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  • 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...
  • Wines of the Week: Four Champagne picks for New Year's Eve

    Wines of the Week: Four Champagne picks for New Year's Eve
      H. Goutorbe Brut Premier Cru 'Cuvée Prestige,' Champagne Laherte Frères Rosé de Saignée 'Les Beaudiers,' Champagne Paul Bara Brut Grand Cru 'Grand Rosé,' Champagne Philipponnat Non Dosé 'Royale Réserve' Dry and delicately yeasty, Goutorbe "Cuvée...
  • 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...
  • Former community college construction chief to get $211,000 salary for a year, plus other benefits

    Former community college construction chief to get $211,000 salary for a year, plus other benefits
    Larry Eisenberg, removed recently as head of the Los Angeles Community College District's troubled campus construction program, will collect his $211,000 salary for a year, along with a transportation allowance and other benefits, district records show....
  • Bundy Village developer asks for another delay in medical, senior housing project

     
    Westside Medical Park LLC, which is proposing to build a 1.3-million-square-foot medical and senior housing complex in West Los Angeles, has asked the Los Angeles City Council’s planning and land use management committee for a 120-day postponement so...
  • Epicenter 2010: An upstart promoter snags Eminem, KISS, a reunited Bush and blink-182, and more

     
    The arrival this weekend of the second Epicenter festival in Fontana begs the question: Does the world really have room for yet another pop music festival? “No, not really,” says Gary Spivack, co-president of Right Arm Entertainment, the promoter of.....
  • The Dry Garden: At the new Grow Native Nursery, West L.A. finally gets its source for California plants

     
    For many Southern Californians, switching from a conventional landscape to a native plant garden starts on the freeways. The best nurseries can be a long drive away. Only in recent years have some native plant outposts crept into relatively central...
  • 'Titanic' actress Gloria Stuart dies at 100

     
    Gloria Stuart, the actress best known to younger audiences as the older Rose in the movie "Titanic," died Sunday of lung cancer at her home in West Los Angeles. She was 100. Stuart was nominated for a supporting actress Oscar for that performance in...
  • Crafts training program opens doors to Hollywood

     
    A few years ago, Jonathan Caballero was sitting in a prison cell, pondering his bleak future as he served time for a robbery conviction. He could scarcely have imagined the journey that brought him to a sound stage in Culver......
  • The Morning Fix: Diller exiting Live Nation Entertainment! Obama bashes Fox News. 3-D Star Wars!

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether to suspend my Facebook account after seeing "The Social Network." Buh bye. Mogul Barry Diller is stepping down as chairman of Live Nation Entertainment, the behemoth that was born out of the controversial merger.....
  • Bomb threat at sober living center leads to evacuation

     
    A phoned-in bomb threat about 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon prompted police to order the evacuation of the Beit T’Shuvah sober living facility on Venice Boulevard in West Los Angeles. Residents waited a block away for more than an hour as......
  • Third suspect arrested in slaying of pregnant newlywed in Mid-City

     
    Los Angeles police detectives said Tuesday they have arrested a third man in connection with the gang-related slaying of Jana Collins, 26, a newlywed who was four months pregnant. The first two suspects, Cecil Levi Laurent, 23, and Asfaw Abebe,......