| Oct 11, 2010
GLENDALE — With a chill in the air and a light mist falling, the members of the Flintridge Prep football team went back to the basics during a recent practice.
The Rebels did so differently, knowing they weren't going to compete in a game over the...
| Apr 1, 2010
2007 Bodegas Volver Tempranillo
I've been invited to a paella fest this weekend at a friend's house and I'll be toting a few bottles of this wine from the Castilla-La Mancha region deep in Spain. The 2007 Volver "La Mancha" is bold and beautiful, tasting...
| Mar 11, 2010
Back in 2003, Jeff Morgan and Leslie Rudd made a kosher Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon called Covenant that could stand right up there with the big boys. Now the partners have just come out with their first Chardonnay, named Lavan, which means "white"...
| Mar 14, 2010
Alvin Simon, a restaurateur who helped spark the revitalization of Old Pasadena in the 1980s with the upscale Cafe Jacoulet, died Feb. 23 at his home in Mount Washington from complications of lymphoma and radiation treatment, said his sister Flame Simon....
| Mar 18, 2010
2008 Chien Edelzwicker
I once did a story on tarte flambée in Alsace and spent several happy days feasting on the thin-crusted tart topped with crème fraîche, onions and lardons and washed down with Edelzwicker, a typical white wine made from a...
| Mar 27, 2010
| 1:36 PM
SOUTH PASADENA -- The South Pasadena High School student who got the California Assembly to approve a "No Cussing" resolution earlier this month is taking aim at Vice President Joe Biden for his potty mouth.
Biden dropped an " f-bomb" during a bill-...
| Jun 12, 2010
GLENDALE — A bill in the Assembly that would raise the minimum age for kindergarten would sap Glendale Unified School District of more revenue, school board members said.
The bill, which passed the California Senate earlier this month, would...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 1:28 PM
Ten Years Ago
More than 200 Ballet Petit students performed "Alice in Wonderland" at Lanterman Auditorium. La Cañada High School senior Grace Kim held the starring role.
Twenty Years Ago
Nine La Cañada homes sustained damages in two fires that began...
| Jun 24, 2010
Dear SOS: The coffee cake at South Pasadena's Heirloom Bakery and Cafe, near the train station, is fabulous. Each day it's flavored differently for variety ... chocolate chips, raspberry, etc. I would love to have the recipe to make at home for a treat...
| Jun 24, 2010
LOS ANGELES — County transportation officials today will consider creating a community advisory committee for the proposed 710 Freeway tunnel extension while beefing up the environmental study process.
Opponents of the proposed tunnel extension...
| Jun 29, 2010
I am aware that many residents in our community applaud efforts by Congress to pass a resolution, authored by Adam Schiff, affirming claims that Armenians suffered genocide at the hands of the Turkish government during World War I.
According to a front-...
| Dec 17, 2009
| 10:02 AM
SOUTH PASADENA -- Hundreds of students held a candlelight vigil Wednesday night to honor a South Pasadena High School classmate who died of an apparent alcohol overdose.
About 600 people marched from the high school to the home of Aydin Salek, carrying...