Tamales, tacos and Thai food
Good morning, and happy holidays. This week we have a story to help you plan your seasonal menu, courtesy of Guerrilla Tacos' Wes Avila, who's been making tamales, tacos and...
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15 holiday gifts for the wellness junkie
These are gifts for someone - naughty or nice - who makes fitness a priority. Or you can gift them to yourself and get a jump on those New Year's resolutions that are just...
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Hot Property Newsletter: Homes for the holidays?
And the closings just keep on coming. This week we toast successful sellers, including a filmmaker and his actress wife, TV and movie producers and an NFL cornerback. On the...
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The week ahead in SoCal movie events & revivals, Dec. 16-23: 'The Lion in Winter' and more
Holidays in the Movies A young boy has a big ask for Santa in the nostalgic 1983 holiday comedy “A Christmas Story,” based on the writings of humorist Jean Shepherd. With...
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Stressing out over the holidays? Here are 6 ways to stop the insanity
Setting health boundaries with family and friends as we head into the stressful, end-of-the-year holidays.
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13 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers on Amazon
Now that you've got the big gifts under the tree covered, it's time to focus on those decorative socks hanging over the fireplace. We love stuffing stockings with little...
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How to get the best deals on holiday airfare
Expedia determined that the best time to buy flights for Thanksgiving is now through October 22.
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Notes from the holiday taco underground. Or, how Wes Avila throws an L.A. Christmas party
The private life of a chef is an endearingly old-fashioned conceit in an age when cookbooks double as memoirs and the lifting of a food truck's concession window can operate...
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A baker's dozen: Holiday cookie recipes perfect for parties or last-minute gifts
Thinking of doing a little Christmas baking? There's always time to whip up a batch of cookies , whether you're planning for holiday parties or handmade gifts. From buttery...
1 day ago - LA Times - 2 articles
No Santa hats, no reindeer antlers, United Airlines warns flight attendants
During the holiday season, United Airlines gives its flight attendants some leeway on how to accessorize their uniforms. But the Chicago-based airline apparently doesn't want...
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The headlines of Very International People
Virgin Galactic reaches the edge of SPACE for the first time in milestone test
The aerospace firm's SpaceShipTwo craft reached a boundary more than 50 miles above Earth on Thursday morning after blasting off on a critical flight test in the Mojave Desert.
Carnival Cruise Line is set to build the first-ever roller coaster at SEA
The attraction, called Bolt: Ultimate Sea Coaster, is set to be built on Carnival Cruise Line's new Mardi Gras liner. It will be delivered in 2022 and will be based at Port...
7 Destinations Which Should Have College Bowl Games
College football fans in America enjoy a three-week “bowl season” each December. But what if the games were held in destinations like this instead?
4 reasons to visit Thessaloniki in Greece
From authentic food to rare bird species, here are 4 reasons to visit the beautiful city of Thessaloniki...
Fascinating pictures of London in the 50s and 60s by Allan Hailstone
The incredible, unique pictures here are a selection from the 120 taken by keen photographer Allan Hailstone that feature in his book London: Portrait of a City 1950-1962 .
Take a Break in Paris
After you've navigated the Champs Élysées and sorted through your purchases in your room or suite at Le Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris , treat yourself to a wellness break with...
7 Destinations for a Last-Minute NYE Getaway
Planning a last-minute getaway to ring in the New Year? The majority of Americans spend up to $200 each on New Year's Eve celebrations and WalletHub predicted the best spots to...
Photos by Olga Kouznetsova capture how gran who's the ONLY resident in her...
Lyudmila Vyacheslavovna lives in the 130-year-old family home in Tolokonnikovo, close to Russia's border with Estonia. Photographer Olga Kouznetsova spent time with her last year.
USOC Chooses Salt Lake City for Potential Winter Games Bid
The U.S. Olympic Committee will move Salt Lake City forward as its potential bid city for a 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games or beyond, selecting the Utah capital and...
Instagram gallery: 13 winter wonderlands around the world
From the snow-filled Grand Canyon to sugar-sprinkled monuments like Rome's Colosseum and white-carpeted landscapes. These sights from around the world are even more...