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  • J. Michael Hagopian dies at 97; Armenian American documentary filmmaker

    J. Michael Hagopian dies at 97; Armenian American documentary filmmaker
    J. Michael Hagopian, an educational filmmaker who spent 40 years gathering the testimonies of Armenian genocide survivors to provide evidence of one of the most contentious events in world history, died of natural causes Friday at his home in Thousand Oaks. He was 97.
  • Eric Malnic dies at 73; former Times reporter covered Watts riots, aviation

    Eric Malnic dies at 73; former Times reporter covered Watts riots, aviation
    Eric Malnic, a former longtime Los Angeles Times staff writer who was part of the team that won The Times a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the 1965 Watts riots and later specialized in aviation stories, has died. He was 73. Malnic, who underwent...

    Market Watch: Persian cucumbers tastefully taking over

    Market Watch: Persian cucumbers tastefully taking over
    Ten years ago, Elizabeth Schneider, the doyenne of produce writers, called for "a cucumber revolution" in her definitive book, "Vegetables From Amaranth to Zucchini". Denouncing the standard American slicing varieties, she implored, "Refuse to buy pumped-...

    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: Pixie mandarins from Ojai are a farmers market favorite

    Market Watch: Pixie mandarins from Ojai are a farmers market favorite
    Small and unprepossessing they may be, but Pixie mandarins are a farmers market favorite for their seedlessness, rich flavor — combining the best of mandarin and orange — and late season. In the last decade, Pixies grown in this picturesque...