| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:05 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Local boutique winery owner Gus DeFalco's low-cost wines have something in common with the big-dollar bottles produced in California's established wine-making regions: the same grapes.
DeFalco owns Orange Coast Winery, which...
| Oct 16, 2010
| 8:05 AM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) - Former President Bill Clinton ws in Southern California Friday to campaign for Democrats in a final get-out-the-vote effort before the November election
On Friday afternoon, Clinton appeared at an rally in Santa Ana for...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Plenty ofChicago restaurants have their own gardens. Many are growing some of the very ingredients that end up on your plate.
But I'm not sure anyone can claim a garden view like this one.
Greg Elliott is the executive chef at Lockwood, the fine...
| 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....
| Sep 13, 2006
As my friends and I walk toward the entrance of the Grill on the Alley in Beverly Hills — yes, it really is off an alley — two couples push open the door, still deep in conversation. They're chatting about the grandchildren, about the last...
| Feb 11, 2009
Molly Bee, a country singer popular in the 1950s and 1960s who was a teenage star on television's "Hometown Jamboree" and "The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show," has died. She was 69.
FOR THE RECORD: Molly Bee obituary: The obituary of...
| Mar 24, 2009
Pirkle Jones, a California photographer admired for his stirring images of migrant workers, endangered landscapes and social movements, including a controversial series on the Black Panthers at the height of their activism in the late 1960s, died March 15...
| May 17, 2008
Robert Mondavi, the pioneering Napa Valley vintner whose drive and salesmanship revolutionized the way the world thought about California wine, died peacefully Friday at his Yountville, Calif., home, a spokeswoman for the Robert Mondavi Winery said. He...
| May 10, 2009
It had become, like many of their activities, tradition. So, every year, at the end of January, Ben Tollefson and Cory Renfrow spent a day hiking up Mt. Diablo in Contra Costa County.
They would take their time walking past the pine trees and poison oak,...
| Dec 12, 2009
Alejandro R. Ruiz Sr., an Army infantryman during World War II who received the Medal of Honor for single-handedly storming a Japanese machine gun bunker -- twice -- during the Battle of Okinawa, died of congestive heart failure Nov. 23 at a hospital in...
| Mar 5, 2008
Green wines are growing. These are "eco" green wines that their makers say are made in harmony with nature. In the United States their sales are up, as is the number of vineyards using organic farming methods.
There are various grades of green. First,...