Deborah Olson

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Building the Ultimate Highlight Reel from LA Lakers' Regular Season

Injuries, coaching changes and death in the family. All three factors contributed to the unravelling of the 2012-13 Los Angeles Lakers, who had fewer positive moments to cherish than negative.<p>Taking a look back through the highlights of a plagued campaign, one can't help but feel a small ping of …

Blueprint for LA Lakers to Go from Playoff Joke to Title-Worthy Team

The Los Angeles Lakers' roster provided us with $100 million worth of NBA playoff jokes, only none of the punchlines were funny.<p>Injuries left the Lakers depleted, unorganized and on the precipice of implosion all season. Once Kobe Bryant went down with a ruptured Achilles, they finally reached a …

Pau Gasol Rumors: Uncertain Future with L.A. Lakers Signals Time to Move On

Link to Media<p>The 2012-13 NBA season has officially come to a close for the Los Angeles Lakers. After a season of pure and utter turmoil, the Lakers were swept out of the playoffs by the San Antonio Spurs and are now left in "roster evaluation" mode.<p>With his future uncertain, it's now time for Pau …

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Extra, Extra: Greasy Crooks, Teens on Meth, & Derby Day Drinking

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Vandalized Joshua Tree Canyon To Stay Closed

Title<p>Vandalized Joshua Tree Canyon To Stay Closed<p>Chris Clarke was KCET's Environment Editor until July 2017. He is a veteran environmental journalist …

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Amos, LA Homeless Man, Sees Westside For The First Time (VIDEO)

What does the Pacific Palisades look like through the eyes of a homeless person? For Amos, who lives in a tent in downtown LA, the wealthy community is a world away from the sights, sounds and smells of of his normal life on the streets. He visited the tony Westside neighborhood for the first time …

Preservationists and Boyle Heights Activists Fighting Huge Wyvernwood Redevelopment

At the end of May, the City Planning Commission is set to hold a hearing on the proposed redevelopment of Boyle Heights's <b>Wyvernwood Garden Apartments</b>; in advance of that meeting, the nonprofit East LA Community Corporation is staging a march tomorrow--May Day--to protest the project. Miami-based …

Mid-Century Time Capsule Fixer in Pac Pal Asking $1.4MM

las casas<p>"If you're a romantic with a little gumption, this property is worth a look," says the listing for this Pacific Palisades fixer, and we'd have to agree. Built in 1946, the 2,941-square-foot house mixes traditional ranch stylings with some mid-century modern accents. The listing also …

State prisons won't rush to move inmates at risk for Valley Fever

Despite a directive from the federal receiver who oversees California prison healthcare, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections says the …

It's Criminally Wrong to Pin LA Lakers Failure on Mike D'Antoni

With the Los Angeles Lakers' season officially over, speculation about Mike D'Antoni's job security is bound to kick into high gear.<p>A season of moderate highs and crushing lows ended with the Lakers being swept by the San Antonio Spurs in four uneventful games. While fingers will be pointed at …

10 Best Burlesque Shows in L.A.

<i>See also:</i><p><b>10. The LaLa's</b><p>Choreography and dramatically driven vignettes are a huge part of the LaLa's seductive presentation, and they should be- most …

Back to the Drawing Board For 8 Hillside Houses in Eagle Rock

Round one in the fight between the Eagle Rock neighborhood and a developer who wants to put <b>eight three-story houses</b> at the top of <b>Mount Royal Drive</b> seems to have gone pretty decisively for the neighbors. Some residents had circulated complaints before the neighborhood council's land use committee …

Kobe Bryant believes in Lakers' core

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The chants echoing through Staples Center for most of this disastrous 2012-13 Lakers season were more like pleas for Phil …

Traffic Sign Hacked: 'LAPD Anal Probing, Guard Your Butthole'

The Los Angeles Police Department became the butt of a joke today, courtesy of a witty hacker or two, and investigators are not laughing about it.<p>An …

House Styles - The Look of the American Home

What style is your house? Browse this photo gallery for the most popular housing styles and types in North America.<p>1600s - 1950s: Cape Cod Style<p>The …

Red Eyes - Reasons for Bloodshot Eyes

The term "red eye" is used to describe red, bloodshot eyes. Bloodshot eyes are usually painless and develop when blood vessels near the surface of …

9 Feng Shui Kitchen Tips

01 of 09<p>Kitchen Location in Your Floor Plan<p>The location, design and feng shui basics of your kitchen are all considered very important in a good feng …

10 Truths About Vintage Decorating

True vintage lovers wouldn't want a brand-new house full of new furniture if you gave it to them -- except to sell for cash to buy more old stuff. …

Make Your Own Fairy Garden With Elves, Gnomes, and More

01 of 10<p>A Fairy Garden on Wheels<p>Whether you call them fairies, wee people, elves, or gnomes, it’s fun to design fairy gardens to attract enchanted …

How to Identify First Editions and Care for Old Books

Leisurely reading often means picking up an electronic device these days, and many people never even consider starting a collection of “dead tree” …

Growing Pteris Ferns Indoors

The Pteris genus includes a huge variety of species, mostly ranging from the tropics and subtropics, although there are a few temperate species. …

What Is Soil | Facts About Soil

<b>The ground beneath your feet</b> is essential for the survival of life on Earth, yet soil remains a complete mystery to most people.<p>What is soil? The …

Vintage Finds for a Vanity or Dressing Table

Remember those old black-and-white movies where the glamorous leading lady got ready at an equally glamorous dressing table? Add some Golden Age …

Articles about more modern mother’s day gifts on Dwell.com - Dwell

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, you still have a few days to find the gift your mother will remember for years to...<p>With just under two weeks away until Father’s Day, it’s the perfect time to get down to business and figure out what to get for...<p>For many this holiday season will be more …

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Very Stylish Fashion Illustrations from the 1920s

<b>Looking for even more inspiration</b> from the 1920s? Then check out these vintage fashion illustrations from the era. We've gotta say: These guys are looking pretty fantastic. Bootlegging and impending Great Depression aside, the Jazz Age had its benefits. Flappers, for one. Impressive men's style, …