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  • Pisco Sour: At Talara, South American grape brandy Pisco hits American tastebuds

    Pisco Sour: At Talara, South American grape brandy Pisco hits American tastebuds
    Don’t let the name give you pause; yes, it's pronounced Piss-co. But you must order a Pisco Sour, a hidden gem of a cocktail featured at nuevo Latino bistro Talara in Harbor East. You’re probably thinking what I was: what IS “Pisco&...
  • Joe Surf: A wake-up call in Peru

    Remember returning to school after the summer and having to write an essay, "How I spent my summer vacation"? Axel Eaton, about to enter his junior year at Newport Harbor High School, will have some pretty good material to go on — surely more than...
  • Local nonprofit wins $500K

    A Costa Mesa-based nonprofit that supports women in Uganda and Peru recently won $500,000 from the American Giving Awards. Krochet Kids International co-founders Kohl Crecelius and Stewart Ramsey accepted the cash prize and Community Builders award...
  • Museums offer holiday gift options

    Museums offer holiday gift options
    We all know that the holidays are commercialized. For those looking for an alternative to the mass pandemonium of the malls, gift shops at Chicago museums offer presents with local interest as well as artistic and educational panache. And in many cases,...
  • Lifeguarding around the world

    Lifeguarding around the world
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — In some countries, lifeguards aren't a given, and if they are, there isn't always uniform life-saving procedures in place or the equipment and infrastructure needed to save lives. "I think we take it for granted that we have...
  • Local lifeguards take it global

    When the sun is out and the weather is warm, Orange County residents flock to the beaches to surf, body board and swim in the chill Pacific without a second thought that if something happened, a lifeguard would be there to assist them. But, in some...
  • Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday

    Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday
    When Sarita Santillan moved from Peru to Maryland with her family in 2003, she was just 11 years old — and had little clue how hard it would be to stay here. This week, Santillan, 20, an illegal immigrant who lives in Greektown, will be among...
  • History lives in the Yucatán

    History lives in the Yucatán
    YUCATÁN PENINSULA, Mexico — What's the Mexican drug-war body count now? 47,000? Ever since the killings began to escalate in late 2006, I've been visiting the country less and choosing spots more carefully. But the Yucatán Peninsula was an easy...
  • Langley medical team tested, rewarded in Peru

    Langley medical team tested, rewarded in Peru
    — Time was in short supply when a medical team from Langley Air Force Base touched down in Peru this summer. They had a self-imposed deadline of 12 hours to erect a tent city that included operating rooms, intensive care units and an emergency...
  • Commentary: Charity fundraisers can't solve health-care crisis

    In my husband's country of Peru, many people are poor and many more are poorer still. When someone in a town or village becomes sick or has an accident, the women will gather, cook meals and assemble an event. The people attend to eat the food and then...
  • Chefs roam the globe for fun and research

     Chefs roam the globe for fun and research
    I remember the stories -- L.A. chefs renting fast cars and and doing a Michelin three-star restaurant blitz through France. Ten restaurants in five days. Wallowing in foie gras, truffles, baby lamb, Brittany lobsters and newborn vegetables. Not to mention...