| Feb 11, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Renovation is a lovely word, packed with the promise of rejuvenation, refreshment and resurfaced countertops. Some daydream of the tropical beach or the movie-star tryst. I like to picture the strong, handsome profile of an eight-burner cooktop.
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:28 PM
You've probably scaled back your children's screen time this summer, and we applaud your efforts to encourage kids to put down their tablets in favor of outdoor play. Still, when youngsters are allowed online, there is no reason their Internet...
| Aug 9, 2011
Hey, you! Yeah, you with the Sunday paper, fussing with the crossword puzzle and the dregs in your coffee cup. Your spinach-cheddar omelet has been history for an hour. Time to clear out. There are 20-plus people waiting for a table.
I sound like a...
| Jul 4, 2012
Last month, Commerce Secretary John Bryson, 68, resigned from his Cabinet post after suffering a seizure while driving, resulting in two car crashes. To get a better understanding of this condition, we turned to Dr. John Ebersole, a national authority...
| Aug 22, 2012
Everyone will exhibit some kind of cognitive decline with advancing years. But the idea that we can shield ourselves from the most devastating brain diseases,Alzheimer's disease and dementia, is an intriguing prospect and an area of great interest to...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 12:44 PM
For thoseálucky enough to have the first signs of a stroke recognized by friends or family, things often getávery quiet very quickly as 911 calls are made, gurneys are wheeled in andátests are conducted. University of California Irvine neuroscientist...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:46 PM
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Barb Shaeffer would love to meet with you this afternoon, but not until 2.
The 85-year-old has a noon meeting to plan a Christmas party, and there's no telling how long that might take. Shaeffer knows the holiday is four months away, but if you don't...
| Sep 27, 2011
I've thought a great deal about the terrific music of Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire over the years. I can't say I ever thought of it as a soundtrack for swingers.
But lava lamps, leopard skin prints and, most central of all, a giant bed (room...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 4:22 PM
canapÚspannier, blanc de noirs, champagne, france, 1999________________________________________maine lobster vanilla, saffron, california estate osetra caviarmerlin cherrier, sancerre, le chene marchand, sancerre, france, 2007 ________________________...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 9:36 PM
America’s funny lady, Carol Burnett, doesn’t dwell on the past. She embraces it. “I have some wonderful stories to tell, especially about the show,” she says. “The show,” of course, is the legendary “Carol Burnett...