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  • How 'bout them apples?

    How 'bout them apples?
    The traditional foods we eat during Jewish holidays have been reflecting and celebrating each season since long before "seasonal produce" was even a thought, let alone a "trend." (Let's not forget that once upon a time, "seasonal" was all there was.) From the first figs at Purim time to the potatoes and onions (storage vegetables in the winter cellar, also "seasonal") from which we make latkes for Hanukkah, local foods of the season are the heart and soul of Jewish cooking, and cause for celebration, no matter how modest the preparation.
  • Ex-La Jolla synagogue executive gets 18 months in embezzlement

    Ex-La Jolla synagogue executive gets 18 months in embezzlement
    The former executive director of Congregation Beth El synagogue in La Jolla has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $540,000 from the synagogue over five years, federal prosecutors said Monday. Eric...

    Zenyatta baby is growing up fast

    Zenyatta baby is growing up fast
    There are hundreds, if not thousands, of horse racing fans who still love Zenyatta, the 2010 Horse of the Year who won 19 of 20 races and is now living the good life as a broodmare at Lane’s End Farm in Versailles, Ky. And 2014 could be an...

    Reader photo: A quiet moment

    Reader photo: A quiet moment
    Broadway is the typical downtown street - loud, noisy and full of people. Which is what makes the moment that Rinzi Ruiz captured in the above photo so special. The street appears deserted as a man walks under the marquee of the Los Angeles Theater,...

    International Star You Should Know: Moran Atias

    CLAIM TO FAME Israeli-born Moran Atias became known to U.S. auds as Inez in Paul Haggis' 2008 series "Crash" on Starz. She also teamed with Haggis on 2010 thriller "The Next Three Days." INNER FIRE The 33-year-old Atias began her career as a globe-...