| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Listeners tuning in to KCSN's new HD2 radio station will notice something once unheard of but increasingly common in American culture: Spanish and English being spoken — and sung — together, almost interchangeably.
One day recently, for...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The Motion Picture Academy on Friday released the shortlist of nine foreign-language films that will pass to the next round of the race, and it contained the category's characteristic mix of favorites and surprises.
While some of the films making the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled its short list of foreign-language contenders: nine films that are semi-finalists to grab an Oscar nomination on Jan. 16.
As usual, there are surprises, and there will be howls of protest and...
| Dec 14, 2013
Gifts are a lot like greeting cards. Store-bought is nice, but nothing compares with homemade and the sentiment it conveys. Not only can you tailor a handmade gift to each recipient, but you can also choose ideas that will fit your budget, whether large...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 3:50 PM
SANTIAGO, Chile -- Former President Michelle Bachelet was elected to a new term as Chile’s leader in a landslide victory Sunday, becoming the first woman to be reelected chief executive in the nation’s history.
With 90% of votes counted, she...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:30 AM
The engrossing "Desert Runners" follows several participants in the 4 Deserts Series, a globe-spanning annual lineup of "ultramarathon" races noted for their extreme conditions and length. While undertaking even one of these brutal endurance tests might...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Somewhere in the world, there is a Sriracha fan who has turned his beard into a bowl. It sags below his chin in the form of an elongated cup made of wiry brown hairs. He fills the beard bowl with ramen noodles. And before eating them with a pair of wooden...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:26 PM
The Sriracha obsession may be getting a little out of hand. After a judge ordered the partial shutdown of the Huy Fong Foods Sriracha plant in Irwindale in November, someone listed a single packet of sauce for sale on EBay for $10,000. And the hot sauce...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Chile peppers top McCormick & Co. Inc's annual list of emerging food trends and flavors for 2014, the Sparks-based spice maker said Tuesday.
The flavoring company, marking its 125th year in business next year, unveiled an anniversary edition of its...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 12:44 PM
What would you do to get your hands on a bottle of Sriracha? That's a question many Sriracha fans asked after a judge ordered the recent partial shutdown of the Huy Fong Foods Sriracha chile plant in Irwindale last week.
A seller on EBay is hoping you'...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Después de un largo día, ¿quién no ha llegado al supermercado sin la más remota idea de qué servir en la cena esa noche, cuando de pronto el tentador aroma de un pollo recién asado le da una nueva perspectiva a todo?
Y aun cuando el pollo asado es un...