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Debating Debate Grub

Wondering, like many, what sustenance should accompany your debate watching party tomorrow—assuming there is a debate tomorrow? If you’re supporting John McCain, you might think about...

Happening: Bud-Free Oktoberfest

If the trek down to Alpine Village in Torrance feels about as daunting as a flight to Munich (Plus, I hear they pour Budweiser—sacrilege!), there’s another option. Some might...

Eau de Bio-Diesel

Ever been driving along, lost in gridlocked misery and despair, when suddenly through your vents creeps the scent of something so delicious it makes you weep? I can usually...

Just for Fun: Snack Saver

Via Geekologie, we have the first promising lunch anti-theft device. (Because everyone knows that scrawling “Don’t Eat Me” in Sharpie is just begging to have your ham and cheese...

Best High Schools 2008: Private

Illustration by Steven Burke  Archer School for GirlsBrentwoodIndependent | Girls | 6-12  Students run the campus store and curate gallery exhibits at Archer, which was started 13 years ago...

All Geared Up

Illustration by Steven Burke  1. WIRED Only 52 percent of teens bought a CD last year. Then again, about 80 percent listen to music on an iPod or other...

Animal

On their Food Network show 2 Dudes Catering, Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo were known for their anti-slacker attitude, bold cooking, and long locks. The tresses have been shorn,...

Best High Schools: Honor Roll

Illustration by Steven Burke  There are more than 550 public and private high schools in Los Angeles County. Which one is right for your child? We’ve picked 47...

Hamburgers with Richard Jenkins

Photographs by Jill Greenberg The actor leans back in a beige swivel chair, safe in the womb of his trailer. His tie is askew, his face clouded as he traverses...

Best High Schools 2008: Public

Illustration by Steven Burke  Anderson W. Clark Magnet High SchoolLa CrescentaGlendale Unified | magnet | 9-12   The science and technology magnet has attained U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon...