| Nov 18, 2007
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel who were killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait or who died at a military hospital of their injuries:
Derek R. Banks, 24, of Newport News, Va.; specialist, Army...
| Jan 1, 2010
Walnuts are available year-round, but the most traditional season for their consumption is late fall and winter, particularly around Christmas and New Year's. We're lucky that Rancho La Viña, a remnant of the walnut groves that once covered Southern...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 1:50 PM
Occasionally, serving breakfast for dinner can be a fun way to shake up your normal routine. Whether consumed in the morning or evening, breakfast foods often can be prepared and enjoyed quickly. In fact, each recipe featured this week can be prepared...
| Nov 14, 2009
| 8:48 PM
SAN GABRIEL-- A pilot was killed after his small plane crash landed, bursting into flames near a home, fire authorities said.
According to Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor, the single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza crashed and caught...
| Nov 14, 2009
| 7:18 PM
A pilot was killed after his small plane crash landed, bursting into flames near a home, fire authorities said.
According to Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor, the single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza crashed and caught fire shortly...
| Dec 1, 2009
| 2:38 PM
Between the crisp, cool air and shortened days, autumn weekends seem to be made for sleeping late, followed by long, leisurely breakfasts that fill your home with the aromas of brewed coffee, fresh baked sweet breads and sizzling sausages.
| Dec 2, 2009
| 1:01 PM
Whoever said the life of a sommelier is glamorous probably had a corkscrew loose. Just ask Haley Guild Moore.
The svelte sommelier for San Francisco's upscale Spruce restaurant looks like a polished Drew Barrymore as she works the floor with a warm...
| Dec 3, 2009
SUNLAND, Calif. -- An intruder picked the wrong home to break into in Sunland overnight when he was greeted by a couple with a gun.
The man apparently bent a screen and climbed in through a front window of the home on Walnut Drive around 3 a.m. Thursday....
| Jun 4, 2009
Can't afford a gym membership? Makes sense, given the financial climate and the need to tighten our belts. But if you want to tighten that belt holding up your jeans, money is no excuse. There are plenty of ways to work out and get in shape at little or...
| Jul 1, 2007
As a teenager, Sgt. Andrew Higgins was so devoted to pursuing a military career that he completed basic training while still a student at Kennedy High School in the East Bay community of Fremont, Calif.
He pursued his dream after graduation, first during...
| Oct 11, 2007
Every time Edith Nettleton walked through her front doors, the ugly gold-colored bullet glass glared at her.
The double entry doors of her Walnut Creek, Calif., home were original to the house and in desperate need of an upgrade.
So, Nettleton turned to...
| May 27, 2007
Ann Fleming has a theory about relationships, gleaned from the many couples she's counseled: Opposites attract.
Fleming isn't a therapist; she's a Walnut Creek, Calif., financial planner who helps couples iron out money troubles. "People tend to...