened to my son." These are the words of ...

$1 For A Gallon Of Gas Is Not Too Good To Be True

Posted 04.10.2012 | Money

For some lucky Texas motorists on Sunday night, it was 1998 all over again. KTRK-TV in Houston reports that a computer glitch in pumps at a Conoco ...

NAACP Asks Pasadena For Police Shooting Documents

AP | Posted 06.10.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. -- The NAACP has asked Pasadena officials for documents, audio recordings and ballistic reports related to last month's police shooti...

Under the Influence

Dinah Lenney | Posted 05.28.2012 | Crime
Dinah Lenney

"Have you had anything to drink, Madam?" asked the patrolman. I wasn't drunk and I wasn't worried. I was a middle-aged woman in possession of a driver's license, conservatively dressed, honest to a fault and I assumed all that worked in my favor.

Five Decadent Valentine's Hotel Splurges

Tiffany Hawk | Posted 04.14.2012 | Travel
Tiffany Hawk

If you're looking for something a bit more special this year, here are a few more elaborate indulgences.

Where Does America Get Its New Year's Traditions?

Kate Kelly | Posted 02.29.2012 | Home
Kate Kelly

Always played on New Year's Eve, "Auld Lang Syne" has been called the "most popular song no one knows the words to..." So why do we sing this Scottish folk song on New Year's Eve?

Selling Mother's Louis Vuittons on eBay

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 02.15.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

My mother gave birth to me at 30 but not really that many years separated us. And yet, between the objects that defined her, and those that characterize me? Well, there seems to be an intergalactic-sized caesura.

Francisco Cortez: Does He Deserve to Be an American?

Agustin Duran | Posted 02.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Agustin Duran

Francisco has given his best years to this country, 20 years to be exact, without asking for anything in return.

PLAN ForYourArt: October 13-19

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Ulysses Jenkins' Black Gold Fever, a multi-media performance ritual utilizing video projections, dance, music and spoken word, is a reinvention of Columbus Day: a doggerel, which was originally performed at LACE in 1980.

Police: Security Guard Accused Of Preying On Prostitutes

KFDM News | Posted 12.11.2011 | Crime

PASADENA, Texas -- Police are investigating whether a security guard charged with attacking at least three prostitutes could be linked to other crimes...

LA Date Night: Get Drunk While Watching The Last 'Harry Potter' in Pasadena

| Lien Ta | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles

All is ending for ol' Harry Potter this weekend, and the only Armageddon we Angelenos can muster graveness for is Car-mageddon. (For shame.) We dare c...

A Beauty Junkie in Wonderland, a.k.a. The IMATS Makeup Trade Show

Pandora Young | Posted 08.27.2011 | Style
Pandora Young

This past weekend Los Angeles played host to the International Make-Up Artist Trade Show. That's IMATS for short, or as cosmetics addicts like myself ...

Give 'Til It Hurts

BJ Gallagher | Posted 08.13.2011 | Religion
BJ Gallagher

As the collection basket made its way toward me, I wondered what to do. My business had been slow, so I had no extra money to give. I desperately wanted to support this marvelous process unfolding in South Africa.

Theater Review: How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found

Bill Swadley | Posted 07.09.2011 | Los Angeles
Bill Swadley

The central character in Fin Kennedy's How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found might be a dead man. Asleep in a life that probably seemed like a dream in his early youth.

Is Norton Simon Show A Big Lie?

Mat Gleason | Posted 06.09.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

The Norton Simon Museum has the best collection of art in Southern California. This is the last museum that should ever have to acquire modern and con...

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...