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  • Soulja Boy’s car among those trapped by California mudslide

    Rapper Soulja Boy was among motorists whose cars were trapped by mudslides caused by a powerful storm that shut down Southern California's Pacific Coast Highway. The 28-year-old retweeted a photo

  • Winter storm moves into Southern California, triggering flash-flood warnings and a mudslide that shut down PCH

    LOS ANGELES – The first major storm of the new year moved into Southern California on Saturday night, triggering a mudslide that shut down a section of Pacific Coast highway and prompted flash flooding and debris flows near burn areas in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

  • In Marie Kondo’s “Tidying Up,” There’s No Place Like Home

    The coupled protagonists of Georges Perec’s materialist parable Things, Jerome and Sylvie, are 24 and 22 years old, both conductors of marketing interviews. Their dearest dream is to live in a Parisian apartment with a successfully bourgeois interior—charmingly untidy with floor-to-ceiling cabinetry, worn black leather sofa, roll-top desk—while in reality they inhabit a tiny, low-ceilinged space that they can’t bring themselves to do anything about. “They would have liked to give themselves to...

    The New Republic