Up Front: For 10 years, academics at UCLA studied the material culture of L.A. families. The results were messy.
Interview: Money issues and a shakeup at MOCA's board of directors may call for the museum to be absorbed by LACMA. L.A. Times arts reporter Jori Finkel talks to Madeleine about some of the causes and possible outcomes of a merger.
Kicker: There are dog sitters and cat sitters, so why not chicken sitters? Meet one of L.A.'s caretakers for the clucking kind.