| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:02 AM
WHAT: Voila! The Audubon Park Garden District's Bastille Day bash returns with an afternoon of francais fun. The main outdoor festival tackles the avant-garde aspects of French culture with "Pin the Hat on Napoleon" contests, an appearance by Marie Antoinette and exhibition games of petanque, a bocce-like bowling game. Looking for some Parisian refinement? Sign up for the Artisan Cheese & Wine Tasting featuring five pairings curated by chef Tona Corrente of East End Market's La Femme du Fromage cheese shop.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:32 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A wildfire near Northern California's Napa Valley wine country grew overnight on Thursday, devouring 4,300 acres (1,740 hectares) and two houses, and prompting more evacuations, officials said.
The fire, which started on Butts...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If you’re under 21 and studying winemaking, how are you going to taste the wine you are learning to make?
Right now, underage students in Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s wine and viticulture program are shut out from classes that include wine-...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:41 AM
The Sports Xchange
By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange
Course Source: Eagle Vines, Ranch Course at the Alisal
IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club in American Canyon, Calif.
THE LAYOUT: The course, designed by local hero Johnny Miller...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:19 PM
"Drunk History" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). Derek Waters and Jeremy Konners' anthology comedy, Internet-born and cable-polished, returns for a second season on Comedy Central. The premise is a process and the process is this: A person, typically a...