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  • 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...
  • Market Watch: A bumper crop of matsutakes

    Market Watch: A bumper crop of matsutakes
    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...
  • Where to buy sustainable meat and poultry products

    Where to buy sustainable meat and poultry products
    Here are some other locations where you can purchase meat from sustainably raised animals: Lindner Bison This family-owned Valencia ranch raises grass-fed bison. They practice sustainable agriculture and humane animal husbandry. Lindner has a stall at...
  • Market Watch: Farmers market cheating alleged

    Market Watch: Farmers market cheating alleged
    The largest operator of Southern California farmers markets has protected a vendor who buys produce wholesale and misrepresents it as his own, alleged one of the company's managers, who made the claim at a listening session held by the California...
  • The Review: Saddle Peak Lodge

    The Review: Saddle Peak Lodge
    On a warm summer night, the terrace at Saddle Peak Lodge seduces with its view through a pine tree to Saddle Peak and, beyond, the sky. We're wrapped in the quiet of the Santa Monica Mountains halfway between Calabasas and Malibu, with just enough light...
  • Marshall Lumsden dies at 88; founding editor of West magazine

    Marshall Lumsden dies at 88; founding editor of West magazine
    Marshall Lumsden, the founding editor of West, a Sunday magazine the Los Angeles Times introduced in 1966, died Friday at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica. He was 88. His death was caused by complications from colon cancer, said his wife, Wini....
  • Market Watch: Coachella desert's Valencia Pride and Keitt mangoes have arrived

    Market Watch: Coachella desert's Valencia Pride and Keitt mangoes have arrived
    Customers have been wondering for weeks when they'd show up, and now Wong Farms' desert mangoes, among the most exotic and eagerly sought fruits grown in California, are back at the Wednesday Santa Monica farmers market. Juicy, sweet and aromatic, they're...
  • Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead

     
    We've listed select home and garden events below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links,......
  • Los Angeles regional weather forecast

     
    Extended Forecast ยป More forecasts: Long Beach | Pasadena | San Diego | Santa Monica | Van Nuys...
  • Entertainment: 'Battle: Baton Rouge' just doesn't have the same ring to it

     
    Long Beach, meet Louisiana. You might recall that just last month, The Times' Business section reported that Long Beach was the new Miami, at least when it came to movie and TV production. Well, the sea worm has turned. Now......