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A Restless Housewife, a Closeted Vagabond, and Lady Luck

From the title, you might think that On Swift Horses is about cowboys, horse wrangling, rural landscapes—and you wouldn’t be entirely wrong. Shannon Pufahl’s debut novel explores wide-open spaces and how people navigate them in a post-Depression, post-World War II, Baby Boomer era in Southern... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Remembering Kate Braverman’s Los Angeles

On this warm October day in Southern California, I walk the Venice canals and think of Kate Braverman. How in her sensational first novel Lithium for Medea she captured a Venice so distant that it’s difficult to accept that this version, which is polished and expensive and filled with tourists,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 08:48:36 UTC ]
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Ad vets to create universal ID and loyalty reward program to woo consumers

A cohort of ad industry veterans and tech platforms are launching BritePool, an identity solution for digital advertising that aims to provide consumers with some level of control over who uses their data. Along the way, it hopes to offer agencies and brands an alternative to the so-called... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong winds knock out power and topple trees across Southern California

Thousands of Angelenos remained without power Wednesday after strong winds whipped through Southern California overnight, toppling trees and power lines and leaving streets littered with debris. About 33,000 customers in the Hollywood Hills, South L.A., Koreatown, Mid-Wilshire, Fairfax, Silver... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Laotian-style barbecue comes to Southern California

Good morning. Unless you’re one of the lucky folks who are reading this from Mammoth, it’s a good weekend to stay home and do some cooking, maybe curl up with a blanket — yes, this is cold for us — and a stack of cookbooks. We can help with that last part, as we have a story about the couple who... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Division playoffs begin with the usual powerhouse matchups

The postseason has arrived in high school basketball, and it’s time for the best teams in Southern California to go head to head in the Open Division playoffs. In the City Section, No. 1-seeded Fairfax and No. 2-seeded Westchester will be heavily favored in their openers on Friday against Harbor... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Residents fear losing Capistrano Beach as storms chip away at their 'piece of paradise'

Walking along a battered stretch of her beloved beach, Sandie Iverson ticked off the destruction from recent storms. The boardwalk and a seawall collapsed. Palm trees were ripped from their roots. As winter rains alight on Southern California, Iverson couldn’t help but wonder what fresh calamity... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Conversation Series Gets Cable TV Debut

Live Talk Los Angeles has launched on Spectrum Networks, turning an author event series into a weekly primetime TV show for 1.8 million subscribers in Southern California. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Trekking to the desert with Jonathan Lethem, Antarctica and more

Welcome! I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY Many still think of Jonathan Lethem as a New York writer (for the Brooklyn-set bestsellers “Motherless Brooklyn” and “The Fortress of Solitude”), but he’s been in Southern California for eight years.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Murder suspect arrested after streaming police chase on Facebook Live

A Moreno Valley man wanted by police in connection with a double homicide in Nevada and a shooting in Southern California was arrested Wednesday after a chase and shootout with deputies that he livestreamed on Facebook. San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene of a shooting... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Deborah Harkness: From Campus to the Macabre

Deborah Harkness, history professor at the University of Southern California, was riveted by the alternate world of the Twilight series, a free-spirited departure from the 16th-century Elizabethan era that was her specialty. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors get animated in moving images at the Festival of Books

At the Los Angeles Times’ Festival of Books, authors who may rarely be seen are able to show a bit more personality than usual. Our photographer Jay L. Clendenin was able to coax fun moments out of authors who stopped by the L.A. Times Studio at the University of Southern California. Here are... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: September 22, 2016

Amazon moves into Southern California; a Wisconsin bookstore considers going co-op; Macmillan expedites holiday shipping; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books store opens in Southern California

Amazon Books, the e-commerce giant’s seemingly incongruous bricks-and-mortar venture, is now open in San Diego. The store marks the company’s second foray into offline retail. The 3,500-square-foot shop at a mall in the University City neighborhood premiered with little fanfare Sept. 7 and is... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Cable sweetens deal again for Dodgers TV channel -- and still no takers

In a last-ditch effort to strike a deal before the start of the new baseball season, Time Warner Cable has once again sweetened an offer to other pay-TV providers in hopes of winning wider carriage for the Dodgers' TV channel in Southern California.But there still are no takers — increasing the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taplin talks tech power at DBW

The most talked about presentation of yesterday's Digital Book World conference in New York came from Jonathan Taplin, director of the Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California, who asked: “Is this tech revolution great for everybody or just a few at the top of the Forbes... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roosevelt knocks out Fairfax in double-overtime thriller

It's the year of the guard in high school basketball, and Wednesday night's double-overtime thriller between Fairfax and Eastvale Roosevelt on the opening night of the state playoffs only validated the quality and quantity of the guard play in Southern California this season. Freshman Ethan... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CIF to support opportunities for student-athletes with disabilities

The California Interscholastic Federation announced Monday that it has formed a partnership with Special Olympics in Northern and Southern California and the California Department of Education to promote opportunities for student-athletes with disabilities. The partnership is designed to help... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Manga Resurgent at Comic-Con 2015 and Anime Expo

The North American manga market is back and stronger than ever. And with the summer's biggest shows—Anime Expo and the San Diego Comic-con—being held on successive weekends, Southern California was the best place to measure the category's resurgence. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Change Comes to Mysterious Galaxy

Mysterious Galaxy, one of the leading independent bookstores in Southern California, is transforming its Redondo Beach location into a special events business, and relocating its San Diego location. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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