| Oct 22, 2009
| 4:34 PM
In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday afternoon or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: We own a duck club with......
| Oct 24, 2009
| 4:33 PM
SCREAM AWARDS, airing 10 p.m., TUESDAY, OCT. 27 on SPIKE TV "Battlestar Galactica" will be back from the dead on Tuesday. The best-written sci-fi show in the history of television ended its 75-episode run last March, but it won't feel......
| Apr 13, 2008
Back In the late '80s and early '90s, secret agent Angus MacGyver foiled evil plots and vanquished bad guys on TV with nothing but a Swiss Army knife, some chewing gum and his extra-sharp wits. Imagine what hairy end-of-the-world crises MacGyver could...
| May 14, 2008
Total time: 3 hours, plus chilling time
Note: Adapted from "Baking: From My Home to Yours" by Dorie Greenspan.
Butter for greasing the pan
1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
1 1/3 cups sugar plus 3...
| May 17, 2008
The U.S. Border Patrol is installing razor-sharp concertina wire atop border fencing between San Diego and Tijuana, marking a major shift in approach along a frequently violent stretch of the frontier.
The triple-strand wire, meant to keep smugglers from...
| May 31, 2008
His name is synonymous with the business of salsa dancing. Albert Torres is a former drug addict and petty criminal who escaped from a dead-end life by becoming a music entrepreneur -- please don't call him a promoter -- best known for his global dance...
| Jun 5, 2008
| 4:20 PM
The trunk of the fallen eucalyptus tree makes a perfect picnic table and a couple of rocks nearby will do nicely as chairs. It's a cool, shady spot, halfway down the canyon, and sycamore branches arc high above, dappling the sunlight. On one side of the...
| Jun 19, 2008
Sweat drips from Brennan Louie's face as the 16-year-old twists and turns in a series of acrobatic break dance movements that produce both pleasure and pain.
Standing before a wall of mirrors in a dance room on the campus of the Los Angeles Center for...
| Jul 2, 2008
Former Test Kitchen director Donna Deane, who retired this year, was one of the best bakers we've ever known. Pies with flaky crusts, cakes with delicate crumb, she could do it all. Few recipes have better demonstrated that than these fabulous...
| Dec 8, 2007
The Bush administration warned landowners along the southern border Friday that it would seize their property if they refused to cooperate with federal efforts to build a fence meant to slow illegal immigration.
Homeland Security Secretary Michael...
| Dec 26, 2007
Roasted duck pot pie
Total time: About 5 1/2 hours, including roasting and baking time
Note: From test kitchen director Donna Deane. Duck fat (if you would rather buy it than render it from the duck) is available at Bristol Farms stores,...