| Oct 22, 2008
Walla Walla makes its mark
Most Walla Walla wines are too young and too new to be well known. Following are some of the more available.
2005 Amavi Cellars Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Aromas of rye bread, red cherry, espresso grounds and...
| Oct 3, 2008
To those who live in the hills above Eagle Rock -- iconoclasts and eccentrics, many of them artists and "day sleepers" and people who drop Samuel Beckett lines casually into conversation -- the grassy lot at the end of the main drag was never much of a...
| Sep 8, 2008
Cesar Augusto Castro Gonzalez found his calling when he went looking for a buddy to play some soccer during recess.
Castro was attending middle school in the Mexican coastal city of Veracruz and was told he could find his friend, Omar, at a workshop...
| Aug 27, 2008
Who is more prepared for "Survivor" glory, an Olympic champion or a video game champion?
That's one of the mysteries that will be answered this season on "Survivor: Gabon -- Earth's Last Eden."
CBS announced the cast for the 17th "Survivor"...
| Aug 29, 2008
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A 15-year-old boy injured in a fiery car crash in Eagle Rock today became the fourth person to die from the accident that police suspect occurred as three cars raced down a busy stretch of Colorado Boulevard.
Andrew Cordova, 15, died about 9:50 a.m. at...
| Jan 30, 2009
The little clinic rests along a graceful curve of Eagle Rock Boulevard also occupied by a karate studio, a barber and a smattering of modest houses, one with a basketball hoop. The building, marked only by a metal placard that says "Cornerstone," is...
| Jan 10, 2009
These days, digging some holes and planting a little lettuce or a few beets is a political act. Just ask Julie Stern, who shares a backyard organic garden with her neighbor in Topanga Canyon. Stern worked at the polls on election day. "There's a feeling...
| Nov 26, 2008
Where to buy artisan cheeses
The following shops have a good selection of domestic and imported cheeses.
Andrew's Cheese Shop, 728 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, (310) 393-3308, www.andrewscheese.com
Auntie Em's, 4616 Eagle Rock Blvd., Los Angeles,...
| May 27, 2009
2008 Domaine de l'Hortus Coteaux du Languedoc Rosť is available at Wine Country in Signal Hill, (562) 597-8303, www.thewinecountry.com; Flask Fine Wines in Studio City, (818) 761-5373; and the Wine House in West Los Angeles, (310) 479-3731, www.winehouse....
| May 20, 2009
Atwater Village, Sunday: 3250 Glendale Blvd., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Burbank, Saturday: Orange Grove Avenue and 3rd Street, behind City Hall, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Calabasas, Saturday: Calabasas (Old Town): 23504 Calabasas Road at...
| Nov 12, 2008
LOS ANGELES -- There's no question about it, traffic's bad in Southern California. But it wasn't much better back in the day before traffic signals, freeways, and stop signs were installed.
Steve Hymon, the transportation reporter for the Los Angeles...
| Oct 8, 2008
LOS ANGELES -- Two men were arrested following a police pursuit that ended with a crash on the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway in the Eagle Rock area today.
LAPD officers were chasing a white pickup, which crashed around 6:30 a.m. at the transition to...