Life & Leisure News Life & Leisure News from en 60 Dodgers can't be seen, but criticism of TV deal heard loud and clear The Dodgers may be invisible to most of their fans, but their desperation to dodge the overwhelming criticism of their massively botched TV deal has become palpable. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:42:00 -0500't%20be%20seen,%20but%20criticism%20of%20TV%20deal%20heard%20loud%20and%20clear L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Theodore Van Kirk, last surviving member of Enola Gay crew, dead at 93 Theodore Van Kirk, the last surviving member of the Enola Gay flight crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in the final stages of World War II, died Monday at an assisted living facility in Stone Mountain, Ga. He was 93. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:41:00 -0500,%20last%20surviving%20member%20of%20Enola%20Gay%20crew,%20dead%20at%2093 L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Lawmakers, FCC chairman urge arbitration over Dodgers channel Political pressure is mounting on Time Warner Cable to bring an end to the bitter standoff that has prevented many Dodgers fans from watching the team on television this season. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:26:00 -0500,%20FCC%20chairman%20urge%20arbitration%20over%20Dodgers%20channel L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Vin Scully, after soul-searching, will be back for 66th Dodgers season Best Dodgers news of the year came in the second inning Tuesday night via the stadium video boards. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:19:00 -0500,%20after%20soul-searching,%20will%20be%20back%20for%2066th%20Dodgers%20season L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Dodgers Hall Of Fame Broadcaster Vin Scully Says He's Returning In 2015 Vin Scully will return in 2015, his 66th year as a broadcaster Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:18:00 -0500's%20Returning%20In%202015 Forbes - Lifestyle James Shigeta, 85, Leading Man in ‘Flower Drum Song,’ Dies The Hawaii-born actor, who first found fame in Japan, helped break Hollywood clichés about Asian-American performers. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:12:03 -0500,%2085,%20Leading%20Man%20in%20%E2%80%98Flower%20Drum%20Song,%E2%80%99%20Dies NYT > Arts Amgen to cut 2,900 workers and close four facilities Biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it would cut up to 2,900 employees and close facilities in Washington state and Colorado as the Thousand Oaks company moved to rein in costs and focus on new drugs. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:08:00 -0500,900%20workers%20and%20close%20four%20facilities L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Extant' on CBS Customized TV Listings are available here: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:00:00 -0500's%20TV%20Highlights:%20'Extant'%20on%20CBS L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Memo From South Africa: Honoring a Filmmaker in the Shadow of Apartheid Although he did not oppose apartheid, Tonie van der Merwe created movies exclusively for blacks, launching the careers of many actors and technicians in the ’70s and ’80s. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:43:20 -0500 NYT > Arts A New App Gets Diners Rewards For Posting Their Photos On Facebook Instant Props, a new app launching on July 31st, will allow diners in New York restaurants to get discounts or free courses by posting photos of their dinners on Facebook. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:39:00 -0500 Forbes - Lifestyle Daniel Radcliffe on 'What If' & Comic-Con at Indie Focus Q&A Daniel Radcliffe appeared for a Q&A on Monday night following a screening of his upcoming film “What If” as part of the Los Angeles Times’ ongoing Indie Focus Screening Series. He discussed, among other subjects, Comic-Con, rom-coms and unhealthy foods, making for a lively conversation. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:15:00 -0500'What%20If'%20&%20Comic-Con%20at%20Indie%20Focus%20Q&A L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Health premiums soared, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says The cost of health insurance for individuals skyrocketed this year in California, with some paying almost twice what they did last year, the state's insurance commissioner said. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:12:00 -0500,%20Insurance%20Commissioner%20Dave%20Jones%20says L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Colin Hanks talks 'Fargo' and making new friends in Calgary What do you do if you're Colin Hanks and you're in Calgary shooting "Fargo" and you really want to see the season finale of "True Detective" but you don't have HBO? Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:06:00 -0500'Fargo'%20and%20making%20new%20friends%20in%20Calgary L.A. Times - Fashion & Style State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer When Lagunitas Brewing Co. fills its beer bottles, Northern California's Russian River provides the main ingredient. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:46:00 -0500,%20and%20the%20beer L.A. Times - Fashion & Style All this Dodgers deadline trade talk is absolutely draining Can it be Thursday, please? At 1 p.m. with deals done or not done? At some point do you stop caring and just want it over? Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:42:00 -0500 L.A. Times - Fashion & Style