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  • Estimate vacation costs, per diem

    Estimate vacation costs, per diem
    The next time you wonder where to take your next vacation, don't forget to ask when. The right answer could save you hundreds of dollars. Depending on the season, the elite retreat of Martha's Vineyard, Mass., can be cheaper to visit than Chicago. An...
  • Two Guys Lose Weight: The cheesiness of nutrition labels

    Two Guys Lose Weight: The cheesiness of nutrition labels
    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 Jan. 10. Two weeks into all of this and starting the third, there is a lot I have learned: Fruit juices may be...
  • California hostels offer budget-luxury accommodations

    California hostels offer budget-luxury accommodations
    With 30 bucks and an open mind, you can stay in some prime spots in California — on the Pacific Beach boardwalk in San Diego, for example, or a block from Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica or overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge in San...
  • Kathryn Grayson's Santa Monica home sells quickly

    Kathryn Grayson's Santa Monica home sells quickly
    Update: The Santa Monica estate that was the home of late film star and singer Kathryn Grayson for 65 years has sold for $7.7 million. It came on the market at $8,995,000 and was in escrow within three weeks. The Elmer Grey-designed English Tudor,...
  • Rex Linn's new home has football party potential

    Rex Linn's new home has football party potential
    After a two-year house hunt, "CSI: Miami" star Rex Linn has bought a Sherman Oaks home for $1,415,000. The actor had been renting a less than 1,000-square-foot John Lautner-designed house nearby for 20 years but decided he was ready to pull the trigger...
  • TV Chef Says He Plotted to Kill Wife to End Her Pain

    TV Chef Says He Plotted to Kill Wife to End Her Pain
    SANTA MONICA ( KTLA) -- A former TV chef told police he hired men to kill his wife to relieve her misery over their inability to have kids, according to a probation report. Calorie Commando chef Juan Carlos Cruz was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in...
  • The new braise

    The new braise
    Preparing Meditarreanean and Dutch dishes red wine and citrus braised duck legs and Compote of fennel with onion, pancetta and currants with cooks Josiah Citrin, Paula Wolfert In the 1960s and '70s thrifty housewives cooked tough cuts of meat and a few...
  • The Review: Obiką Mozzarella Bar

    The Review: Obikà Mozzarella Bar
    I distinctly remember an Italian friend raving to me a few years ago about the new mozzarella bar Obiką she'd just come across in Milan where you could get bufala mozzarella still dripping with milk, fresh from Campania to the south. Now, you have to...
  • Market Watch: The best mandarins are usually from farmers markets

    Market Watch: The best mandarins are usually from farmers markets
    Mandarins at their best are arguably the finest-flavored of all citrus, and clementines are potentially among the best of mandarins. California farmers have planted them on tens of thousands of acres over the last decade, and they are readily available in...
  • Actress Jaime Pressly Sentenced in DUI Arrest

    Actress Jaime Pressly Sentenced in DUI Arrest
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. ( KTLA) -- "My Name Is Earl" actress Jaime Pressly has been sentenced to three years probation after pleading no contest to drunken driving. Pressly was also ordered to attend a six-month alcohol education class. The Department of...
  • Understanding the man who talks to horses

    Understanding the man who talks to horses
    "Buck," the story of the real horse whisperer Buck Brannaman, comes at you with the understated eloquence of the man himself — a soft-spoken cowboy philosopher changing lives as he gentles horses, an aw-shucks hero who never claims to be more than...