| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:06 PM
SACRAMENTO — It's time to stop vacillating. Election day is almost here. There are still a few loose ends to straighten out on the California ballot.
Things such as auto insurance, sex slavery and food labeling. Also an obscure legislative...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:48 AM
One of the most surprising recent produce introductions is the Robert Livermore walnut, which will be coming into season in the next few weeks. The trees and the whole nuts look like conventional walnuts, but the thin seedcoat covering the kernel is vivid...
| Nov 4, 2012
No one today can overlook that it's California's self-indulgent initiative process that's attracting the big political bucks into the state, the way a magnet attracts scrap iron. Year in, year out, the torrent of spending on initiative campaigns swamps...
| Nov 4, 2012
President: Barack Obama. The president's accomplishments during his first four years — steadying the economy, rescuing the automobile industry and winning passage of measures to stimulate the economy, crack down on financial industry abuses and...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 10:41 PM
SACRAMENTO — If you're still scratching your head over the long list of state ballot propositions, here's a voter's guide.
It's not to be confused with those slick home mailers, often produced by political profiteers masquerading under some phony...
| Sep 13, 2012
Genes make us who we are — in sickness and in health. We get our genetic makeup from our parents, of course, but in the future, we might be getting genes from our doctors too. Imagine your doctor promising to cure your cancer or heart disease by...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:37 PM
New Mexico chile: Members of Occupy Green/Red Chile, inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, recently marched in New Mexico to protest efforts to make genetically modified chile....
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:33 AM
The second largest discount retailer in the U.S. announced Thursday that it will sell only sustainable, traceable fish by 2015. Minneapolis-based Target Corp. operates 1,762 stores, many of which are converting to incorporate PFresh markets that sell...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:35 PM
British born, Colombia-residing Quantic is in the midst of a fall tour, which made its way to Los Angeles this weekend and will arrive in Costa Mesa on Tuesday. Pop & Hiss premieres his collaboration with Alice Russell, "Left & Right."...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:34 PM
D. Landreth Seed Company may close if it can't meet an Sept. 30 loan deadline....
| Aug 8, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Is our appetite worth the ocean’s ecosystem? Between genetically modified salmon that could pollute the gene pool of wild-salmon fisheries, which the editorial board weighed in on last week, and Jonathan Gold’s Sunday Op-Ed about banning...