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  • Terrorism not ruled out as search goes on for Malaysia Airlines plane

    Terrorism not ruled out as search goes on for Malaysia Airlines plane
    BEIJING — A massive search was underway Sunday for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, focusing on a spot off the southern coast of Vietnam where two large oil slicks were reported. But there were, so far, no clues to why the China-bound flight...
  • Terrorism not ruled out in disappearance of Malaysia Airlines jet

    Terrorism not ruled out in disappearance of Malaysia Airlines jet
    BEIJING — Malaysian officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane Saturday said they were not ruling out terrorism — or any other causes — as reports emerged that two Europeans listed on the passenger manifest...
  • Boys' basketball: Italian meal is secret to success in Sacramento

     Fairfax Coach Harvey Kitani is one of the most superstitious coaches around, so when something works once, he'll stick with it. His Fairfax team won a state title in 2004 when the Lions stayed at the Hyatt Hotel in Sacramento and had a big dinner the...
  • Andrea Bocelli marries longtime girlfriend Veronica Berti in Italy

    Andrea Bocelli marries longtime girlfriend Veronica Berti in Italy
    That's "Amore" for Andrea Bocelli — the singer is now a married man! The Italian tenor wed his longtime girlfriend Veronica Berti in a Tuscan village near Livorno, Italy, last week, his rep said in a statement to the Associated Press. Bocelli,...
  • Review: New West Symphony infuses a hopeful spirit in Verdi's Requiem

     Review: New West Symphony infuses a hopeful spirit in Verdi's Requiem
    Following directly on the heels of the potent performance of Verdi's Requiem by San Diego Opera on Thursday, the New West Symphony tackled this great work for chorus, orchestra and four vocal soloists. A requiem mass that is an opera in all but setting,...
  • A stirring Requiem for San Diego Opera's senseless, premature death

     A stirring Requiem for San Diego Opera's senseless, premature death
    SAN DIEGO — On the first page of the program booklet for San Diego Opera's stirring performance of Verdi's Requiem Thursday night at Civic Theatre, the company's board president, Karen S. Cohn, ended her welcoming note with the line: "I can't wait...
  • City Lights Bookstore has the true beat of San Francisco

     City Lights Bookstore has the true beat of San Francisco
    SAN FRANCISCO — To get to one of the spiritual centers of San Francisco — a perfect microcosm of the city of evergreen revolutions — turn left after the high-rising office buildings downtown, saunter past Francis Ford Coppola's emerald-...
  • Singing nun spurs jaw-dropping reaction on 'The Voice of Italy'

    Singing nun spurs jaw-dropping reaction on 'The Voice of Italy'
    A singing, swaying, amazing nun stunned judges in a recent performance on "The Voice of Italy." Video of 25-year-old Sister Cristina Scuccia has gone viral on YouTube, and it's a clip that needs no translation. Watch it above. The judges/coaches on...
  • Chianti, in the same league with the world's top red wines, gets a new designation

    Chianti, in the same league with the world's top red wines, gets a new designation
    As anybody who follows Italian wine knows, the quality strides made in Tuscany's Chianti Classico region in the last few decades have been enormous. No longer just the default house wine at red sauce Italian restaurants or pizza joints, the best bottles...
  • Painfully mediocre coffee -- for only $50 a pound!

    Painfully mediocre coffee -- for only $50 a pound!
    Much about the art and science of the consumer market is mysterious, but nothing's stranger than the seeming popularity of those coffee-pod brewing contraptions sold under brand names such as Keurig.  Here's what's strange about them: First --...
  • Reese Witherspoon, Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz cook up girls trip

    Reese Witherspoon, Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz cook up girls trip
    Reese Witherspoon and Cameron Diaz joined gal pal Drew Barrymore and others for a "girls trip" in Napa Valley this week that's giving us major culinary envy. The A-listers headed up to the Northern California wine country on Wednesday for what...