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  • International cast of all-star brewers highlights the Festival in San Pedro

    International cast of all-star brewers highlights the Festival in San Pedro
    More than 70 of the world's best brewers from more than a dozen countries will be pouring their beers under one roof in San Pedro next week when the Festival comes to Southern California. The Festival, named one of the seven best beer festivals in the...
  • Federal Hill home is a family oasis

    Federal Hill home is a family oasis
    Ann and Dominic Wiker loved life in their Federal Hill home. As a professional couple in their 30s, the neighborhood was ideal — they could walk to most attractions, shops and restaurants. It seemed there was always something fun going on outside...
  • Dream Home: Washington Place apartment exudes elegance and history

    Dream Home: Washington Place apartment exudes elegance and history
    The white Beaux-Arts-style building in Baltimore's Mount Vernon neighborhood, known simply as 700 Washington Place, is considered by many as one of the city's most elegant addresses. Julie Canard, a Washington native, was smitten by what she describes...
  • Support garden at 24th Street Elementary in West Adams on Sunday

    Support garden at 24th Street Elementary in West Adams on Sunday
    Amid the usual massive expanse of concrete at an L.A. Unified school, the students of 24th Street Elementary School are the proud caretakers of a lush one-acre living classroom with an orchard, vegetable and fruit beds, and a charming garden shed. This...
  • Syria rebels' aliases grow into new personalities

    Syria rebels' aliases grow into new personalities
    At the hair salon on her wedding day, a fellow bride turned to Tuqaa Afash and asked who her fiance was. "Abdulkareem Laila," Afash said, expecting that in the tight-knit village on the outskirts of Aleppo, the woman would recognize his name. "I don't...
  • 6 great places for food lovers in Long Beach

    6 great places for food lovers in Long Beach
    Long Beach is a city that prides itself on its diversity — and that certainly extends to food. Look around and you’ll find a little bit of everything. Down-home Midwestern diners, Texas barbecue, Cambodian noodle shops, taquerias,...
  • Historic homes in Williamsburg, Yorktown feature fresh floral decor for the holidays

    Historic homes in Williamsburg, Yorktown feature fresh floral decor for the holidays
    Holiday open houses are inspirational in many ways. They get you in the spirit of the season and pick up decorating ideas you can use at home. And, you get to know a little more about the histories behind the homes. December offers the opportunity to do...
  • Nov. 30 Letters: Stripers

    Stripers declining A recent article in the Daily Press told about plans to reduce the catch limit on striped bass. The reason cited was the intention to allow the fish to improve their numbers. That same article showed the extent of the commercial...
  • Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?

    Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?
    Move over Black Friday, Cyber Monday may be taking your place. Although Black Friday deals get all of the hype — and most of those start on Thursday — Cyber Monday accounted for 42 percent of the overall sales during the Thanksgiving...
  • Bringing matters to a head: A few complaints about beer service

    Bringing matters to a head: A few complaints about beer service
    While beer is getting more attention and more practiced service in restaurants these days, there’s still a long ways to go before ales and lagers get the same respect as Cabernets and Pinots at finer dining establishments. Proper care and...
  • Reader feedback Nov. 20: State to raise liquor prices, saluting local restaurants, Black Friday online chat

    State to raise liquor prices to alleviate budget shortfall Liquor prices will increase next month, going up nearly a quarter or more a bottle, the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Board decided Monday. Some of that revenue will be used...