| Nov 12, 2011
| 12:04 PM
Local wine aficionados got a hands-on lesson on the wine-making process that began in January and culminated in October with a grape-crushing party at Deukmejian Wilderness Park. Stuart and Marie Byles, the Stone Barn Conservancy's husband-and-wife wine-...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:17 PM
Shame on you, Cindy ("Canyon To Cove: Protesting the pointless protests", Nov. 11). We are so often in the same camp.
But for you to criticize and demean the Occupy Movement as overly cozy and unfocused is over-simplifying a heroic effort on the part of...
| Nov 24, 2011
As this country's wine tastes shift away from bombast toward more balanced efforts, let's imagine we could reduce that trend to a single wine from a single place. This wouldn't be a wine made to floor you, overpower you or incite some rapturous state....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The recent stage adaptation of the bestselling novel "Sideways" that debuted in May in Santa Monica is moving up in the world. The La Jolla Playhouse said it will produce the play starting in July, with former artistic director Des McAnuff at the helm....
| Aug 11, 2012
So now that he's gotten used to drinking down, what is Kyle Meyer drinking at home?
Spanish wines. The best values, he says, are in smaller, less-known regions — Jumilla and Campo de Borja, Calatayud or Montsant. "You dig out these little satellite...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:12 AM
One day in 2009 Anna Wintour – editrix of “Vogue” and the last word in all things fabulous – decided that the recession was unfashionable.
Not being a shrinking violet, she set about doing something about it. After ringing up...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Chez Moi Appetizer Event – 415 W. State St.
6 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Relax in a European setting on either Friday or Saturday at Chez Moi. Elizabeth Cull, chef, owner, will prepare, serve and discuss a delightful appetizer menu paired to wines...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Wine lovers will help underserved youth get to college during the Wooden Floor's sixth annual Keep the Promise wine tasting benefit.
Proceeds will go to the Santa Ana-based after-school program, which provides arts and educational programs to 375 low-...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:05 AM
The Friends of Patterson Park are holding their 8th annual Wine Tasting at Sunset event on Thursday night around the historic Marble Fountain and Pagoda.
Wine tastings and food samplings are coming from Chesapeake Wine Co., DiPasquale's, Bistro Rx, V-...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:42 PM
SACRAMENTO — As the national firearms debate reaches a crescendo, a Northern California congressman is proving that you can be both a gun lover and a gun controller.
Rep. Mike Thompson of St. Helena, a moderate "blue dog" Democrat who represents...
| Oct 12, 2012
The Columbia Association hosts a 1-2-3 Magic Parenting Workshop, led by Lacey Tsonis of the Howard County Office of Children's Services, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Columbia Association Columbia Gym, 6151 Daylong Lane in...