Book Review: Reconciling Faith and Sexuality In 'Does Jesus Really Love Me?'

Jeff Chu's book "Does Jesus Really Love Me?" (Harper Collins)

Part review, part interview: Chu's thoughts on faith and sexuality. 



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Book Review: What Does It Take To Be 'Contagious'?

Jonah Berger's newest book "Contagious."

Berger takes a look at why some things catch on and why some things don't. 



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Republicans Unsure About The Future After Obama Wins Election 2012

The California Republican Party held an election party at the Westin South Coast Plaza (Judy L. Wang)

Romney supporters react. 



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What's The Difference Between L.A. District Attorney Candidates?

Lacey and Jackson fight for one of the most influential jobs in Los Angeles (tkksummers/Flickr)

Very similar plans for office. 



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Book Review: "The Casual Vacancy"

J.K Rowling's debut adult novel, "The Casual Vacancy" (Hachette Book Group)

How does J.K Rowling's new book measure up? 



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Obama's 30 Days To Victory Concert

President Obama's youngest fan (Judy L. Wang)

SLIDESHOW: Supporters wait in line to see President Obama speak. 



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The Faces Behind Obama's L.A. Re-Election Campaign

The new Obama rallying center in Carson (Judy L. Wang)

The man power it takes to re-elect Obama. 



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Top Five Things To Expect From J.K. Rowling's "The Casual Vacancy"

J.K Rowling's debut adult novel, "The Casual Vacancy" (Hachette Book Group)

Rowling's new book hits the shelves this Thursday. What will it be like? 



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Book Review: "The Good Girls Revolt" Is No Sugar Coated Tale Of Girl Power

Lynn Povich was the first ever female Senior Editor at "Newsweek" (PublicAffairs Books)

The story of how the women of "Newsweek" changed the 1960s newsroom forever. 



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Schwarzenegger To Launch New Institute At USC

Schwarzenegger to launch new institute at USC (Flickr/Gage Skidmore).

On Monday he will launch the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy.



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iPhone 5: Are Great Expectations Met?

Apple's iPhone 5 will be released September 21.

The iPhone 5 is here at last. So what's it like? 



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Redevelopment Of USC's University Village Raises Concerns For Local Residents

Locals protest USC's redevelopment plans (Judy L. Wang)

Local residents are worried about being pushed out.



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Book Picks For The First Week Of June

Ernest Cline's bestselling novel is now available in paperback (Broadway)

Some great reads to kick off the month of June.



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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against USC Faces Hurdles

(Wikimedia Commons)

But legal expert John Nockleby says it still may cause trouble for the school.



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Get Lit: Inspiring Youth Through Poetry

The Get Lit Players at Roosevelt High (getlit.org)

Get Lit wants to get the younger generation excited about poetry again. 



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L.A. Riots: City Leaders Mourn, Celebrate The Anniversary

(Judy Wang/Neon Tommy)

Sunday's focus: moving beyond L.A.'s dark past to bring a better future.



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L.A. Riots: Former City Council Members Reflect

(Dark Sevier/Flickr)

Rita Walters and Michael Woo share memories of serving on the council during the 1992 riots. 



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L.A Times Festival Of Books: An Interview With Former "Blossom" Star Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik in "The Big Bang Theory" (Creative Commons)

Mayim Bialik is back with a new book that challenges conventional parenting methods.



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Book Review: "The Taker" Is A Wonderfully Seductive Read

Alma Katsu's debut novel "The Taker" (Simon and Schuster)

"The Taker" is just the kind of novel you would expect from an author who used to work for the CIA.



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91608: Universal City Versus A Local Mom And Pop- Is This Town Big Enough For The Two Of Us?

Frank Miceli, owner of Miceli's in Universal City

The politics of being in a small town with big players.

 

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

One of Dr. Seuss' most popular books, "The Cat in the Hat" (Random House)

Celebrating the author who brought us "The Cat in the Hat" and "Green Eggs and Ham."



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Master Of Lights: The Man Who Controls Over 4,000 Signal Lights In Los Angeles

The Automated Traffic and Surveillance Control Center (Judy L. Wang)

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Meet the man behind your L.A. commute.



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This Week's Must Sees And Must Reads In Books

Bringing Up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman (Penguin Press)

From a story of survival to a twisted story of love, this weeks book picks will satisfy everyone. 



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Now And Later: Must Sees And Must Reads In Books

Consent of the Networked by Rebecca MacKinnon (Basic Books)

Check out the latest from the world of books



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Slake After Dark: A Reading With Aimee Bender

Fiction writer Aimee Bender (Slake)

Fiction writer Aimee Bender gives a taste of her work at a reading in Los Angeles.



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Book Review: "The Immortalists"

Kyle Mills "The Immortalists"

Kyle Mills thrills in his new book "The Immortalists." What would you do for eternal youth?



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Freedom and Fashion: Combining Fashion and Social Justice

Freedom and Fashion (Judy L. Wang)

Freedom and Fashion seeks to educate and empower consumers by using everyone's favorite hobby:shopping. 



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Book Review: Ellen DeGeneres' "Seriously...I'm Kidding"

In Ellen DeGeneres' new book, she's seriously kidding and it's seriously funny. 



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L.A. Homeless Vets Get Free Services

Free medical care was offered to homeless veteran at "Stand Down" (Judy L. Wang)

Hundreds of homeless veterans come to get a "hand up, not a hand out." 



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Book Review: "Sweet Judy Blue Eyes"

Heartbreak, sex, love and music abound in Collins' memoir. 



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Why Your College Degree Matters

(Reut Cohen)

While the state of the economy is discouraging, it does not negate the value of a college education.

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Book Review: The Heart-Stopping "Resuscitation"

A heart-stopping thriller about a surgeon who experiments on his victims. 



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Mayor Villaraigosa Tackles Job Creation in L.A.

Mayor Villaraigosa

Mayor Villaraigosa outlined a five-part job creation strategy 



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