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  • PASSINGS: Jay Reatard, George Bissell, Reva Mikles Graziadio, Jan C. Gabriel

    PASSINGS: Jay Reatard, George Bissell, Reva Mikles Graziadio, Jan C. Gabriel
    Jay Reatard Punk rocker in Memphis Jay Reatard, 29, a punk rocker known for performing shows and releasing singles at a breakneck pace, was found dead in his bed early Wednesday in Memphis, Tenn. Memphis police are investigating his death. Friends...
  • Glen W. Bell Jr. dies at 86; founder of Taco Bell

    Glen W. Bell Jr. dies at 86; founder of Taco Bell
    Glen W. Bell Jr., the innovator and entrepreneur who tapped an unsated hunger for Mexican fare as Americans discovered fast food, creating Taco Tia, El Taco and in 1962 his signature Taco Bell, has died. He was 86. Bell, who'd had Parkinson's disease...
  • Where to buy blueberries in California

    Where to buy blueberries in California
    These are recommended sources for blueberries and closely related wild fruits. Unless otherwise specified, they sell fresh southern highbush blueberries. Seasons depend on nature and may change. * Biotta Swiss organic wild bilberry juice, wine-like and...
  • Ramen California in Torrance

    Ramen California in Torrance
    Ramen California's soups are startling, peculiar creations crowded with a garden's worth of unconventional ingredients. Bobbing in a bowl might be florets of purple cauliflower, earthy chunks of celery root or broth-staining bits of beet. The restaurant's...
  • Ramen California dining info

    Ramen California dining info
    Ramen California LOCATION 24231 Crenshaw Blvd., Unit C, Torrance; (310) 530-2749. PRICE Small plates, $3.25 to $7.50; 15-ounce ramen, $3.75 to $5.95; 20-ounce ramen, $6.75 to $8.95; 40-ounce ramen, $11 to $13.20. BEST DISHES California ramen,...
  • 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...
  • Car buffs find drive-in haven at Ricky & Ronnie's

    The rumbling of engines starts in the late afternoon. Gleaming hot rods, vintage Corvettes and pristinely preserved Cadillacs converge at a busy street corner in Torrance and file into a parking lot. Overhead, speakers belt out Roy Orbison's "Pretty...