DEEPER MEANING—Members of this Los Angeles congregation could be seen on the Saturday before Easter performing baptismal rites at Malibu Creek State Park. Outdoor baptisms are common and usually include singing, dancing, praying—and the immersion.
It’s Sunday night in Dotonburi, the center of nightlife in Osaka, Japan, and I am still jet-lagged. As I walk through the crowded main street for the first time, distracted and slightly overwhelmed by the sight of giant illuminated billboards and a huge plastic octopus, a familiar smell wafts in the air and forces me to turn my head. “It’s […]
A Patriot is tearing up the hardwood in college. Aram Arslanian, a Viewpoint High graduate, finished his sophomore season on a strong note for the Lake Forest College men’s basketball team. Arslanian helped the Foresters finish 17-9 overall, 13-5 in the Midwest Conference this season. In his last 12 games, Arslanian averaged 15 points, five rebounds, two steals and 1.5 […]
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The outcome could have been much worse for a 30-year-old hiker who became lost and injured in the Santa Monica Mountains and wandered for four days before reaching safety. Marcelo Santos of Hawthorne went hiking with friends in Corral Canyon on Sat., March 31. Dep. Dave Katz, operations leader of the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station Search and Rescue Team, said […]
We live in earthquake country, and last week’s jolt off the Channel Islands was a good reminder that we need to be prepared, both for ourselves and for our pets. Unlike in other parts of the nation, with their hurricane and blizzard seasons, there is no “earthquake season,” and thank goodness for that. But people who know what to expect […]
Zack Lin sizes up the pitch, swings and cranks a ground single to center field. He’s impatient to get home, so he steals second base. He bolts for third base when the shortstop can’t handle the throw. A moment later, the senior wheels around to score while his twin brother, Spencer, cheers from the cheap seats during the Oak Park […]
Westlake Village is serving the city of tomorrow, one byte at a time. Officials are working on a plan with developer American Dark Fiber and internet provider Race Communications to install a municipal fiber-optic cable-network that will deliver super-high-speed internet in the city’s First Neighborhood. The homes will be the first in the city to receive the new service, and […]