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  • The Dekopon arrives in California

    The Dekopon arrives in California
    I still remember the first time I tasted the legendary fruit the Dekopon. Think of a huge mandarin, easy to peel and seedless, with firm flesh that melts in the mouth, an intense sweetness balanced by refreshing acidity, and a complex, lingering...
  • Market Watch: Pixie mandarins from Ojai are a farmers market favorite

    Market Watch: Pixie mandarins from Ojai are a farmers market favorite
    Small and unprepossessing they may be, but Pixie mandarins are a farmers market favorite for their seedlessness, rich flavor — combining the best of mandarin and orange — and late season. In the last decade, Pixies grown in this picturesque...
  • Eight Californians receive MacArthur grants

    Eight Californians receive MacArthur grants
    Eight Californians, including a public high school physics teacher, a deaf sign-language expert, a jellyfish researcher and an installation artist, are among 23 winners of this year's grants from the MacArthur Foundation. The recipients will each receive...
  • California community colleges to slash enrollment, classes

    California community colleges to slash enrollment, classes
    Facing a state funding cut of up to 10%, California's community colleges will enroll 400,000 fewer students next fall and slash thousands of classes to contend with budget shortfalls that threaten to reshape their mission, officials said Wednesday. The...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • University of California President Mark Yudof: The BMOC

    University of California President Mark Yudof: The BMOC
    Mark Yudof became president of the University of California in 2008. Some timing. Since then, the university has seen its state funding, which accounts for about 13% of its operating budget, cut again and again. Now Gov. Jerry Brown wants another $500...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Béla Fleck's sonic surprise for the holiday season

    Béla Fleck's sonic surprise for the holiday season
    It's tempting at this time of year, with worn-out Christmas tunes blaring nonstop through every grocery store, hair salon and shopping mall from here to the Atlantic, to believe that, musically speaking, there's nothing new under the holiday sun. But...
  • Book review: 'Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1'

    Book review: 'Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1'
    Autobiography of Mark Twain Volume 1 Edited by Harriet Elinor Smith, et al. University of California Press: 738 pp., $34.95 Having created a quintessentially American brand of humor and style of literature, Mark Twain (1835-1910) can now add to his...