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  • Bill Skiles dies at 79; half of the comedy team Skiles and Henderson

    Bill Skiles dies at 79; half of the comedy team Skiles and Henderson
    Bill Skiles, the wacky half of the Skiles and Henderson comedy duo, who entertained audiences for five decades with his sound effects, mimicry and improvised musical instruments, died Monday at his home in St. Cloud, Fla. He was 79. The cause was...
  • Not quite hard times for Social Distortion and Mike Ness

    Not quite hard times for Social Distortion and Mike Ness
    During his three decades at the helm of Social Distortion, singer, guitarist and songwriter Mike Ness has repeatedly turned to the rich vein of his own hardscrabble life as a hell-raising teen and then a heroin-addicted rock musician. But in putting...
  • Fashion's Night Out: Know before you go

    Here's where to click to kick it into high gear with Fashion's Night Out, a long night of special shopping events on Sept. 10. MANHATTAN For more on the mayhem in Manhattan — and links to the official FNO events around the globe, go to the...
  • Bijan Pakzad dies; Beverly Hills designer of luxury menswear

    Bijan Pakzad dies; Beverly Hills designer of luxury menswear
    Bijan Pakzad, an Iranian American designer of jewelry, fragrances and luxury menswear who ran a Beverly Hills boutique and was renowned as clothier to some of the world's most powerful men, died Saturday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
  • Shopping: New H&M capsule collections — Conscious Collection, Swedish Hasbeens and Fashion Against AIDS

    Shopping: New H&M capsule collections — Conscious Collection, Swedish Hasbeens and Fashion Against AIDS
    April, it turns out, is a great time to shop H&M. The fast-fashion retailer is releasing three capsule collections this month — including chic, sun-bleached day wear; graphic-heavy streetwear; and quaint, boho-inspired shoes. The brand's annual H&M...
  • Market Watch: Prime time for Asian pears

    Market Watch: Prime time for Asian pears
    Asian pears, like many fruits, are available year-round from storage and imports. But they are really at their best during the heat of late summer and early fall, when their delicate flavor is freshest and a juicy, crunchy fruit straight from the...
  • Culinary SOS: Pizzeria Ortica's lamb ragu

    Culinary SOS: Pizzeria Ortica's lamb ragu
      Dear SOS: I have enjoyed the lamb ragu at Pizzeria Ortica in Costa Mesa on several occasions and would love to have the recipe. I always pair it with a Sauvignon Blanc from Paso Robles. Sydney Springer Newport Beach Dear Sydney: Pizzeria Ortica...
  • Market Watch: Autumn Lady peaches arriving from the high desert

    Market Watch: Autumn Lady peaches arriving from the high desert
    Among the Halloween treats available at farmers market this weekend, alongside pumpkins, apples, and persimmons, there's one, Autumn Lady peaches from Tenerelli Orchards, that might seem incongruous. Could these fruits really be fresh, or any good?...
  • Three generations of Turkish delight in Southern California

    Three generations of Turkish delight in Southern California
    Tucked in the back room of a tiny powdered-sugar-dusted San Fernando Valley storefront, Armand Sahakian patiently tends to the sweet syrup bubbling in two giant copper caldrons. Six days a week, the owner of Nory Candy & Pastry delicately flavors each...
  • Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric

    Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric
    That guy Jack, of beanstalk fame? He was small potatoes. If you want real magic from beans, look no further than what has become of the lima bean and dairy empire of Orange County's Segerstrom family. It morphed into the gold of commercial real estate,...
  • Market Watch: At the revived Newport Beach market, persimmons and satsuma mandarins

    Market Watch: At the revived Newport Beach market, persimmons and satsuma mandarins
    Orange County offers both opportunity and pitfalls for farmers market shoppers. The area's demand for fresh local produce far exceeds the supply, particularly for crops such as stone fruit and apples, and it's difficult for upstate growers to make it...
  • The Shot: Wonderland Bakery sweetens up winter

     
    Different toppings and icings offered to children at Wonderland Bakery in Los Angeles on Saturday, Nov. 20. Angelenos indulged their sweet tooth at the Wonderland Bakery in the Grove on Saturday, as this Newport Beach stronghold of sugar finally opened...