| Jun 9, 2011
Early on a recent morning, Diana Rodgers, manager of the Mar Vista farmers market, drove north for two days of farm visits in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, including to three berry growers in Nipomo. When she arrived, the farms offered gorgeous...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 6:18 AM
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The sprawling complex at 2324 Boston St. has a spotty record.
Canton Arts and Entertainment opened there in fall 2009 and fizzled out just several months later. It's not hard to see why — parking is difficult to find and it's tough to fill up...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 8:00 AM
October always makes me think of pumpkins. As a kid, I’d make all sorts of pumpkin-themed projects in school and stomp around the neighborhood with a plastic jack-o-lantern to gather Halloween treats. As a grownup, I still get a hankering to do...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 3:58 PM
A state appellate court has agreed to review Orange County’s controversial law barring sex offenders from county parks and beaches, a move that may determine whether the ban is legal.
The county ordinance, passed in April 2011, prohibits all...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 3:11 PM
A small Annapolis shopping district is trying to relinquish its status as a well-kept secret.
New bright-pink banners along Rowe Boulevard trumpet the little shopping area's presence. The splashy type announces the Village of West Annapolis Shopping...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:08 AM
It’s been a decade and a half since the Baltimore Orioles have stirred excitement so far into the season. Now that they're 64-53 and in contention for a playoff berth, fans have plenty to talk about. Now, enter: Neal Moorhouse, aka “Carne...
| Aug 19, 2012
The first time Elena saw Ernesto Duran she was only 13.
It was the summer of 1962. She was visiting an aunt and many cousins in the small Mexican town of Tabasco Zacatecas, 70 miles west of Elena's hometown, the much larger Aguascalientes.
Elena and her...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:14 PM
From the porch of her Glendale home, new Glendale Healthy Kids Executive Director Sharon Roth greeted her outgoing and incoming boards. On a hot Wednesday night (Aug. 29), several dozen officers and supporters headed for the cold beverages and a healthy...
| May 27, 2012
The price that first-time homeowner Justin Bieber paid for his new digs in Calabasas has wended its way into the public record: $6.5 million.
Set on 1.3 acres in a gated community, the 10,000-square-foot main house is described as "transitional French"...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:48 PM
The appeal of a registered sex offender, who was arrested under a county ordinance when he visited a park in Fountain Valley, went to court Thursday.
Hugo Godinez of Santa Ana, who was convicted Nov. 14 of a misdemeanor for entering a county park without...