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August 19, 2008 | 7:46 pm
Hollywood talent manager Joan Hyler’s critical condition has stabilized, three days after she was struck by a car on the Pacific Coast Highway and nearly lost her life.
Friends and family reporting through UCLA’s carepages have said that Hyler received numerous blood transfusions...
October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm
January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pmI am safe on the plane now.
On the way to Los Angeles International Airport this afternoon, I thought I was about to be murdered.
In the run-up to a weeklong business trip, I called the car service I've been using for years to pick me up at my home. The driver arrived promptly at...
July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm
January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm
We've just paid $3,000 for a new mattress.
"It's not a mattress," the salesman sniffed. "It's a sleeping system." His accent
is unmistakably Yiddish and he's kind of elderly, so I don't want to be too disrespectful. I mean, my parents spoke Yiddish, too -- mostly when they wanted...
February 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm
A new anti-oil television advertising campaign that is intended to needle the consciousness of fuel-guzzling SUV owners will be making a lot of local residents uncomfortable.
The ads that began airing nationally last month are a parody of President Bush's war-on-drugs campaign. They...
March 25, 1999 | 7:00 pmIt was nearly midnight when Louis Roth's seder ended and we packed ourselves into my old Bug. My wife, Kyongcha, rode shotgun; Steve, my 12-year-old brother, shared the cramped back seat with a case of matzo and boxes of kosher-for-Passover canned goods from the chaplain's office. It...