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A beautiful boy: Love after death

A beautiful boy: Love after death

by Mark McDermott Jonathan Bisignano was two years old and ready to see the world. His family was living in South Redondo at the time, and Jonathan was playing by himself in the backyard. Then he wasn’t. His mother Angela Bisignano looked outside and her son was nowhere to be found. Panic set in. He’d […]

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Vivaha extraordinaire

Vivaha extraordinaire

   Neil and Sanam Chhabria begin a new life together by following four centuries of tradition with a three day celebration   by Mark McDermott Sanam and Neil Chhabria were married August 20 in a traditional Hindu wedding, or Viva Neil and Sanam Chhabria begin a new life together by following four centuries of tradition with […]

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PENINSULA DINING – The passion of Bernard Ibarra

How Terranea’s executive chef quietly transformed the resort’s farm-to-table approach to food and in so doing found his own roots

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This is his brain on music – Daniel Levitin, world-renowned neuroscientist and author of the acclaimed “This Is Your Brain on Music”

The first two sets of stereo speakers Daniel Levitin ever owned landed him in big trouble. The first he played so loudly they drew the ire of his father, the second he played so loudly they caught on fire in his college dorm room. Both incidents indirectly led Levitin to one of the most unusual […]