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  • Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness

    Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness
    In 2008, the committee that oversees the Oscars' foreign-language film category came under withering criticism for avoiding risky movies. Romania's "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," a frank account of a young girl's illegal abortion, wasn't nominated, nor...
  • Children's organic clothing: Fashions for a small planet

    Children's organic clothing: Fashions for a small planet
    When my son was born three years ago, we received an olive green romper embroidered with a tiny red elephant, an outfit that came from a children's boutique specializing in a line of handmade, local and eco-friendly clothing and toys. No matter how many...
  • Great wines for $15 and under

    Great wines for $15 and under
    Because every day feels more uncertain, we need our everyday wines -- something tasty, straightforward, and cheap in the glass -- to signify the day's end. For this, it's useful to maintain what I call a "working case" for your home, a boilerplate...
  • 2006 Luca Chardonnay Altos de Mendoza

    When I first tasted this Chardonnay from fourth-generation wine producer Laura Catena, its sheer elegance blew me away. Cool and minerally, it's made from grapes grown in higher-elevation vineyards in Mendoza, Argentina. Yields are low. It's aged in...
  • Meltdown in your wineglass?

    THE "post-classic" era of winemaking is dawning, according to experts at the second Climate Change & Wine conference in Barcelona, Spain, at the end of last week. And it's going to be full of nasty surprises. What might "post-classic" wine be like?...
  • Hundreds join in song at High School Choir Festival

    Theresa Fajardo had a moment of fright Friday afternoon as she waited to sing her solo in front of a nearly full house at Walt Disney Concert Hall. But as the gospel-style Christian anthem "Let Everything That Hath Breath" simmered to the drum beat,...
  • Redlands has turned into its own worst enemy

    Redlands has turned into its own worst enemy
    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;...
  • There's lots of sizzle at the Buenos Aires Grill

    The throb of tango music, the sizzle of grilling meat, crowded tables groaning under the weight of portable barbecues loaded with short ribs, sausages and yards of skirt steak that drape over the grills' edges. We're at Buenos Aires Grill in Northridge,...
  • Adolf Eichmann and the hunt for monsters

    Adolf Eichmann and the hunt for monsters
    On May 23, 1960, then- Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion stood at the podium in the Knesset and solemnly said: "A short time ago one of the most notorious Nazi war criminals, Adolf Eichmann, was discovered by the Israeli security services. Adolf...
  • Raul Alfonsin dies at 82; former president of Argentina

    Raul Alfonsin dies at 82; former president of Argentina
    Former Argentine President Raul Alfonsin, who was given credit for restoring democracy to his country after years of coups, dictators and "dirty war," died of lung cancer Tuesday at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 82. A human rights attorney before...
  • Jorge Preloran dies at 75; Argentine filmmaker and former UCLA professor

    Jorge Preloran, an Argentine filmmaker known for turning his subjects into collaborators who helped shape the content, tone and style of his unusual documentaries, died March 28 in Los Angeles after a 10-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 75. His...