| Feb 23, 2011
| 5:11 PM
Looking for value? Our wine expert offers 11 wines with great taste and value. Here's a list of wines that are all under $15 a bottle with a few lessons on how to find foods to enjoy with them.
2010 Schild Estate GMS Old Bush Vine, Barossa,...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:48 AM
STOCKERAU, Austria (AP) — Austrian police say thieves have made off with an unusual heist — 21 tons of mustard and ketchup.
The loot was in a semitrailer parked in a lot over the weekend northwest of Vienna. Police say the truck driver showed...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:25 PM
It's no surprise that a play about two of the world's great thinkers would be thought-provoking.
But it might be a surprise that the Mad Cow Theatre's production of "Freud's Last Session" is so entertaining, as well.
Credit that to Mark St. Germain's...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 10:08 PM
Misty May-Treanor, a former Newport Harbor High standout, and Kerri Walsh won women's gold medal at the FIVB Swatch Grand Slam in Klagenfurt, Austria Saturday.
May-Treanor and Walsh, seeded fourth, beat No. 2- seeded Chen Xue and Xi Zhang of China, 21-...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:51 PM
PARIS -- You can't have music without rests, and musicians without rests don't sound so great either, so after six straight nights of concerts, the members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra finally got a day off to set out on various quests.
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:01 AM
AMSTETTEN, Austria (AP) — The liquidator of Josef Fritzl's estate says the basement of the house where Fritzl imprisoned and repeatedly raped his daughter for 24 years will be filled up with concrete.
Walter Anzboeck says the move is to ensure the...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 5:27 AM
BRAUNAU, Austria -- An 80-year old Austrian man has been taken into custody for allegedly sexually abusing his wife and his two mentally disabled daughters for more than 40 years, police and a prosecutor said Thursday.
"We fear that he might bother his...
| Oct 20, 2011
When I invited a new friend to dinner last week and asked her to bring a wine, she asked about the menu. And evidently she listened, because she came up with the most brilliant match for the Hungarian goulash: this St. Laurent, a close relative of Pinot...
| Oct 20, 2011
In every October there comes a day when you must reacquaint yourself with your oven. The outdoor grill is left to gather cobwebs, not so much from neglect (this is Los Angeles, after all) but because being in the kitchen, near the feel and smell of...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Most Marias are depicted as nurturers-in-waiting. All the reluctant postulant needs is a guitar, a set of old curtains and seven militarized munchkins and you've got Austria's stepmother of the year. But, in director Rachel Rockwell's magnificent new...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Touching video shows a group of chimpanzees -- locked away for 30 years undergoing medical experiments -- emerging into the sun for the first time Tuesday, and appearing to hug each other and wave.
According to the Daily Mail, the 38 chimps who...
| Sep 19, 2011
Kurt Sanderling, who led the Leningrad Philharmonic and the East Berlin Symphony Orchestra under Soviet rule and won admirers in the West later in his career as a guest conductor for orchestras in London, Los Angeles and elsewhere, has died. He was 98....