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  • Anne Willan's classic 'La Varenne Pratique' is now an e-book

    Anne Willan's classic 'La Varenne Pratique' is now an e-book
    Good news: British American food writer and cooking teacher Anne Willan has just published her classic cookbook “La Varenne Pratique” as an e-book. I’m definitely in. For years I’ve been mourning the loss of my copy of the...
  • New book explores how the orange helped create California, with vintage images

    New book explores how the orange helped create California, with vintage images
    It’s hard to imagine a region more inextricably tied to a product than Southern California is to oranges. Detroit and cars maybe? We even have an Orange County (yes, so does New Jersey, but theirs is named after some danged royal). David Boulé&...
  • Worst plane crash in U.S. history

     Worst plane crash in U.S. history
    Thirty-five years ago Sunday, in what remains the worst airline crash on U.S. soil, more than 270 people were killed near O'Hare International Airport when American Airlines Flight 191 lost its left engine on takeoff, rolled sickeningly and crashed near a...
  • DKJA teacher wins national contest

    Last school year, third-grade teacher Lindsey Gaines of Donna Klein Jewish Academy (DKJA) in Boca Raton was inspired to lead by example, and she strived to encourage her young, innovative students. Not only did Gaines challenge her students to use...
  • News Corp. closes $416-million deal for romance publisher Harlequin

    News Corp. closes $416-million deal for romance publisher Harlequin
    Rupert Murdoch's publishing company, News Corp., has completed its $416-million purchase of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp. of Canada. Harlequin, the world-famous publisher of romance novels, will operate as a separate unit within HarperCollins...
  • OBITUARY: Gary Poliakoff of Becker Poliakoff dies at 69

    Gary Poliakoff has died. Here's the announcement from the firm Becker & Poliakoff. The funeral is Monday.:   Becker & Poliakoff Announces the Passing of firm co-founder Gary A. Poliakoff   We are deeply saddened to announce the untimely passing of...
  • Florida Highwaymen: The women share their vibrant stories

    Florida Highwaymen: The women share their vibrant stories
    When the first vibrant sunsets and moonlit beaches of Florida Highwaymen paintings blazed to life more than 50 years ago, Mary Ann Carroll and Doretha Hair Truesdell were there. The Highwaymen painters became known for quickly creating vivid scenes of...
  • Women's Club seeks local recipes

    The Plantation Women's Club wants to know city residents' favorite foods and how to make them. The organization is creating a recipe book, the first to be published by the club in 30 years, according to one of the recipe book's organizers, Betty Cobb,...
  • New book shows Allen West hasn't changed direction

    New book shows Allen West hasn't changed direction
    Allen West is back, with a new mission. And the newest venture for the soldier-turned-congressman-turned-full-time conservative provocateur is vintage West. He's out with a new book that doesn't pull any punches and most certainly doesn't soften the...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBC America

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 8 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Orphan Black Cosima (Tatiana Maslany) is out...
  • Kenneth Vogel on billionaires, politics and his book 'Big Money'

    Kenneth Vogel on billionaires, politics and his book 'Big Money'
    In the 2012 election, 5,667,658 small donors contributed to the Barack Obama and Mitt Romney campaigns, giving $370 million. But another $470 million came from just 100 people. That’s a phenomenal imbalance. The campaign contributions didn't...