| Nov 11, 2009
'Banjo Fred" Starner, an economics professor and banjo-playing folk singer who documented hobo music and culture, has died. He was 72.
Starner, of Winnetka, died Oct. 25 at a West Hills rehabilitation facility of complications from pneumonia and the...
| Nov 11, 2009
Barbara Fairchild joined Bon Appétit in 1978 as an editorial assistant typing (yes, on a typewriter) recipes. Today, she runs the magazine, and with the closure of Gourmet last month, has become one of the most watched women in food publishing. After all,...
| Nov 17, 2009
| 2:24 PM
STUDIO CITY -- A man was shot and wounded during an apparent home-invasion robbery attempt in Studio City Tuesday morning.
The incident was reported about 5:45 a.m. near the 3400 block of Longridge Avenue, near the Sherman Oaks border said Officer...
| Dec 3, 2009
Our favorite fashion guy Lawrence Zarian stopped by today with the hottest fashion trends and must-have gift items for men.
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| Mar 13, 2008
Before construction had wrapped on Vanessa Choy and Andrew Wong's house in Studio City, the rumors had started swirling. The couple were building a halfway house for addicts, passersby speculated. The home was some sort of mean joke on the neighborhood,...
| Sep 2, 2009
A project of Oregon's Owen Roe Winery and offshoot Corvidae winery, Mirth Chardonnay is a rare commodity -- a moderately priced Chardonnay that drinks beautifully. The 2008 vintage, from Washington grapes, is clean and crisp and not over-oaked. Notes of...
| Mar 4, 2009
What a little beauty of a Syrah from Jonathan and Susan Pey of Spicerack Vineyards. Their "Punchdown" Syrah comes from two cool-climate sites on the Sonoma Coast. Rich and spicy with scents of cassis, black pepper and wild herbs, this is an elegant,...
| Dec 29, 1996
Why did Steve Cantrock, a partner in a prestigious Los Angeles accounting firm, sign a document admitting that he stole $4.5 million from Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight?
Knight has a simple, if implausible, explanation for the unusual,...