November 10, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO ARUSHA, TANZANIA From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) is offered on KLM, Turkish and Emirates. Restricted round-trip airfares begin at $2,208, including taxes and fees. A Tanzania visa is required for U.S. citizens and can be obtained in advance or at the airport in Arusha. VACCINES The Centers for Disease Control says that depending on where in Tanzania you're going and what you'll be doing, there is a risk of hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, malaria and rabies.
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June 13, 1997
A cast of Highland Park residents is producing a play this weekend as part of an international project documenting the rise of community-based theater. "Saquen La Sopa, Ya!" deals with incest, gangs and citizenship in an immigrant community. The play was developed through improvisation by community members who participate in El Teatro de la Realidad, a theater program based at the Highland Park Family Resource Center.
March 14, 1996 |
In most of the country, this has been one humdinger of a winter. And on top of record-shattering cold and unprecedented snowfall, it's been a horrific cold and flu season. Over the years, I've tried numerous home remedies for a cold, from blameless warm milk to potent toddies of brandy, honey and lemon juice. Now I believe I've finally found the perfect remedy: sopa de Lima, or lime soup.
December 15, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday. A Foo Fighters concert in New Zealand reportedly caused tremors at a level similar to volcanic activity. ( Hollywood Reporter ) "Hugo," "War Horse" and George Clooney landed Golden Globes nominations. "The Artist" leads with six. ( Los Angeles Times ) Howard Stern is "America's Got Talent's' newest judge. ( Los Angeles Times ) Thanks, but no thanks, "Biggest Loser": the Season 12 winner says he's "at risk" of gaining all that weight back.
December 16, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday. Christopher Hitchens, R.I.P. ( Los Angeles Times ) Joe Simon, the creator of Captain America, has also died. ( Los Angeles Times ) The surviving Beach Boys will reunite and tour and record a new album. ( Wall Street Journal ) In Israel, "The Hangover," becomes "Before the Wedding, We Stop in Vegas. " ( Los Angeles Times ) Demi Moore says she doesn't have immediate plans to change her Twitter handle: @mrskutcher.
March 30, 2012 |
If there's a brawl between Silicon Valley and Hollywood to be California's marquee industry, it looks like the geeks have come out on top. More than 65% of those surveyed in the latest USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll said the technology industry was more important to the state's economy than entertainment, perhaps showing that SoCal's famous vixens and heartthrobs are losing the battle for screen time to NorCal's search engines and social networks....
June 17, 2009 |
The wall of sweets inside Rollie's Bakery Cafe in Tustin -- a collection of shell-shaped conchas, rows of cinnamon-crusted confections and a group of fluorescent pink pastries -- is deceiving. The year-old restaurant is part panaderia, but it has also evolved into something more anomalous: a rare outpost of Bolivian cooking.
January 14, 2012 |
The Obama administration signaled Saturday it does not support aspects of pending anti-piracy legislation, a setback for the Motion Picture Assn. of America, Hollywood's chief lobbying arm. The measures - which have deeply divided the entertainment and technology industries - would give the Justice Department more tools to shut down foreign websites involved in theft of movies and TV shows. Major Hollywood studios and unions have been mounting a campaign in support of the bills to combat online piracy, which costs the industry billions annually.
May 12, 2012 |
- At the village market, my friend Pepa buys a couple of small white fish, a handful of clams, a few shrimp. I ask what she's preparing. " Una sopa marinera, de pescado ," she replies. A fish soup. Nothing fancy, no complications, just a simple home-style fish soup, ready in minutes. In Spanish, " marinera " has nothing to do with tomato sauce - it means mariner's style, fishermen's fare. These seafood soups are traditional aboard fishing boats or in fishermen's homes, where the remains of the day's catch find their way into the soup pot. From the village where Pepa and I shop, we look down to the Mediterranean coast, where a fishing port receives fresh seafood daily.