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  • Market Watch: Red Brussels sprouts

    Market Watch: Red Brussels sprouts
    Purple variants of common vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus and potatoes have been increasingly popular at farmers markets in recent years, but none is as intriguing as the red Brussels sprouts just now showing up at the Santa Monica...
  • Market Watch: Selecting the best grapefruit

    Market Watch: Selecting the best grapefruit
    Grapefruit may be the most misunderstood of California's fruits. Excellent locally grown examples are available year-round at farmers markets, but it's also easy to fall for fruit — often similar-looking and grown just a few miles away —...
  • 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...
  • Market Watch: Nectarines and plums are ripe and ready

    Market Watch: Nectarines and plums are ripe and ready
    For two months it seemed like summer would never come for our nectarines and plums, which were delayed and somewhat less flavorful than usual. This week, the big heat finally arrived in the San Joaquin Valley, bringing an abundance of choice varieties...
  • Giving gifts for a cause

    Giving gifts for a cause
    If you spent Black Friday fighting hordes at the mall, or if you haven't started holiday shopping yet because you're dreading it, consider: When was the last time someone told you that all you had to do was shop to make the world a better place? Buying...
  • When it comes to clothes, the best-dressed have got it made

    When it comes to clothes, the best-dressed have got it made
    On any given day, in downtown lofts, Santa Monica ateliers and dozens of studios across Los Angeles, dressing rooms are filled with men and women who are slipping into suits, dresses and jeans that fit as if they were made just for them — because...
  • The feathered look in hair

    The feathered look in hair
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Hot Property: Writer-director Nicholas Meyer lists Pacific Palisades home

    Hot Property: Writer-director Nicholas Meyer lists Pacific Palisades home
    Screenwriter, bestselling novelist and "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" director Nicholas Meyer has put his Pacific Palisades house up for sale at $7.3 million. The two-story Cliff May design, built in 1937, has been his family home for 15 years....
  • Hot Property: Hideway fit for a secret agent

    Hot Property: Hideway fit for a secret agent
    A gated Mediterranean owned by actor Pierce Brosnan, who was the fifth James Bond in the long-running film series, has come on the market in Malibu at $3.9 million. Designed as an artist's retreat, the two-story beach house includes a separate space that...