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  • Ashmead's Kernel apples are deliciously ugly

    Ashmead's Kernel apples are deliciously ugly
    Small, russet brown, and dotted with pockmarks, the Ashmead's Kernel apples grown organically by Windrose Farm in Paso Robles definitely won't win any beauty prizes. They do, however, have the most intense, complex flavor of any fruit in the world, strong...
  • A list of Southern California stores for that period look

    A list of Southern California stores for that period look
    ALAN SMART and Michael Uhlenkott are resourceful when it comes to period furnishing and decorating. Here are some of their Southern California favorites: SPANISH REVIVAL AND VINTAGE Don & Dee's Old California Store: 1528 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura;...
  • Zyliss Lock-n-Lift can opener

    Can openers, along with toasters and bicycle pumps, are perhaps some of the finest achievements of the mechanical age. Armed with a trusty opener, you can transform a pantry filled with canned goods into an endless array of dinners. Without one, you're...
  • Older California Cabernets are within reach at auction

    BEAULIEU VINEYARD, Inglenook, Chateau Montelena, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, Heitz Wine Cellars: The online auction catalog reads like a who's who of Napa Valley pioneers, vintners who made the first world-class wines in California. The list includes...
  • Sources for kumquats and hybrids

    On the trail of kumquats Recommended sources for kumquats and kumquat hybrids. For times and locations, see our farmers market list. Beck Grove / La Vigne Organics (Helene and Robert Beck), Fallbrook. Organic and biodynamic Nagami kumquats, kumquat...
  • Click n sip: An online auction treasure hunt for pre-1986 California wines

    Three online wine auction houses offer substantial lists of older California wines: winebid.com, ackerwines.com and brentwoodwine.com. At 5 p.m. PDT on the second Sunday of every month, Acker closes out its monthly auction, coinciding with the Sunday...
  • So, BŁndchen can pretty up New York awhile

    So, Bündchen can pretty up New York awhile
    Gisele BŁndchen, one of the world's most famous faces in modeling, has for the moment turned up her nose at living in Los Angeles. The 26-year-old, who has appeared on the covers of just about every major international fashion magazine since — as...
  • Feds Raid 2 Local Marijuana Dispensaries, Arrest Owner

    Feds Raid 2 Local Marijuana Dispensaries, Arrest Owner
    LOS ANGELES - Federal and local agents raided two marijuana dispensaries in the Los Angeles area and arrested the owner. Officials say more than 20 people from various agencies served a state search warrant Wednesday at the Organica Collective in...
  • U.S. expanding foreclosure prevention plan

    The Obama administration, stepping up efforts to stem foreclosures, will offer lenders and homeowners incentives to cut payments on second mortgages, write down balances on first mortgages that are underwater, and repay loans in a timely fashion. The new...
  • GM Employees May Get Shutdown Details

    DETROIT - Thousands of GM workers could learn as early as Thursday that they will be idle for up to nine weeks this summer as the automaker's plants stop making all but its most popular cars and trucks. - More: Business News The move is a result of...
  • Man Charged in 1979 Torrance Nurse Murder Due in Court

    Man Charged in 1979 Torrance Nurse Murder Due in Court
    COSTA MESA -- A 57-year-old engineer accused in the 1979 murder of a Torrance nurse he had once dated is due in court today. Douglas Gordon Bradford of Costa Mesa is scheduled to be arraigned in Torrance Superior Court on charges stemming from the...
  • 4.0 Aftershock Damages Long Beach Apartment Building

    4.0 Aftershock Damages Long Beach Apartment Building
    LONG BEACH -- A Long Beach apartment building suffered significant damage in Tuesday's 4.0 aftershock. At least a dozen residents had to be evacuated. The Red Cross said the evacuees were placed in emergency housing. Inspectors are looking at the damage...