| Jan 14, 2011
Actor best known for 'Touched by an Angel'
John Dye, 47, an actor best known for his role as Andrew in the long-running CBS-TV series "Touched by an Angel," was found dead Monday at his home in San Francisco, the San Francisco medical examiner'...
| Apr 14, 2011
Dot Records founder Randy Wood was looking for a song for a young Pat Boone to record in 1955 and found it in the Fats Domino hit "Ain't That a Shame?" Except Boone, then an English major, wanted to sing "Isn't That a Shame?" After a few run-throughs,...
| Feb 2, 2011
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...
| Dec 9, 2010
I distinctly remember an Italian friend raving to me a few years ago about the new mozzarella bar Obikà 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...
| Jan 27, 2011
Dear SOS: Today my daughter and I had lunch at Coast restaurant at Shutters on the Beach. We so enjoyed the turkey chili and were hoping you would be able to get us the recipe.
Dear Susan: Coast at Shutters on the Beach was...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 8:10 AM
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...
| Dec 5, 2010
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...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 12:50 AM
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...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:03 AM
"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...
| May 8, 2011
Fly fishermen grappling with bumped-up prices for the feathers they need for the sport can blame Los Angeles hipsters: The recent craze in feather hair extensions has led to diminished supplies and more than doubled the cost of the plumes.
"I did 10 sets...