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  • Tomatomania sales and other events that can jump-start spring gardens

    Tomatomania sales and other events that can jump-start spring gardens
    In Southern California, spring is a good time for gardeners to start thinking about planting vegetable beds and perusing the hundreds of tomato varieties that are available. Curious about rare plants with strange titles like Black Sea Man, Chile Verde...
  • Yee's votes and checks often coincide

    Yee's votes and checks often coincide
    SACRAMENTO -- Federal corruption charges against state Sen. Leland Yee, accused of soliciting campaign donations from undercover agents who sought political favors in return, put new light on donations he received while voting on legislation affecting his...
  • Dodgers fans have their opening say, and it's a mixed bag

    Dodgers fans have their opening say, and it's a mixed bag
    Few dates on the baseball calendar can match a home opener for pomp, ceremony and excitement. Or, in the case of Dodger Stadium on Friday afternoon, for long lines, crowded concourses and Wi-Fi snafus. But for the legions of blue-and-white-clad...
  • Sergio Garcia shoots second-round 65 to take lead at Houston Open

    Sergio Garcia shoots second-round 65 to take lead at Houston Open
    HUMBLE, Texas -- Sergio Garcia surged to the top of the leaderboard by shooting a seven-under-par 65 in the second round of the Houston Open on Friday. The Spaniard's overall score of 12-under 132 matches the 36-hole low at the 7,441-yard Golf Club of...
  • Per Se health code violations overturned by judge -- at least most of them

    Per Se health code violations overturned by judge -- at least most of them
    When Per Se, Thomas Keller's three-Michelin-star restaurant in New York, was hit with health code violations last month that threatened its A letter grade, the culinary world was taken aback. A restaurant from one of the world's best chefs where dinner...
  • Google Glass users get mostly warm reception

    Google Glass users get mostly warm reception
    SAN FRANCISCO — At 6 feet 4 inches, JR Curley is used to getting noticed. Just not like this. Ever since he got a pair of Google Glass in November, he has been turning heads at the grocery store, in restaurants, on the street, even at Disneyland....
  • Dominique Ansel Bakery, home of the Cronut, shut down by health officials for mice

    Dominique Ansel Bakery, home of the Cronut, shut down by health officials for mice
    Cronut fans won't be getting any of Dominique Ansel's croissant-doughnuts this weekend. The New York bakery was shut down by the city's Department of Health after a customer posted a YouTube video of a mouse scurrying across the kitchen floor.  The...
  • Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut

    CHICAGO — Investors filled up on shares of GrubHub in the company's first day of trading. GrubHub shares rose as high as $40.80 on Friday and ended up 31%, at $34. The Chicago company's gains came even as the overall stock market fell, with the Dow...
  • Ireland: A friendly Great Western Greenway bike ride to Achill Island

    Ireland: A friendly Great Western Greenway bike ride to Achill Island
    ACHILL ISLAND, Ireland¬†— Instead of asking if I wanted to see the dessert menu, the waiter took a surreptitious look around the restaurant and asked, sotto voce, "Do you want to go to the coziest pub in all of Ireland?" Before I could answer, he...
  • U.S. adds 192,000 jobs, but unemployment rate holds steady

    U.S. adds 192,000 jobs, but unemployment rate holds steady
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy shook off the winter doldrums and added a healthy batch of new jobs last month, a reassuring sign that the labor market recovery remains on track. The gain of 192,000 jobs in March, reported Friday by the Bureau of...
  • No cash and no tips at the new Brand 158 in Glendale

    No cash and no tips at the new Brand 158 in Glendale
    When you sit down at a table at the newly opened Brand 158 restaurant in Glendale, the host politely asks if you've visited the restaurant before. But it's not to give you a spiel on how the kitchen uses only organic ingredients, or how they consider...