| May 21, 2010
| 7:13 AM
A registered sex offender suspected in a spree of South Bay robberies and kidnap attempts -- including the failed abduction of a teenage girl who fought back after feeling a knife put to her neck -- was behind bars Friday, police said.
| May 29, 2010
Over the next several months, you probably will take a road trip with the family to a fabulous park, attend an outdoor concert or settle down on a patch of grass for a few moments of sunshine and solitude. And you probably will have something to eat....
| Jun 15, 2010
A coroner's report released Tuesday revealed nursing student Phuong Le died of a single stab wound after disappearing from a Fairfield bookstore in late April.
The report released Tuesday said Le's cause of death was determined to be a stab wound to...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 10:38 AM
A dinner featuring only sustainably produced American food and wine is being set for President Obama at a fundraising dinner Thursday at mk, according to a press release from the restaurant. Chefs Michael Kornick and Erick Williams are planning a multi-...
| Oct 18, 2010
Appearing before thousands of people at a San Jose rally Sunday, former President Clinton brought the contest for California governor to Republican Meg Whitman's doorstep, imploring Democrats to turn out the vote and elect his onetime presidential rival,...
| Oct 24, 2010
Authorities say an employee at Napa State Hospital has been killed by a man confined to the facility.
Sheriff's Capt. Tracey Stuart says 54-year-old Donna Gross was found dead in an enclosed courtyard area of the state psychiatric hospital around 7 p.m....
| Dec 9, 2010
| 11:33 PM
LPAPA welcomes new board members
The Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn. has welcomed plein air colorist Camille Przewodek and art historian Jean Stern to their board of directors.
Przewodek, whose work invokes that of Claude Monet, has been a guest...
| Apr 27, 2011
Chardonnay is the most ubiquitous fine wine grape grown on the globe. Wherever wine drinkers go, chardonnay wine was there before them. (Barring Bordeaux, where appellation law and local vainglory consign its wine to the shops.)
| May 8, 2011
My Mother's Day wish list is easy: I'd like a break from my duties as the scheduling czarina, the dubious title my family has bestowed upon me.
If you'd like to de-stress Mom (if that's even possible), here are some favorite places to flee. They're...
| Aug 1, 2010
Dozens of people are facing charges after a raid of a cock fighting operation in Napa County.
Authorities say about 40 people were arrested after a team of deputies, local police and California Highway Patrol officers descended on a cock fight taking...
| Aug 17, 2010
Shadows are growing longer and days are growing shorter, but don't for a second think summer is over — even if the kids are heading back to school. There are plenty of sultry days in store. Warm weather can extend well beyond Labor Day; just ask any...
| Aug 19, 2010
| 9:26 AM
Good rose has a crisp kick and a fresh berry essence that can revive flagged spirits. As you would expect, rose works with those foods and fruits of summer but the wine also is compatible with fall and its classic flavors.
Shadows are growing longer...