| Apr 6, 2011
Everyone wants pinot noir. Those who set the table want its come-hither aromas of red fruits and dried leaves stippled with rain, its supple texture and haunting length of flavor, its pliancy with all manner of food. Winemakers want the...
| Nov 6, 2010
Stephanie Anne Blair and Nathan Scott Deal, both of Chicago, exchanged marriage vows in the Rose Garden of Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge. Alan Katz officiated.
The maid of honor was the bride's sister, Kathryn Blair. Alyssa Kuban served as...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 4:38 PM
The Laguna Beach boys' and girls' cross-country teams will compete for Division 4 team championships Saturday at the CIF Southern Section Cross-Country Championships at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut.
The boys' Division 4 final begins at 8:05 a.m....
| Dec 11, 2010
| 8:58 AM
RIVERSIDE ( KTLA) -- A dog is recovering at a Riverside animal shelter after she was found bruised and bleeding in the middle of some railroad tracks.
A group of workers discovered the dog lying on the tracks Thursday morning near Chicago and Marlborough...
| Jul 7, 2010
Pinot noir is not the most popular red wine in the United States — even merlot outsells it almost 2-to-1, according to The Nielsen Co. But pinot noir is arguably the most chic grape in the vineyard, which may explain why the variety has proved so...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 8:07 PM
State Sen. Bob Mensch of Montgomery County, saying he felt threatened by another motorist, faces a disorderly conduct charge after allegedly displaying a handgun while driving on Interstate 78 in Berks County.
State police at Hamburg pulled Mensch over...
| May 8, 2011
In Love and War
Mary S. Lovell
W.W. Norton: 640 pp., $35
Intelligent and well-written, like all of Mary S. Lovell's biographies, "The Churchills" provides a vivid introduction to the family of English aristocrats whose nation-preserving...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 10:38 AM
Two sisters came out on top as Hollywood producers, vocal teachers and local community members scouted foothill teens for pure talent and charm at a talent contest on Sunday.
Sisters Sara and Mimi Klein shared first-place honors. The Marlborough High...
| Jul 7, 2010
| 7:29 AM
Canlis Prawns paired with NV Jean Milan Canlis Cuvee, Oger, FR
5-15 Blue Hawaiian Prawns, shells removed and reserved
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice, fresh...
| Jul 11, 2010
The Man Who Wrote 'Lord of the Flies': A Life
Free Press: 574 pp., $32.50
William Golding, the writer, has been a subject for study: reviews and critical essays, a bibliography and more than 100 books about the books....
| Jul 21, 2010
| 2:32 PM
Pinot noir is not the most popular red wine in the United States — even merlot outsells it. But pinot noir is arguably the most chic grape in the vineyard, which may explain why the variety has proved troublesome.
Pinot noir vines are slow-growing,...