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  • Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket

    Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket
    You use seat belts, right? Most people do. The undeniable safety advantages, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's ubiquitous "Click It or Ticket" campaign, the fear of seeing those flashing lights in your rearview mirror all help...
  • 'Four Fish' captures the story of a seafood crisis

    'Four Fish' captures the story of a seafood crisis
    If the slippery sustainable-seafood issue still leaves you unsure about the right fish to eat, join the club. The situation remains complex and its explanation could make for a long, boring treatise. Fortunately for seafood fans, journalist Paul...
  • Irish-style glaze gives salmon a stunning flavor

    Irish-style glaze gives salmon a stunning flavor
    Planning the family trip to Ireland caused anxiety for the foodies in the group. After all, the Emerald Isle rarely conjures up images of good food. Guinness, yes. Gourmet goodies — not so much. Twelve touring days later, we all agreed to set the...
  • Culinary SOS: Seafood chowder

    Culinary SOS: Seafood chowder
      Dear SOS: When I was in Ketchikan, Alaska, last year, I ate at Annabelle's Keg and Chowder House and had the best seafood chowder. I would love to have the recipe. Ellen Stein Pasadena Dear Ellen: Annabelle's was happy to share its recipe for this...
  • Bringing vegan to the people

    Bringing vegan to the people
    Seitan Wellington, it's what's for dinner this holiday season. At least it is if you're vegan, interested in becoming vegan, trying to balance your meat-heavy diet or just hanging around in the Spork Foods kitchen. Founded four years ago by sisters...
  • The Review: Firefly in Studio City

    The Review: Firefly in Studio City
    A carload of friends and I are heading west on Ventura Boulevard on the lookout for the Studio City restaurant and lounge Firefly. Where exactly is it? We're scanning the south side of the boulevard for the facade. (I could have found the address and...
  • With nothing but sun on the horizon, things are looking up in the Florida Panhandle

    With nothing but sun on the horizon, things are looking up in the Florida Panhandle
    On a sunny Saturday morning in November, about 25 people from toddlers to seniors pose for photos against the backdrop of Panama City Beach, their surfboards — in myriad colors — stuck into the white, sugary sand. Shutters snapped and...
  • Retirement involves resident in worthwhile projects

    Retirement involves resident in worthwhile projects
    With the computer an ever-increasing tool for people to build and maintain relationships, it might be a surprise that a people-person like Marian Allen doesn't own a computer. "I don't have time to sit down," she says. "I'm just a doer. I can't sit...
  • Two Guys Lose Weight: Bacon-flavored gum

    Two Guys Lose Weight: Bacon-flavored gum
    NOTE:  This is a blog about two guys attempting to lose weight over a six-week period.  They kicked off their weight loss "strategies" on Monday. Friday was rough.  The morning oatmeal lasted until about 11 a.m., but then the cravings hit for something...
  • Boutique beauty products: These days a wider selection is available online

    Boutique beauty products: These days a wider selection is available online
    Beauty lovers, there's a whole world out there of websites brimming with pretty little pots, palettes, creams and bottles of fragrant concoctions. Sure, the mega-beauty websites – Sephora.com, Beauty.com, Ulta.com — have a wealth of products...
  • Tongass in Alaska to get federal roadless protection

    Tongass in Alaska to get federal roadless protection