• By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    SEE, SNIFF AND TASTE NAPA VALLEY'S BOUNTY AT THE OXBOW PUBLIC MARKET

  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    ESSENTIAL ARTS & CULTURE: SPECIAL THANKSGIVING EDITION, STARRING DONNA SUMMER, WILLIAM KENTRIDGE AND TATTOOS

    The season of mashed potatoes and gluten-free vegan nut loaf is upon us! I'm Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles...

    Star, Los Angeles, Art, Culture
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    REPUBLICANS PUSH HARD ON GOP TAX PLAN, BUT VOTERS JUST AREN'T THAT INTO IT

    Republicans are investing enormous amounts of political capital and dollars to pump up support for the GOP tax overhaul in a risky,...

    People
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    ESSENTIAL CALIFORNIA: HOLLYWOOD SEX ASSAULT CLAIMS SEND LAPD INTO UNCHARTED TERRITORY

    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It's Thursday, Nov. 23 - Thanksgiving Day - and here's what's happening...

    Entertainment
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    AS JOHN LASSETER TAKES A LEAVE, DISNEY AND PIXAR FACE AN UNCERTAIN ROAD AHEAD

    John Lasseter's decision to leave Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios for six months following complaints of inappropriate interactions...

    Business
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    L.A. UNIFIED CAN'T AFFORD TO LURCH FROM ONE FINANCIAL CRISIS TO ANOTHER

    The Los Angeles Unified School District has been hearing dire warnings for some time about the financial cliff it's facing in the form...

    Los Angeles
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    MUSIC FOR EVERY MOOD THIS HOLIDAY

    Holiday albums are as much a winter staple as mistletoe and Christmas ornaments, and this season sees a number of major artists vying...

    Holiday, Collection
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    RACING! WISHING EVERYONE A HAPPY THANKSGIVING

    Horse racing newsletter

  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    THE OLD-FASHIONED MAIL-ORDER CATALOG GETS A NEW LEASE ON LIFE

    In one TV commercial from this year's Toys R Us holiday campaign, a mom sweats through her cycling workout while her suspiciously helpful...

    Life, Cycling, Fashion, Holiday
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    TO AN ATHEIST, SCIENTOLOGY ISN'T ANY MORE UNUSUAL THAN MAINSTREAM FAITHS

    To the editor: Rather than asking the question, “What makes Scientology different?” the more meaningful question is what makes it the...

  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    GIVING THANKS FOR THE MUSIC THAT REDEEMED 2017

    Given the nonstop turmoil of the past 11 months - from political upheaval to accusations of sexual harassment to gun violence to natural...

    Celebration, Celebrity
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    NOT ALL MEN DESERVE TO HAVE THEIR LIVES RUINED FOR BEHAVING STUPIDLY TOWARD WOMEN

    To the editor: I would be thrilled to see the likes of Harvey Weinstein, James Toback, Roy Moore and, yes, President Trump laid low...

    Women, Men
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    TODAY: TIME FOR A GRATITUDE ADJUSTMENT

    Happy Thanksgiving! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Time for a Gratitude Adjustment What are you doing today,...

    Family
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    ADVICE FOR LIVING A FULLER, MORE PRODUCTIVE LIFE: GET RID OF YOUR SMARTPHONE

    To the editor: Roy Germano's op-ed article on his life without a smartphone perfectly explained the disadvantages of having a piece...

    Life
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    C-SECTION, MEDICATED, 'NATURAL': THERE'S NO WRONG WAY FOR A MOTHER TO GIVE BIRTH

    To the editor: In 1950, pregnant with my first child, I read Grantly Dick-Read's “Childbirth Without Fear.” I urged my respected obstetrician...

  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    THANKSGIVING IS A TRADITION. IT'S ALSO A LIE

    The first Thanksgiving I remember, I was in the second grade. I didn't know my teacher had asked my dad to come talk to the class....

    People, Celebration, Celebrity
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    DYING TO LIVE LONG ENOUGH TO SEE THE END OF TRUMP

    I was diagnosed with cancer at age 58. My doctors gave me six months to a “yearish” to live, as I've written about in The Times' Opinion...

  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    YOU CAN'T WIN AN ARGUMENT WITH CRAZY. BUT YOU CAN SCORE POINTS! HERE ARE YOUR THANKSGIVING TABLE COMEBACKS

    The first Thanksgiving nearly 400 years ago was about being grateful for a bountiful harvest and celebrating it through a great feast....

    People, Holiday, Celebration, Celebrity
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    THE BUNDYS ARE POSTER BOYS FOR AMERICA'S RURAL/URBAN DIVIDE

    Cliven, Ammon and Ryan Bundy went on trial in Las Vegas last week over their violent standoff with Bureau of Land Management officials...

    Las Vegas, Collection
  • By LA Times   -   Nov 23, 2017

    TAKING TIME TO BE THANKFUL FOR ALL THE STRANGERS WHO MAKE OUR LIVES BETTER

    I was committing what I'm certain should be a ticketed traffic offense. I was driving while dreaming. On a sunny August afternoon on...

    Cars, Car