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  • Holiday gifts: A baker's dozen of great cookbooks

    Holiday gifts: A baker's dozen of great cookbooks
    Fall is the harvest season, right? That's especially true when it comes to cookbooks, which every year arrive in a seasonal flood that puts apples and pears to shame. By some counts, as many as three-fourths of all cookbooks in the United States are...
  • Recipe: Dr. George Washington Carver's sliced sweet potato pie

    Recipe: Dr. George Washington Carver's sliced sweet potato pie
    Dr. George Washington Carver's sliced sweet potato pie Total time: About 2 hours, plus chilling and cooling times Servings: 8 to 12 Note: Adapted from "Southern Pies" by Nancie McDermott. She does not recommend a specific crust to go with this pie; we'...
  • California can't afford to cut transitional kindergarten [Blowback]

     
    Research shows that transitional kindergarten results in greater academic achievement, higher graduation rates and better jobs, and saves schools money by reducing the number of students entering special education or having to be held back a grade....
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- still hooked

    Only his number is retired — 33, in the Lakers' purple and gold that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore to glory on the basketball court. The rest of him is still working away, most recently on his latest book. At UCLA, in blue and gold, Abdul-Jabbar was a...
  • This week's recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

     
    All recipes that appear in the L.A. Times' weekly Food section are tested and perfected in our Test Kitchen before they're deemed fit to print. (That means you don't have to worry about a trial run before serving one of......
  • Ninth Ward Field of Dreams Gets Extra Help From Downtown Watering Hole

    Ninth Ward Field of Dreams Gets Extra Help From Downtown Watering Hole
    George Washington Carver's main campus in the Ninth Ward still looks like it did days after Katrina. Even though it's still devastated, it's a place of hope. Plus, it's getting a little financial boost. George Washington Carver High School in the Ninth...
  • 9th Ward Field Of Dreams Project Gets New Donation

    9th Ward Field Of Dreams Project Gets New Donation
    A project that aims to bring a state-of-the art athletic facility to a Katrina-damaged high school is getting more help tonight to pull it to the finish line. In the devastated neighborhood of Desire sits George Washington Carver High... A school wiped...
  • Students Foil Brazen Sex Attack at South L.A. School

    Students Foil Brazen Sex Attack at South L.A. School
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Police detectives are looking for a man they say aggressively approached a young girl at a school in what was likely a botched sexual assault. The 12-year-old girl, a student at George Washington Carver Middle School...
  • Mailbag: Parental education not biggest factor in API scores

    As a former teacher in a very low-income Santa Ana school with very poorly educated parents, I agree with Tom Egan's commentary ("Like it or not, parental education influences API scores," Nov. 30) that parent education is a factor in poor Academic...
  • Robert Colescott dies at 83; African American artist skewered stereotypes with wit and explosive style

    Robert Colescott dies at 83; African American artist skewered stereotypes with wit and explosive style
    Robert Colescott, a wildly expressive and fearlessly opinionated painter who skewered racial and sexual stereotypes with hilarious force, has died. He was 83. Colescott, who had suffered from Parkinsonian syndrome, died June 4 at his home in Tucson, said...
  • Roy DeCarava dies at 89; art photographer depicted the African American experience

    Roy DeCarava dies at 89; art photographer depicted the African American experience
    Roy DeCarava, an art photographer whose pictures of everyday life in Harlem helped clarify the African American experience for a wider audience, has died. He was 89. He died Tuesday in New York City, his daughter Wendy DeCarava said. The cause was not...
  • South L.A. neighborhood on edge after shooting

    On the way home from school Thursday, 13-year-old Magda Gomez and his friends walked past the South Los Angeles intersection where five youths and three adults were shot the day before. One of the boys pointed out the splatter of dried blood that...