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  • Market Watch: Time for a summer fruit explosion

    Market Watch: Time for a summer fruit explosion
    The first month of the summer fruit season is like a roller coaster: a frustratingly slow buildup, with many mediocre early varieties, gives way suddenly to a whoosh of fantastic flavors. The fruit calendar has been about a week later than usual because...
  • Market Watch: Red Brussels sprouts

    Market Watch: Red Brussels sprouts
    Purple variants of common vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus and potatoes have been increasingly popular at farmers markets in recent years, but none is as intriguing as the red Brussels sprouts just now showing up at the Santa Monica...
  • New panel to review L.A. community colleges' flawed rebuilding program

    New panel to review L.A. community colleges' flawed rebuilding program
    The Los Angeles Community College District will set up an independent citizens panel to review "the very serious issues" plaguing its $5.7-billion campus rebuilding program, Chancellor Daniel LaVista has announced. The construction program "must be...
  • California community colleges to slash enrollment, classes

    California community colleges to slash enrollment, classes
    Facing a state funding cut of up to 10%, California's community colleges will enroll 400,000 fewer students next fall and slash thousands of classes to contend with budget shortfalls that threaten to reshape their mission, officials said Wednesday. The...
  • Partisan rhetoric inflames college board race

    A political campaign focused on a troubled community college construction program has suddenly veered into a noisy side battle with cries of censorship, stealth candidates and "tea party" takeover. Scott Svonkin, a senior advisor to L.A. County Sheriff...
  • Los Angeles' craft brewery scene has more on tap

    Los Angeles' craft brewery scene has more on tap
    Is L.A. finally turning into a beer-making town? The Los Angeles area already hosts some of America's best beer bars, with carefully curated lists of ever-changing taps and bottles, but almost all of those brews have been made somewhere else. We may be...
  • Los Angeles craft breweries: Follow their progress

    Los Angeles craft breweries: Follow their progress
    Track brewery progress Beachwood BBQ & Brewing 210 E. 3rd St., Long Beach, http://www.beachwoodbbq.com El Segundo Brewing Co. 140 Main St., El Segundo, on Facebook. Henson Brewing on Facebook. Kinetic Brewing Co. 735 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster,...
  • Teena Marie,'The Ivory Queen of Soul,' made R&B colorless

    Teena Marie,'The Ivory Queen of Soul,' made R&B colorless
    It's impossible to lend an ear to today's crop of R&B divas without hearing just a little bit of Teena Marie. Though she never had the blockbuster commercial success or universal household appeal of some of her peers ( Patti Labelle, Anita Baker and...
  • Long Beach woman arrested for allegedly shining laser pointer at law enforcement helicopters

     
    Police said Wednesday they arrested a Long Beach woman for allegedly shining a laser pointer at two law enforcement helicopters in midair. Kelly Ann Smith, 34, of Long Beach was arrested Feb. 5 for allegedly shining the light at Long......
  • On Location: Long Beach stands in for the other sunshine state in 'CSI: Miami'

     
    Crime-scene investigator Ryan Wolfe peers around the corner of a building, spying on an ex-con and some neighborhood toughs. When the group disappears down the alley, Wolfe chases after his target, who clambers over a metal gate and into an......
  • Tennis courts or homeless vets? ACLU calls for investigation of VA land use

     
    Claiming that the federal Department of Veterans Affairs in Los Angeles is not doing enough to help homeless veterans, the ACLU of Southern California is calling for an investigation into the VA's stewardship of its sprawling Westside campus, which...
  • Rin Tanaka's Inspiration vintage clothing fair in Long Beach inspires brands, collectors

     
    On Saturday, I checked out the second annual Inspiration Los Angeles vintage clothing fair held at the Queen Mary in Long Beach. Inspiration Los Angeles is the brainchild of Rin Tanaka, a fashion journalist who publishes the cult "My Freedamn"......