| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Sustainability is the theme of the 2014 Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame. This year we received more than 300 nominations for the 10 spots and tossed in a few names ourselves.
Sustainability is how biological systems endure and remain diverse...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Though New Year's Eve is less than a week away, even last-minute party planners have time to add a Maryland sparkling wine to their celebrations.
With seven of the state's 56 wineries producing America's version of champagne, the local wine industry has...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:31 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A coalition of San Francisco supervisors will move today to place a tax of two cents per ounce on sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages on the November ballot, triggering what is expected to be a costly fight with opponents who aim to...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:39 PM
An Idaho dairy responded Wednesday to an animal rights group’s latest video showing the abuse of cows, saying the renewed attention is likely to spur more threats to its staff.
"We are the ones who will pay for what happens to our animals,"...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Francisco Morataya drives a vanload of empty bottles and cans to Victar Recycling Center in Echo Park every week or so to supplement his wages as an office janitor.
The 61-year-old Eagle Rock resident had been making $200 per load, enough to pay his...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 1:00 PM
ARTOIS, Calif. — Nestled in a corner of the Sacramento Valley known for its rice, almonds and walnuts, densely packed rows of manicured olive trees stretch toward the horizon.
This 1,700-acre spread is the domain of California Olive Ranch, an...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The Times Square ball won't be the only that item that will be dropping from high perches around the country for the New Year's Eve countdown. The illuminated crystal ball that descends in New York City a minute before midnight has become such a famous...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Two Virginians are among the “20 Most Admired People in the North American Wine Industry,” according to Vineyard & Winery Management magazine.
The trade magazine based in California recognized Luca Paschina, general manager and ...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Viognier (VEE-ohn-yay), a relatively new varietal and wine to many consumers, is one of the most exciting wines I have tasted.
Depending on where it was grown, its terroir, and who made it, the varietal can be a very seductive wine. I would call it a...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Ralph Stratton Linhoff, age 87, passed away in his Balboa Peninsula home on January 8, 2014, where he had lived since 1953. He served as a board member of the Peninsula Point Association for several years.
Ralph was born on June 5th, 1926 in Long Beach,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:57 PM
As unseasonably cold weather continues to blanket western states, farmers are bracing for potentially painful damage to crops and livestock that could drive up consumer prices.
The true effect won't be known for weeks, but growers such as California's...