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  • PASSINGS: Paul Johnson, John R. 'Jack' Beckett, Bill Wagner, John Willis, Rudolf Leopold, Lorn Brown

    PASSINGS: Paul Johnson, John R. 'Jack' Beckett, Bill Wagner, John Willis, Rudolf Leopold, Lorn Brown
    Paul Johnson Longtime L.A. traffic reporter Paul Johnson, 75, a longtime Los Angeles traffic reporter who worked at KNBC-TV Channel 4 for 22 years and was known for his signature phrase "Buckle up, be careful out there," died Tuesday at his home in...
  • Jess Jackson dies at 81; developer of Kendall-Jackson wine brand

    Jess Jackson dies at 81; developer of Kendall-Jackson wine brand
    Jess Jackson, a man who knew how to pick winners, whether they were thoroughbred racehorses or vineyards, died of cancer Thursday at his wine country estate in Geyserville, Calif. He was 81. Jackson was a wine industry visionary who developed the...
  • The next DIY frontier: roasting coffee beans at home

    The next DIY frontier: roasting coffee beans at home
    Four students are standing over a hot stove in the creamery of the Institute of Domestic Technology on a late-October Sunday at the Zane Grey Estate in Altadena. Each one is manning a hand-cranked Whirley-Pop popcorn popper filled not with popcorn but...
  • Peanut butter prices about to soar amid poor harvest

     
    Peanut shortage causes peanut butter prices to rise...
  • California wine grape harvest shows signs of shortage

     
    There are times in agriculture when too little crop can mean a good thing for farmers and food producers but discouraging news for consumers. This is where California’s wine industry is now, according to a recent report by researchers at......
  • Warmer temperatures threaten California vineyards

     
    In the next 30 years, high-value vineyards in Northern California could shrink by 50% because of global warming, according to a new Stanford University study released Thursday. Applying scenarios from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change,...
  • FTC to study whether social-media ads are marketing alcohol to youth

     
    Are booze companies marketing to underage consumers on the Internet? That's a question the federal government has decided look into, as a growing number of alcohol and spirits companies turn to the Web with their ad campaigns -– and complaints......
  • Pepsi sends in the big guns as Diet Coke becomes the No. 2 soft drink

     
    In the clash of the colas, reinforcements are on the way. New industry data, to be released Thursday, is expected to show that Diet Coke surpassed Pepsi in 2010 in U.S. sales among sparkling sodas, knocking Pepsi to the No.......
  • Consumer Confidential: Ford rolls, Hershey sweetens, lawmakers eye caffeinated beer

     
    Here's your tickled-pink Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Ford has its groove on. The carmaker says its first-quarter profit soared 22% as an expanded portfolio of fuel-efficient vehicles helped it attract buyers. That Ford was.......
  • Economy: At least we can afford the good stuff again

     
    Some days, reading The Times Business section is like riding a roller coaster. You're up, you're down, you're screaming, you're laughing -– all in 10 minutes or less. For example, in Wednesday's section, there's staff writer P.J. Huffstutter's...
  • Just Chill gets focused on popping past 'jitter juice'

     
    Blackouts in a can are so 2010. Come 2011, Angelenos may be popping cans of Just Chill, a new “relaxation drink” ready to take on Four Loko and its “jitter juice” allies. Created by Malibu native Max Baumann and business partner Rob...