| May 20, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Many Tumblr users are already up in arms over worries that their beloved blogging service could lose its hip edge under Yahoo's control.
The blogging website was filled with rants after Yahoo announced on Monday it was acquiring Tumblr for $1.1 billion....
| May 9, 2013
| 3:25 PM
LA JOLLA — It turns out that even those ripe, red, fragrant local strawberries that help make May farmers' markets so seductive can have, as beauty sometimes does, sad tales to tell. A new opera's undercover job is to taste the flavor of that...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:43 AM
From left Carlotta, Alexia and Hilaire Atlee have a Mother's Day breakfast of a waffle topped with whipped cream and fresh strawberries....
| May 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Mother's Day is Sunday, and if you're wondering where to celebrate with Mom, here are 24 restaurants offering options such as free Champagne with brunch, blueberry French toast, squash blossom enchiladas and, of course, the bottomless mimosa.
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:04 AM
April is generally the least abundant month for locally grown fruits, with nothing like the profusion of stone fruits in summer, apples in autumn and citrus in winter. But there's still plenty of great choices at farmers markets, particularly for shoppers...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Companion planting is based on the idea that, like people, some plants do better with good neighbors. For tomatoes, strawberries and squash, one of the most popular of companion plants is borage (Borago officinalis).
As a seedling, borage doesn’...
| Mar 24, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO MÉRIDA, MEXICO
From LAX, United and Aeromexico have direct service to Mérida, and United, Aeromexico and Delta have connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares begain at $468, including taxes and fees.
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Rhubarb is one of the great joys of spring, with its rosy color, earthy tang and old-fashioned allure, and the story of its local rise and fall is as intriguing as its flavor. Just a generation or two ago, it was widely cultivated in Southern California,...
| Feb 23, 2013
The Irvine Saturday farmers market is the largest and best in Orange County, but it's a mixed bag. It has some worthy local small farmers who come in person, along with more commercial farms, and even a few who have been sanctioned previously for cheating...
| Feb 9, 2013
Jonathan Grahm, the owner of Compartés Chocolatier in Brentwood, is just back from a whirlwind pre-Valentine's Day tour of Japan, where 100 Compartés pop-up shops opened for the holiday in Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Hiroshima, Nagoya and Kobe. Grahm's face...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:53 PM
An Oxnard woman who allegedly gave birth in a strawberry field and left the newborn to die has been booked on suspicion of murder, according to the Ventura County Sheriff's Department. Authorities believe Rosalba Moran, 20, of Oxnard delivered the......