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SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016

SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016, 10 A.M.

Book Review: ‘Moonglow’ by Michael Chabon

In his latest novel, “Moonglow,” author and Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Chabon aims for the moon and successfully touches down on the lunar surface after a journey that leaps across the decades, the story spanning South Philadelphia in the 1930s, Europe ravaged by World War II and the post-war America of the space program before retirement to South Florida. The story is told through memories passed down to Mike, the narrator, by his mother’s father. Suffering from bone cancer and high on painkillers, Mike’s grandfather reveals “a record of his misadventures, his ambiguous luck, his feats and failures of timing and nerve.”

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SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016

Parents concerned about baby sleeping on stomach

Dear Readers: Welcome to the launch of a new column – “Ask the Doctors.” Together with a colleague, we take over for “Ask Doctor K,” in which Dr. Anthony Komaroff dispensed timely advice and guidance to readers. We plan to continue in this same tradition by offering answers to your questions about health and wellness. “We” are Dr. Eve Glazier and Dr. Elizabeth Ko, internists and primary care physicians at UCLA Health. Our specialty is internal medicine, with a focus on the management and prevention of chronic disease. We share this column on alternating days with our colleague, Dr. Robert Ashley, whose introduction will be published Tuesday.

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SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016

The Slice: Living room with a view

It’s seldom acknowledged but true. From a purely selfish perspective, the outdoor Christmas lights that really matter are the ones on the house across the street. Oh, sure. It’s nice if you decorate your own home in a way that ...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016

Wanting a furry friend

Dear Annie: We had to put our dog down after 14 wonderful years. I loved the dog. He would ride in the car with me. We would walk all over, play fetch in the house and just hang out. He was a great companion. My wife refuses to consider another dog. We are 60 and have a nice home and yard. She doesn’t want the “inconvenience” of being tied down when we want to travel. We have had house sitters stay at the house, which requires a lot of prep. I am willing to board the dog or see whether friends would let the dog stay at their house.

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FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016

Honoree Cicely Tyson addresses the audience at the 2016 EBONY Power 100 Gala at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Chris Pizzello / Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 8:49 P.M.

Cicely Tyson performs Langston Hughes at Ebony gala

, BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Cicely Tyson performed a Langston Hughes poem as she accepted a lifetime achievement award from Ebony magazine. Tyson recited “Mother to Son” from memory, telling the audience at the magazine’s annual Power 100 gala Thursday ...

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Ron Howard's documentary "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week" takes us back to the band's touring days in the early 1960s. (Apple Corps / Abramorama)

FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 12:08 P.M.

Review: ‘Eight Days a Week’ a spirited look at the Fab Four

Ron Howard’s documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week” takes us back to 1963, when the guys were just a cheeky quartet from Liverpool who saw their sudden stardom as a game. With an array of archival footage and a little context, the movie offers a vivid slice of history to modern viewers and a dose of nostalgia to those who were there.

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Ashton Kutcher and wife Mila Kunis take a selfie before Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles in October. Kunis and Kutcher are parents for the second time. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)

FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 7:37 A.M.

Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher welcome second child

LOS ANGELES – Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are parents for the second time. A publicist for the actress said in an email Thursday that Kunis had given birth. The publicist, Melissa Raubvogel, did not provide further details on the ...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016

THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 7 P.M.

7 Nights Out: Fun to be found in Spokane

1. Bret Michaels’ ‘Wreck the Halls’ Former Poison frontman teams up with Ratt, Dokken, Warrant, LA Guns and Jack Russell’s Great White for an afternoon and evening of hard-rockin’ hits. When: 3:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon ...

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Blogs

The SliceThe Wednesday Slice question

Have you ever sent an email to someone who had recently passed away (even though you had heard the sad news before you sent your message)? What did you say?


Too Many CooksCandy-Making Day with Grandpa

Howard Mahan makes homemade candies with his grandchildren every Christmastime. This year was no different. The grandkids, they keep getting older. The first-born, she’s off at college across the state. ...



ClarksvilleMel McCuddin: The Art of Darkness

Inside a downtown gallery maybe two decades ago – that’s where I first got McCuddined. I recall strolling through the vast array of art when one canvas stopped me cold. ...






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