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  • Three generations of Turkish delight in Southern California

    Three generations of Turkish delight in Southern California
    Tucked in the back room of a tiny powdered-sugar-dusted San Fernando Valley storefront, Armand Sahakian patiently tends to the sweet syrup bubbling in two giant copper caldrons. Six days a week, the owner of Nory Candy & Pastry delicately flavors each...
  • Back story: Susan Straight's familial bonds stand test of time

    Back story: Susan Straight's familial bonds stand test of time
    Biraderi. The other night, my cellphone rang at one a.m. My nephew Sensei said, "Auntie. You told me to call." "Yup," I said. "And?" "I'm alive." "Excellent." Only two serious rules, my three daughters kept telling him: Don't eat chocolate or red...
  • Why go electric? Nissan Leaf makes its case

    Why go electric? Nissan Leaf makes its case
    The Nissan Leaf isn't for everybody. I could say the same of any car I review, yet for some reason it seems necessary to remind consumers of this fact when detailing electric cars like the Leaf and Chevrolet Volt. Reactions to the nascent EV (electric...
  • The Fixers: Range warrior

    The Fixers: Range warrior
    She's an unlikely traffic stopper: hefty, over 50, her complexion a grassy green and yellow. But, David Aikens says, people driving past his Inglewood store often stop to ogle this voluptuously contoured gas stove, manufactured at the beginning of the...
  • Gators land nation's top OL D.J. Humphries out of North Carolina

    Gators land nation's top OL D.J. Humphries out of North Carolina
    A couple of weeks ago, the state of Florida's top offensive lineman John Theus of Jacksonville Bolles shunned the Florida Gators for a commitment to Georgia. New head coach Will Muschamp and staff, however, did not sulk. They just refocused. So what,...
  • Taking a census of Grammy nominees, winners

    Taking a census of Grammy nominees, winners
    Who gets nominated for a Grammy? Musicians, sure. But who exactly, on paper, are they? Take Frank Sinatra. Yes, he was a singer of incredible power, and garnered deserved nods for the beauty of his tone and his mellifluous phrasing. But artistry aside,...
  • TB in elephants called 'a gray area'

    TB in elephants called 'a gray area'
    An animal-rights group contends that an elephant performing in Baltimore with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus poses a health risk to the public because she has tested positive for tuberculosis, but circus and government health officials...
  • Robert Duvall sees his friend Horton Foote in the Southern style of 'Get Low'

    Robert Duvall sees his friend Horton Foote in the Southern style of 'Get Low'
    Here's some high praise for the script of "Get Low": Star Robert Duvall compares it to the work of his dear, departed friend, the distinguished playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote. "Individualizing, particularizing a place, a Southern theme, but yet...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'

    Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'
    This summer, programmers at Go Country 105 radio in Los Angeles unveiled a new single called "Country Strong" and asked listeners to guess who was the twangy alto belting out lines about how she's "hard to break, like the ground I grew up on." ----------...
  • Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast

    Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast
    Not so long ago it would have been a dream come true for sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers of Muscle Shoals, Ala., to find themselves sitting in the balcony of Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium and looking down upon their country music heroes onstage...
  • Dolly Parton follows her instinct to 'Better Day'

    Dolly Parton follows her instinct to 'Better Day'
    Don't get Dolly Parton started about end-of-the-world prognosticators. The Country Music Hall of Fame member was raised and remains devoutly religious, as she demonstrated so artfully in her biblically rooted classic song "Coat of Many Colors." But the...