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June 13, 2013 | By David Ng
Los Angeles audiences had a brief opportunity to catch rising Broadway actor Seth Numrich in a local production of the play "Slipping" in April. The 26-year-old actor left the play early so he could begin rehearsals for a revival of Tennessee Williams' "Sweet Bird of Youth" at London's Old Vic Theatre, with Kim Cattrall. "Sweet Bird of Youth" officially opened this week and has garnered enthusiastic reviews from London critics. The production is directed by Marianne Elliott, who previously worked with Numrich on the Broadway run of "War Horse.
January 7, 2010 | By Michael Ordoña
"I'm more androgynous," says Portia Doubleday, "because men are supposed to be more spatial, women more literal -- I'm a tomboy." The 21-year-old actress is speaking of her academic pursuits -- she's studying psychology and considering pre-med because "I've always had a more spatial mind, mathematical, than literal." But it's not likely anyone is going to mistake the athletic young woman with the blue saucer eyes and flowing blond tresses for a boy. She looks like a cross between Natasha Lyonne and Lily Cole.
January 7, 2014 | By Shan Li
Stubbornly high unemployment among millennials costs the U.S. billions in lowered tax revenue and higher safety net costs, according to one study. Millennials -- defined as those 18 to 34 years old -- have suffered from double-digit jobless rates for almost six years, according to a study by youth advocacy group Young Invincibles. The youngest, aged 16 to 24, suffer from 15% unemployment, the highest rates among youth. The long-term consequences of high unemployment in an entire generation of young people has been well researched, with echoes throughout their careers in the form of lower earnings and fewer job opportunities.
May 29, 2013 | By Michelle Maltais
If you've played chauffeur, calendar coordinator and cheerleading squad for your kids, you know how taxing their athletic commitments can be.  As part of our weekly 4Moms live video chats, The Times' Lisa Boone connects with Brooke de Lench of to talk about strategies for keeping parents' heads from spinning and maintaining a sane approach to kids' crazy schedules.  We invite your comments, experiences and questions....
November 17, 1990
I disagree with the theme that government should go into the business of developing character in youth. Addiction is used as an example of society's deterioration, but I remember its reply was Prohibition. And about the same time Hitler in Germany grabbed hold of youth to show them government spirituality. JOHN WARREN Hollywood
December 20, 1995
The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center has a found a home in Hollywood for its new youth center, where young people who live on the streets can receive counseling, condoms, HIV testing and other services. The Hollywood location was the Community Services Center's second choice. It had leased a storefront in West Hollywood, but some nearby residents bitterly opposed having the youth facility there.
February 21, 1996
Hundreds of disadvantaged youths have found employment across Southeast Los Angeles County through a federally funded Youth Corps project. The program employs and provides education to 16- to 21-year-olds while maintaining parks, athletic fields and street medians throughout Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood and Norwalk.
June 19, 1994 | ERIN J. AUBRY
Enlightening other teen-agers about sexual health and disease prevention is not something Jovan Colbert ever thought he'd be doing. "I used to think like most people my age thought--nothing can affect me," said the 18-year-old Dorsey High School senior and a recent hire at T.H.E. Clinic's teen facility. "But the fact of the matter is, teens are sexually active, and they don't know all the risks involved." That pragmatic approach to sex education is what drove T.H.E. director Sylvia Drew Ivie to open a clinic for, about and run entirely by teen-agers.
March 7, 1993
We have now been successful in removing God entirely from our schools, and look what wonderful things it has brought about. Our children are shooting each other in the halls. DEBRA GREENFIELD West Hills
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