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  • Looking for the artisanal life in 'Telling Room,' and 'Gaining Ground'

    The food world is knee-deep in artisanship. It sometimes seems you can't swing a house-made salumi in the aisle of your local fancy grocery without knocking a couple of new products off the shelf. What started with wine, bread and cheese – the...
  • Officer who leaked Boston bombing suspect photos now on limited duty

    Officer who leaked Boston bombing suspect photos now on limited duty
    The Massachusetts police photographer who never sought permission before releasing images of the arrest of the man accused of being the Boston Marathon bomber has been placed on restricted duty with pay pending further investigation of his case, his...
  • If only Mikhail Kalashnikov had invented the AK-47 sowing machine

    If only Mikhail Kalashnikov had invented the AK-47 sowing machine
    The merchant of death is dead: Mikhail Kalashnikov passed Monday at 94 in a hospital in Izhevsk, the capital of the Russian republic of Udmurtia. Of course you know his name; everyone knows his name. It’s as famous a name as Samuel Colt, maker...
  • Review: Ben Stiller gives 'Walter Mitty' a smart, antic touch

    Review: Ben Stiller gives 'Walter Mitty' a smart, antic touch
    As a director and star trying to extend into new territory, Ben Stiller is his own best friend. With wild and crazy films like "Zoolander" and "Tropic Thunder" in his past, Stiller's taken a different turn in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," but,...
  • Firefighter cited for heroism on Brown's list of Christmas pardons

    Firefighter cited for heroism on Brown's list of Christmas pardons
    SACRAMENTO — A California firefighter who was severely burned when her crew was trapped during a 2007 wildfire received a pardon from the governor Tuesday for crimes she committed in her youth. Gov. Jerry Brown's order, citing Brooke Linman's...
  • Inside Sandy Hook School, Wrenching Tales Of Heroism

    Inside Sandy Hook School, Wrenching Tales Of Heroism
    Natalie Hammond thought it might have been the sound of pipes banging when the furnace kicks in. Other teachers figured a janitor had knocked over a toolbox, or perhaps a stack of metal folding chairs had slipped off a cart, or maybe it was just the...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Lifeguard reunion delivers simple message: We are family

    Reporter's Notebook: Lifeguard reunion delivers simple message: We are family
    In my first summer as a Newport Beach lifeguard, I would sit silent and wide-eyed, entranced by veteran lifeguards and the stories they would tell. From narratives of heroic rescues at The Wedge to tales from the infamous "summer of '97," an El Nino...
  • Review: 'On Such a Full Sea' by Chang-Rae Lee

    Review: 'On Such a Full Sea' by Chang-Rae Lee
    Chang-rae Lee starts his new novel, "On Such a Full Sea," with the kind of stock beginning that seems disappointingly similar to those of the multivolume behemoths ceaselessly cranked out for the young adult market the past few years. The heart sinks; not...
  • Edward Snowden: Neither a hero nor a traitor

    The debate over whether Edward Snowden should receive leniency from the federal government -- revived by a New Year's Day editorial in The New York Times --  tracks the larger debate over Snowden encapsulated in the question: "Hero or traitor?" In other...
  • TCA: 'Gang Related' on Fox brings L.A. grit to life

    TCA: 'Gang Related' on Fox brings L.A. grit to life
    There isn't a gang in Los Angeles that the new Fox crime drama "Gang Related" doesn't explore. Russian, Korean, Latino, African American, white and more are brought to vivid, bloody life over the course of the first season, which stars Ramon Rodriguez...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Learning honor and courage from a poem

    I enjoy the periodic notes I receive from my readers; it’s nice to know that someone appreciates my thoughts. Recently I received a question from a reader, “Dr. Joe, I read the poem ‘Thermopylae’ by Constance Cavafy you used as a...