| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Continuing with my wrap-up of the best Happy Hours in town, this week focuses on the 626 and 323 area codes. There is an overabundance of great Happy Hours in Pasadena, South Pas, Eagle Rock and Highland Park. Here is an incomplete list:
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Wayne Winston has been in a four-year battle to wrestle leadership of the Bridgeport chapter of the NAACP, alleging financial improprieties on the part of its current president. Recently, he petitioned the state NAACP to take over the chapter. Coverage of...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Restaurant Diary: Drinking and thinking at Colombo's....
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Wright auction: Lighting proved to be the star of the Chicago auction house Wright's sale on Oct. 6, as lamps by Angelo Lelli Greta Magnusson Grossman spurred bidding wars and resulted in eye-popping prices....
| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:37 PM
A Sri Lankan court has sentenced former army chief Sarath Fonseka to an additional three years in prison for allegedly implicating the defense secretary in war crimes in the final weeks of the civil war with the separatist Tamil Tigers. Fonseka was quoted...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Every day on World Now, we highlight a photo from somewhere in the world. Today our photo comes from Sri Lanka, where fishermen and Maoist opposition groups are protesting increases in fuel prices. Protests have raged in the South Asian island nation...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Every day on World Now we choose a remarkable photo from around the world. Today we spotted this vivid shot of Buddhist monks gathering in Sri Lanka, pushing against calls to investigate alleged war crimes....
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:33 AM
For nearly 30 years, federal authorities say, reputed gangster Bartolomeo Vernace got away with murder.
They say the bloodshed -- a double slaying at the Shamrock Bar in Queens -- was all over a spilled drink.
Vernace's luck ran out Thursday when he was...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 12:43 PM
When rock 'n' roll singer Jimmy Angel hits the stage at the Smoke House restaurant on Saturday, it will be just another stop along a decidedly tumultuous five-decade career path. Angel, who specializes in a mixture of retro-1950s big beat and fiery...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:35 AM
SAN DIEGO --He ordered murders. He ordered kidnappings and bribes. He helped distribute hundreds of tons of drugs into the United States, all from the top of one ofMexico'sbiggest cartels.
Now, 60-year-old Benjamin Arellano-Felix will spend the next 25...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:29 PM
There's a new chef in town.
After bouncing around more than four kitchens over the past decade, Greg Harrison has taken the reins as Five Crowns' executive chef.
"I'm going to change it up," he said in a crisp white chef's uniform, his enthusiasm...