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  • Market Watch: The short, happy life of Adriatic figs

    Market Watch: The short, happy life of Adriatic figs
    This seems to be a banner season for figs, which are practically made for farmers markets, since they are only at their best when fully ripe, at which point they are too perishable to ship commercially. The Adriatic variety, with thin green skin and strawberry flesh that's so sweet it's almost like jam at peak ripeness, is one of the most luscious of figs but rarely encountered fresh, even at farmers markets, because of this fragility; most go to make dried figs and fig paste.
  • L.A.'s leaders in learning

    L.A.'s leaders in learning
    Five families from across the San Fernando Valley set up camp for three nights by the front door of Wilbur Avenue Elementary School in 2009, intent on getting a spot for their children in one of the best-regarded schools in Los Angeles. Others hired...

    PASSINGS: Gil McDougald, Mario Monicelli, Frank William Lynch, Willard E. Badham III, Bella Akhmadulina, Kevin Parry

    GIL McDOUGALD Yankees All-Star was 1951's Rookie of the Year Gil McDougald, 82, the American League Rookie of the Year in 1951 and a versatile member of dominant New York Yankees teams for 10 seasons, died Sunday of cancer at his home in New Jersey, the...

    Dr. Sherwin Sloan dies at 72; leader of devotees of Wagner's 'The Ring'

    Dr. Sherwin Sloan dies at 72; leader of devotees of Wagner's 'The Ring'
    Dr. Sherwin Sloan retired early as an ophthalmologist to pursue an obsession that bestowed another title on him — leader of the Ringheads, a nickname for devoted followers of Richard Wagner's four- opera cycle known as "The Ring." After watching...

    Terrance McGarry dies at 72; reporter, editor at UPI and L.A. Times

    Terrance McGarry dies at 72; reporter, editor at UPI and L.A. Times
    Terrance W. McGarry, a former Los Angeles Times Valley edition reporter and assistant city editor whose previous work for United Press International included coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy, died Tuesday of a rare brain disease at his...