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  • John J. Ward dies at 90; L.A. bishop participated in Second Vatican Council

    John J. Ward dies at 90; L.A. bishop participated in Second Vatican Council
    Roman Catholic Bishop John J. Ward of Los Angeles, who had been one of three surviving American bishops who participated in the groundbreaking Second Vatican Council in the early 1960s, died Sunday in Culver City. He was 90. Ward died of complications...
  • Jose H. Rodriguez dies at 76; chef and owner of La Serenata de Garibaldi

    Jose H. Rodriguez dies at 76; chef and owner of La Serenata de Garibaldi
    The name that Jose H. Rodriguez chose for his Boyle Heights restaurant was steeped in tradition, much like the Mexican seafood he had served to acclaim since 1985, the year he opened La Serenata de Garibaldi. Inspired by a mariachi plaza in the...
  • Gloria Stuart dies at 100; 'Titanic' actress

    Gloria Stuart dies at 100; 'Titanic' actress
    Gloria Stuart, a 1930s Hollywood leading lady who earned an Academy Award nomination for her first significant role in nearly 60 years — as Old Rose, the centenarian survivor of the Titanic in James Cameron's 1997 Oscar-winning film — has...
  • Wine of the Week: 2009 Chateau Graville-Lacoste Graves

    Wine of the Week: 2009 Chateau Graville-Lacoste Graves
      2009 Chateau Graville-Lacoste Graves A friend brought this bottle of crisp, minerally Graves over for dinner and I immediately fell for it. Like most whites from Bordeaux, Chateau Graville-Lacoste's 2009 is a seamless blend of Semillon and Sauvignon...
  • Wine of the Week: 2007 Cordero di Montezemolo Barolo 'Monfalletto'

    Wine of the Week: 2007 Cordero di Montezemolo Barolo 'Monfalletto'
      This basic Barolo is a great buy. It's not a blockbuster, but it's a Barolo in a more feminine style from Cordero di Montezemolo in La Morra. It has pretty fruit with notes of cherries, rose petals and sweet spices. Tannins are soft and rounded, but it...
  • Times community college investigation unearths shameful waste

    Times community college investigation unearths shameful waste
    "It's just sad." That's what East Los Angeles College student George Escobar had to say as we looked in the direction of a new clock tower that was built crooked and had to be fixed at an additional cost of $157,000. Sad, outrageous, scandalous,...
  • Wine of the week: Domaine Huet Vouvray Pétillant Brut

    Wine of the week: Domaine Huet Vouvray Pétillant Brut
      Domaine Huet Vouvray Pétillant Brut In the Loire Valley, Chenin Blanc is an incredibly versatile grape, producing dry whites and a whole range of semi-sweet to luscious sweet wines. Producers there also use it to make a sparkling wine. The...
  • Wine of the Week: 2004 Terre de' Trinci Sagrantino di Montefalco 'Ugolino'

    Wine of the Week: 2004 Terre de' Trinci Sagrantino di Montefalco 'Ugolino'
      2004 Terre de' Trinci Sagrantino di Montefalco "Ugolino" Montefalco is a vertiginous hill town in Umbria famous for Sagrantino di Montefalco, a full-bodied red made from the Sagrantino grape. The 2004 Ugolino from Terre de' Trinci is stupendous, a...
  • Market Watch: A bumper crop of matsutakes

    Market Watch: A bumper crop of matsutakes
    Aromatic matsutakes, a seasonal delicacy prized by the Japanese, rank among the elite of true wild mushrooms — along with porcini, morels and chanterelles — but are generally less available and less well known at farmers markets. Part of the...
  • Wine of the Week: 2009 Momo Sauvignon Blanc

    Wine of the Week: 2009 Momo Sauvignon Blanc
      2009 Momo Sauvignon Blanc I don't know about you, but right now I'm looking for something crisp and cold to beat the heat. And this aromatic Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand is just the bottle to do it. Made from grapes grown on three different...
  • Wine of the Week: 2009 Jean-Claude Lapalu Beaujolais Brouilly 'Cuvee Vieilles Vignes'

    Wine of the Week: 2009 Jean-Claude Lapalu Beaujolais Brouilly 'Cuvee Vieilles Vignes'
      2009 Jean-Claude Lapalu Beaujolais Brouilly "Cuvée Vieilles Vignes" Here's another early entry from the 2009 Beaujolais vintage, a beautiful Brouilly from Jean-Claude Lapalu, a young vintner who is a proponent of natural wines. All Gamay, his 2009...
  • 2004 R. Lopez de Heredia Rioja 'Crianza Viña Cubillo'

    2004 R. Lopez de Heredia Rioja 'Crianza Viña Cubillo'
      2004 R. Lopez de Heredia Rioja 'Crianza Viña Cubillo' Rafael López de Heredia y Landeta winery, founded in the late 19th century in Rioja, Spain, is still one of best in the region, famous for its gorgeous top-of-the-line Viña Tondonia. But the...