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Santa Clarita (Los Angeles, California)

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  • Market Watch: Green almonds from Fat Uncle Farms

    Market Watch: Green almonds from Fat Uncle Farms
    Green almonds, which look like small, immature, teardrop-shaped peaches, have started showing up at farmers markets, attracting attention from adventurous chefs. A traditional snack in the Mediterranean and Middle East, they're a foretaste of the main...
  • Market Watch: An in-between time for fruit

    Market Watch: An in-between time for fruit
    Late April and early May is a challenging, in-between time for fruit lovers. The citrus harvest is winding down, and prime stone fruit is still several weeks off. At no season is it more important for mindful shoppers to discern mediocre from worthwhile...
  • 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: Pixie mandarins from Ojai are a farmers market favorite

    Market Watch: Pixie mandarins from Ojai are a farmers market favorite
    Small and unprepossessing they may be, but Pixie mandarins are a farmers market favorite for their seedlessness, rich flavor — combining the best of mandarin and orange — and late season. In the last decade, Pixies grown in this picturesque...
  • Market Watch: The wild and elusive Dancy

    Market Watch: The wild and elusive Dancy
    While mandarin cultivation in California has quadrupled over the last decade to about 40,000 acres, the classic Dancy variety has fallen by the wayside, becoming rare to find even at farmers markets. That's a shame, because it's a charismatic, flavor-...
  • Ernie Tripke dies at 88; CHP officer responded to James Dean crash scene

    Ernie Tripke dies at 88; CHP officer responded to James Dean crash scene
    As a California Highway Patrol officer in San Luis Obispo County, Ernie Tripke had never heard of James Dean before Sept. 30, 1955. But from that day forward, Tripke never quite escaped being asked about the day he responded to the two-car crash that...
  • Daniel Catán dies at 62; opera composer and librettist

    Daniel Catán dies at 62; opera composer and librettist
    Daniel Catán, an opera composer and librettist whose works including "Il Postino" and "Florencia en el Amazonas" have been praised for their lyrical romanticism and humane generosity of spirit, died suddenly Saturday in Austin, Texas. He was 62. Catán'...
  • Keith Richman dies at 56; three-term California assemblyman

    Keith Richman dies at 56; three-term California assemblyman
    Keith Richman, a three-term Republican state assemblyman who fought for pension reform and was a leader in the San Fernando Valley secession movement, has died. He was 56. Richman died of brain cancer Friday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said his...
  • Market Watch: Persian cucumbers tastefully taking over

    Market Watch: Persian cucumbers tastefully taking over
    Ten years ago, Elizabeth Schneider, the doyenne of produce writers, called for "a cucumber revolution" in her definitive book, "Vegetables From Amaranth to Zucchini". Denouncing the standard American slicing varieties, she implored, "Refuse to buy pumped-...
  • Snow levels drop to 1,300 feet, flakes falling in Valencia, Santa Clarita

     
    Motorists on the Grapevine may have been frustrated by the snow, but a little farther south -– in Valencia -– residents were delighted by the unusual sight of falling snowflakes. The snow level had dropped to 1,300 feet with flurries......
  • Escorts begin on Interstate 5; snow level could drop to 1,000 feet

     
    The California Highway Patrol began escorting cars across the Grapevine on Monday morning, but thousands remained stranded amid a snowstorm that stymied traffic between Northern and Southern California. Even with escorts, Interstate 5 remained jammed...
  • Environmentalists sue to block a new city in L.A. County

     
    A coalition of environmental and Native American groups has sued the California Department of Fish and Game over permits issued to build 21,000 homes on Los Angeles County's last major tract of undeveloped land. The coalition, which filed the suit......