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  • Lux Interior dies at 60; founder, front man of punk band the Cramps

    Lux Interior dies at 60; founder, front man of punk band the Cramps
    Lux Interior, the singer, songwriter and founding member of the pioneering New York City horror-punk band the Cramps, died Wednesday. He was 60. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Lux Interior obituary: The obituary in Thursday's California section...
  • Ghost wineries of California's Napa Valley

    Ghost wineries of California's Napa Valley
  • Magazine Names Chateau St. Michelle President "Man of the Year"

    Magazine Names Chateau St. Michelle President "Man of the Year"
    "Wine Enthusiast" magazine has named Ted Baseler, President/CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, recipient of its 'Man of the Year' award. The winery says the award recognizes Baseler for his "outstanding contribution to the world of wine," noting that...
  • Orlando’s 10th Annual Wine for Whiskers July 22

     
    The Sonesta Hotel in Downtown Orlando is hosting the 10th Annual “Wine for Whiskers”6-8 pm Thursday, July 22, 2010. Tickets are $40 in advance (must be purchased by 5 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2010) and $45 after July 19 or at the door....
  • Healdsburg: For foodies, a new northern star

     
    In the not-too-distant past, the best dinner spot in Healdsburg, Calif., was a red-sauce Italian joint next to the highway, and the only option for picnic goodies was the Salami Tree Deli. But then Napa got crowded, Sonoma wine developed......
  • Movie Review: 'Bottle Shock'

    Wine may be sunlight held together by water, as Galileo said, but "Bottle Shock" is held together only by Alan Rickman. It's interesting, given how the actor has built so many exquisite characterizations on the foundation of a certain look, that of a man...
  • Starwood launching green hotel brand called "Element"

    Starwood is launching a "green hotel brand" called Element, with the first property opening in July in Lexington, Mass., and 20 more hotels scheduled to open in the next year. The hotels are built with technology that saves water and cuts electric use,...
  • Bob Hosmon's Wine Column: Porter Family Vineyards owned by snowbirds

    Beverly and Tom Porter are Sarasota snowbirds. When summer comes, the Porters return to Napa County, Calif., where they tend to the Porter Family Vineyards winery. Tom didn't get into the wine business because of his background or family. A former...
  • 2 Mondavis strive to give a landmark winery a bigger place on the map

    Mondavi is one of the biggest names on the wine aisle. Then there's Peter Mondavi Jr. and his family's little winery. He looks over the millions of dollars of restoration underway at the historic Napa Valley operation and recalls how his grandparents...
  • Bottle Shock

    Well done, indeed. The film is a full bodied experience. At first, Bottle Shock catches the viewer by surprise with a history lesson. It tells the story of local Napa Valley farmer, Jim Barrett (Bill Pullman) who grows and cultivates the land way off...
  • Equality Vigil Illuminates Downtown Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO - Nobody is quite sure who started it, but word spread tonight of an impromptu candlelight vigil held both in front of the State Capitol and on the corner of 20th and L Streets in Downtown Sacramento during Wednesday's rush hour. "It just...
  • 17 people killed in plane crash in Montana

    BUTTE, Mont. - A small plane carrying a group of people from California to Montana crashed into a cemetery not far from the airport in Butte and burst into flames, killing seven adults and seven children. "There was nothing left of it," said Steve...