| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:00 AM
On Election Day 2010, with the polls still open, computers placed calls to 112,000 voters in predominately African-American precincts in Baltimore City and Prince George's County with an unusual message: "Relax" and stay home. The recorded message did not...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 10:32 AM
Jess Jackson, who founded Kendall-Jackson Winery in 1982, died last week at the age of 81, leaving an almost incalculable legacy on the California wine industry. He transformed it at least twice, first in establishing a style of wine that would come to be...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) said Friday that he plans to name a new senator to fill the vacancy caused by John Ensign's (R-Nev.) resignation before May 3, and called early speculation about potential appointees "premature."
When Ensign announced his...
| Sep 26, 2010
THE BEST WAY TO HOOVER DAM AND BOULDER CITY, NEV.
From Los Angeles, take Interstate 10 east to Interstate 15 north toward Las Vegas. Take Interstate 215 east to U.S. 93 south to Boulder City and the dam.
Hoover Dam tours, (866) 730-9097, http://www....
| Sep 9, 2010
Here are some of the places you can buy the wines mentioned in the story.
2009 Bebame "Sierra Foothills Red Blend": Domaine LA, Los Angeles, (323) 932-0280, domaine547.com; and at the Wine Country in Signal Hill, (562) 597-8303, http://www....
| Aug 26, 2010
The people making lunch in this big commercial kitchen are pros; some of them serve thousands of diners a day. But they're not all comfortable using a knife to peel a butternut squash or chop fresh parsley.
FOR THE RECORD:
| Aug 26, 2010
Aspen power bars
Total time: 35 minutes
Servings: 12 to 16
Note: Adapted from chef Pam Davis of the Colorado Cook for America Culinary Boot Camps
1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons (5 1/4 ounces) old-fashioned rolled oats
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons...
| Sep 23, 2010
In Los Angeles, 25 years entitles a restaurant to, if not a medal, then at the very least the title of institution. And this year (how time flies) marks the 25th anniversary for La Serenata de Garibaldi in Boyle Heights. Way back in 1985, Jose Rodriguez...
| Dec 12, 2010
Call it a mini-crisis. It was my fourth day of skiing — ever — and Vail Mountain was getting pounded with snow.
Standing at the base, I watched my buddies charge hard for the iconic back bowls. As a newbie and still unsure on skis, I...
| Jul 24, 2011
From the front door of the house to the back is a straight shot unbroken by walls, handy for pacing, 24 steps each way.
It is a small house on a small lot in Highland Park, a Los Angeles neighborhood that was on its way up until the recession. The...
| Jul 4, 2011
The view from the top floor of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power testifies to its place in the life and history of the city. To the north and west are Silver Lake and the Hollywood Hills, dotted with reservoirs that define neighborhoods and...