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  • A. Alan Post dies at 96; longtime California budget analyst

    A. Alan Post dies at 96; longtime California budget analyst
    A. Alan Post, the longtime legislative analyst who watched over the budgets of California governors from Earl Warren to Jerry Brown, has died. He was 96. Post, who also was a well-regarded artist, died March 26 of natural causes at his home in...
  • Wine of the Week: 2009 Loring Wine Co. Pinot Noir 'Russian River Valley'

    Wine of the Week: 2009 Loring Wine Co. Pinot Noir 'Russian River Valley'
      Brian Loring has a self-proclaimed obsession with Pinot Noir. From a workaday facility in Lompoc on the Central Coast, he makes half a dozen single-vineyard Pinot Noirs. This one, though, is a mixture of several vineyard lots and is a great argument...
  • Wine of the Week: 2008 Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia

    Wine of the Week: 2008 Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia
      2008 Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia In search of a wine to bring to a special dinner? How about the latest vintage of Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia, the second wine of the famous Super Tuscan estate Tenuta di Ornellaia in Bolgheri, on the Tuscan coast?...
  • Wine of the Week: 2008 Moulin de Gassac Vin de Pays de l'Herault 'Guilhem' Blanc

    Wine of the Week: 2008 Moulin de Gassac Vin de Pays de l'Herault 'Guilhem' Blanc
      2008 Moulin de Gassac Vin de Pays de l'Hérault "Guilhem" Blanc The wines from the Guibert family's Mas de Daumas Gassac were among the first to show what great wines could be made in the Languedoc region of France when that area began to come back...
  • 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...
  • Market Watch: Heirloom tomatoes, Pluots, Japanese bell peppers in Torrance

    Market Watch: Heirloom tomatoes, Pluots, Japanese bell peppers in Torrance
    The Torrance farmers market is one of the three largest and best in the Southland, along with Santa Monica and Hollywood, and one of the very few that qualifies as a destination. Bustling and well-run, it always has a lot to offer, but particularly so...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Where to buy wines from Spain's Rueda region

    Where to buy wines from Spain's Rueda region
    Where to buy Here are some places where you can find wines from the northern Spain region of Rueda: 2009 Jose Pariente Rueda Verdejo: About $19 at the Wine House in West Los Angeles, (310) 479-3731, http://www.winehouse.com; and Wally's Wine & Spirits...
  • Cross country: Sam Pons picks Princeton

     
    Sam Pons, the state Division III cross country champion from South Pasadena, has committed to Princeton. -- Eric Sondheimer...
  • Design on a dime: improving spatial relations on a budget

     
    After a year of living in a standalone apartment with vaulted ceilings in South Pasadena and nothing but a mirror and out-of-sync dining table to show for it, Melanie Tomanov had had enough. As an attorney working on the Westside with a 10-year-old...
  • Steve Martin and Dave Hickey at LACMA: Talking about art was fine with this audience

     
    "People in L.A. want to hear Steve Martin talk about art," declared Andrea Grossman as she introduced a discussion between Martin and art critic Dave Hickey at LACMA on Thursday night. Grossman, of the nonprofit Writers Bloc, which organized the......