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The Monday Afternoon Cram, 6/25/12

Everything you need to know from today's front pages Hemet Del Taco Worker Allegedly Stabs Customer Over Order Dispute Whatever happened to just spitting in the food? Man...

Video Village With Ask Chris: Visiting the Golden Temple Of The West

  I’m so enamored with the endless diversity and unusual juxtapositions in our magic city. How cool is it that “Foods of Nature” and “Tom’s Super Burgers II” peacefully co-exist...

Five Masses Worth Levitating (to Your Mouth)

 Over the weekend, the 340-ton boulder that crawled its way from Riverside County was finally installed at LACMA to create the awe-inspiring (and awe-inspiringly expensive) work of art known...

Five Masses Worth Levitating (to Your Mouth)

Over the weekend, the 340-ton boulder that crawled its way from Riverside County was finally installed at LACMA to create the awe-inspiring (and awe-inspiringly expensive) work of art known...

Where’s Chris? 6/25/12

Hello friends! Your Ask Chris columnist here. I've been poking around LA County and spotted this neat place. Where was I? Be the first to guess correctly and win...

Behind the Scenes of the Hollywood Sign

“Don’t tell anyone how you got here.” A young woman in a tank top, shorts, and sneakers makes this request as her car chugs its way to the top of...

Parks and Wreck: Can Our State and Local Parks Be Saved?

California’s history is rooted in its parks: 400-year-old sandstone cave paintings are in Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park; Sutter’s Mill, where gold was discovered in 1848, is in...

David Yurman Puts Down Roots

A quick Q&A with the jeweler and sculptor You live in New York but spent a couple of formative years in L.A. In the mid-’60s, I went to Santa...

It Happened This Week in L.A. History: “Levitated Mass” Takes Over the LACMA

June 24, 2012 Following months of media attention, Michael Heizer’s exhibition, Levitated Mass, opens at LACMA. The project is a behemoth, both literally and figuratively: it consists of a 340-ton...

A Peek Inside The Mattel Toy Factory With Ask Chris

The home of Barbie and Hot Wheels honored their history today with a ceremony renaming their El Segundo design studio in honor of founders Ruth and Elliott Handler. I’ve...