| Jan 10, 2010
Jerry Shipkey, who played for both USC and UCLA in Rose Bowl games during the 1940s before a standout career in professional football, has died. He was 84.
Shipkey died Nov. 28 at his home in Dana Point after a long illness, his family said.
| Jan 25, 2010
Robert Mosbacher, who served as U.S. Commerce secretary under his close friend, President George H.W. Bush, and helped lay the foundation for the North American Free Trade Agreement, has died. He was 82.
Mosbacher died Sunday in Houston after a...
| Apr 17, 2011
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends on Tuesday when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children's Institute in its work to help youngsters affected by...
| Jul 18, 2010
The Future of the Last Wild Food
The Penguin Press: 286 pp., $25.95
Didactic — however worthy — is not much fun. Ecological and planet-saving literature tends to argue for the essential. The discoveries, the...
| Jan 1, 2012
Return to David L. Ulin's review of this essay.
I shall attempt, in this piece, an appraisal of the civilization of Southern California, but it occurs to me that before I begin I had better give you some idea what the place looks like. If you...
| Jun 2, 2012
First of all, Black Hogg, the name of the new Silver Lake gastropub, doesn't refer to a heritage pig or even a plain old hog or wild boar. According to the staff, it takes its name from the alternative definition of hogg, which the Oxford English...