| Nov 11, 2010
| 8:52 PM
LOS ANGELES -- High winds are whipping up trouble across Southern California and they're expected to continue tonight and through tomorrow.
Officials issued a high wind advisory across the region, including Riverside, Orange and San Bernardino counties....
| Jan 4, 2007
A pond full of koi won't last long if it's not properly set up and maintained. Here's what you need to know so these bright-colored fish can live for years to come.Keeping koi
Think of a koi pond as an outdoor aquarium rather than a garden pool. To...
| Oct 24, 2007
| 9:47 AM
President Bush declared a major disaster today in California, which allows people affected by the fires to begin to receive federal grants for temporary housing, home repairs and low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses.
Bush met this morning at...
| Mar 14, 2009
If it hadn't been for a girl, James LeGros may not have become one of the stalwarts of independent cinema.
Though he's not quite a household name, the 46-year-old actor has consistently given complex and daring performances for the last two decades in...
| Aug 5, 2009
| 12:46 PM
"Windshield doctor and heirloom tomato grower." It sounds like one of those joke advertisements, but Darrell Elser juggles these two vocations with aplomb.
He certainly provides the greatest diversity of tomatoes at Southern California farmers markets:...
| Dec 9, 2009
The Hollywood farmers market has a distinctively urban, almost carnival-like atmosphere, blending serious foodies, working-class shoppers, musicians, petition gatherers and a scattering of freaks. It's the second-largest market in Southern California,...
| Feb 5, 2010
The Santa Monica Saturday Organic farmers market was originally conceived in 1991 as an all-organic venue, but when this proved impractical, nonorganic vendors were admitted. Nevertheless, it does offer a high percentage of organic vendors, currently...
| Jun 3, 2007
JAMES Q. WILSON left Southern California as a young man and returned to it as an accomplished one, but he is not exactly a product of it nor is he a participant in its civic life by most conventional definitions. He holds no local position, serves no...
| Nov 16, 2007
Wrapping up a two-day dash through Southern California, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney on Thursday assured supporters in Burbank that he would help rescue financially-troubled families with his promised middle-class tax cuts.
But he also...
| Oct 17, 2008
Paul Emerson stepped under the warm light of a chandelier hanging in Emerson & Farrar, his jewelry shop in downtown Redlands. His tie was dimpled, his linen shirt smartly starched. "I just got this in last week," he said.
He held out a pair of forceps;...
| Aug 28, 2009
In a basement at Old Mission Santa Barbara, a filing cabinet is thick with claims of miracles that didn't make the grade.
A man falls off his horse and, thanks to Junipero Serra, he gets up unscathed. A woman visits Serra's tomb in Carmel and something...
| Feb 9, 2008
My mother, a child of the San Bernardino County city of Redlands, has always been fond of reciting an old country-song verse favored by her Oklahoma forebears.
if you see Arkie,
tell 'im Tex's got a job for him
out in Californy.