| Mar 18, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosaâs appointees at the Department of Water and Power took the first step Thursday toward imposing electric rate increases of up to 28%, despite complaints from neighborhood activists and business groups. On a 4-0...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:52 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A Los Angeles Police Officer, 43, was convicted, Monday, of sexually assaulting one young woman and soliciting sex from another while on duty.
The nine men, three women jury deliberated about two hours before they found Russell...
| May 27, 2010
To the uninitiated, the boysenberry may look like a big, blowzy, underripe blackberry, but it is in fact a noble fruit, as distinct from a common blackberry as a thoroughbred is from a mule.
Large, dark purple, juicy and intense, it derives its unique...
| Oct 1, 2010
Aromatic matsutakes, a seasonal delicacy prized by the Japanese, rank among the elite of true wild mushrooms — along with porcini, morels and chanterelles — but are generally less available and less well known at farmers markets. Part of the...
| Oct 7, 2010
2009 Panizzi Vernaccia di San Gimignano
Tuscany isn't exactly known for its white wines. But San Gimignano, the medieval hilltown bristling with towers, is ground zero for Vernaccia di San Gimignano. The appellation is tiny, just the commune actually,...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 4:58 AM
WEST LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- A 19-year-old man accused of killing a pregnant woman and her unborn child in West Los Angeles five months ago has been arrested in Georgia.
Los Angeles Police Department homicide detectives say U.S. Marshals arrested Javier...
| Oct 10, 2010
Few people can get away with telling an anecdote about being on safari in Africa and make it sound like a trip to the supermarket.
But for Elton John, that's precisely how and where he became inspired to call his keyboard-playing pal Leon Russell after...
| Apr 1, 2010
2007 Bodegas Volver Tempranillo
I've been invited to a paella fest this weekend at a friend's house and I'll be toting a few bottles of this wine from the Castilla-La Mancha region deep in Spain. The 2007 Volver "La Mancha" is bold and beautiful, tasting...
| Mar 9, 2010
| 7:02 PM
Herbert Zeitlin, a longtime educational administrator who was president of West Los Angeles College in the 1970s, died March 2 of colon cancer at his home in Woodland Hills, said his daughter, Joyce Zeitlin Harris. He was 91.
-- times staff and wire...
| Mar 11, 2010
Back in 2003, Jeff Morgan and Leslie Rudd made a kosher Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon called Covenant that could stand right up there with the big boys. Now the partners have just come out with their first Chardonnay, named Lavan, which means "white"...
| Mar 14, 2010
Sierra Club members will present "Ski Mountaineering," with stories and photos about climbing and skiing some of Southern California's best peaks.
When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Manhattan Beach, 1800 Rosecrans...