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Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Following' on Fox

Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Following' on Fox
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes

Spending on rail crossing safety upgrades varies widely across Southland

published about 2 hours ago
Spending on rail crossing safety upgrades varies widely across Southland
When a Metrolink train slammed into an SUV on railroad tracks in Glendale a decade ago, the horrific chain reaction wreck prompted a major campaign to improve the safety and security of Southern California grade crossings.

Longshoremen maintain clout in era of globalization and automation

published about 3 hours ago
Longshoremen maintain clout in era of globalization and automation
More than 4,400 ships bring nearly $400 billion worth of goods through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach every year, a crucial link in the global supply chain of factories, warehouses, docks, highways and rail lines.

For Syrian Armenians, exodus evokes flight from genocide a century ago

published about 3 hours ago
For Syrian Armenians, exodus evokes flight from genocide a century ago
Snare drums rustle and trumpets blare. Chocolates from a famed confectioner in Syria are handed out among the crowd. The hall falls silent. A minute of remembrance is observed for the more than 200,000 killed during almost four years of civil war in Syria.

Jerry Brown's popularity as governor doesn't extend to a presidential race

published about 3 hours ago
Jerry Brown's popularity as governor doesn't extend to a presidential race
Katherine Martinez is a Democrat from San Andreas, fiercely supportive of her state's — and party's — governor.


Medical examiner: Can you you help identify this male?

published about 3 hours ago
Medical examiner: Can you you help identify this male?
Republic Media, medical examiner, police team up to help raise awareness about unidentified-person cases.         

As Common Core Testing Is Ushered In, Parents and Students Opt Out

published about 3 hours ago
As Common Core Testing Is Ushered In, Parents and Students Opt Out
On Monday, public school students in New Jersey will begin to take standardized tests that are opposed by an unusually diverse coalition of enemies.

'Anyone can play havoc with a weak teacher – behaviour is never a given'

published about 8 hours ago
After 25 years in state schools, Denise Gould moved into private education. She dispels myths around perfect pupil behaviour, sector rivalry and easy timetables Continue ... more

Injured Marine proves doctors wrong

published about 10 hours ago
Injured Marine proves doctors wrong
Pronounced dead after a training accident at Camp Pendleton, Staff Sergeant James Carey continues to defy the odds         

6 people injured in Peoria crash

published about 11 hours ago
6 people injured in Peoria crash
Fire crews treat six people injured in a car crash in Peoria Saturday night         

Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Following' on Fox

Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Following' on Fox
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes

Spending on rail crossing safety upgrades varies widely across Southland

published about 2 hours ago
Spending on rail crossing safety upgrades varies widely across Southland
When a Metrolink train slammed into an SUV on railroad tracks in Glendale a decade ago, the horrific chain reaction wreck prompted a major campaign ... more

Longshoremen maintain clout in era of globalization and automation

published about 3 hours ago
Longshoremen maintain clout in era of globalization and automation
More than 4,400 ships bring nearly $400 billion worth of goods through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach every year, a crucial link ... more

For Syrian Armenians, exodus evokes flight from genocide a century ago

published about 3 hours ago
For Syrian Armenians, exodus evokes flight from genocide a century ago
Snare drums rustle and trumpets blare. Chocolates from a famed confectioner in Syria are handed out among the crowd. The hall falls silent. A minute ... more

City Kitchen: A Chicken Thighs Recipe With Mediterranean Flavor

published 1 day ago
City Kitchen: A Chicken Thighs Recipe With Mediterranean Flavor
Braised thighs with lemon and olives can be tweaked for various tastes from the region.
NYT > Food   

A Good Appetite: A Coconut Layer Cake Recipe From Telepan

published 1 day ago
A Good Appetite: A Coconut Layer Cake Recipe From Telepan
The pastry chef Larissa Raphael’s confection is no harder to make than any other layer cake, but the precision of the ingredients makes it shine.
NYT > Food   

Wine School: Your Next Lesson: Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

published 2 days ago
Wine School: Your Next Lesson: Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
For the first time, we’ll examine a reinterpretation of one of the fundamental types of wine.
NYT > Food   

Wine School: Langhe Nebbiolo Tasting Notes

published 2 days ago
Wine School: Langhe Nebbiolo Tasting Notes
The results of the Wine School exam on Langhe nebbiolo.
NYT > Food   

Hungry City: Hungry City: La Morada in the South Bronx

published 2 days ago
Hungry City: Hungry City: La Morada in the South Bronx
While much of La Morada’s menu is taken up by tacos and quesadillas, a few dishes offer a taste of the “infinite gastronomy” that is ... more
NYT > Food   

Retirement Plan: An Airbnb Travel Adventure

published Wed, Feb 25 2015 17:24 GMT
Debbie and Michael Campbell, retirees, have spent a year and a half crisscrossing Europe, staying in Airbnb apartments.

Currents: Deals: Sales at Crate & Barrel, Zinc Details, Global Table an Minam

published Wed, Feb 25 2015 17:18 GMT
Currents: Deals: Sales at Crate & Barrel, Zinc Details, Global Table an Minam
Discounts on bedding, tableware and home furnishings.

Currents: Goods: Alpaca Blankets From the Rug Company

published Wed, Feb 25 2015 17:11 GMT
Currents: Goods: Alpaca Blankets From the Rug Company
The Rug Company’s new alpaca blankets with patterns more subdued than one may expect.

Currents: Events: The New York Botanical Garden’s 13th Annual Orchid Show

published Wed, Feb 25 2015 17:10 GMT
Currents: Events: The New York Botanical Garden’s 13th Annual Orchid Show
The annual Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden will display the flowers arranged in hanging baskets conceived as chandeliers.

Currents: Lighting: Recycled Glass Chandelier by Tord Boontje and Emma Woffenden

published Wed, Feb 25 2015 17:07 GMT
Currents: Lighting: Recycled Glass Chandelier by Tord Boontje and Emma Woffenden
Glass from recycled wine and beer bottles is shaped like a pine cone to make a chandelier.

Marlon Brando's island paradise in Tetiaroa, French Polynesia

published about 22 hours ago
Marlon Brando's island paradise in Tetiaroa, French Polynesia
A 4-foot lemon shark flashed by my bare legs as we waded in shallow lagoon waters. I grimaced and hoped it wasn't hungry.

Tour company Best of Morocco went the extra mile for travelers

published 1 day ago
My friend and I had the opportunity to travel to Morocco. I contacted the Best of Morocco, and they were very flexible and willing to ... more

Chips a must along Arizona's Salsa Trail

published 1 day ago
Chips a must along Arizona's Salsa Trail
The closer you get to the border, the more passionate people become about Mexican food. In southeastern Arizona's Graham County, where tomatoes and peppers grow ... more

Spring break plans are smooth sailing on a cruise

published 1 day ago
Spring break plans are smooth sailing on a cruise
It's already March and you still haven't made plans for spring break? Don't panic. There's an easy way to become a hero despite being a ... more