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  • PASSINGS: Daniel J. Edelman

    Daniel J. Edelman, 92, who built one of the world's top public relations companies and pioneered celebrity endorsements and media tours, died of heart failure Tuesday at a Chicago hospital, said his son, Richard Edelman. Edelman is credited with...
  • One California -- or two?

    Are the recent raves about a new California renaissance true? Rolling Stone magazine just gushed that California Gov. Jerry Brown has brought the state back from the brink of "double-digit unemployment, a $26 billion deficit and an accumulated 'wall of...
  • Wine PressThe Wine World Is Changing

    I have been involved with the wine industry for more than 25 years and I have seen and enjoyed a number of significant changes in the wine world. There is no question that the quality and availability of today’s wines has grown dramatically. Of...
  • Wine PressAustralia, a rising star in the New World of wine

    Although I have never been to Australia, the country’s wines and culture have fascinated me for some time. Recently I moderated a Australian wine dinner at the Town Point Club in Norfolk. In preparation for the evening, I did a lot of reading...
  • National Ice Cream Month: In Virginia, ice cream saves the family farm

    National Ice Cream Month: In Virginia, ice cream saves the family farm
    As families grow, dairy farmers often realize that they need to enlarge their farming operations as well. Instead of taking on more cows and producing more milk to sell wholesale in a market with wildly fluctuating prices, some opt to add value to that...
  • L.A. Now Live: El Monte in David vs. Goliath fight over soda tax

     
    El Monte Mayor Andrew Quintero though a tax on sugary drinks was a slam dunk -- an easy way for the financially-strapped city to raise cash and help combat childhood obesity. But then the beverage industry converged on El Monte, turning the race into...
  • Soda taxes rejected in two California cities

     
    Voters sharply rejected sugary-drinks tax measures in two California cities. In El Monte, 76.8% of voters rejected the tax. The measure would have charged a one-cent tax for every ounce of sugary drink sold within the San Gabriel Valley city.......
  • El Monte soda tax faces strong backlash [Google+ hangout]

     
    Times reporter Sam Allen will join city editor Shelby Grad at 4 p.m. in a Google+ hangout to discuss the El Monte soda tax measure on the November ballot. The measure calls for a one-cent tax on each ounce of......
  • Soda taxes lose big in California

     
    Beverage industry forces flexed their political muscle once again Tuesday, dealing crushing defeats to two different sugary drink tax measures in the Golden State. In the San Gabriel Valley city of El Monte, nearly 77% of voters rejected a proposal......
  • Don't cut food stamps to feed big agriculture

    Don't cut food stamps to feed big agriculture
    Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives, on a party-line vote, broke with tradition by stripping from the farm bill the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps. What's left in the bill is billions of dollars...
  • So many wineries, so little time

    So many wineries, so little time
    Even if you spit, hire a designated driver and plan your route with the efficiency of a mom navigating Costco, there are only so many wineries you can visit in a day. Which is a problem in California, home to nearly 3,000 wineries. Most of them make...