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  • Out of the Blue: Irascible Jean Paul: one heck of a guy

    His coffee is fantastically mediocre. Big industrial heaps of Gevalia, from that land renowned for coffee, Sweden. His lattes are always tall, with long shots of espresso and a single dollop of steamed milk: no foam or schiuma, as the Italians call it....
  • Interview: Sam Smith awestruck by stardom

    Interview: Sam Smith awestruck by stardom
    I met Sam Smith about a quarter to midnight Wednesday in a dark-ish alley directly underneath the Red Line track. Smith performed at The Vic a half hour earlier as part of the Vevo Lift Live concert and had just taken part in a meet-and-greet backstage,...
  • Attack of the killer office chairs

    Attack of the killer office chairs
    I'm sitting down while writing this column. That's a pretty daring move on my part. You see, I recently spoke with James Levine, author of the new book, "Get Up! Why Your Chair Is Killing You and What You Can Do About It." He schooled me on the scary...
  • Main Street economic renaissance planned for Pacoima

    Main Street economic renaissance planned for Pacoima
    Lizeth Perez, 33, has lived in Pacoima all her life, but the only businesses she remembers patronizing there are a Jack in the Box and a tattoo shop that's no longer open. She spends her money instead in neighboring Arleta, which boasts a CVS, or...
  • Doyle McManus: A respite from the all-consuming Internet

    Last year I ruined my summer vacation a two-week idyll at my wife's family cabin on a lake in northern Ontario by bringing along a modern convenience that was too convenient for my own good: the demon iPad. Instead of contemplating nature, I checked...
  • A hot cup of genome: Scientists percolate coffee's genetic secrets

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If you prefer your genetic research to be rich, bold, flavorful, steaming hot and with a bit of a kick, try a mug full of this: Scientists have deciphered the coffee genome and found genetic secrets that may make your cup of joe...
  • Starbucks gets fancy with Reserve roastery, tasting room, coffees

    Starbucks gets fancy with Reserve roastery, tasting room, coffees
    Starbucks will launch new cafes designed to highlight its small-lot Reserve coffees, interactive Reserve roasteries and tasting rooms, the company announced in a release Friday. The coffee giant plans on opening in December its first Reserve roastery with...
  • Deadly albino cobra captured in Thousand Oaks speakssss out on Twitter

    Deadly albino cobra captured in Thousand Oaks speakssss out on Twitter
    The venomous albino monocled cobra that slithered through Thousand Oaks didn’t go quietly after being captured Thursday afternoon. On Twitter, the deadly snake first asked for bail money. Then it complained that animal control officials hadn&...
  • Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons

    Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons
    The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse. His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
  • Starbucks plans new store designs: upscale in Seattle, speedy in New York

    Starbucks plans new store designs: upscale in Seattle, speedy in New York
    Starbucks Corp. on Friday announced two new types of stores aimed at capturing the growing demand for upscale reserve coffee and a separate test of an "express" store in Manhattan offering speedy service in a city where a "New York minute" is more like...
  • Starbucks planning new store designs, including express

    Starbucks planning new store designs, including express
    Starbucks Corp. on Friday said it has brewed up three new store formats, including an express store that the coffee giant plans to launch in New York early next year. There was no early word on whether the Chicago area will soon see stores with the...