| Dec 10, 2008
Robert Prosky, a character actor with hundreds of film, TV and stage credits, and whose roles included an avuncular sergeant on the NBC police drama "Hill Street Blues" and a desperate real estate salesman in David Mamet's play "Glengarry Glen Ross,"...
| Sep 3, 2008
Here's where to find eight recommended refreshing and different Italian wines. They include sparklers and dry whites as well as frothy reds and make delightful drinking with small-plates appetizers and antipasto dishes.
| May 2, 2006
Feeling power in their numbers, hundreds of thousands of people marched peacefully, even joyously, through the streets of Los Angeles on Monday as part of a nationwide demonstration of economic and political clout by immigrants -- legal and illegal....
| Mar 7, 2009
So we go off to a little dinner party, barely speaking to each other, my wife and I. Not sure what sparked the silent treatment. Might've been when I flippantly offered to give her driving lessons. Sometimes, I can be such an . . .
Anyway, we're off to a...
| Sep 9, 2009
Catherine and Pierre Breton make some of the finest Bourgueils I've ever tasted, and they make them at several levels. This one is called Trinch!, the French word for the sound of two glasses clinking together. It's a good name for a Cabernet Franc that...
| Sep 2, 2009
A project of Oregon's Owen Roe Winery and offshoot Corvidae winery, Mirth Chardonnay is a rare commodity -- a moderately priced Chardonnay that drinks beautifully. The 2008 vintage, from Washington grapes, is clean and crisp and not over-oaked. Notes of...
| Dec 3, 2009
| 7:36 AM
TOLUCA LAKE -- Convicted killer Phil Spector was released from Corcoran State Prison to visit his private dentist in Southern California.
His appointment was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Toluca Lake.
Spector's visit was allowed under a state...