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  • Aftershocks prompt fear of a major quake near Tokyo

    Aftershocks prompt fear of a major quake near Tokyo
    As dozens of aftershocks continued to rattle Japan on Tuesday, scientists said they were worried that Friday's magnitude 9 earthquake might trigger a dangerous temblor close to Tokyo, the largest urban center in the world. The fear is that the initial...
  • Times Festival of Books will move to USC

    Times Festival of Books will move to USC
    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will move its weekend-long celebration of the written word to the USC campus next spring after 15 years across town at UCLA, officials announced Wednesday. The change of venue to USC's main University Park campus...
  • Market Watch: Jay Ruskey perks interest with California-grown coffee

    Market Watch: Jay Ruskey perks interest with California-grown coffee
    When customers stop by Jay Ruskey's stand at the Santa Barbara farmers market these days, they may or may not be impressed by the likes of the dragon fruit or finger limes he grows, but virtually everyone stops and gawks at the jars of fresh-roasted...
  • L.A. County delays release of names and salaries of its highest-paid employees

    Los Angeles County officials are taking steps to keep secret the names and salaries of some highly paid county employees, saying they need more time to comply with public records law to protect workers who claim that disclosure could put them at risk....
  • Market Watch: The renaissance of the Italian lemon

    Market Watch: The renaissance of the Italian lemon
    Lemons are most in demand in summer, for making lemonade, serving with cocktails and squeezing on fish. There's a little bit of a disconnect with production, which is concentrated, from different growing areas, in the fall to spring months; but there's...
  • Market Watch: New Sherman Oaks (Galleria) and Temple City venues

    Market Watch: New Sherman Oaks (Galleria) and Temple City venues
    Spring always brings a new crop of farmers markets, as operators time openings to capitalize on the seasonal abundance and diversity of produce. Two new venues, in Sherman Oaks and Temple City, offer good selections of vendors under capable managers....
  • Market Watch: Exotic, sweet and rare summer fruits

    Market Watch: Exotic, sweet and rare summer fruits
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proclaimed Aug. 7 to 13 to be National Farmers Market Week. In Southern California, unlike most of the rest of the country, we enjoy exciting offerings of local produce year-round. But even here, high summer gives us...
  • Market Watch: Atwater Village market's local tomato grower, Cameron Slocum

    Market Watch: Atwater Village market's local tomato grower, Cameron Slocum
    Cameron Slocum pulls up to the Atwater Village farmers market in the Tomatomobile, a 1980s Volvo station wagon with crude icons of tomatoes, blue on the right side, pink on the left, scrawled everywhere including the windows, along with a plug for "The...
  • Los Angeles' craft brewery scene has more on tap

    Los Angeles' craft brewery scene has more on tap
    Is L.A. finally turning into a beer-making town? The Los Angeles area already hosts some of America's best beer bars, with carefully curated lists of ever-changing taps and bottles, but almost all of those brews have been made somewhere else. We may be...
  • Market Watch: Farm brings every muscat imaginable

    Market Watch: Farm brings every muscat imaginable
    One of the rarest but greatest pleasures of farmers markets is encountering passionate collectors who sell a wide range of rare fruit varieties normally grown only at specialty sites such as germplasm repositories and agricultural experiment stations....
  • Marriage? Let me think about it

    Marriage? Let me think about it
    At 36, Kristy Litz has watched most of her girlfriends marry and alight to the suburbs to start families. But marriage is nowhere on Litz's agenda. She wants children, and ideally a partner, but she has seen enough people divorce that she doesn't see the...