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  • Bob Hosmon's wine column: Sauvignon blancs are perfect for summer — they are inexpensive too

    You can savor and save this summer with wines made from the sauvignon blanc grape. The big question, however, is: Which sauvignon blanc? And that depends on what style of white wine you like. The grape originated in France, where it thrives in the...
  • Firefighters Tested As Wildfires Sweep Through California

    Firefighters Tested As Wildfires Sweep Through California
    Firefighters found themselves beating back flames that were whipping through the mountains north of Los Angeles Saturday. The wildfires spread over nearly 9 square miles of bone-dry forest, causing many residents to evacuate and putting a halt to air...
  • Red and white wines for hot weather

    As you wait for the weather to cool down, consider balancing white wines with reds. These easy-to-like options can help get you through the heat: Labor Day grilling calls for red wines like the 2007 Trenza Tinto. Produced in California's San Luis...
  • We have a world of wines at our disposal

    When visiting other countries, you may find the selections in wine shops are just the bottles produced in that country. Not so in the United States, where we have a world of wines at our disposal. And that means, we have a choice of a lot of good wines at...
  • Bob Hosmon's wine column: Coyote Creek wines are a bargain.

    If you are looking for good bottles priced at less than $10, then consider Coyote Creek wines produced by California's Adler Fels Winery. They're made from grapes from the Golden State's top coastal, valley and mountain vineyards, assuring a great balance...
  • Choose Coyote Creek for wines under $10

    Read-only body If you are looking for good bottles priced at less than $10, then consider Coyote Creek wines produced by California's Adler Fels Winery. They're made from grapes from the Golden State's top coastal, valley and mountain vineyards, assuring...
  • 10 things you might not know about the summer of love

    As Tracy Swartz observes in an accompanying piece, young people draw a blank on the 1967 crystallization of hippie culture known as the Summer of Love. But even veterans of the counterculture might not easily flash back to these 40 -year-old facts: 1....
  • California population now close to 39 million

    California population now close to 39 million
    California added 393,000 new people in 2009, with San Diego, state's second largest city, gaining more than 17,000, according to a new report from the state Department of Finance. The numbers released Thursday estimate 38.6 million people now live in the...
  • In the shadow of celebrities and soldiers

    In the shadow of celebrities and soldiers
    One of the first signs that we were on an Army base was this posting on the path that leads to the Hacienda Guest Lodge: "You are entering a no-hat, no-salute area." The second came on our first morning here, the kind of day that only California can...